Managing Your Master Test Suite
What is your master test suite made of? Snakes and snails and puppy dog tails? If you're like most testing organizations, that probably isn't too far off. The trick is to find ways to improve and optimize your test suite by using all the information available to you. This includes customer documentation, test plans, customer-found defects, information from coverage analysis, and past project and application history. Dale Bettine points out the pitfalls of trying to manage your test suite even as he reveals its effectiveness.