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Test Planning, Modeling and Reporting   

Develop advanced skills in test planning, prioritization and modeling. 
 
Competencies:
  • Use industry standard models to review and incorporate testing techniques and test case development for large features or the entire product 
  • Write and run test cases that help to establish a baseline of quality for a feature during development, or from one version of the product to the next 
  • Enumerate issues and scenarios which can affect the priority of testing, severity of issues found, various customers, and/or test resources needed for product testing 
  • Identify how testing is created, run and prioritized, factoring in collaboration with team members 
  • Enumerate the components of the product under test, accounting for interactions between subcomponents, code used or reused, project schedule and testing resources 
  • Develop and present quality metrics which are commonly agreed upon, measurable, maintainable, and provide the minimum necessary data for the intended audience(s) 
 
Take a structured approach to test case development as you plan recurring test activities and examine the product fundamentals necessary for decision making. Recognize tester’s contribution to the product team and their role in an agile environment. Students will develop advanced skills in test planning, prioritization and modeling. As part of the curriculum, students will gain new skills and insight into test effectiveness, the measurement of test progress and identification of risks associated with complex software development projects. Topics: test plan writing, test verification and validation, project metrics, user acceptance, testing to spec and common enterprise environments.
 
Prerequisite:
  • Principles of Software Testing or equivalent.
 
Bring a USB flash drive (minimum 2 GB) to class.

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