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Support implementation of project; configuration of the order management system, quality assurance validation from creation and execution of test plans, cases and scripts; establish and manage acceptance criteria, identifies defects and works to a resolution with the Developers and business teams.

More Uses of the Test Plans Toolkit:

  • Govern: design create and / or evaluate technical designs for customer systems, develop test plans, build proof of concepts and lead design review to ensure alignment with customers business requirements.

  • Confirm your organization conducts various performance tests of your organizations product in accordance with test criteria established by policies and procedures and/or written test plans and maintain accurate records of test results and reports results to appropriate group.

  • Lead: development and management of key test artifacts (test plans, test procedures, verification and validation test matrices, configuration reports, defect reports, and test reports).

  • Warrant that your organization performs quality assurance (test plans, scripts, risk analysis and prioritization of test scripts) practices of all user stories by ensuring the business value is accurately defined.

  • Ensure you surpass; build and constantly improve your organizations integrated marketing strategy, test plans, and overall program development while creating new flows, and nurture campaigns for prospects and customers.

  • Assure your organization conducts test of new components, assemblies and systems based on test criteria as established by policies and procedures and/or written test plans; maintains accurate records of test results and reports results to appropriate group.

  • Arrange that your organization implements system level software test programs, test plans, test specifications, and test procedures, for developmental, qualification, and customer acceptance testing.

  • Provide key engineering oversight to manufacturing change management activities through execution and reporting of accurate, thorough and insightful test plans, protocols and reports consistent with organization SOPs.

  • Update/maintain detailed test plans; develops test scenarios and test scripts; and, traces requirements to test cases to ensure coverage for full system integration test.

  • Confirm your organization develops, coordinate, and implements test plans to test business and functional requirements during solution development and participates in system testing individually or through assigned staff.

  • Develop, forecast, and execute test plans to drive incremental revenue and build playbook in partnership with revenue management and product teams to ensure tech stack and tools deliver on offers.

  • Develop test scripts, test conditions, input test data, and expected results for one or more test plans in a development cycle by analyzing the Functional Specifications and Business Requirements.

  • Confirm your organization ensures completed stories meet acceptance criteria by reviewing test plans, the output of automated testing or, where necessary, contributing to manual testing efforts.

  • Ensure your organization creates detailed test designs and test plans; creates and review test data for performing test scenarios; execution of unit and system test scripts, debugging efforts and defect tracking, support of user acceptance testing, and software implementation and deployment tasks.

  • Devise: work closely with developers and testers to ensure requirements and functional designs are translated accurately into working technical designs and that test plans and scripts serve customer needs.

  • Arrange that your organization verifies system design, deployment plans and configuration changes by executing test plans, and documenting results of said test plans prior to production implementation.

  • Confirm your organization develops call center systems by developing customer interaction and voice response systems, and voice networks; designing user interfaces; developing and executing user acceptance test plans; planning and controlling implementations.

  • Be accountable for leading and having accountability for the development and execution against Test Plans and Test Scripts (ensuring traceability from the Test Scripts back to the Requirements and Design).

  • Establish that your organization conducts patch and upgrade testing by developing and executing test plans that thoroughly test the applications and/or integrations and allow for quality implementations of new or modified applications/modules and integrations.

  • Develop and execute firmware integration test plans on new hardware components and firmware features to rapidly retire risk from new designs and provide feedback to the development teams.

  • Establish that your organization executes test plans/scenarios for system testing, performance tuning, load and stress testing, as part of overall test and quality assurance plan for a software release.

  • Ensure you mentor; understand reliability failure mechanisms, development program test plans, and surveillance plans to help Product Realization Teams improve the reliability of designs.

  • Govern: test out the developed solutions to ensure requirements and functional designs are translated accurately into working technical designs and that test plans and scripts serve customer needs and business scenarios.

  • Verify software functionality based on the test strategy and test plans created, and utilize various software testing methodologies to identify the decision points in the software.

  • Be accountable for using engineering best practices, design, develop, analyze test plans and strategies to meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability and security needs.


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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Test Plans 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 994 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 Plans improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 994 standard requirements:

  1. What models and/or simulations have been or will be used to reduce test asset requirements, establish statistical confidence levels, and reduce overall testing time and/or cost?

  2. 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?

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

  4. Is a test plan developed and followed for all major implementation projects, including unit, system, integration, interface, and data conversion testing, as appropriate?

  5. Does the test plan address proper use of the dedicated test environments to protect the integrity of existing production environments and data?

  6. Has the integrator developed a test plan that has been approved by all the stakeholders and which meets all the objectives for the system?

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

  8. Is there a program established to provide, annual security training for personnel having continued access to classified information?

  9. What algorithms or test techniques would be most likely to find the new fault types from deep submicron lithography and processing?

  10. Does the contractor or vendor possess the right skills and competencies to complete the scope defined by the project?

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 Plans book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Test Plans 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 Plans Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Test Plans 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 Plans 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 Plans projects with the 62 implementation resources:

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Management Plan: Are stakeholders aware and supportive of the principles and practices of modern software estimation?

  2. WBS Dictionary: Does the contractor have procedures which permit identification of recurring or non-recurring costs as necessary?

  3. Probability and Impact Matrix: How carefully have the potential competitors been identified?

  4. Procurement Audit: Are all mutilated and voided checks retained for proper accounting of pre-numbered checks?

  5. Schedule Management Plan: Does the resource management plan include a personnel development plan?

  6. Variance Analysis: Are overhead cost budgets established for each department which has authority to incur overhead costs?

  7. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: Based on your Test Plans project communication management plan, what worked well?

  8. Scope Management Plan: Which statement about customer expectations is not true?

  9. Activity Duration Estimates: Account for the make-or-buy process and how to perform the financial calculations involved in the process. What are the main types of contracts if you do decide to outsource?

  10. Stakeholder Management Plan: Do Test Plans project managers participating in the Test Plans project know the Test Plans projects true status first hand?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

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

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Test Plans 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 Plans 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 Plans 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 Plans 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 Plans 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 Plans project with this in-depth Test Plans Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Test Plans 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 Plans 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 Plans investments work better.

This Test Plans 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.