How Does Software Testing Affect Risk?

by Nataliia Vasylyna | October 12, 2011 10:00 am

A risk is such circumstance which can arise wastes.

Risk can only be controlled in different scenarios but not absolutely removed. A defect[1] generally transforms to a risk.

Let’s imagine, for example, you are developing an accounting application and you have done the incorrect tax calculation. There is a great probability that this will result to the risk of the organization to incur losses.

But if this defect is controlled then you can eliminate this risk absolutely or at least minimize it.

Here is a diagram which demonstrates how a risk gets transformed to a risk and with correct software testing how it can be controlled.

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Endnotes:
  1. defect: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2011/10/11/main-types-of-defects-in-software-testing/
  2. 5 Risk Factors in Software Development Process: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2013/07/20/5-risk-factors-in-software-development-process/
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  4. What is Data Migration Testing: https://blog.qatestlab.com/2021/08/11/what-is-data-migration-testing/

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