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SOFTWARE TESTING by Peter Williams, Geoff Thompson, Angelina Samaroo, Peter Morgan, Brian Hambling

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SUMMARY

In this chapter we have looked at the component parts of test management. We initially explored risk and testing. When developing the test plan, the test leader and tester will look at the product risks (risks that relate directly to the failure of the product in the live environment) to decide what is important to test, as well as ensuring that any project risks (risks relating to the delivery of the project) are mitigated.

The importance of independence in the test organisation and how independence helps to ensure that the right focus is given to the test activity was reviewed. Independence is gained by separating the creative development activity from the test activity and we looked at the different levels of independence that are ...

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