14 Test Management Responsibilities for the Technical Test Analyst

Test managers have their jobs to do, but they rely on adequate, correct, and current data as well as guidance regarding risks. As with test analysts (see Chapter 4), the technical test analyst is sometimes 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.

In this chapter the principal activities of the technical test analyst in supporting the test manager and the test team are described. Where certain generic tasks are the same as those of the test analyst, the relevant sections in Chapter 4 are referred ...

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