Volume I provides an overview of the acceptance process and how acceptance testing and other key practices fit into the process. It is subdivided into three main parts:
- Part I – Thinking about Acceptance explains six mental models that are useful when thinking about the acceptance process.
- Part II – Perspectives on Acceptance describes the acceptance process from the perspectives of key stakeholders in two different kinds of organizations: the Information Technology Department in a business and the Product Development Company. Most readers involved in the acceptance process should find some commonality with at least one of the roles describes.
Note: This volume is intended to be read from beginning to end.
- Part III – Accepting Software introduces the practices that are necessary for planning the acceptance process, for performing acceptance testing and for improving the acceptance process.