Testing Techniques - Are they of any Practical Use?

  title={Testing Techniques - Are they of any Practical Use?},
  author={S. Allott},
  journal={Testing: Academic and Industrial Conference Practice and Research Techniques - MUTATION (TAICPART-MUTATION 2007)},
  • S. Allott
  • Published 2007 in
    Testing: Academic and Industrial Conference…
Testing techniques are taught in universities and on many industrial training courses yet there is evidence to suggest that, in the corporate world, testers often find it difficult to apply the techniques and instead rely on domain knowledge and experience when designing tests. This is a shame as testing techniques are very effective at reducing the cost of testing by providing better coverage with less effort. When applying techniques it is important to be pragmatic and understand where they… CONTINUE READING

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