Key challenges in Test Management

The key challenges in test management include the following –

* Inadequate test planning

* Inadequate effort budgeted for testing

* Changing requirements and lack of change control

* Lack of traceability between requirements and test cases

*  Lack of focus on testing process or ineffective testing process

* Lack of monitoring rigour or lack of metrics implementation in tracking testing progress

* Inadequate planning for required test data and environment

* Inadequate focus/lack of planning for automation, making test management time-consuming

* Absence of or poorly organised test organisation and team structure

* Inadequate testing skills in the team

* Lack of well-defined and agreed communication process

Source : “Software Testing – Effective Methods, Tools and Techniques book authored by our director, Mr Pradeep Oak and published by McGraw Hill.