Discussion Forum Topics

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  1. Within an agile SCRUM environment, is it possible for a tester embedded within a development team to maintain independence? Why or why not? How effective would they be? What are the risks and benefits of a tester being integrated as a part of a development team? What are the risks and benefits of a tester remaining totally independent?
  2. What are the benefits of developing a test plan for a given testing project and what are the things you must take into consideration as you write a test plan?
  3. Compare and contrast a test plan to a functional test plan. How do they differ from each other? Which approach would be most suitable to an agile software development environment and which would be more suitable to a waterfall SDLC? What is your rationale?

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