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IEEE/ISO/IEC 29119-3-2021

IEEE/ISO/IEC International Standard for Software and systems engineering--Software testing--Part 3:Test documentation

The purpose of the ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119 series of software testing standards is to define an internationally-agreed set of standards for software testing that can be used by any organization when performing any form of software testing. ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-3 includes templates and examples of test documentation. The templates are arranged within clauses reflecting the overall test process description structure in ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-2, i.e. by the test process in which they are being produced. Annex A outlines the contents of each document and maps each document to ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-2. Annex B contains an overview of the examples. Annexes C to R contain examples of the application of the templates. Annex S provides mappings to existing standards. Annex T explains the use of the term Test Model in this document. The Bibliography for this part of ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119 is at the end of the document. ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-3 supports dynamic testing, functional and non-functional testing, manual and automated testing, and scripted and unscripted testing. The documentation templates defined in ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-3 can be used in conjunction with any software development lifecycle model.

Sponsor Committee
C/S2ESC - Software & Systems Engineering Standards Committee
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2019-02-08
Superseding
29119-3-2013
Board Approval
2021-09-23
History
Published:
2021-10-28

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Computer Society
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Sponsor Committee
C/S2ESC - Software & Systems Engineering Standards Committee
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Working Group
SF - Working Group for Software Testing
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IEEE Program Manager
Christy Bahn
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Working Group Chair
Jon Hagar
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