Quick way to assess test process maturity

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Easy way to assess where your organization test process maturity and go deep to assess gap and fix.

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Quick way to assess test process maturity

  1. 1. Quick way to baselineorganization test processmaturityM C Nagarajnagaraj@valuegenix.comin.linkedin.com/in/mcnagarajCopyright 2013-14 Valuegenix
  2. 2. Test MeasurementSoftware Quality EvaluationAdvanced Peer ReviewsDefect PreventionTotal Process OptimizationQuality ControlTest Policy and Strategy, Test Planning, Test Monitoring andControl, Test Design and Execution, Test EnvironmentTest Organization, Test Training Program, Test Lifecycle andIntegration, Non-functional Testing, Peer ReviewsLevel 1 : InitialTMMi FrameworkFive levels of Test Process MaturityLevel 2 : ManagedLevel 3 : DefinedLevel 4 : MeasuredLevel 5 : OptimizationTMMi is a registered mark of the TMMi FoundationCopyright 2013-14 Valuegenix
  3. 3. Check list DevMgr.DevEngineerTestMgr.TestEngineerCustomer orStakeholder1. Testing is a chaotic process?2. Not distinguished from debugging?3. Documented set of specificationnot available?4. Tests are developed in ad-hoc wayafter coding is completed?5. The objective of testing is to showthat software works ?Test process behavior different views (L1)Answer YES or NOCopyright 2013-14 ValuegenixFor better baseline increase sample size for all group and take maximum answer to update here
  4. 4. Check list DevMgr.DevEngineerTestMgr.TestEngineerCustomer orStakeholder1. Organization test goals and policypublished?2. There is a clear separationbetween debugging and testingphase?3. It is a planned activity in projectplan?4. Plan starts after coding is complete(only execution based testing visible)5. Basic testing techniques in place6. Testing is multi-leveled7. Test environment managed asrequiredTest process behavior different views (L2)Answer YES or NOCopyright 2013-14 Valuegenix
  5. 5. Check list DevMgr.DevEngineerTestMgr.TestEngineerCustomer orStakeholder1. There is an established testorganization2. Testing is integrated to SDLC3. Test plan is developed, tracked andcontrolled (Integrated with projectplan)4. Test engineers drive test processimprovement5. Users/clients attend milestonemeeting6. User/clients support in developingusability test plansTest process behavior different views (L3)Answer YES or NOCopyright 2013-14 Valuegenix
  6. 6. Check list DevMgr.DevEngineerTestMgr.TestEngineerCustomer orStakeholder1. Review program is effective2. Reviews are planned activity inproject plan3. Measurements collection andanalysis process effective4. Quality attributes of a product arewell-defined and measuredTest process behavior different views (L4)Answer YES or NOCopyright 2013-14 Valuegenix
  7. 7. Check list DevMgr.DevEngineerTestMgr.TestEngineerCustomer orStakeholder1. Data from all projects arecollectively analyzed2. Critical defects types are analyzedthoroughly3. Quality control concepts areadopted for taking crucial decisions4. Right tools are introducedprogressivelyTest process behavior different views (L5)Answer YES or NOCopyright 2013-14 Valuegenix
  8. 8. Thank YouEmail ID: nagaraj@valuegenix.comCopyright 2013-14 Valuegenix

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