Tuesday, June 17, 2008

TINO; the forgotten INO

In my Post aboutINO I mentioned several forms of INO. Jeroen pointed out that I never mentioned TINO (Testing In Name Only).

If all the other standards are followed, would Testers let go of their standards and do whatever they want? Working without standards makes life very difficult for a Tester, so any "real" Tester would prefer the Rigidity of Standards. The moment it is not clear why and how requirements, changes, decisions, etc. are made it get's very difficult to test their validity.

I therefore think TINO is the result any other INO. To reduce the change of TINO, Testers should be very aware of the use of the other Standards and make sure they are followed.

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