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Best Practices for the Formal Software Testing Process: A Menu of Testing Tasks by Rodger D. Drabick

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Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1. Overview

The purpose of this book is to identify the significant processes, inputs, and outputs that, in combination, define a structured process for formal software and system testing. This formal process will provide personnel who are performing the functions of test engineers and managers with a menu of activities and tasks to employ in implementing a formal testing process. Interfaces between various functions and groups (for example, systems engineering or software development) involved in the software development life cycle (SDLC), and their influence on the testing process, are identified. This list of processes can be converted into a task list that can be used to develop estimates for formal testing on a ...

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