IN THIS CHAPTER
The Goals of Test Case Planning
Test Case Planning Overview
Test Case Organization and Tracking
In Chapter 17, “Planning Your Test Effort,” you learned about the test planning process and the creation of a project test plan. The details and information that the test plan communicates are necessary for the project to succeed, but they are a bit abstract and high level for an individual tester's day-to-day testing activities.
The next step down in the test planning process, writing and tracking test cases, is one that more directly influences your typical tasks as a software tester. Initially you may be involved only in running test cases that someone else has written, but you'll very soon be ...