• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. In this course, you'll learn how to create new environments within the Lab Center including how to execute test cases in a lab environment. You'll also learn how to analyze recommended test and work items and how to perform an analysis of your reports, work with out-of-the box reports, and customize out-of-the-box reports. This course also addresses how to manage your work item relationships and requirements including how to create work item queries and perform bulk updates in Microsoft Excel. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the 70-497: Software Testing with Visual Studio certification exam.

Learning Objectives

Lab Center

  • start the course
  • create new environments in Lab Center
  • create copies of environments in Lab Center
  • run tests on remote environments in Lab Center
  • execute test cases in a lab environment

Analyze Recommended Tests

  • perform the steps to select the build in use
  • compare the current build to a previous build
  • perform the steps to view your recommended tests
  • perform the steps to analyze your work items

Perform Analysis

  • analyze reports
  • view your test plan results in MTM
  • analyze test suites
  • perform an analysis that identifies areas with low quality
  • identify the status of your test plan
  • work with out-of-the-box reports
  • customize out-of-the-box reports

Manage Work Items

  • validate work item requirements
  • manage work item relationships
  • perform the steps to create work item queries
  • perform bulk updates in Microsoft Excel

Practice: Managing Test Execution

  • understand test execution through lab center environments

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Incident Response
  • Software Development
  • Test and Evaluation