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Software Testing Foundation 2018: Test Process Fundamentals

Software Testing Foundation 2018: Test Process Fundamentals


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Overview/Description

Continue exploring chapter 1 from the ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Level 2018 certification exam syllabus in this 16-video course, encompassing the fundamentals of testing relating to the test process and the psychology of testing. First, learners examine how context affects the test process, then the main groups of test activities that make up that process. Explore activities associated with test planning, monitoring, and control phases, and the test analysis and design phases. Also, the test implementation, execution, and completion phases of the process. You will explore various test work products created as part of the test process, including planning, monitoring, analysis, and design work products, test implementation products, and execution and completion products. Next, learn the importance of establishing and maintaining traceability between elements of the test basis and work products throughout the test process; the psychological factors influencing test success; effective communication skills needed between testers and managers; and how to differentiate between the mindset required for both testers and developers. An exercise on various phases of the test process concludes this course.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.8

Lesson Objectives

Software Testing Foundation 2018: Test Process Fundamentals

  • Course Overview
  • identify the contextual factors and how they influence the overall test process
  • identify the main groups of test activities that make up the test process
  • describe the activities associated with the Test Planning and Test Monitoring & Control phases of the test process
  • describe the activities associated with the Test Analysis phase of the test process
  • describe the activities associated with the Test Design phase of the test process
  • describe the activities associated with the Test Implementation phase of the test process
  • describe the activities associated with the Test Execution phase of the test process
  • describe the activities associated with the Test Completion phase of the test process
  • describe the various test work products created as part of the test process, including planning, monitoring, analysis, and design work products
  • describe the various test work products created as part of the test process, including implementation work products
  • describe the various test work products created as part of the test process, including execution and completion work products
  • describe the importance of establishing and maintaining traceability between the elements of the test basis and work products throughout the test process
  • identify and describe psychological factors influencing testing success, as well as effective communication skills needed between testers and managers
  • describe and differentiate between the mindset required for both testers and developers
  • identify the activities and work products associated with the various phases of the test process
  • Course Number:
    it_sdstfd_02_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner