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Risk Based Testing: What It Is and How You Can Benefit

By Rex Black

Rex Black’s pioneering Managing the Testing Process was both the first test management book and the first to discuss risk-based testing.  In this software testing article, Rex explains:

  • The benefits of risk-based testing.  
  • Why adding risk analysis to the test team’s responsibilities actually reduces their workload.
  • The importance of stakeholder participation.
  • Common mistakes that can occur in risk-based testing.

Rex illustrates these points, not through hypothetical discussion, but by examining a case study where RBCS helped a client launch risk-based testing.  Read this article to learn how to analyze risks to quality, and use that analysis to be a smarter test professional.

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Categories: Risk Based, Quality Risk Analysis


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