The purpose of this discipline detail is to identify and describe the testing that will be implemented and executed. This is accomplished by generating a test plan which contains the requirements for test and test strategies. A single test plan may be developed, describing all the different types of tests to be implemented and executed, or one test plan per type of test may be developed. Either method is acceptable.
the Plan test activity is done so the test efforts can be measured and managed.
The test designer is the principal role involved in this discipline detail, with input from the end-user representatives.
The following are sample techniques that can be applied to ensure that the appropriate information is derived: