[eBook] Critical Success Factors for Test Process Improvement

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You can identify several factors that could be called critical to the success of a test process improvement program. You have to choose the right improvement approach to achieve a particular goal, you need a solid process for implementing improvement, you need the skills & organisation to implement improvements, and last but not least, you need to consider the process of change and what it means to those involved.

Throughout this eBook we’ll a look at those factors we consider critical to success. There will be some familiar factors mentioned, but some new aspects will also be discussed. The critical success factors are discussed in two distinct sets.

After reading this eBook you will be able to:

  • Explain the risks behind not considering the critical success factors.
  • Assess the critical success factors for a test improvement project.
  • Recommend appropriate measures to mitigate the projects risks identified.
  • Understand the factors involved in setting a culture for improvement.
  • Create a test improvement plan considering cultural factors.
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The Author

Dr. Erik Van Veenendaal

Erik van Veenendaal www.erikvanveenendaal.nl is a leading international consultant and trainer, and a recognized expert in the area of software testing and requirement engineering. He is the author of a number of books and papers within the profession, one of the core developers of the TMap testing methodology and the TMMi test improvement model, and currently the CEO of the TMMi Foundation. Erik is a frequent keynote and tutorial speaker at international testing and quality conferences. For his major contribution to the field of testing, Erik received the European Testing Excellence Award (2007) and the ISTQB International Testing Excellence Award (2015). You can follow Erik on twitter via @ErikvVeenendaal

graham-bathGraham Bath
Graham’s experience in testing spans over 25 years and has covered a wide array of domains and technologies. As a test manager, he has been responsible for the testing of mission-critical systems in spaceflight, telecommunications, and police incident control. Graham has designed tests to the highest levels of rigor within real-time aerospace systems such as the Eurofighter military aircraft.

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