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Description - Rapid Software Testing Stratgy (RSTS)
Some people claim that testing is verifying and validating the product against requirements. Job ads for testers often require applicants to have ”experience with creating, maintaining and executing test cases” and in many organizations and projects, test cases are a very big part of the daily life. But are test cases the same as testing? Does testing always depend on test cases? Might an obsession with test cases actually take time away from valuable testing work?
If you’re a member of a team that’s developing a product or service, you’re probably working under time pressure with conflicting information and limited resources. Managers want to know one thing above all: are there problems in the product that threaten the on-time, successful completion of the project? And they want to know right away.
You don’t have time to waste on premature or excessive or unnecessarily formalized testing. If you do need formal testing—as you might if you are working in a regulated or safety-critical environment—you’ll need to do excellent informal testing beforehand, quickly, to prepare for it.
What you will learn
This one-day, hands-on, stand-alone class is for new and experienced testers interested in learning rapid and effective approaches to designing test strategy—the set of ideas that guide your choice of tests.
In this class, through discussion and practice, we will discover: