In Software Development Life Cycle, Testing constitutes a major portion of effort in the complete release effort. Regression Testing plays a major role in effort number of resources required. The challenge for the test team is to test all the Regression functionalities and ensure that there are no test escapes. This effort increases for every new release as the number of legacy releases increases.
Manual Execution of Regression features is costly affair and involves huge time. Automation comes to the rescue, but however, if Customer is unwilling to invest in Automation, it requires different strategies to optimize the Regression Effort in Manual Test selection.
This white paper focuses on different strategies in Regression Test Optimization. It details the factors which impact Regression Test Selection. It also details the advantages the test team gains by having different analysis which can be applied not only for Regression Test Selection but also for Bug Fix Testing or Change Request Testing. This paper takes an EMS product as an example and ends with Cost Benefit analysis.
Vidya, a PMP with an experience of 10 years, has received various individual Best Team Performance Awards at project organization level. He has completed his Bachelor of Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad and holds a Management certification from Univesitas21. He is currently managing Telecom Test Test Automation Projects. He has worked in various Telecom Domains, predominantly in Broadband Network Management. He has contributed in various Process Technical initiatives at Project Level and Organization Level which helped in achieving High Quality Deliverables High Customer Satisfaction.
Ramana has been working in Telecom domain System Testing for around five years. He has worked in multiple domains in IP ATM for Element/ Network Management and CPE Management System Testing. He is a Cisco Certified Network Associate and has received various awards at project level for significant contribution. He has completed his post graduation in Master of Computer Applications from Sri Venkateswara University.