Before starting to use the Test Priority Sheet you need to establish certain factors. You need to be familiar with the following:
Complexity (architecture, components)
Aim (purpose, target group)
Multiply the values on the same row with each other and put the product under Testing Need. Do this for all rows.
Compare the values in the Testing Need column with each other. The higher the value, the higher the testing need. If several rows have the same value, higher priority should often be given the area with the higher Aim value.
Are links present and to what extent?
Are links critical and how sensitive is the target group to bad links?
Are forms present? To what extent and how advanced?
How critical are forms for the site and how sensitive are users to problems with forms?
Are cookies used and to what extent?
How advanced and extent is the use of techniques affecting search engine indexing?
How severe effects will problems with web indexing have?
To what extent are different programming languages used?
How critical effects can problems with Programming Language have?
Dynamic Interface Components:
How extent and how advanced are the use of different technologies?
How critical are the functions of these components and will users notice failure of these and how will they react?
How complex is the database architecture?
How critical are databases to the aim of the application and how will users respond to failure?
How complex is the structure of the site?
How severe effects will difficulty of navigation have?
How extent is the use of different graphical elements?
How critical is the use of graphics and how sensitive will users be to problems with graphics?
To what extent does the site contain complex and sensitive information?
How severe effects will errors in the content have?
How advanced is the site layout?
How sensitive are users to poor appearance?
How complex is the architecture?
How critical information is dependant on communication between different servers?
How complex is the architecture?
How critical information is dependant on communication with external servers?
To what extent does the site contain features with possible platform compatibility problems?
To what extent may users differ in platforms and how critical effects will compatibility issues have?
To what extent does the site contain features with possible browser compatibility problems?
To what extent may users differ in browsers and how serious effects will compatibility issues have?
To what extent does the site contain features sensitive to different settings?
To what extent may users differ in settings?
To what extent does the site contain information that requires printing capability?
To what extent may users differ in configuration and how frequently will they print?
To what extent are there features on the site sensitive to connection speed?
To what extent will users differ in connection speed and how sensitive will they be to bad performance?
Are there features on the site that are sensitive to high loads?
Will the presence of users reach high load levels?
Are there features on the site that are sensitive to stress situations?
How likely is it that stress situations will occur and how severe effects may it cause?
Are there features on the site that are sensitive to continuous use?
Will the site or feature be continuously used and what will be the effects of problems of the feature?
How advanced is the security?
How critical is the security of the site?
UNIT TESTING PART ONE
UNIT TESTING PART TWO
UNIT TESTING PART THREE
WINDOWS COMPLIANCE GUI TESTING PART ONE
WINDOWS COMPLIANCE GUI TESTING PART TWO
WINDOWS COMPLIANCE GUI TESTING PART THREE
WINDOWS COMPLIANCE GUI TESTING PART FOUR VALIDATION TESTING
WINDOWS COMPLIANCE GUI TESTING PART FIVE CONDITION TESTING
WINDOWS COMPLIANCE GUI TESTING PART SIX GENERAL CONDITION TESTING
TESTING CONDITIONS PART ONE
TESTING CONDITIONS PART TWO
TESTING CONDITIONS PART THREE
TESTING CONDITIONS PART FOUR
SPECIFIC FIELD TESTING
INTEGRATION TESTING PART ONE
INTEGRATION TESTING PART TWO
INTEGRATION TESTING PART THREE
INTEGRATION TESTING PART FOUR
INTEGRATION TESTING PART FIVE
INTEGRATION TEST STANDARDS
INTEGRATION TEST STANDARDS PART TWO