Complete 2010 – 2011 Global Survey Results

Complete 2010 – 2011 Global Survey Results LogiGear Corporation LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software-testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast and cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked …

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Overview

I am Senior Vice President at LogiGear. My main work is consulting, training, and organizational optimization. I’ve always been interested in collecting data on software testing – it keeps us rooted in reality and not some wonkish fantasy about someone’s purported best practice! Just as importantly, many software development teams can easily become myopic as …

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Test Process & SDLC

Process The objective of this survey and analysis is to gather information on the actual state-of-the-practice in software testing today. The questions originate from software development team assessments I executed over the years. A process assessment is an observation and questioning of how and what you and your team does.

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Test Methods

METHODS M1. The test cases for your effort are based primarily on: Response percent Response count Requirements documents 61.3% 46 Discussions with users on expected use 2.7% 2 Discussions with product, business analysts, and marketing representatives 9.3% 7 Technical documents 4% 3 Discussions with developers 8% 6 My experience and subject or technical expertise 12% …

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Tools

TOOLS T1. What testing-support tools do you use? (Please check all that apply.) Response percent Response count Bug tracking/issue tracking/defect tracking 87.70% 64 Source control 54.80% 40 Automation tool interface (to manage and run, not write automated tests) 52.10% 38 Test case manager 50.70% 37 Change request/change management/change control system 47.90% 35 A full ALM …

2010 – 2011 LogiGear Global Testing Survey Results – Metrics and Measurements

METRICS AND MEASUREMENTS MM1. Do you have a metric or measurement dashboard built to report to your project team? Response percent Response count Yes 69% 49 No 31% 22 Result analysis: Anything worth doing is worth measuring. Why would almost 1/3 of teams not measure? Is the work not important or respected? Does the team …