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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 5. Create Test Design, Test Cases, Test Software, and Test Procedures: Levels 2 and 3 IPO Diagrams

5.1. Overview

In Chapter 2, we reviewed the five Level 1 IPO diagrams for the formal testing process, as listed below:

1. Extract Test Information From Program Plans, process 1.1

2. Create Test Plan, process 1.2

3. Create Test Design, Test Cases, Test Software, And Test Procedures, process 1.3

4. Perform Formal Test, process 1.4

5. Update Test Documentation, process 1.5

This chapter expands the Level 1 IPO diagram detail for process 1.3, Create Test Design, Test Cases, Test Software, And Test Procedures, to develop the Level 2 IPO diagram, which has seven subprocesses:

1. Review Test Plan

2. Create Test Design

3. Review Test Design

4. ...

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