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					This is a template that a company can use to customize a test strategy for a specific
product. Before a product is placed into the stream of commerce, testing is an integral
phase that ensures the quality and functionality of the product. This template provides
details about the test objectives, identifies the test types, defines the scope of testing,
specifies test preparation, and provides an execution process. This template should be
used by small businesses or other entities that want to thoroughly test a product before
releasing it to the general public.
        [INSERT PROJECT NAME]


T E S T S TR A T EGY TEM P LA TE




        EXECUTIVE SPONSOR – [INSERT NAME]
         BUSINESS OWNER - [INSERT NAME]
        PROJECT MANAGER – [INSERT NAME]
  ORIGINAL PLAN DATE: [INSERT DATE, SPELLED OUT]
    REVISION DATE: [INSERT DATE, SPELLED OUT]
  <Project> Test Strategy




REVISION HISTORY
REVISION NUMBER       DATE                   COMMENT
1.0                   August 14, 2007        Original DoIT PMO Document




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                                                     Table of Contents
REVISION HISTORY ................................................................................................................................... 3
1       INTRODUCTION .............................................................................................................................. 5
2       TEST OBJECTIVES............................................................................................................................. 5
3       IDENTIFY TEST TYPES ...................................................................................................................... 5
4       SCOPE OF TESTING .......................................................................................................................... 6
5       TEST PREPARATION AND EXECUTION PROCESS .............................................................................. 6
    5.1     TEST PREPARATION ............................................................................................................................... 6
    5.2     TEST EXECUTION ................................................................................................................................... 7
6       TEST DATA MANAGEMENT ............................................................................................................. 7




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1 INTRODUCTION
          The Test Strategy documents the overall strategy for testing the processes and
          applications to be delivered by the project. The objectives of this document are:
             Communicate the scope and phases of testing
             Communicate the components that will be tested
             Communicate the dependencies between testing phases and other projects
             Communicate how the testing processes will be completed and managed


  2       TEST OBJECTIVES
  [Describe the objectives of testing. Testing should ensure that the future business
  processes, together with the enabling technology, provide the expected business benefits.
  Testing objectives could include:
         Verify products against their requirements (i.e. was the product built rig
				
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Description: This is a template that a company can use to customize a test strategy for a specific product. Before a product is placed into the stream of commerce, testing is an integral phase that ensures the quality and functionality of the product. This template provides details about the test objectives, identifies the test types, defines the scope of testing, specifies test preparation, and provides an execution process. This template should be used by small businesses or other entities that want to thoroughly test a product before releasing it to the general public.
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