Questions tagged [test-planning]

Test planning involves scheduling and estimating the system testing process, establishing process standards and describing the tests that should be carried out.

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How QA Lead benefits from a Test Plan in terms of processes?

How QA Lead benefits from a Test Plan in terms of processes? I am interested in specifics. What practical usage QA Lead has from a test plan? Currently, I have only seen that it is required for the ...
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Test Strategy Documents seem obsolete in agile teams. Am I wrong?

Test strategy documents are obsolete? Is Test Strategy document no longer relevant for testing in the 2020s? No one cares what it says, only that it exists to because some people want it. This ...
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Test case preparation and execution time

I usually estimate the test execution time in a sprint by identifying the test scenarios related to requirements. (Test case point analysis) Is there any techniques that we can use for estimate the ...
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When can I say I have enough resources to start testing activities?

I am kind of new to testing and I am still trying to get a good footing on what to do based on the theory given from the ISTQB. The exercise of moving from the general guidelines in the Foundation ...
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Standards for Test Scenario [closed]

Is there any standards to create Scenarios, so that every QA will cover all the defects?
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What are the negative test scenarios you would run for the below cases

What are the negative test scenarios you would run for the below cases:
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Which test automation factor is effective? [closed]

Details: We had a discussion on this very topic in our team today, some brought in a factor of 30% which I also know, but I am of the opinion that a much higher automation factor should always be ...
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Error when running my test plan in jmeter

Hello I don't know what happened but when I'm running my test plan in jmeter the results doesn't show. the last thing that I did is adding a jmeter graph plugins error: ```2020-10-22 17:01:12,305 INFO ...
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What are the ingredients for a successful Three Amigos meeting?

Three amigos: Three amigos refers to the primary perspectives to examine an increment of work before, during, and after development. Those perspectives are: Business – What problem are we trying to ...
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Difference between test strategy and test plan

I have read several posts on test plan and test strategy. According to them the main difference between these they tell is that test strategy is static in nature while test plan is dynamic and can ...
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Test Plan/Strategy of an application which has API +DB

I have faced this question numerous times during interviews. Given a simple application diagram (like below) how would you test it or what will be your test plan or test strategy. I know it is a very ...
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Can you explain the “Level of Risk” for each features in the context of writing 'Test Plan: Features to be tested'? Note: test plan format- IEEE 829

According to IEEE 829 format for Test Plan, under the section "6. Features to be tested" it has been stated that- "Set the level of risk for each feature. Use a simple rating scale such as (H, M, L): ...
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Should testers estimate effort only for themselves

When estimating effort for a user story, is tester supposed to estimate only the testing effort or the whole team effort? If the story is technically challenging but relatively easy to test should I ...
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Why are Fibonacci numbers used for estimating effort?

What is the reason for using Fibonacci numbers to estimate effort for Agile projects? I know this is not strictly testing related, but testers are still part of the planning and understanding of this ...
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Test Management Tool for managing multiple projects

I am looking for recommendations on Test Management Tools. To start it would be mainly for manual testing, but we would like to integrate with our automated tests in the future. Ideally we would be ...
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How do I execute/test a large set of test cases with limited time and resources?

We have a large set of test cases but limited time and resources to execute/test them all. We thought but it's not possible to execute/test everything. I want to know strategies which will be ...
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How to write good test scenarios?

Scenario 1: As a admin i want to verify pet owner names won't ask by IVR assistance < Pet Owner number register in PMS DB > Description: weather user call for give IVR number while connecting IVR ...
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Definition of ready and done in an agile test environment (when test teams are not on site)

details In my current project I work with different test teams, some of which work in different time zones, and also in different projects. However, all projects work on a common main project. ...
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What does the correct planning of the test team look like in the run-up to a project?

In my new project I have to put together a new test team. The PO would like to know from me in advance how I will carry out the planning in this regard. The initial situation is as follows: No test ...
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Does the test and test tooling differ from Magento to other test tools or solutions?

I am on my way to one of my next Magento projects. Currently there is no test environment, no test days, no concepts or test plans. Even a team has to be set up first. I have already worked a lot in ...
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How can I test some feature in all major mobile devices(android, apple etc) in minimal amount of time?

Someone asked me what strategy will you follow to test some important features of your application before prod release so that it will work on almost all the mobile devices? I gave Suggestions like: ...
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Do you still need a Test Plan when adopting Continuous Delivery?

As a test manager, I need to review a Test Plan for the upcoming release. I also need to review the test results. The tests are both automated and manual. As an organization, we would like to move to ...
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API/REST API Performance Testing within a Gateway Staging Environment. At what point which performance test procedure should be used correctly?

In my current project, there is planning regarding a load and performance test within a staging environment and Jenkins pipeline based. The question I'm only asking myself when and where to start in ...
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Is there a kind of check list for the project start in the area of test management or test engineering?

