Objectives Of Testing – ISTQB

Objectives Of Testing – ISTQB
Typical objectives of testing according to ISTQB syllabus.

  • Avoid and rectify errors.
  • Ensure that critical functional and non-functional requirements are examined.
  • Testing is not about removing defects but about notifying developers about them.
  • Testing is also about reducing the risk of release.
  • Testing can give confidence in the quality of the software if it finds few or no defects.
  • Tests can and must be measured.

Typical measurements are:

  • Number of defects found
  • Number of failures in a given period (reliability)
  • Usability rating
  • Maintainability

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