Lessons Learned from End-to-End Systems Testing
End-to-end testing of large, distributed systems is a complex and often expensive task. Interface testing at this high level involves multiple sub-systems and often requires cooperation among many groups. From mimicking real-world production configurations to difficult project management and risk issues, Marc Bloom describes the challenges and successes he's experienced at Capital One in performing end-to-end testing. Learn how to define and scope end-to-end system testing and develop a customized framework for repeatable test execution. Find out ways to support knowledge sharing across different test teams to improve the coverage and efficiency of your interface testing.
- The benefits and value added of comprehensive end-to-end testing
- Guidelines for developing an end-to-end test plan and implementing it
- Project profiles from end-to-end testing of both new systems and major enhancements to existing systems