Lean Methodology for Improved Software Quality Assurance: Best Practices & Application

What is Lean testing?

A specific software testing process would have technical aspects that may not add any value to the software development and testing framework. There should be a way through which the non-essentials or waste can be eliminated. This is exactly where lean testing comes into perspective. Waste can be described as “anything included in the software development and testing process that adds no value to the end product/customer.” These wastes will be added up in the product or service cost and thus negatively hit the profit of the company.

The need for lean testing:

Following are the five key reasons that depict the need for lean testing:

Following are the five steps required to perform lean testing:

Step 1: The waste in the testing process needs to be identified, managed and discarded.

Lean testing best practices:

1. Optimum utilization of resources: The core focus of lean testing is to make sure that nothing is wasted. This will in turn make sure that each resource is optimally utilized throughout the project’s lifecycle. Assets can be conserved by utilizing minimum viable test and minimum viable process and thus making sure that the application meets stakeholder and user expectations.


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Bethany Wilson

Bethany Wilson

Hi, this is Bethany. I’m working as Senior Software QA Tester with TestingXperts.