TISQA Meeting June 17, 2010
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 8:23 AM
Effective Test Planning: Scope, Estimates and Schedule
Shaun Bradshaw ? Zenergy Technologies
Most test managers and leads regularly find themselves in the unenviable position of having to
deliver a ?test plan? explaining what will be tested, how long it will take, and how many people
and resources will be required. Unfortunately, they are expected to deliver this plan based
on very limited information. To assist in alleviating some of the torment that comes with this
activity Shaun Bradshaw will present a shortened version of his half-day class on test planning.
Shaun?s presentation will briefly explain useful and proven methods for identifying the testing
scope, assessing risks that may impact testing, prioritizing test activities, and estimating
resources. These are techniques that can be used immediately to derive valid test plans for your
About Shaun Bradshaw:
Shaun Bradshaw has spent the last 12 years working with a variety of clients to improve their QA and test processes by advising, teaching, and mentoring them on the use of effective testing and test management techniques. He is the co-author, editor, and trainer of a suite of methodologies covering testing, test management, and test metrics. Shaun speaks at many of the major industry conferences and is well-known for his presentations on test metrics, the S-Curve, and the Zero Bug Bounce. Shaun is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems.
Location: iContact, Meridian Parkway, Durham
Meeting starts at 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00)
If you are a paid TISQA Member ($35 annually) the meeting is free. Non-paid members - $5 at the door.