Session Based Test – Closure Session

The Closure Session is the last of 6 types of session reports you can create when you use the Session Based Test approach. This report follows the Deep Coverage Session report. The goal of the closure sessions is to “get ready to release”. At this moment you have finalized the deep coverage sessions. All the blocking…

Session Based Test – Deep Coverage Session

The Deep Coverage Session is the fifth out of 6 types of session reports you can create when you use the Session Based Test approach. This report follows the Analysis Session report. The goal of the deep coverage sessions is to “find the bugs“. The bugs that prevents us to ship the application. These sessions are…

First Impression Test

Frequently I’m confronted with the fact that the User Story has been built, but the software is not pushed to the build server where I can download it from and put it on my mobile device to test it. The reason is that the developer needs to have his/her code reviewed by a colleague developer….

Session Based Test – Analysis Session

The Analysis Session is the forth out of 6 types of session reports you can create when you use the Session Based Test approach. This report follows the Setup Session report. The goal of the analyses sessions is to “get ideas for deep coverage”. We will do a risk assessment to guide further testing. We…

Session Based Test – Setup Session

The Setup Session is the third out of 6 types of session reports you can create when you use the Session Based Test approach. This report follows the Survey Session report. The goal of the setup sessions is to “create testing infrastructure”. How we are going test the application? What do we need to realize…

Session Based Test – Survey Session

The Survey Session is the second out of 6 types of session reports you can create when you use the Session Based Test approach. This report follows the Intake Session report. The goal of the Survey sessions is to “learn the application”. Learn the application is just a general collection of things you need to…

Session Based Test – Intake Session

The intake session is the first out of 6 types of session reports you can create when you use the Session Based Test approach. The goal of the intake sessions is to “negotiate the mission” with the stakeholders and/or the project manager. You want to know what the project is about, you want to know…

Session Based Test – Session reports

In my previous blog posts I mentioned on which moments you can use the Session Based Test approach. Important is that you write down your observations during these test situations. Note that every situation is different. That means different types of session reports. How many are there? There are 6 types of session reports. Each…

You can use the Session Based Test Approach all the time

This blog is a follow up on the blog post series I wrote about ‘Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach, The three blog posts I wrote, are: Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach – Bug Fixes Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach – (Small) Feature Improvement Where To Use The Session…

Where To Use The Session Based Test Approach – Bug Fixes

This post is the first out of three on where to use the Session Based Test approach with the goal to convince management that this is a good and perhaps the best approach in its context. I use the Session Based Test approach for : the test of a bug fix for the production environment…