In-Class Exercise
Chapter 4 & 5 Concept Discussion

Introduction to Software Testing, Edition 2
Ammann & Offutt

This is an in-class group exercise. Form groups of 3 to 5. Discuss the following questions as a group. Write down a summary of your discussion (a couple of sentences) and be prepared to share with the class. You have 10 minutes. (We will discuss one question now, and the other question later.)

Write your names on top and turn it in at the end of class.

  1. Some organizations in industry who adopt TDD report that it succeeds very well, and others report that it fails. Based on your knowledge of TDD and any experience you have, why do you think it succeeds sometimes but not all?

  2. A few software organizations use test criteria and report great success. However, most organizations do not currently use test criteria. Based on your knowledge and experience, why do you think test criteria are not used more?