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[2 May 2013 | Comments Off on UML Notation Enhancement Proposal | ]

Starting from the relationship between the requirements and the test cases, Raul Rugiero proposes in this article to improve the notation of UML uses cases to achieve a better management of the relationship between UML uses cases their related test cases.

[5 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Model-driven Systems: What, Why and How to Test | ]

This video presents several model-driven software development scenarios along with suitable testing approaches, contrasting the roles of MDSD and model-based testing.

[10 May 2011 | Comments Off on Using UML For Requirements Based System Testing | ]

This multi-part blog post discusses how to use UML diagrams to test a set of functional requirements:
* Part I introduces use cases diagrams and explain how they can be used for testing
* Part II shows how to create test cases from activity and sequence diagrams
* Part III discusses when the use of UML diagrams for software testing is not appropriate and present the conclusions.

[9 Sep 2010 | Comments Off on Exploiting Use Cases to Improve Test Quality | ]

This article show how testing and quality assurance organizations can improve test quality by employing use cases techniques. Use cases and the supporting artifacts are invaluable drivers for identifying and creating Unit, Function, System Integration and User Acceptance tests. Each of these test levels has unique objectives and requires different sets of inputs to achieve solid test coverage, but all can draw value from the project’s use cases.