whole story? Are the requirements documents you’ve been given the most reliable source of information about the system? Where else should you look? Who else should you talk to?
I took the examples for this article from big projects, but the lessons apply to projects of any size, whether you’re managing an enterprise end-to-end test or you’re the sole tester on your project team.
Never believe everything you’ve been told. Don’t accept that what you’ve been given is everything you need. Your success—and that of your project—depends on your healthy, professional skepticism.