7 reasons why testing should start early

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As "Quality is built in, not added on.” effective test strategies should be based on performing the quality reviews (verification) in all SDLC phases with more attention to the early phases such as requirements and design.

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7 reasons why testing should start early

  1. 1. By: Belal Raslan Quality Partners™ www.QualityPartners.co © 2013, Quality Partners™ (Quality Consultant)
  2. 2. 7 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Reason 1: Defects detected in the early phases of the SDLC are less expensive to fix. •2
  3. 3. 7 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Reason 2: Testing is usually conducted near the end of the project, delays in the early SDLC phases usually happens and result squeezing the testing phase duration, so early test is a good solution as test team will get more time to test the software without depending on the test phase duration only. •3
  4. 4. 7 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Reason 3: Studies have shown that most of the software defects detected during the testing phase originate in the early analysis phase. •4
  5. 5. 10 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Reason 4: Early phases testing can give early indicators and flags about the software fulfillment and quality. •5
  6. 6. 7 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Reason 5: Management will not feel that testing is the bottleneck to release. •6
  7. 7. 7 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Reason 6: Testers will be more familiar and more knowledgeable with the software as they are more involved in all phases and not in testing phase only. •7
  8. 8. 7 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Reason 7: Injecting testing activities in almost all phases will create more ‘quality awareness’ and build ‘quality culture’ within the organization. •8
  9. 9. 7 reasons why testing should start early in the SDLC Author: Belal Raslan (Quality Consultant) Email: Braslan@sq-partners.com Twitter: @BelalRaslan •9

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