Questions tagged [user-acceptance-testing]

Acceptance testing by users/customers at their site, to determine whether or not a component or system satisfies the user/customer needs and fits within the business processes, normally including hardware as well as software.

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User Acceptance Tests with mouse/keyboard capture and picture compare

We have several Angular applications (Micro UIs) and they are all 100% covered by our UATs (User Acceptance Tests) written with Protractor (Angular Test Framework based on Selenium). There are ...
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Handle errors that occur in Acceptance Testing, in parallel with running and upcoming sprints?

In the ideal scrum world, shippable code, which is successfully unit-tested, does not fail; That in reality, at least after a first manual acceptance test is no longer that way, I think rather ...
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Is seeding test data in e2e tests a correct approach?

We have this app where creating an account takes about 10-15 min and the process is really complicated. Thus we started using seed accounts which are basically already created accounts that are ...
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What are good tools for managing user acceptance testing?

We have JIRA and are using an integrated testing tool called Kanoah https://www.kanoah.com/. It’s ok, but basically, I feel that there are too many clicks, too many fields and it is generally ...
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Can you share your experience about UAT tool to enter issues from users?

During UAT, which tool you are using so users can enter bugs/issues easily and you can focus to work with the dev. to resolve them faster for users. Please share what worked and what did not work. ...
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BDD / Cucumber - what level of testing can I use it with?

In the past I've used BDD - Cucumber with the Gherkin syntax - for UAT (User Acceptance Testing). Is this the main area of testing for using Cucumber ? My organization also has the following areas of ...
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As an outsourced SQA Testing provider: how would you estimate the workload (an therefore the costs) for testing your client's next project?

Let's say you are in charge of an SQA & Testing company that offers outsourced testing services to other companies that develop software. Let's say you offer 4 general types of testing: ...
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What to use for user acceptance testing for a single page application?

The app uses a javascript framework to update the single page. Ajax is used for data updates How I can automate user acceptance testing for it? Usually I use selenium through through the capybara ...
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What is the difference between delete and block user from a list? [closed]

What is the difference between delete and block user from a list? Suppose I am testing a community which has delete and block a user. Both of these options now what should the expected result should ...
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Automation of UAT based off Tableau Report

I am currently researching on behalf of a group that is manually carrying out UAT where they test the Tableau report against a day to day report (Excel based) within the business. UAT is not passed ...
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With good unit tests, do I also need acceptance tests?

Given I have written good unit tests for business rule units of a system. Is it still needed to write acceptance tests that target verifying those business rules implementation?
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Are Unit Testing, System Testing and Component Testing subsets of User Acceptance (UA)?

I've read about UAT in Continuous Delivery by Humble. It is mentioned that UAT is a subset of user acceptance(UA). And in another article that we need to do unit testing, component testing, system ...
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Measuring audio delay

I am working on a project that involves streaming video with audio to/from various cloud streaming services with intermediate encoding steps (i.e. mixing with additional overlays). Each stage in the ...
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How can we do User acceptance testing Manually? [closed]

General User acceptance testing test cases of any application or software. Test cases of user acceptance testing like some of below: Add tab functionality in a form Shortcut keys of saving any form ...
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The best time to run acceptance-tests with Cucumber/selenium?

I want to know, which is the best way to run automated and acceptance tests? Because now I have two environments, which are develop and qa, but I don't know if the better way to run these tests is ...
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Purpose of Quality Assurance (QA) testing vs User Acceptance Testing (UAT)?

What is be the focus of QA testing compared and UAT? Is it fair to say that QA testing is primarily about catching bugs or errors, while UAT is for validating that the business processes work ...
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Is there any good UAT online management website that is simple and effective?

Is there any good UAT online management website that is simple and effective? I have been looking for a while now to find a website out there to help me design tests and write documentation. I know ...
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Should an acceptance test cover requirements that resemble specifications?

I am trying to clarify the difference between Acceptance testing vs System testing, which has led me down the road of separating validation from verification activities. So, I am focusing on business ...
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How to post a Utest project?

We have an android app that we have to do a little bit of usability testing/beta testing.All I have found about Utest.com is you can sign up and work on projects, but I was unable to find how to post ...
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Is there a support methodology for UAT?

For quality assurance engineeres supporting the UAT phase of the customer, is there any defined methodology to track support issues, communicate, define roles and responsibilities while communicating?
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Can testers benefit from knowing the status of unit tests?

If a unit test passes, what you can infer is - barred exceptions - that the unit tested works as intended. Nothing can be said about all other components involved since they might be (and usually are) ...
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UAT Best practises | Level of detail

For our current software product some of our enterprise clients want to run User Acceptance Testing on their own acceptance environment. To help them get started we have setup an UAT testing suite ...
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BDD living documentation for Product Owners

We have been using bdd in our team for over a year now. The jobs that run our tests generate a published report in business language that anyone is available to read. We find these very useful inside ...
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ATs at Epic or Issue/Task level in JIRA

I have a project (in JIRA) with Stories containing acceptance criteria for it to be closed. Within these Stories, there are JIRA issues (development tasks), with their own UATs which help the devs/...
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Writing general requirements for accepting outsourced work on a web app project

I am assuming the product owner role during our Scrums and we have just completed our Sprint 0. Now that we have developed a detailed backlog of user stories with acceptance criteria for each story, ...
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Any good UI evaluation documentation tools?

I am looking for a specific tool which will help me document what I see when I perform web site usability evaluations. At the end of each evaluation, I need to create an report for my client. The ...
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What is UAT Protocol?

I've just wrote an UAT script specifying all of the use cases step by step (quite standard). However the customer is asking us for a UAT protocol and we have no clue on what he means by that. Anyone ...
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What kind of testing is ApprovalTests.com doing and are there other similar frameworks?

I came across the ApprovalTests.com framework today and am curious how it would be classified. I am familiar with concepts of Unit Tests, functional tests, and user acceptance testing, but this seems ...
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How far would you go in ETL and data warehouse testing?

Recently I've been testing on an ETL/Data warehouse project and the strategy I took was to work very closely with the business and leverage their knowledge to come up with all the weird and wonderful ...
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How does one set up a Private By-Invite Beta Site for Android Apps?

We're working on an Android game (a port) for a professional game studio. We have internal QA who've done a great job testing the app on multiple devices but we'd still like to expand feedback more ...
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Testing Unfamiliar Software

One thing I've picked up about testing software is to think about the software from the user perspective, and to sometimes "use" the software the way a "normal" user would. However, what if the ...
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What are the forms of testing that testers commonly forget?

Today I re-realized the importance of sharing a screen with your users to see exactly what they're doing and the paths they are taking through your software. I always knew it was important but never ...
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How often do you run long automated user acceptance tests?

Let's say you have product or project that is coming near to a next release and that has previous versions released a while ago and that has a big suite of automated user acceptance tests that just ...
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UAT involvement

This isn't really a question for me anymore, but, out of curiousity and to help a former co-worker. Before moving to Quality Assurance, I led a UAT team. This team was made up of former users, who ...
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What are the advantages of automated user acceptance tests?

I'm completely new to this stuff, and for what I've seen it takes a while to get used to it. I once tried, but felt I was spending way too much time just writing the tests, or just fixing them 'cause ...