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UAT Defined: A Guide to Practical User Acceptance Testing by Rob Cimperman

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Chapter 3. Test Planning—Setting the Stage for UAT Success

Introduction

This chapter covers the fundamentals of planning for user acceptance testing. Like most management exercises, test planning is designed to help you make sure that you have thought of, coordinated, and documented everything you need to make UAT successful. In this chapter, you will review the components of a test plan with a focus on how to arrange tasks to optimize the end-to-end testing process. You will see how test cycles can be used to execute test cases in the optimal way. I explain how the concept of traceability can be one of the most important tools for ensuring that only high-quality software reaches the production environment. And further, the use of entrance and ...

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