The Test Manager’s activities within
the fundamental test process are covered with emphasis on the tasks of
test planning, monitoring and control. Describes how to implement a
project retrospective in order to validate processes and discover areas
to improve.Test Management
Explains how to define
test management tasks according to the context of a project and how to
adjust the test activities to the software lifecycle in use. Risk-based
testing for test prioritization and effort allocation is discussed with
emphasis on product and project risk management.
learn how to take stakeholder views into account when assessing risk
levels and defining the risk mitigation activities. Risk control
activities and risk reporting are also covered.
Evaluates different types of test document and discusses how to tailor them to meet project and organization needs.
Relevant standards are also considered.
and experienced-based methods for estimating testing effort are covered
and participants learn how to communicate the value of testing.
Distributed, outsourced and insourced forms of test organization are
Here the focus on
defining an appropriate review plan and setting up the review to achieve
the best results. Participants learn how to use metrics to optimize the
review results and to show return on investment. This session also
explains how to lead a review team through a formal review.Defect Management
how to set up a defect lifecycle tailored for the software lifecycle in
use and explains how to analyse defect reports to evaluate the
capability of the testing and software development processes.Improving the Test Process
the generic steps for conducting a standard test process improvement
initiative and how to create a test improvement plan. Includes the test
process improvement models TMMi, TPI Next, CTP and STEP.Test Tools and Automation
how to plan and implement different types of tools (including
open-source and custom-built tools) considering risks, costs, benefits
and opportunities. Tool use for metric collection and evaluation is
People Skills - Team Composition
how to assess the range of skills required for a testing team, and
define a growth plan for skill development. Includes team motivation and