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 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 ...
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For pages displaying multiple things: separate tests plans or one for all?

When writing a test plan to check that a page displays certain things, should I write separate tests for each item, or one test total? For example, User Acceptance Criteria states "The page should ...
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Agile: Most important “types” of test cases?

So if you were to look at wikipedias list of the different types of test cases you'll see a huge list. In an ideal world QA would have an infinite number of hours to create test plans for all the ...
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Can a smoke test be a pre-condition and assumption for a test case?

Before actually starting testing we do smoke testing and after that we start the actual testing. Can we take the results of the smoke testing session as pre-condition and assumption while writing test ...
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Test Scenario's on Coding Framework Stories?

So I have a quick question: In our "stories" usually at the starting sprints, a lot of the cards are related to how things are going to be coded (classes and such). Does it make sense to make test ...
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Style of acceptance test cases? (BDD)

I've been struggling a bit when writing test cases. Our team follows a 2 week sprint, and I'm writing acceptance test cases on these user stories. I've tried the BDD format (Given/When/Then) and it ...
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BDD Acceptance Tests feel…short?

So i'm newly adapted to BDD, and have been using Cucumber for Test Automation, but I also use the "Gherkin" style for writing acceptance tests (that I will hopefully be able to automate in the future, ...
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Handling of Test Documents throughout Retests

Community, I'm currently doing development and tests for a Windows Desktop Application that plays together with some PLCs. One of my main tasks is to perform Functional Tests on a System Level for ...
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Test suite, Test plan, Test cases for Android application

I have been asked to learn about Test Plan, Test Suite, Black Box Testing, Test Cases. Can anyone guide me in which order should I start learning? And also what are the necessary test cases for ...
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How to approach software quality in a big enterprise project

We made an action list about where to improve in the enterprise software but we are not sure about where to start. These are the list of things we are going to implement but not sure about the ...
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Components of a Test Plan document?

What are the most important components/parts of a well-written test plan document for a testing project. Consider you are testing a Financial web app. Is test plan a part of overall test strategy ...
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How to reuse test steps in HP ALM test plan?

I'd like to reuse the same sequence of steps in different test scenarious. For example, scenario of testing printing functionality and testing calculation functionality both need address entering. So ...
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How to create test plan when there is one website and one tester

I want to create a test plan for one website which is of medium size. I have got many test plan templates from the internet but those are too lengthy and perfect for testing team and big websites. ...
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Risk Management in Software Quality?

All who are working in Software Industry know that Risk Management is vital part of the Software Quality too. Even for non-IT industry Risk management is equally important, as the Risk might have high ...
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Test Items in IEEE829

Can anybody tell with example what is the meaning of Test Items in test Plan document (as per IEEE 829). Most of the sites just specify only theoretical aspects without mentioning practical examples. ...
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Term to describe deployment test

We are currently creating a test-plan for one of our new systems. As such we are looking for the right term to describe the following The <xxx> test takes place immediate after the deployment ...
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Feature toggle on production

We're about to release code on production. The code has some features that have not been fully end-to-end tested due to a number of circumstances. Devs have completed that features but then the scope ...
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what is the relation between test plan, test suite and test case?

I have searched a few things about the differences and relations between test plan, test suite and test case and I found out the following picture as a summary: Is my understanding fully right? Is ...
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Type of direct and indirect Testing in software testing

I have been asked in interviews What are direct and indirect scenarios in Testing?. Can anyone put some light on this question. I search on google but do not satisfied with answer.
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How to write a test plan

I am new to "Test Plan Writing" and I want to learn how to write test plan. As a beginner, what do I need to understand and learn first to write quality/effective test plan? What would you suggest?
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How to test baby alarm

We have a Computer Science project consisting of a baby alarm (a sender and a receiver) so when the baby is crying or a loud sound is perceived, an alert is sent to the parent. I'm interested in how ...
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Load testing only on stable code?

There's someone who oversees QA - let's call him Joe. During 2 years of development we haven't had real load tests. Now release is getting close and QA is responsible for preparing and executing load ...
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Web Portal localization testing estimation as % of estimated functional testing efforts?

I'm currently estimating QA efforts for huge enterprise web portal (about 5k+ hrs DEV efforts / 1.5k hrs QA), based on Liferay / Alfresco platforms / solutions. One of the requirements - 3 interface ...
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Stability testing for open source operating systems

You can find quite an interesting panoply of open source operating systems to choose from. Being open source you can have access to a lot of their code, build systems, bug tracking, etc. As of this ...
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Test case/plan for error message scenarios

I am working on a project that has an application that has several different specific error messages that are raised during certain scenarios with specific data. I have been tasked to come up with a ...
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How to obtain “fresh mind” results?

I noticed that when you start on a project with a beginner mind (for that particular product) you have a fresh approach and start noticing a lot of bugs. After a while and some experience with that ...
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Should A Formal Test Plan For Dynamic String Testing Include All Combinations?

Situation: Large enterprise web application Formal test plan in HP Application Lifecycle Management (née Quality Center) Many dynamic text strings in the web application with several variables An ...
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Is there traceability matrix in agile?

In traceability matrix the links between requirements and tests can help answer: Which requirements is almost never tested, and which is tested extremely often? Will a change to a particular ...
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How in depth should test plans be in agile environments?

I am currently working in a small agile team and I am trying to decide if a test plan is worth creating or if it is then what to include. Currently working on a story that I believe could do with some ...
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Automate linking of requirements with test plan items

We are using HPQC on our project. I am new to the tool. I have an Excel sheet with the test plan ID and their related requirement IDs. The manual process is very time consuming. How do I automate the ...