User Acceptance Testing
User Acceptance Testing is the last stage of testing before Release and other installation tests take place. Its purpose is to ensure that the system is fit for use in the organisation. The following articles and support are to help you.
- Testing Principles - describes the three principles of testing.
- What Is UAT, And Why Do It? - This is an overview of why you should do User Acceptance Testing.
- UAT Definition - explains the formal definition of UAT testing.
- UAT Objectives - describes the three UAT objectives and their priority order.
- Five reasons not to do UAT and how they affect the project plan.
UAT Test Plan Template
One of the key ways of improving the chances of a successful UAT project is to have a good test plan in place. The IEEE 829 document standard outlines the sixteen key sections that should be in any test plan. Available from this site is a customised UAT Plan Template which uses the standard and makes it specific for UAT.
UAT and the Testing Process
- Testing Process - the six steps of the testing process.
- Verification and Validation - the links between the V-Model and Verification and Validation.