Software Testing Tutorial#39-What is Test Strategy in Software Testing

In this Software Testing Tutorial, we will learn about what is test strategy in Software Testing. A software test strategy is a document which defines the broader and general way in which the testing will be approached within an organization. Test Strategy is mostly written at the organization level and is independent of projects. Project will use contents of test strategy and refine as per the project contexts.

Following are some of the key sections of test strategy document. Different organizations follow different templates but following sections are the key sections of test strategy document.

1. Scope and Environment

2. Testing Approach

3. Test Environment Specification

4. Testing Tools

5. Release Management

6. Risk Analysis

7. Reviews and Approvals