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Software Testing Plan STP THE STP PROJECT DOCMENT TITLE Author Title company name current date
Document Version Control Information V 1. 0 1. Introduction 1 Purpose of this document Objectives Insert the purpose of this document its objectives and its intended audience. 1 Scope of document
Insert description of the scope of this Software Testing Plan 1. 21 Scope Constraints Insert constraints such as schedules costs interactions overview or any other information relevant to the testing of the development requirements. 1 Overview Insert an overview or brief description of the product software or other desired end result that is being tested under this Software Testing Plan. 1 Business Context Insert an overview of the business or organization desiring the development of this project. Include the business or organizations mission statement and its organizational goals and objectives. Note. If you have already completed Software Requirements Specification the majority of this material is copied verbatim from that document. The purpose of this preamble is to familiarize staff recently attached to the testing portion of project who may not have been present or involved with earlier stages of the project. 1 Testing Strategy
Insert general overview of the strategy and plan for meeting the testing deliverables. Describe the levels of testing that will need to take place and the type of testing activities. more detailed outline will be provided further on in this document. If there are specific tests that need to follow their own STP you can describe them in an additional document separate from this main document. A Testing Strategy Outline will include. * The individual items to be tested * The purpose for testing those items * The individual features to be tested * The individual features NOT to be tested * The managerial and technical approach to testing * The criteria for pass and failure of testing * The individual roles or responsibilities of participants in testing
* The milestones and deliverables required for testing * The schedules and timelines for individual tests or the Software Testing Plan as whole * The risk assumptions and constraints placed upon the Software Testing Plan. 1 References and Reference Material Insert list of all reference documents and other materials related to the Software Testing Plan. References will often include but are not limited to. * Software Requirements Specifications
* Software Development Plan * Software Quality Assurance Plan * Software Management Plan * Project Outline and Management Plan 1 Documentation Items Insert references to documentation including but not limited to. * Software Requirements Specification SRS * Software Design Specification SDS
* Software Development Plan SDP * Software Installation Guide * Software Users Guide * Software Features Guide * Software Bug Error Correction or Defect Removal Guide 2. Items to be Tested 2 Program Modules Insert description of the testing to be performed for each module that the software contains.
2 Job Control Procedures Insert description of the procedures to be followed for testing the job control language JCL including scheduling for production control and all job sequencing. This section should include all the relationships between the above mentioned items in the Program Modules section. 2 User Procedures Insert description of the testing to be conducted on user documentation and support resources online or printed to ensure that they are complete and comprehensive. 2 Operator Procedures Insert description of the testing procedures to be conducted to ensure that the software can be run and supported within production environment as intended and that any Help Desk or other support services outlined in the plan can be verified as effective and meeting the intended support outcomes as outlined in the goal of the Software Testing Plan. 2 Features to be Tested
Insert the objectives and requirements for features that are being tested in this Software Testing Plan. 2 Features Not to be Tested Insert the objectives and requirements for features that are NOT being tested in this Software Testing Plan 3 Approach Insert the objectives and requirements for the overall approach to testing. The approach should cover such major tasks as the identification of time estimates for each element of the Software Testing Plan. Identify the different types of testing and describe their testing methods and the criteria for evaluating such testing. Your Software Testing Plan may contain several different approaches for certain elements. 3 Component Testing Insert the objectives and requirements to verify the implementation integrity and functionality for single unit component module or group of individual software elements or components. Component Testing is performed to verify that the individual component or group of components is complete and functioning as intended. 3 Integration Testing Insert the objectives and requirements to verify the implementation integrity and functionality for combined units such as individual software units components or group of individual software elements or components that has been combined with hardware elements. Integration testing is important to ensure that the software is functional as whole within the environment it is intended to run. The Integration Testing is performed to ensure that all operational requirements are met.
3 Conversion Testing Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that all historical data elements convert or are compatible with the new system. Conversion testing is required only if the software is an upgrade of an older system or will use or manipulate data from other systems. 3 Job Stream Testing Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that the software operates correctly in the production environment. 3 Interface Testing Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that the software operates correctly with all user interface and input systems. 3 Recovery Testing Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that the softwares recovery and restore operations function correctly and all backup systems and procedures work as intended in the production environment. 3 Performance Testing
Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that the software operates correctly in regards to normal operation response and execution times scalability portability and all other performance requirements within the production environment. 3 Regression Testing Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that any changes applied to the software do not affect functions previously tested. 3 Acceptance Testing Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that the software or system meets all criteria and deliverables. The Acceptance Testing is important to ensure that all requirements are met and that all components modules hardware requirements and recovery and restore operations function in the production environment and that plan exists to demonstrate such functionality for customer. 3. 10 Alpha Beta and Release Candidate RC Testing Insert the objectives and requirements for testing that will be done by customer to verify that the software meets all deliverables and requirements from the Software Requirements Specifications SRS or the Software Development Plan SDP and to detect any errors bugs or defects in the software.
