8      IMPLEMENTING THE TESTS

So far we have planned our UAT exercise and created an overall strategy for the testing, which we then followed up by designing all the tests and preparing test scripts. We are now ready to implement the plan and do the testing.

In this chapter we will explain how we schedule all the tests to achieve our test strategy and assess the system against the acceptance criteria. To do this we will need to log all the testing, so that we can determine when testing is complete, and collect the data we need to make a judgement about the system’s status.

Topics covered in this chapter

•  The testing schedule

•  Implementing the test schedule

•  Identifying progress

•  The status report

•  The post-testing summary

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