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SOFTWARE TESTING by Peter Williams, Geoff Thompson, Angelina Samaroo, Peter Morgan, Brian Hambling

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TEST PLANNING AND ESTIMATION

Test planning

Test planning is the most important activity undertaken by a test leader in any test project. It ensures that there is initially a list of tasks and milestones in a baseline plan to track progress against, as well as defining the shape and size of the test effort. Test planning is used in development and implementation projects (sometimes called ‘greenfield‘) as well as maintenance (change and fix) activities.

The main document produced in test planning is often called a master test plan or a project test plan. This document defines the high level of the test activities being planned. It is normally produced during the early phases of the project (e.g. initiation) and will provide sufficient information ...

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