Understanding test yield

Yield is the ratio of outcome to the effort invested. In the case of testing we may consider Defect yield = #Bugs-uncovered/#Test-cases Our objective is to understand the value we are accruing with the effort we are investing. Defect yield just as a metric may not be useful, it has  to be analysed across time. i.e. […]

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Analysing defect escapes

Despite good testing, defects escape to the customer. Collecting and analysing the customer reported defects is key to improving test effectiveness. So, how can HBT help in this? All we get from the customer is/are issue(s). How do we we proceed? Identify the defect with affected EUT. A good understanding of the defect will help […]

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