Tag Archives: Testing Metrics

Writing Test Cases Manually Is Faster Than Modeling… Huh?
Over the years I have been wondering why folks involved in testing are not more eager to adopt practices that we have shown numerous times to be superior to current practices. Let’s face it, making sure that all the interesting scenarios and corner cases have properly, effectively, and efficiently been tested is not an easy…
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Why System Modeling is Often Perceived More Difficult than Test Modeling?
Creating a system model – a model that directly describes the intended system behavior – is “easier” than creating tester models – models that describe the testing strategies themselves. This position has been demonstrated both within practical and theoretical frameworks. This correlates well with day-to-day observations of test managers: defining, designing, and expressing testing strategies…
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Michael Mlynarski: Testing ROI Difficult to Formulate
On his model-based testing blog, Michael Mlynarski writes: In this session we have discussed the ROI of software testing techniques. More than 20 experienced testers or test managers had difficulties on formulating the ROI of any testing technique. Two main arguments were about reducing the costs for bug-fixes in late stages of the development process…
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