Defect Probability

DEFECT PROBABILITY, also known as Defect Visibility or Bug Probability or Bug Visibility,  indicates the likelihood of a user encountering the defect / bug. High: Encountered by all or almost all the users of the feature Medium: Encountered by about 50% of the users of the feature Low: Encountered by very few users of the […]

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Defect Report

DEFECT REPORT is a document that identifies and describes a defect detected by a tester. The purpose of a defect report is to state the problem as clearly as possible so that developers can replicate the defect easily and fix it. Defect Report Template In most companies, a defect reporting tool is used and the […]

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Defect Priority

DEFECT PRIORITY, also known as Bug Priority, indicates the importance or urgency of fixing a defect. Though priority may be initially set by the Software Tester, it is usually finalized by the Project/Product Manager. ISTQB Definition priority: The level of (business) importance assigned to an item, e.g. defect. Classification Priority can be categorized into the […]

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Defect Severity

DEFECT SEVERITY or Impact is a classification of software defect (bug) to indicate the degree of negative impact on the quality of software. ISTQB Definition severity: The degree of impact that a defect has on the development or operation of a component or system. Classification The actual terminologies, and their meaning, can vary depending on […]

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Defect Life Cycle

DEFECT LIFE CYCLE, also known as Bug Life Cycle, is the journey of a defect from its identification to its closure. The Life Cycle varies from organization to organization and is governed by the software testing process the organization or project follows and/or the Defect tracking tool being used. Nevertheless, the life cycle in general […]

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Defect

A Software DEFECT / BUG is a condition in a software product which does not meet a software requirement (as stated in the requirement specifications) or end-user expectation (which may not be specified but is reasonable). In other words, a defect is an error in coding or logic that causes a program to malfunction or […]

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