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.
Participants 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.
Metric- and experienced-based methods for estimating testing effort are covered and participants learn how to communicate the value of testing. Reviews
Distributed, outsourced and insourced forms of test organization are described.
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
Describes how to set up a defect lifecycle tailored for the software lifecycle in use and explains how to analyze defect reports to evaluate the
capability of the testing and software development processes.Improving the Test Process
Explains 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
Covers how to plan and implement different types of tools (including open-source and custom-built tools) considering risks, costs, benefits
Tool use for metric collection and evaluation is described.
People Skills - Team Composition
Discusses how to assess the range of skills required for a testing team, and define a growth plan for skill development.
Includes team motivation and communication skills.