Questions tagged [risk-analysis]

Risk analysis can be "broadly defined to include risk assessment, risk characterization, risk communication, risk management, and policy relating to risk, in the context of risks of concern to individuals, to public- and private-sector organizations, and to society at a local, regional, national, or global level."

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Should Testers use Risk-based Testing only during Regression or should they use it even in weekly QA builds?

Should Testers use Risk-based Testing only during Regression or should they only test important stuff even in weekly QA builds? My question is that when Production release is approaching and QA team ...
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What is Pragmatic risk analysis and management?

Going through ISTQTB documents found term PRAM Pragmatic Risk Analysis and Management Could anyone out there provide a practical example of PRAM
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How to assess Regression Risk without looking at the source code?

A new practice was introduced during our last retro: In each ticket, QAs should provide a brief assessment towards Regression Risk if this new feature / fix is implemented. My question is: It is ...
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What is a good checklist for risk based testing?

Few days ago, I have checked the tests of my node project. There are a lot of tests, but I ask myself which tests are necessary and which are not. I searched google and found very interesting strategy ...
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What if the application has functionality that wasn't in the requirements?

It may take serious effort to determine if an application has significant unexpected or hidden functionality, and it would indicate deeper problems in the software development process. If the ...
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How to come up with risks for the Risk Register

The IEEE standard 29119-3 defines the content one should include in a test plan. One such part of that content is the Risk Register. This standard specifically states of this register: Identifies ...
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Handling 'Risk' in Testing - [ISTQB - Advanced Level Test Analyst]

The following question appeared in a sample exam question : Q. 157: According to the ISTQB syllabus, major ways to handle risks are: I. Mitigate the risk through preventive measures. II. Make ...
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Testing updates of external dependencies

We are having a discussion about when we update a NuGet package or another external dependency. If we should update to this version everywhere, so we only have one version on the whole project. Some ...