TEST OUTLINE DOCUMENT

<Test Outline ID>-<Test Outline Name>

<PRODUCT NAME

AND VERSION>

Author:
Current Owner:
Creation Date:
Last Updated:
Document Version:
Status:

Draft/In Process/Approved

1. Document Control
Change History
Name

Position

Date

Document
Version

Description of Change Including Section of outline

Review and Approval History
Reviewer Name

Position

Document
Review Status
(Approved/Not
Approved)

Date
Reviewed

Comments Incorporated(Yes/No)

Document References
Name

Type of Reference

Document Location

Projects Covered in Test Outline
Project

Project Description

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Table of Contents

1.DOCUMENT CONTROL..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2
CHANGE HISTORY.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2
REVIEW AND APPROVAL HISTORY................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2
DOCUMENT REFERENCES ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2
PROJECTS COVERED IN TEST OUTLINE.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................2
2.TRACEABILITY MATRIX...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................4
Requirements/ Features / Sub Features...........................................................................................................................................................................................................4
3.TEST OUTLINES...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5
<TEST CASE ID1>-<TEST CASE NAME1>.................................................................................................................................................................................................................5
<TEST CASE ID2>-<TEST CASE NAME2>.................................................................................................................................................................................................................5
4.EFFORT ESTIMATES.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6

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4.2.1
4.2.2
4.2.3
4.2.4
5
5.1.1
5.1.2
5.1.3
5.1.4

N

X
X
X

X

X
X
X

X
X
X

X
X

Test Case ID3

N

Test Case ID3

Test Case ID2

4

Test Case ID1

Test Case Type (N-New, E-Exist)
Requirements/ Features / Sub Features
Feature1
Subfeature1.1
Subfeature1.2
Subfeature1.3
Subfeature1.4
Feature2
Subfeature2.1
Subfeature2.2
Subfeature2.3
Subfeature2.4

DD_ID

REQ_ID

2. TRACEABILITY MATRIX

Comments
N

E

3. TEST OUTLINES
<Test Case ID1>-<Test Case Name1>
Setup Requirements:
Any setup that has to be done in the application being tested, prior to executing this test case should be
mentioned here.
Test Objectives:
Specify at a very high level, what the test case is intended to achieve or verify
Test Case Limitations:
Test Case Dependencies / Assumptions:
Process Flow: At a high level, specify what the flow of the test case is.
<user1>: <Flow Name1>
<user2>: <Flow Name2>

Test Outline:
S.NO

USER
<user1>

ACTION
<Flow Name1>
The following things should be mentioned here at a high level
• Description of what actions should be performed
• What is the type or characteristics of data to be used.
• What should be verified or checked after performing the action.

<user2>

<Flow Name2>
The following things should be mentioned here at a high level
• Description of what actions should be performed
• What is the type or characteristics of data to be used.
• What should be verified or checked after performing the action

1

2

3


End

<Test Case ID2>-<Test Case Name2>
Setups:
Any setup that has to be done in the application being tested, prior to executing this test case should be
mentioned here.
Test Objectives:
Specify at a very high level, what the test case is intended to achieve or verify
Test Case Limitations:
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Test Case Dependencies / Assumptions:
Process Flow: At a high level, specify what the flow of the test case is.
<user3>: <Flow Name3>
<user4>: <Flow Name4>

Test Outline:
S.NO

USER
<user3>

ACTION
<Flow Name3>
The following things should be mentioned here at a high level
• Description of what actions should be performed
• What is the type or characteristics of data to be used.
• What should be verified or checked after performing the action.

<user4>

<Flow Name4>
The following things should be mentioned here at a high level
• Description of what actions should be performed
• What is the type or characteristics of data to be used.
• What should be verified or checked after performing the action

1

2

3


End

4. EFFORT ESTIMATES
Test Case ID

Test Case
Priority
(H,M,L)

Effort
Required for
Test Case
writing
(days)

Effort
Required for
Manual
Execution
(days)

New Test Cases
Test Case ID1

H

7

2

Existing Test Cases
Test Case ID2

M

3

1

10

3

Total Effort Estimate
H-High, M-Medium, L-Low

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