Software Testing Tutorial#43-Severity and Priority in Software Testing

In this Software Testing Tutorial, we will learn about Severity and Priority in Software Testing. Severity indicates how bad the defect is and what is the impact of the defect on the software, whereas the priority determines the urgency of fixing the defect.

Defect severity is assigned by the software testers and priority is mostly assigned by Product owners or person who represents business or customer. Defect severity and priority are very important information to be assigned to defects so that development team can understand the order in which they need to fix the defects.