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Author Hambling, Brian, 1946-

Title User acceptance testing : a step-by-step guide / Brian Hambling, Pauline van Goethem
Published Swindon, U.K. : BCS, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (x, 215 pages)
Contents Copyright; CONTENTS; LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES; AUTHORS; INTRODUCTION; WHAT THIS BOOK IS ABOUT; THE ROLE OF UAT; THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF UAT; THE VALUE OF UAT -- THE REASONS WE NEED TO DO IT; STAKEHOLDERS -- WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR; HOW TO GET THE BEST FROM THIS BOOK; CHECKLISTS; CASE STUDIES; 1 THE IMPORTANCE OF UAT; WHAT IS UAT?; WHY TEST ISs?; BUSINESS VULNERABILITY; THE UAT PROCESS; FROM UAT TO SERVICE DELIVERY; UAT AND CONTRACTS; STAKEHOLDERS IN UAT; 2 BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS; BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS; BUSINESS INTENT AND USER EXPECTATIONS; ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA; THE REQUIREMENT TYPES
Identifying progressthe status report; the post-testing summary; 9 evaluating the system; how do we decide whether or not to accept a system?; when the testing has to stop; the risk of release; measuring the risk of release; defining and evaluating emergency-release criteria; decision process for evaluating uat results; test summary report conclusions; the final release decision; 10 life after uat; post-uat reporting; end-user training; preparing a roll-out strategy; implementation; post-implementation defect corrections; measuring business benefits; the end of uat?; appendix a uat checklists
Prioritising business requirementsthe relationship between business requirements and uat; the relationship between development and uat; scope of uat; building a test basis for uat; 3 testing basics for uat; what is testing?; test types; testing processes; test-case design techniques; testing approaches for uat; reviews; 4 the uat team; stakeholders and the uat team; key roles in a uat team; creating a successful team; training the team; uat training content; the team life cycle; dealing with team conflict; the working environment and working patterns; basic disciplines; 5 uat as transition
The is life cycle as a series of transitionsplanning for transitions; uat as a transitional phase; uat as an event and uat as a process; 6 preparing for uat -- planning; deciding what we want to achieve; acceptance criteria; uat objectives; entry criteria; defining the testing we will need; creating a test basis for uat; setting up the test management controls; 7 test design for uat; the hierarchy of test design; identifying test conditions; designing test cases; designing test scripts; data creation; 8 implementing the tests; the testing schedule; implementing the test schedule
Summary Annotation Every information system brought into service in every type of organisation requires user acceptance testing. It is by far the most common activity carried out by non-IT specialists. This book is designed to be a hands-on manual for non-testing specialists to plan and carry out an effective acceptance test of an information system. It provides a structured and step-by-step approach to effective acceptance testing and identifies ways of making the process as simple and cost-effective as possible
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Consumer behavior.
Project management.
COMPUTERS -- Software Development & Engineering -- Quality Assurance & Testing.
Consumer behavior.
Project management.
Form Electronic book
Author Goethem, Pauline van
ISBN 1628702575
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