4. Pass and Failure Criteria This section describes the criteria to determine whether specific item has passed or failed particular test. 4 Criteria for Suspension This section will describe the criteria for suspending an individual element or group of elements for particular testing activity. 4 Criteria for Resumption of Testing This section will describe the criteria for resuming testing for an individual element or group of elements that has been previously suspended. 4 Criteria for Approval of Testing This section will describe the criteria for acceptance and approval for an individual element or group of elements.
5. Testing Process and Methods Insert the specific testing process and methods to be used in performing each testing activity. In this section you will describe and define each type of test that the Software Testing Plan contains. You may attach additional exhibits to this section if your testing plan requires them. 6. Test Deliverables Insert the specific deliverables and documents that are to be delivered from the testing process. Test deliverables may include incremental data or data derived from incomplete tests. Typical test deliverables include but are not limited to. * Individual Test Element or Module Summary Reports * Group Element or Module Summary Reports * Individual and Combined Test Logs
* Test Metrics and Benchmark Reports * Test Input and Output Reports * Test Incident Reports 7. Testing Task and Requirements List A description of tasks and the skills required for performing testing as part of the deliverables.
Examples. 7 Task Name Insert description here. 7 Responsibility for Task Insert description here. 7 Resources Required for Task Insert description here. 7 Schedule or Timeline for Task Insert description here.
8. Testing Hardware and Environmental Requirements List A description of the hardware and environmental requirements for performing testing as part of the deliverables. Examples. 8 Hardware Requirement Name Insert description here. 8 Software Requirement Name Insert description here. 8 Security Resources Requirement Name Insert description here.
8 Specific Tools Requirement Name Insert description here. 8 Specific Documentation Requirement Name Insert description here. 8 Specific Risks and Assumptions Insert description here. Focus on restraints such as resource availability time constraints staff and developer availability and all other external factors that can influence testing.
8. 61 Risk and Assumption Contingency Plan Insert description of the contingency plan for each item listed above. 9. Change Request and Management A description of the Software Testing Plan change request and change management procedure. Describe the process that must be followed for submission review and authorization for all requests for change to the Software Testing Plan or any change to any part of the deliverables. 10. Approval for Software Testing Plan A description of the personnel authorized to approve the Software Testing Plan. Their Name Title and signature must accompany this document.
approved approver Title Date when the contact was signed approved approver Title Date when the contact was signed
approved approver Title Date when the contact was signed approved approver Title Date when the contact was signed 11. Appendices A description of all other supporting information required for the understanding and execution of the Software Testing plan and requirements. All Software Testing Plan documents require the following two appendices.
11 Definitions Acronyms Abbreviations A description of the definition of important terms abbreviations and acronyms. This may also include Glossary of terms. 11 References A listing of all citations to all documents and meetings referenced or used in the preparation of this Software Testing Plan and testing requirements document. Customer Initials Developer Initials
SOFTWARE TEST USE CASE TEMPLATE Master Project Plan HOW TO USE THIS CASE SYSTEM BOUNDARY WHEN TO USE WHEN TO START
STAKEHOLDER WHAT HAS TO HAPPEN FIRST BASIC FLOW ALTERNATIVE FLOW SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS WHO IS INTERESTED IN THIS INFORMATION PRE ARRANGMENT POST ARRANGEMENT ORDER OF EVENTS RESPONSIBLE PARTY SYSTEM ISSUE N A
SOFTWARE TEST USE CASE TEMPLATE Individual Test DESCRIPTION PRIMARY ACTOR SECONDARY ACTOR ASSUMPTIONS
STEPS TO TAKE IF this THEN interaction etc INTERACTION VARIATIONS IN STEPS AND INTERACTIONS NON FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
KNOWN ISSUES ORDER OF EVENTS SYSTEM ISSUE N A
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ACQUISITION AGREEMENT FOR OWNERSHIP RIGHTS IN SOFTWARE THIS AGREEMENT is made this current day day of current month current year by and between company name Developer and company name Purchaser Recitals Purchaser desires to acquire right and interest in Software Product or Products the Software Product produced or otherwise currently owned by Developer as outlined in the Software Product Definition and Description Document plan the Specifications as set forth in Exhibit B. Developer has authored developed or otherwise purchased and owns all rights title and interest including all copyright trademark patent or service mark interests in and to the Software Product and all related documentation described in Exhibit hereto. Purchaser shall acquire rights and an undivided 100% interest in all other rights title and interest in the Software Product and documentation in accordance with this Agreement.
