Software Testing: The State of the Practice

Mohamad Kassab, Joanna F. Defranco, Phillip A. Laplante

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


A Web-based survey examined how software professionals used testing. The results offer opportunities for further interpretation and comparison to software testers, project managers, and researchers. The data includes characteristics of practitioners, organizations, projects, and practices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number8048665
Pages (from-to)46-52
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Software
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2017


  • agile
  • industrial survey
  • software development
  • software engineering
  • software quality
  • software testing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software


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