The test life cycle is integrated with the development life cycle in terms of phasing, milestones, deliverables and activities. Early test involvement is ensured.
This Specific Goal is looking to ensure that the test life cycle is integrated with the development life cycle and that testing is not seen as a late add-on to the development process.
SP 2.1 Establish integrated life cycle models
Descriptions of the Organisation-approved integrated test and development life cycle models are established and maintained.
SP 2.2 Review integrated life cycle models
The integrated life cycle models are reviewed with stakeholders to improve their understanding of the role of testing in the test and development life cycles.
SP 2.3 Obtain commitments on the role of testing within the integrated life cycle models