Final Test Report Outline

  • Management summary
    • Statement as to whether test goals have been achieved
    • Statement regarding the system's quality according to risk- and requirements-based testing
    • An analysis of the test activities completed versus those planned regarding time and budget
    • The test project's primary benefits
    • A Go/No Go decision as to the transfer of the system to the production environment
  • Test assignment
    • The original test assignment as per the project's test plan versus the actual realization
  • System quality
    • Project risks and requirements that have and have not been addressed by each test level per the progress reports or phase reports
    • Outstanding issues, including product risks and their significance
    • Agreements related to outstanding issues
    • Acceptance criteria met by system
  • Direct project costs in terms of time and money for the entire project
  • Indirect project cost
  • Project benefits
    • Includes explanation of discrepancies between those stipulated in the test plan and those delivered
  • Recommendation regarding system status: To transfer the system to the production environment, or not