Acceptance testing - prototype to replace BPTS ACPT

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Validating systems, products or services to determine whether the acceptance criteria have been satisfied.

Guidance notes

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Activities include - but not limited to...

  • planning, design, management, execution and reporting of acceptance tests
  • align the organization and encouraging effective and efficient collaboration with a variety of people and roles involved
  • enabling formal acceptance of systems, products or services - 
  • creating measurable acceptance criteria related to requirements, features, user stories, 
  • devising acceptance test cases/scenarios from acceptance criteria
  • behaviour driven development
  • considering functionality,  performance, and  other  characteristics from  a stakeholder or  usage perspective and how they deliver improved ways of working, business efficiencies and planned business benefits
  • addressing non-functional requirements as well as functional requirements.
  • testing business processes and business rules
  • exploratory testing by users to discover unexpected behaviours
  • Model Office Testing to simulate real life operational usage by users and administrators

Acceptance testing - prototype to replace BPTS: Level 6

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Champions the need for high standards in systems, products and services focussed on delivering to customer requirements and business benefits.

Maintains an overview of the business environment, required outcomes and potential exposures.

Develops organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for acceptance testing. Develops organisational acceptance testing capabilities and methods.

Collaborates with internal and external partners to facilitate effective testing of systems, products and services.

Acceptance testing - prototype to replace BPTS: Level 5

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Plans and manages acceptance test activities. Specifies test environment for whole life cycle testing of complex systems products, services. Manages the selection and creation of relevant scenarios for testing and ensures that tests reflect realistic operational business conditions and good coverage.

Ensure tests and results are documented, reported to stakeholders and are available for specification of user instructions.

Highlights issues and risks identified during testing to stakeholders.

Provides authoritative advice and guidance on planning and execution pf acceptance tests. an appropriate manner.

Acceptance testing - prototype to replace BPTS: Level 4

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Creates acceptance criteria related to requirements, features and user stories. Specifies and develops acceptance test cases and scenarios to test that systems, products and services deliver the planned business benefits.

Collaborates across parties involved in the development and operational use of product, systems or service development to enable comprehensive test coverage.

Analyses and reports on test activities, results, issues and risks including the work of others.

Acceptance testing - prototype to replace BPTS: Level 3

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Follows agreed standards and techniques to devise acceptance test cases/scenarios from acceptance criteria. Analyses and reports on test activities, results, issues and risks.

Acceptance testing - prototype to replace BPTS: Level 2

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Assists in preparations for acceptance testing of systems, products or services. Assists in collection of feedback.