Test Planning Toolkit

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Make sure that your organization defines and implements Test Planning, Test Automation and test execution processes to assure each Production release is delivered as efficiently as possible and with high quality.

More Uses of the Test Planning Toolkit:

  • Decompose complex systems in order to identify risk and focus Test Planning to optimize testing effectiveness.

  • Ensure you exceed; lead with expertise in test management, Test Planning, estimation, reporting.

  • Arrange that your design complies; analysis, build, design and Test Planning phase of the modules.

  • Support Test Planning, Test Design, test procedures, Test Scripts, test execution, and test evaluation.

  • Supervise: Test Planning, test scenarios/cases design, Test Automation and successful project leadership.

  • Confirm your organization complies; conducts audits to ensure Test Planning and execution adheres to standards and guidelines.

  • Drive: integration, verification, and qualification Test Planning and procedure development.

  • Ensure you head; expand an entity managing Business Process design, key configuration workshops, Functional Design, Test Planning and Test Execution.

  • Support the test team for Test Planning, execution and user testing.

  • Be accountable for supporting DevOps Development Teams Test Planning and execution, and Code Review.

  • Ensure you involve; lead user acceptance Test Planning, execution, and completion of the project on time.

  • Support the design verification team by providing design insights for Test Planning, debugging, and fixing failing Test Cases.

  • Ensure you compile; lead Test Planning and development, execution, and other activities that lead to successful product delivery.

  • Ensure your group develops milestones for Test Planning and execution and oversees accomplishment of activities.

  • Warrant that your planning creates the overall Test Plan for the project and leads Test Planning activities and deliverables.

  • Audit: Test Planning work with the Scrum team to understand User Stories in current sprint and estimate time needed to test each item.

  • Ensure you conceptualize; lead and participates in Test Planning and quality review sessions.

  • Confirm your design contributes to the review of Test Planning and Test Execution strategies.

  • Lead Test Planning estimating and scheduling.

  • Warrant that your operation contributes to Test Planning, and when part of a Scrum team, builds Test Cases for stories in the given sprint, per story acceptance criteria.

  • Take ownership of a large piece of a product, or an entire product, from analyzing requirements to Test Planning and execution through approval for release.

  • Confirm your planning contributes in identifying scope of testing/Test Planning/optimization of test conditions.

  • Support to DevOps Development Teams Test Planning and execution.

  • Coordinate: Test Planning, documenting, coordinating, and executing activities related to the testing of systems and applications developed by your product team.

  • Initiate the Test Planning activities for test case design.

  • Ensure that the Application meets Quality Standards by designing Test Methods, driving Test Planning, monitoring test execution, and issue tracking.

  • Confirm your corporation provides input for testing requirements, Test Planning, acceptance criteria, etc.

  • Facilitate design FMEA sessions in order to drive reliable design choices and improve validation Test Planning and assemblies.

  • Establish that your enterprise leads System Integration and verification Test Planning process and the creation of a high level verification test plan.

  • Confirm your strategy ensures in scope and out of scope items are clearly identified during Test Planning.


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. Have all basic functions of Test Planning been defined?

  2. How do you determine the key elements that affect Test Planning workforce satisfaction, how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?

  3. Are accountability and ownership for Test Planning clearly defined?

  4. Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Test Planning that make IT risky?

  5. Will a response program recognize when a crisis occurs and provide some level of response?

  6. What are your key Test Planning indicators that you will measure, analyze and track?

  7. How scalable is your Test Planning solution?

  8. Are you paying enough attention to the partners your company depends on to succeed?

  9. Is the Test Planning risk managed?

  10. What is your organizations process which leads to recognition of value generation?

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 994 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. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Test Planning project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Test Planning project team have enough people to execute the Test Planning project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Test Planning project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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



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.