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Sample Test Strategy Worksheet

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Sample Test Strategy Worksheet


Type of Computing Environments

Web-based, Mainframe Batch
Purpose of Testing

To validate business processes are supported by the customized application.
Type of Software

Vendor-developed, Web-based
Scope of Testing

A/P, A/R, Payroll, HR, Integration with existing systems
Critical Success Factors

Security, Correctness, Performance, Ease of Use, Interoperability
Phases of Testing

Unit, System, UAT
Audience

Internal Accounting, Payroll, HR, new and existing employees, personnel in interfaced systems
Tradeoffs

Scope, Cost
Types of Testing

Functional, based on: Business processes, Security policies, Use cases
Development Tools and Test Tools (e.g., GUI builders, automated capture/playback, etc.)

Screen capture, test management, defect management
Business/operational concerns

Payroll processing must be correct could be fined if in error
HR processing must be correct
Accounting processing must be correct
Performance times must be within specified limits

Risks

Application Risks - Security, Correctness, Data conversion
Project Risks Lack of experience with application and technology, No defined requirements, No defined processes, High employee turnover

Constraints

Lack of time, lack of management support, lack of experience, lack of dedicated test environment

Assumptions

Critical need of new application, Ongoing vendor support, vendor will customize application, vendor will fix defects

Deliverables

Final test report, Defect log, Baseline of correct test results for future tests

Sample Test Strategy Worksheet

Project Phase Testing Phase Stakeholders Purpose/Why

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