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#1 smasher248


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Posted 15 June 2017 - 12:43 PM

I have a presentation to do in software testing, and i dont under stand the difference between a testing strategy and a testing method, or how to describe these:


Describe test strategies and techniques:

(all of the list below)

—   Unit testing

—   Interface testing

—   System testing

—   Automated testing

                             —   Compliance testing


Any help would be much appreciated.



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#2 GoofProg


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Posted 15 June 2017 - 03:12 PM

In corporate it is usually called "Quality Assurance"

#3 egjk


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Posted 15 June 2017 - 03:28 PM

Testing method is probably Test Driven Development or some other methodology, maybe even the testing frameworks used. Testing strategy is the overarching workflow i.e.: unit testing and continuous integration.


4th edit:
Google is helpful!

Edited by egjk, 15 June 2017 - 03:32 PM.

#4 jwoods301


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Posted 15 June 2017 - 03:34 PM

A testing strategy is the overall approach taken to testing an application throughout its lifecycle.


A testing method (plan) is the "how".


You might find this webinar from Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute helpful...



Edited by jwoods301, 15 June 2017 - 03:43 PM.

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