Actually a very good question and somehow hardly discussed so far. Is there a checklist - for test engineers and test managers when they start into a project? Basically yes clear at least from ...
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Structuring of a test strategy paper (Review)

The first step is not to create a test plan, but a strategy paper which should provide basic information about the planning of a new concept. Since I am here with a customer who needs information for ...
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Test and developer of the psychological approach. Avoidance of tensions implement, but how?

Many testers are aware that sometimes it is not easy to mediate between developers and testers or to find a common approach. Sometimes, anger also tends to rule on both sides. Within ISTQB this area ...
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How to handle bottle necks in agile testing procedures

We have a problem in our development team, the development throughput is much higher than our QA members can test. Our test team found itself in a situation where a new feature needs to be tested ...
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Creation of a test charter within the explorative test? How should it be structured?

According to istqb foundation level, a test charter is the following: "An instruction of test objectives and possible test ideas on how to test. Test charters are often used in explorative testing. ...
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A service oriented company with deadlines on go live what approach need to be taken?

I am working now in a service oriented company where client already specifies about go live date. Developer estimate their timeline and as a tester i also provide my timeline. Since go live cannot ...
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How Does Test Planning Differ for Manual and Automation Projects?

I am now into automation projects. So can anyone help how the test plan will differ from manual and automation projects.?
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Our company's website is IPv6 ready. What all testing I should perform?

Our company's website is mostly static. For Example we have: Home Page About Us Partners Career Join Us Join Us - we collect the data and call back potential leads. This website is said to be ...
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What timeframe should be scheduled for exploratory testing?

Basically, the Explorative Test should be planned accordingly over a Timebox. But how do you define these? Does the team decide within the sprint planning how big the effort for the exploratory test ...
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Test strategy/plan creation

I have to create a test plan for my project and present it to the stakeholders. The Test plan should comprise of : Testing types Test Environment Test Data Project components : Thick client ...
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How to manage “test activities” that take place between test cases in a test suite?

Within a test suite, each test case generates a large amount of test data, which is used as input to the next test case in the sequence. Frequently we want to manipulate the test data to cause ...
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What is major task in test planning?

A test plan is a record enumerating the destinations, target advertise, inward beta group, and procedures for a particular beta test for a product or equipment item. The arrangement commonly contains ...
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How do we effectively use mind maps (or anything similar) to demonstrate key areas (to test & impacted) while planning testing of complex new feature?

I was recently testing a new feature that impacts all most the entire application. While I was trying to communicate the business impact to my team I found it difficult to emphasize on it by the ...
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How do you know when to stop testing?

Background: While manually testing an application in scenarios, where an application has complex functionality features, supporting multiple platforms(Web/mobile/Web APIs)/versions(OS Versions) where ...
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What is the right time to start Test Automation for any long run project?

There are many situations when we realizing that Automation Testing must be done. I work in a product based company and we are going to start to work on that product from the scratch. In the product, ...
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KPI/ways to identify areas in need of testing

My Problem: I am in a situation where there is no immediate demand to test any feature (no new features in need of testing, or no new changes made) This makes it difficult to identify areas that are ...
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Test Strategy for a Data Centre Move [closed]

I'm looking for a good example of a Test Strategy for a Data Centre Move. My company is physically moving locations. This means that our IT Systems will need to be migrated as part of physical ...
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Supervised machine learning in a “one-time-test” classification problem

Being inspired by the question "Good practices for identifying "one-time" tests?" I decided to make a proof of concept for the idea of applying supervised machine learning algorithms to a ...
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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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How machine learning can help in predicting defect prone modules in applications before testing?

I have looked and read in the internet that using static code analysis data, we can predict what modules in the application are defect prone. When I try to imagine of dataset,it is getting difficult ...
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Test Planning of a new project before coding starts

I have some experience (less than two years) as a Java developer but relatively new in Testing (experience of 3-4 months in Manual Testing). I have been assigned role of a Test Manager for a new ...
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Implement Hiptest action words in JavaScript

I have set up a test plan in Hiptest and am working on the setup/ teardown for my tests using JavaScript. I have hit a blocker with my goal of using Hiptest with just JavaScript frameworks (mocha and ...
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How do I set specific (%) QA targets on reduction in bugs for the year?

We're starting from a relatively small number of bugs currently, hence my challenge. In other words, bug slippage is currently quite low already, but I have been tasked to make it even lower. If we ...
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Should QA create a test plan for verifying bug fixes?

I am new to QA and the single QA person on a team. I have a pile of bug fixes that the Product Owner would like to release. These fixes were coded by developers no longer with our company. When it ...
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How do I test hardware without an existing test plan? [closed]

My manager asked me to test some hardware, but this hardware has been tested by someone previously and they had automated tests. I do not have any test plan, all of the functions of this hardware ...
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Where can I get an 'unit and integration plan checklist' template? [closed]

I’m working on a new project and I need a checklist template. Can anyone share a template so I can use it?
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How to create test template in Agile?

I am new in the team and they asked me to create test template in Agile. Right now we are in POC phase. This template will help us in future when we will be in real development phase. I don't have ...