Definitions Software or Software Materials shall mean the computer software program described in the Specifications that is owned by Developer including all Enhancements made under this Agreement. Product shall mean software for computer or an end user. Software Product shall mean everything that the Purchaser shall acquire from Developer under this Agreement. Software Marks shall mean all trademarks service marks or other intellectual property rights related to the Software Product or Software materials or any other marks included with this Agreement.
Developers Code shall mean all Developers Proprietary Material or software source code existing as of the date of this Agreement that is to be incorporated into the source code of the Product. The license terms for Developers Code will be stated in the Specifications. Documentation shall mean all user guides reference integration installation or implementation manuals that describe in detail the operation of the Software that is normally provided by Developer as part of its deliveries to its Purchasers. Development Activities shall mean any activities undertaken by Developer in the development of the Software Product and Documentation satisfying the Specifications pursuant to this Agreement. Enhancements shall mean error corrections bug fixes modifications and updates not included in the Specifications with respect to the Software Product or Developers Code. Developers Proprietary Material shall mean all intellectual property rights in any text images or other components and or materials owned by Developer or which Developer has the legal right to use that are delivered to Purchaser including but not limited to software related documentation source code scripts object code logos graphics or tag lines. Closing Date shall mean the date upon which all obligations must be met according to the milestones and delivery dates set forth under this Agreement. Agreements In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement Developer and Purchaser hereby agree as follows.
1 Transfer of Rights and Ownership of All Other Rights. Developer hereby agrees to sell assign transfer and convey to Purchaser an undivided 100% interest in all right title and interest in and to the Software Product and Software Materials. Specifically Developer agrees to transfer and convey to Purchaser exclusively all rights to and in. a The Software Product Insert Software Product Name and all other previous versions of the Software Product or any aspect of the Software Materials that may have existed prior to the creation and or the incorporation of such materials into the Software Product whether made public or not whether existing in whole or in part. b The Software Material which comprise all content print or electronic documentation templates methods source safe and change control files all iterative versions development documents Software Product construction guidelines or specifications all intellectual property and other source or object code the Software Materials that comprise the Software Product or anything else listed in the Specifications attached hereafter.
c The Software Marks including Insert Software Product trademarks intellectual property copyright information or any other right included with this Agreement d Any derivative variant or otherwise modified works and all updated versions of the Software Product or revisions of the Software Product including patches fixes updates that are available whether in part or in whole as developed by Developer and acquired by Purchaser under this Agreement on or before the Closing Date. e All subsequent modifications alterations changes or enhancements of any of the items above that may occur between now and the Closing Date and the delivery of the Software Product and Software Materials to Purchaser and the execution of this Agreement. 1 Transfer of Software Materials and Contents. Developer shall transfer all content documents templates and other source or object code the Software Materials that comprise the Software Product. Developer shall provide technical assistance and training in the use and operation of the Software Product as well as specific support in aiding Purchaser in the operation of the Software Product. Developer shall transfer all except for Developers Proprietary Material defined below contained in the Software Product. Purchaser shall hold all rights title and interest in and to the Software Product. Specifically but without limitation Purchaser shall hold all rights title and interest in and to all text graphics animation audio components and digital components of the Software the Content all interfaces navigational devices menus menu structures or arrangements icons help and other operational instructions and all other components of any source or object computer code that comprises the Software all literal and nonliteral expressions of ideas that operate cause create direct manipulate access or otherwise affect the content and all copyrights patents trade secrets and other intellectual or industrial property rights in the Software or any component or characteristic thereof. Developer shall not do anything that may infringe upon or in any way undermine Purchasers rights title and interest in the Software Product as described in this Paragraph 4. Notwithstanding the above Developer shall retain all intellectual property rights in any and all text images or other components and or materials owned by Developer or which Developer has the legal right to use including but not limited to software related documentation marketing material logos and tag lines Developers Proprietary Material which has been exempted Exemptions from this Agreement according to the attached Specifications. 2. Delivery Dates and Milestones. Developer will use reasonable diligence in the transfer of the Software Materials and endeavor to deliver to Purchaser all Software Materials or any other obligation set forth in the Specifications no later than delivery date. Purchaser acknowledges however that this delivery deadline and the other payment milestones listed in Exhibit are estimates and are not required delivery dates unless otherwise noted in the Specifications. Deliverables defined as Critical Deliverables shall be outlined in Exhibit and shall contain the delivery date and terms of delivery of the Critical Deliverable. In the event that Closing Date is agreed upon the Closing Date shall be the date upon which all obligations must be met by both parties under this Agreement. 3. Compensation. For all of Developers services under this Agreement Purchaser shall compensate Developer in cash pursuant to the terms of Exhibit attached hereto. In the event Purchaser fails to make any of the payments referenced in Exhibit by the deadline set forth in Exhibit Developer has the right but is not obligated to pursue any or all of the following remedies. terminate the Agreement remove equipment owned by Developer whether leased to Purchaser by Developer or not and any Developers personnel or staff from Purchasers location bring legal action or Developer may suspend development training transfer of Software Product or intellectual property or any other obligations under this Agreement and Purchaser shall be responsible for any schedule changes required and additional financial impact suffered due to failure to compensate Developer under this Agreement.
