Test management is what test managers do, but they can’t do it without adequate, correct, and current data. They also need input to guide a risk-based testing approach. But beyond providing input, the test analyst is sometimes also expected to work in environments that require excellent communication capabilities and techniques. Managing test projects is a team task, and only when there is collaboration will a project be managed successfully to completion.
Terms used in this chapter
product risk, risk analysis, risk identification, risk level, risk management, risk mitigation, risk-based testing, test monitoring, test strategy
The test analyst is a major contributor of data. ...