Artificial Intelligence: A Force for Good

  Artificial intelligence (AI) is a rapidly developing technology with the potential to revolutionize many aspects of our lives. While there are some concerns about the potential negative impacts of AI, there are also many ways that it can be used for good. Here are some examples of how AI is being used for good: Healthcare: AI is being used to develop new drugs and treatments, improve diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and provide personalized healthcare. For example, AI-powered systems are being used to analyze medical images and data to detect cancer and other diseases earlier and more accurately than ever before. Education: AI is being used to personalize learning, provide real-time feedback, and help students learn at their own pace. For example, AI-powered tutors can provide personalized feedback to students on their homework and help them identify areas where they need additional help. Environment: AI is being used to monitor and protect the environment. For exampl

User Acceptance Testing

What is User Acceptance Testing?

            User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is the final stage in the software development life cycle. At this stage, users will test the software to see if they can carry out tasks that the software was designed to do and check for any issues that can be brought to the developer for tweaking.

A well designed UAT test provides a thorough vetting of the application. Also, a UAT test provides a macro-level overview of how complete an application is.

How are they administered?

               Several steps need to be considered before performing a UAT test. Following these phases is essential to a successful test result which are:

1. Knowledge Gathering for Test Plan

               A UAT test planning should always be done first as gathering information required to perform a comprehensive test. It requires extensive collaboration between the integration manager, the relevant business process owners, and the different functional leads. The information that is needed is:

    • The list of business processes that should be tested
    • Guidelines for which data to use
    • Intended test results
    • The UAT team responsible for testing
    • The sequence of actions or test steps that must be followed at a high level

2. UAT Scope

               Since not all business processes require testing, some can be safely ignored. Before performing the test, the scope of the UAT must be defined for the project. If the test range is not found, the test may balloon quickly, which means that the test can become challenging to decide what is critical for a successful experiment.

3. UAT Design

               Once the scope is understood for the UAT test, designing it and assigning different business steps to users and setting a timeline for testing will follow. Information gathered in the first step will be used to developing the test. This step will become much more comfortable as time goes on, and cases to reference is used.

4.UAT Execution

               With the UAT process clearly defined, now is the time to execute it and decide if it should move ahead to production. To successfully run a UAT test, one needs this step to be extremely efficient. Several elements need to emphasize are documentation and progress reporting and defect management, which requires flawless communication and balance between tests and developers.

5.Confirm Business Objectives

               Once the execution is over, and as many defects as possible have been rectified, it is time to assess the risk of going live and signing off on UAT. The sign of approval indicates that the change meets business requirements and is ready for deployment. 


        There is a lot that goes into testing of an application. Every program that lives on a computer is vetted to ensure that it works as intended. If the application is not operating correctly, this could indicate not enough testing took place, or there may have been an issue with its transfer on the computer. Either way, it is essential that UAT testing on all applications be done before it is released.

If you would like to know more about User Acceptance Testing, check out the link below.

 Panaya.com/UAT testing

If there is anything that I might have left out, please let me know in the comments below. I would love to hear from you.

Until then, be safe and see you next week!

References

Panaya.com. (2020, July 16). What is user acceptance testing (UAT) - The full process explained. https://www.panaya.com/blog/testing/what-is-uat-testing/


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