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Toolkit: Best Practices for Building a Test Organization

Published: 27 October 2006

ID: G00142777

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle , Jim Duggan


With increased emphasis on software quality, a growing concern is how to organize testing teams to accomplish testing activities. Although there's no one-size-fits-all model for test organizations, there is a set of guidelines that will help these organizations better reach their objectives.

Table Of Contents
  • Programmers' Relationship to Their Own Code
  • "Good Enough" Testing
  • Test Method and Development Plan
  • Desired Role and Skill Set for a Tester
  • Regression and Performance Testing
  • Best Organization of Testing Function

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