How to Write Better Test Cases

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What is it worth to improve test cases? What risk would impel you to invest in better test cases? As long as they cover the software requirements, isn't that good enough? The answer to these questions is that poor test cases do indeed expose you to considerable risk.

What is it worth to improve test cases? What risk would impel you to invest in better test cases? As long as they cover the software requirements, isn't that good enough? The answer to these questions is that poor test cases do indeed expose you to considerable risk.

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Dianne Runnels's picture Dianne Runnels

Dianne L. Runnels, CQA, CSTE, is a project manager with Interim Technology Consulting in Minneapolis. She has been a software quality analyst, business analyst, trainer, and technical writer. Dianne writes and presents training in software process improvement, software testing, and writing test cases, and she has experience in software projects in many industries, including banking and finance, manufacturing, insurance, retail, health care, education, utilities, and federal agencies. She has been a speaker at professional conferences in Boston; San Francisco; Washington, DC; Chicago; and Minneapolis.

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