Test Planning Toolkit

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Test Planning Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Test Planning related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Test Planning specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Test Planning Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Test Planning improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What type of software testing is most closely associated with testing after a change has been made to the software or operational software has been changed to maintain the software?

  2. Do you undertake regular scenario planning and stress test growth plans for seemingly improbable outcomes to ensure that the board is aware of possible short and longer term risks?

  3. Is a system of technical, physical, administrative and personnel control measures in place to ensure that access to classified information is limited to authorized personnel?

  4. Is there a plan for all activities with classified material to receive, process, and respond to requests for mandatory declassification review of classified information?

  5. Are supervisory personnel familiar with the special responsibilities in matters pertaining to personnel security, with respect to personnel under the supervision?

  6. Which business continuity planning test is a cost effective way of simulating a system crash locally without causing much harm to the actual facilities?

  7. Are procedures developed and employed to accommodate visits to the activity, which involve access to, or disclosure of, classified information?

  8. Is there a process to facilitate review and critique of all test scripts by a qualified BCP practitioner prior to conducting the test?

  9. How will component departments incorporate strategic workforce planning in the implementation of the shared service provider approach?

  10. Are entrances to secure rooms under positive entry control at all times during duty hours to prevent entry by unauthorized personnel?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Test Planning book in PDF containing 999 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Test Planning self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Test Planning Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Test Planning areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Test Planning Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Test Planning projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Test Planning Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Test Planning project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Human Resource Management Plan: Who are the people that make up your organization and whom create the success that your organization enjoys as a whole?

  2. Variance Analysis: What costs are avoidable if one or more customers are dropped?

  3. Procurement Audit: Are reports based on sound data available to the already stated responsible for monitoring the performance of contracts?

  4. Executing Process Group: What are some crucial elements of a good Test Planning project plan?

  5. Procurement Audit: Is the chosen supplier part of your organizations database?

  6. Risk Management Plan: Does the Test Planning project have the authority and ability to avoid the risk?

  7. Planning Process Group: What is involved in Test Planning project scope management, and why is good Test Planning project scope management so important on information technology Test Planning projects?

  8. Milestone List: How late can each activity be finished and started?

  9. Requirements Management Plan: How will you develop the schedule of requirements activities?

  10. WBS Dictionary: Are records maintained to show how management reserves are used?

 
Step-by-step and complete Test Planning Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Test Planning project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Test Planning project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Test Planning project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Test Planning project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Test Planning project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Test Planning project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Test Planning project with this in-depth Test Planning Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Test Planning projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Test Planning and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Test Planning investments work better.

This Test Planning All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.