Automated Acceptance Tests and Requirements Traceability

Automated Acceptance Tests and Requirements Traceability

April 12, 2011 Off By Requirements Management

This article explains an approach to automated acceptance testing that allows requirements traceability with an example using Java and Concordion. Acceptance tests directly tie into software requirements specification and the key for achieving maintainable tests is proper handling of traceability between the requirements and implementation as well as between the requirements and acceptance tests.