One or more instances of running software that help perform
the functions required by or associated with any aspect of Test Management, in such
a manner that the Application represents a running instance of its software components.
Often used synonymously or interchangeably with the
term System, more accurately implying a Software System and all its related components,
as it pertains to a specific domain, topic or problem area that is associated with Test Management.
The application of one or more software solutions that are intended to
enable an organization with the capabilities associated with any aspect of Test Management. A repeatable
procedure that can be either manual or automated in nature and which exists to exercise the controlled response of
a specific Entity or group of Entities, be they human or systematic.
One or more Test Management related Activities, Actions, Tasks or Functions that often do not
conform with strict standards and that have evolved, over time, to be considered as conventional wisdom for
consistently and repeatedly achieving Outcomes or Results that can be measured as being equal to or above
The professional discipline that is considered to be part of the greater discipline
known as Test Management and that involves working with, in or on any aspect of planning, delivering, operating or
supporting for one or more Test Items or any and all solutions put in place to deal with such Items throughout the
entire Test Lifecycle.