Test Methods and Strategies Glossary

Test Strategy A test strategy describes how the test effort will reach the quality goals set out by the development team. Sometimes called the test approach, test strategy includes, among other things, the testing objective, methods and techniques of testing and the testing environment.

Glossary: Integrated Test Platforms

ALM (Application Lifecycle Management): A continuous process of managing the life of an application through governance, development and maintenance. ALM is the marriage of business management to software engineering made possible by tools that facilitate and integrate requirements management, architecture, coding, testing, tracking, and release management. Source Control: There are many source control tools, and …

Glossary: Big Testing

Ultra-large-scale system An ultra-large-scale systems (ULSS) is one which has the characteristics of: operationally independent sub-systems; managerially independent components and sub-systems; evolutionary development; emergent behavior; and geographic distribution.

Glossary: Training Glossary

Teaching: A formal process of bringing about awareness, conferring knowledge and instilling skills. Teaching focuses on knowledge. Training: Prepares an individual or group to execute a skill. The focus of training is skill development.