4. Confidentiality. Purchaser and Developer acknowledge and agree that any Specifications and all other documents and information related to the engagement of marketing or advertisement development of products or practices the Confidential Information will constitute valuable trade secrets of each party. Both parties shall keep the Confidential Information in confidence and shall not at any time during or after the term of this Agreement without the others prior written consent disclose or otherwise make available to anyone either directly or indirectly all or any part of the Confidential Information. Excluded from the Confidential Information definition is anything that can be seen by the public in any advertising medium or channel. 5. General Provisions. 5 Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings written or oral between the parties related to the subject matter hereof. No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by both parties hereto. 5 Governing Law.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of state or province. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the county County state or province Superior Court. 5 Binding Effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of both parties and their respective successors and assigns provided that neither party assigns any of their obligations under this Agreement without the others prior written consent. 5 Waiver. The waiver by either party of any breach or failure to enforce any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time shall not in any way affect limit or waive such partys right thereafter to enforce and compel strict compliance with every term and condition of this Agreement. 5 Good Faith.
Each party represents and warrants to the other that such party has acted in good faith and agrees to continue to so act in the negotiation execution delivery performance and any termination of this Agreement. 5 Right to Withhold Content and Creative Services. In the event that single party fails in its obligations as set forth on Exhibit within the time prescribed in Exhibit the other party has the right to withhold further promotion content and Services performed for or on behalf of the other party until such obligations are met. 5 Indemnification. Both parties warrant that everything they give one another to use in fulfillment of Specifications is legally owned or licensed. Both parties agree to indemnify and hold harmless one another from any and all claims brought by any third party relating to any aspect of the content and Services including but without limitation any and all demands liabilities losses costs and claims including attorneys fees arising out of injury caused by either partys products services material supplied copyright infringement and or defective products sold via the advertising or Services of either party. 5 Confidentiality and Disclosure of Authorship or Ownership. Unless otherwise agreed upon in the Specifications Developer acknowledges that Developer permanently and completely waives all right to claim ownership or authorship of the Software Product and may not disclose now or in the future said authorship or ownership in the Software Product except in the case where such claim to ownership and authorship has been made freely and publicly available prior to entering into this Agreement. Purchaser and Developer acknowledge and agree that the Specifications and all other documents and information related to the development of the Software the Confidential Information will constitute valuable trade secrets of Developer. Purchaser shall keep the Confidential Information in confidence and shall not at any time during or after the term of this Agreement without Developers prior written consent disclose or otherwise make available to anyone either directly or indirectly all or any part of the Confidential Information.
5 Limited Warranty and Limitation on Damages. Developer warrants that the Software will conform to the Specifications. If the Software does not conform to the Specifications Developer shall be responsible to correct the Software without unreasonable delay at Developers sole expense and without charge to Purchaser to bring the Software into conformance with the Specifications. This warranty shall be the exclusive warranty available to Purchaser. Purchaser waives any other warranty express or implied. Purchaser acknowledges that Developer does not warrant that the Software will work on all platforms. Purchaser acknowledges that Developer will not be responsible for the results productivity or any other measurable metric not specified in Exhibit obtained by Purchaser on the Software. Purchaser waives any claim for damages direct or indirect and agrees that its sole and exclusive remedy for damages either in contract or tort is the return of the consideration paid to Developer as set forth in Exhibit attached hereto. Developer will monitor the reliability and stability of the Software for period of up to thirty days to ensure that it performs in accordance with the Specifications. If modifications are required at any time Developer will confer in good faith with Purchaser concerning the appropriateness of any modifications and mutually agree whether or not to make such modifications; provided however that such agreement will not be deemed to relieve Developer from its obligations to ensure that the Product continues to conform to the Specifications and compensation estimates as specified in Exhibit A. 5. 10 Attorneys Fees. In the event any party to this Agreement employs an attorney to enforce any of the terms of the Agreement the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its actual attorneys fees and costs including expert witness fees. 5. 11 Right to Interrupt Services Labor or Removal of Software Resources. In the event Purchaser fails to make any of the payments set forth on Exhibit within the time prescribed in Exhibit Closing Date Developer has the right to interrupt services labor or removal of software resources until payment in full is paid plus accrued late charges of 2% per month. 5. 12 Term of Agreement.
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