Fundamentals of Data Warehouse Testing
Duration: 3 Days
This course introduces the student to the phases of testing and validation in a data warehouse or other decision support systems project. Students will learn the role of the testing process as part of a software development project, see how business requirements become the foundation for testing cases and test plans, develop a testing strategy develop audience profiles and learn about how to develop and execute effective tests, all as part of a data warehouse / decision support initiative. Students will apply the data warehouse concepts in workshops that enable them to create and refine the various artifacts of testing for their data warehouse programs
Topics Covered In This Course
Understanding Business Intelligence
Key Principles in Testing
Project Management Overview
Requirements Definition for Data Warehouses
Audiences in Testing
Risk Analysis and Testing
Test Methods and Testing Levels
Test Plans and Procedures
Test Cases Overview
Validation and Verification
Acceptance Testing for Data Warehouses
Test readiness review
Iterative testing for data warehouse projects
Reviews and Walkthroughs
Inspections in testing and quality assurance
Change management in decision support systems and testing
Test Execution and Documentation
What You Can Expect
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Who Should Take This Course
Testing analysts, business analysts, project managers, business staff members who will participate in the testing function; data warehouse architects, data analysts
Experience as a test analyst, business analyst or experience in the testing process.
Instructor led with 50% lecture and 50% lab.
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
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