When you want to find ‘more’ defects, focus on the objective of what types of defects you want to uncover. Focus on examining information that can give you a better clue to the types of defects. This goal focus enables to come with just enough (no more) and not necessarily more test cases. When we want to deliver higher quality software, it is not about doing more testing. It is about focusing on the types of defects that could creep during the entire SDLC, and then figuring how to detect earlier or prevent and therefore ‘do no more’ rather than ‘do more’.
This is the highlight of the article by T Ashok, CEO Founder of STAG Software, that was published in the Tea Time with Testers ezine of August 2013 issue. Below is the full article: