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June 2004 Entries

Test Effectiveness & Test efficiency

Test Effectiveness = Loss due to problems / Total resources processed by the system
Test Effectiveness means, Effectiveness of testing to business

Test efficiency= (number of tests required / the number of system errors)

Metric shows the efficiency of tests in uncovering errors.
(Thanks to Jennie)

Posted On Sunday, June 13, 2004 10:27 PM | Filed Under [ CSTE ]

Glossary of Software Testing/QA Terms
Source: The following definitions are taken from GLOSSARY OF COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TERMINOLOGY audit. (1) (IEEE) An independent examination of a work product or set of work products to assess compliance with specifications, standards, contractual agreements, or other criteria. See: functional configuration audit, physical configuration audit. (2) (ANSI) To conduct an independent review and examination of system records and activities in order to test the adequacy and effectiveness ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 2, 2004 4:55 AM | Filed Under [ Quality Software Testing CSTE Testing/QA-FAQ ]

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