Test Approaches Bootcamp

Workshop Overview

Software testing is always situation and context based, and priority driven. Also, relevant key stake holders that include client and senior management demand to complete software testing in lesser time and also, using fewer test resources. These practicalities demand test practitioners to make a major strategic decision on selecting the right test approach as part of their ongoing struggle on doing superior testing by using optimum test resources. However many of them do not have proper handy information on these approaches and also on what approach to select and when to select. This comprehensive workshop is designed to address this requirement. Highly experienced faculty provides wisdom on what test approach to use and when to use. The course is designed to address many practical questions and dilemmas faced by test practitioners on use, value, importance, and benefits of these different test approaches

Objectives of the Course

The workshop is designed to provide:

  • Insights into different test approaches: Risk Based Approach (RBT), Agile Testing, Model Based Testing (MBT), and Exploratory Testing
  • Guidelines on what approach to select and when to select
  • Comparative study of different approach


Audience Profile

The workshop is ideal for senior test professionals like test leaders, test managers, test architect, QA professionals, SEPG members, and other test professionals who play crucial role in making decisions in test management.

Workshop Benefits

By attending this workshop, participants will understand different test approaches and learn on what test approach to use and when to use. This would help in carrying out superior software testing using resources effectively..

Objectives of the Course

The course is designed to make the participants who are working in software testing in Web application and Standalone Applications to validate the usability features (usability Testing) of the software (both web based & standalone applications)

Workshop Contents

Day 1 Day 2
Session 1: Introduction
  • Importance and use of Test Approaches
  • Test Effectiveness Vs. Test Efficiency
  • Criteria for Selecting a Test Approach
  • Testing tools
Session 2: Risk Based Testing (RBT)
  • Introduction
  • Identifying Risks
  • Ranking Risks
  • Defining Test Case
  • Strategizing Test Cases
  • Test Execution and Bug Reporting
  • Preparing Failure modes for Future Use
  • Summary and Conclusion
Session 3: Exploratory Testing
  • Exploratory Testing: What and Why
  • Exploratory Testing v/s Scripted Testing
  • Exploration Vs. Exploitation
  • Nine Styles of Exploration
  • Skills for Exploratory Testing
  • When to Use Exploratory Testing
  • Case Study
Session 4: Spring MVC Configuration Options
  • Spring MVC infrastructure Beans
  • URL mappings
  • Handler mappers and handler adapters
  • Interceptors
  • Message source
Session 5: Model Based Testing (MBT)
  • Meaning and use of Model Based Testing
  • Building quality profile from requirements
  • Test analysis and identifying test conditions
  • Defining and using Use Cases in Test Case Designing
  • Defining and using Decision Tables in Test Case
  • Defining and using State Transition Diagrams in Test Case Designing
  • Summary and Conclusion
Session 6: AGILE Testing
  • Why Agile?
  • What is NOT Agile?
  • Traditional Testing Vs Agile Testing
  • Role of an Agile Tester
  • XTreme Programming, TDD, BDD, ATDD etc..
  • Basic Cycles Stages in Agile
  • Agile Testing Life Cycle
  • User Test Stories – Interpretations andTechniques
  • Refactoring Pair Programming
  • Summary and Conclusion
Session 7: Summary and Conclusion
  • Summary and Conclusion
  • What Test Approach to Select and When to Select
  • Final Words

Training Date

Test Approaches Bootcamp
17-18 Aug’16 | Bengaluru

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