Basically, test monitoring is a management activity. It involves evaluating the current test phase and collecting feedback, while the executing testers provide some of this relevant information through reporting:
Points 1 and 2 deal mainly with reporting, which is an important part of test monitoring. Reports should be precise and avoid "long stories". It is important to remember that the content of a report is designed individually by each person editing it. Points 3 and 4 deal with the quantifiability of tests. The following metrics can be used for this:
The monitoring of the tests and reporting are closely related. Since a test analyst is primarily a manager, his or her contribution is to collect and provide the metrics relevant for monitoring and reporting.
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