Tag: UAT

UAT for your Magento Project?

UAT for your Magento Project? Website Wireframes

When deploying COTS (commercial-off-the-shelf) software such as Magento, “How much should I test in UAT?” is always an interesting question.  After all, you’re buying 3rd party software so that you don’t have to pay for all of the development, testing, and maintenance. You won’t need to test the software’s base functionality. Yet don’t you still need […]

Don’t Begin UAT Until…

Don’t Begin UAT Until… ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

As projects run long and budgets get tight, the first thing that gets squeezed is testing. Even with the best of intentions, the planning, design, and development phases often go longer than expected. In order to meet that precious target rollout date, testing can get rushed. However, it is really important that testing is done […]

What do you do when your product passes UAT and fails when it’s released?

What do you do when your product passes UAT and fails when it’s released? ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Let’s say you’ve been engaged in a project that’s much needed by the company. Let’s say that it has had a past filled with failure. Let’s say that it’s on the chopping block to be cut, due to being a seemingly money pit. Let’s say that you’re on a super awesome team to turn the […]

A Business Analyst’s Checklist for User Acceptance Testing

A Business Analyst’s Checklist for User Acceptance Testing ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

A while ago, Joy wrote a post about how to prep for a UAT (User Acceptance Testing). I would like to add to that, with my own experience, for what is needed in order to prep for a UAT.   I had a client once who was building an internal software product, failed their UAT, […]

A (Failed) Humorous Attempt: How to Write the Imperfect User Story

A (Failed) Humorous Attempt: How to Write the Imperfect User Story ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

As a User Story, I should not have an actor for my user story. I’m not too certain if a user story is still a user story if the story…lacks a user. As a User Story, I must use systems as my actor. Hey! Systems can be actors too! The only issue is…how do you […]

Top 10 User Acceptance Testing Preparation Tips

Top 10 User Acceptance Testing Preparation Tips ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

If you are a Product Manager or Business Analyst in charge of managing users through User Acceptance Testing (UAT), here are the top 10 things to do to prepare: Formal scripts – prepare formal scripts for the business users to run. If you can re-use any of QA’s scripts, all the better. At a minimum, […]

Don’t forget to join us at IIBA tomorrow!

Don’t forget to join us at IIBA tomorrow! ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

James Hulgan at ArgonDigital will be presenting: ‘How to use Business Data Diagrams to Derive Use Cases & UAT Scenarios’ You don’t want to miss this! Summary: Most Business Analysts have at least a passing familiarity with Entity Relationship Diagrams, or ERD’s, and their use by DBAs and Data Architects to model logical and physical data […]

Join us at Austin IIBA on July 16th!

Join us at Austin IIBA on July 16th! ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Title: How to Use Business Data Diagrams to Derive Use Cases and UAT Scenarios Summary: Most Business Analysts have at least a passing familiarity with Entity Relationship Diagrams, or ERD’s,  and their use by DBAs and Data Architects to model logical and physical data models.   One level of abstraction above the ERD is the Business […]

Another Use for BDDs: Deriving UAT Test Scenarios

Another Use for BDDs: Deriving UAT Test Scenarios ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Many of my fellow colleagues on this here blog have already commented on the value of the Business Data Diagram or BDD.  Those of you familiar with ERDsor Entity Relationship Diagrams should recognize the BDD.  The key difference between the ERD and the BDD is that BDDs are not intended to represent either the logical […]