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An updated edition of the best tips and tools to plan, build, and execute a structured test operation

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. He explores such topics as:

  • Dates, budgets, and quality-expectations versus reality
  • Fitting the testing process into the overall development or maintenance process
  • How to choose and when to use test engineers and technicians, contractors and consultants, and external test labs and vendors
  • Setting up and using an effective and simple bug-tracking database
  • Following the status of each test case

The companion Web site contains fifty tools, templates, and case studies that will help you put these ideas into action--fast!

Synopsis:

Testing new software and hardware products is essential, which requires developing a test plan, establishing a test lab, staffing, and overcoming corporate challenges and hurdles. This new edition offers an in-depth examination of all the essential elements to the overall testing and development process.

Synopsis:

An updated edition of the best tips and tools to plan, build, and execute a structured test operation

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. He explores such topics as:

* Dates, budgets, and quality-expectations versus reality

* Fitting the testing process into the overall development or maintenance process

* How to choose and when to use test engineers and technicians, contractors and consultants, and external test labs and vendors

* Setting up and using an effective and simple bug-tracking database

* Following the status of each test case

The companion Web site contains fifty tools, templates, and case studies that will help you put these ideas into action-- fast!

About the Author

REX BLACK is the President and Principal Consultant of Rex Black Consulting Services, Inc. (www.RexBlackConsulting.com), an international software and hardware testing and quality assurance consultancy specializing in implementation, consulting, training, and staffing for testing, test automation, and quality assurance projects. His clients include Bank One, Cisco, Compaq, Dell, Hitachi, Motorola, and Sun. In addition to his bestselling book, Black has published articles in Software Testing and Quality Engineering and The Journal for Software Testing Professionals. He is a frequent and sought-after speaker and presenter at conferences, and also offers public and private training seminars.

Table of Contents

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Defining What's on Your Plate: The Foundation of a Test Project.

2. Plotting and Presenting Your Course: The Test Plan.

3. Test System Architecture, Cases, and Coverage.

4. An Exciting Career in Entomology Awaits You: A Bug Tracking Database.

5. Managing Test Cases: The Test Tracking Spreadsheet.

6. Tips and Tools for Crunch Time: Managing the Dynamic.

7. Stocking and Managing a Test Lab.

8. Staffing and Managing a Test Team.

9. The Triumph of Politics: Organizational Challenges for Test Managers.

10. Involving Other Players: Distributing a Test Project.

11. Testing in Context: Economics, Life Cycles, and Process Maturity.

Appendix A: Hardware Testing Fundamentals: An Introduction for Software Testing Professionals.

Appendix B: Bibliography, Related Readings, and Other Resources.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471223986
Subtitle:
Practical Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing
Author:
Black, Rex
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Computer software
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Subject:
Computer software -- Testing.
Subject:
Computers -- Testing.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series Volume:
150-101-686
Publication Date:
20030830
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.30x7.42x1.12 in. 1.65 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Testing new software and hardware products is essential, which requires developing a test plan, establishing a test lab, staffing, and overcoming corporate challenges and hurdles. This new edition offers an in-depth examination of all the essential elements to the overall testing and development process.
"Synopsis" by , An updated edition of the best tips and tools to plan, build, and execute a structured test operation

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. He explores such topics as:

* Dates, budgets, and quality-expectations versus reality

* Fitting the testing process into the overall development or maintenance process

* How to choose and when to use test engineers and technicians, contractors and consultants, and external test labs and vendors

* Setting up and using an effective and simple bug-tracking database

* Following the status of each test case

The companion Web site contains fifty tools, templates, and case studies that will help you put these ideas into action-- fast!

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