Test plan is a document that discuss about objectives, scope, different criteria, approach, individual roles and responsibilities, schedule, risk & their mitigation, approval and item pass /fail criteria.
Test Plan Template:-
Test plan Identifier
Features to be teste4d/Not to be tested
Test Schedule & Resources
Suspension & Resumption criteria
Roles and Responsibilities
Test plan Identifier: It is a unique identifier for the test plan with version for which you are preparing the plan.
Introduction: Overview of the system.
- Purpose of this document.
- Formal Reviewing.
- What will be covered in this test
- What will not be covered in this test
Includes: > Functional or structural requirements > System interface > Infrastructure components > Application documentation
Test Objectives: Can be simply called as 'Testing goal'.
Assumptions: Document test prerequisites which if not met could have negative impact on the test
Example: skill level of resources
- Test budget
- State of application at start of testing
- Tools available
Risk Analysis: Document test risks and their possible impact on the test effort
- New Technology
- New Test
Strategy: Overall approach of testing
- Black/White box
- Types/Level of testing
Test Schedule & Resources: Test schedule includes:
- Major test activities
- Sequence of test
- Dependence on other project activities
- Initial estimation for each activity