Testing Glossary
1 acceptance testing: Formal testing conducted to enable a user, customer, or other authorized entity to determine whether to accept a system or component.
2 actual outcome: The behaviour actually produced when the object is tested under specified conditions.
3 ad hoc testing: Testing carried out using no recognised test case design technique.
4 alpha testing: Simulated or actual operational testing at an in-house site not otherwise involved with the software developers.