Test Plan Outline
4.TEST OBJECTIVES (ITEMS)
List each of the test objectives (items, programs) to be tested.
5.FEATURES TO BE TESTED
List each of the features (functions or requirements) which will be
tested or demonstrated by the test.
6.FEATURES NOT TO BE TESTED
Explicitly lists each feature, function, or requirement which won't be
tested and why not.
Describe the data flows and test philosophy.
Simulation or Live execution, Etc.
8.ITEM PASS/FAIL CRITERIA Blanket statement
Must the test run from start to completion?
Under what circumstances may it be resumed in the middle?
Establish check-points in long tests.
What, besides software, will be delivered?
11.TESTING TASKS Functional tasks (e.g., equipment set up)
Office space & equipment
Who does the tasks in Section 10?
What does the user do?
14.STAFFING & TRAINING
17.RISKS & CONTINGENCIES
Adapted from IEEE Standard for Software Test Documentation (829.83 / 829.98)