Managing the Testing Process: Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing / Edition 2
  • Managing the Testing Process: Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing / Edition 2
  • Managing the Testing Process: Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing / Edition 2

Managing the Testing Process: Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing / Edition 2

by Rex Black
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471223980

ISBN-13: 9780471223986

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

In this update of his bestselling book, Rex Black walks you through how to develop essential tools and apply them to your test project. He helps you master the basic tools, apply the techniques to manage your resources, and give each area just the right amount of attention so that you can successfully survive managing a test project! Offering a thorough review of the…  See more details below

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In this update of his bestselling book, Rex Black walks you through how to develop essential tools and apply them to your test project. He helps you master the basic tools, apply the techniques to manage your resources, and give each area just the right amount of attention so that you can successfully survive managing a test project! Offering a thorough review of the tools and resources you will need to manage both large and small projects for hardware and software, this book prepares you to adapt the concepts across a broad range of settings. Simple and effective, the tools comply with industry standards and bring you up to date with the best test management practices and tools of leading hardware and software vendors. Rex Black draws from his own numerous testing experiences -- including the bad ones, so you can learn from his mistakes -- to provide you with insightful tips in test project management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471223986
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
189.40(w) x 234.10(h) x 30.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Defining What's on Your Plate: The Foundation of a Test Project1
Ch. 2Plotting and Presenting Your Course: The Test Plan45
Ch. 3Test System Architecture, Cases, and Coverage73
Ch. 4An Exciting Career in Entomology Awaits You: A Bug Tracking Database121
Ch. 5Managing Test Cases: The Test Tracking Spreadsheet179
Ch. 6Tips and Tools for Crunch Time: Managing the Dynamic213
Ch. 7Stocking and Managing a Test Lab249
Ch. 8Staffing and Managing a Test Team275
Ch. 9The Triumph of Politics: Organizational Challenges for Test Managers333
Ch. 10Involving Other Players: Distributing a Test Project375
Ch. 11Testing in Context: Economics, Life Cycles, and Process Maturity401
App. AHardware Testing Fundamentals: An Introduction for Software Testing Professionals451
App. B: Bibliography, Related Readings, and Other Resources463
Glossary471
Index479

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