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User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

January 29, 2023

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is testing performed by end-users or stakeholders to evaluate whether a software application or system meets their business and technical requirements. UAT aims to ensure that the system is functional, usable, and meets the users’ needs.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) typically takes place after the system has been developed and is considered in its final testing stages. 

The User Acceptance Testing (UAT)process involves the following steps:

  1. Identify the stakeholders and end-users who will be involved in the testing process.
  2. Define the acceptance criteria, which are the requirements the system must meet to be considered fit for use.
  3. Prepare the UAT test environment, which includes the necessary hardware, software, and data.
  4. Create test cases that reflect the acceptance criteria and the real-world scenarios in which the system will be used.
  5. Execute the test cases and document the results.
  6. Review the test results and identify any defects or issues that need to be addressed.
  7. Make any necessary modifications to the system and repeat the UAT process until all acceptance criteria are met.
  8. Obtain formal acceptance from stakeholders or end-users that the system meets their requirements.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is an important step in the software development process. It allows stakeholders and end-users to validate that the system fits its intended purpose. It also provides an opportunity for feedback and suggestions for improvements before the system is deployed to production.

Also, See: A/B Testing

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