Test Management

Test Estimation
Test Metrics
COQ / Variance Metrics
Release Metrics
Software Testing Tools
Testing Verticals
Testing Infrastructure
Software Review Inspection
Software Review/Inspection Process

Software Testing Verticals

There are various verticals/areas/domains which can be related to Software testing. Some of them are as below,

- Healthcare
- Telecom & Mobile
- Retail
- E-learning and CMS (content management system)
- Networking 
- Gaming
- Cross industry
- Energy

Healthcare area may include,
* Diagnostic Imaging
* Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
* Interventional & Surgery
* Healthcare IT
* Clinical Systems
* Clinical Care Areas
* Hospital & Healthcare Solutions
* Medical Diagnostics
* Life Sciences
* Clinical Education

Telecom & Mobile area may include,
* Handset / Application Testing
* Bluetooth Testing
* On- and Off-Site Carrier Testing
* Security Testing
* Telecom Switch Testing
* Telecom Billing Testing
* OSS-BSS Testing
* Process data (Database) Testing

Retail Testing area may include,
* E/M Commerce Application Testing
* POS Testing
* BI DW Testing (Business Intelligence and Data warehouse)
* Inventory Planning
* Distribution Network Management Systems
* Warehouse Management Systems

ERP testing area may include:
* Finance/Accounting - General ledger, payables, cash management, fixed assets, receivables, budgeting, consolidation
* Human resources - Payroll, training, benefits, 401K, recruiting, diversity management.
* Manufacturing - Engineering, bill of materials, work orders, scheduling, capacity, workflow management, quality control, cost management, manufacturing process, manufacturing projects, manufacturing flow, activity based costing, Product life-cycle management
* Supply chain management - Order to cash, inventory, order entry, purchasing, product configurator, supply chain planning, supplier scheduling, inspection of goods, claim processing, commissions
* Project management - Costing, billing, time and expense, performance units, activity management
* Customer relationship management - Sales and marketing, commissions, service, customer contact, call center support.
* Data services - Various "self–service" interfaces for customers, suppliers and/or employees
* Access control - Management of user privileges for various processes

Networking testing area may be broadly classified as:
* Wired
* Wireless

BFSI (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance) Testing area may include:
* Retail Banking software’s
* Corporate Banking software’s
* Private Banking software’s
* Treasury software’s
* Capital Market software’s
* Trading software’s
* Financial Accounting software’s
* Credit domain software’s
* Payment gateway / E-Commerce software’s
* Wealth Management software’s
* Insurance

Gaming Testing area may include:

* PC based Games
* XBOX 360
* Nintendo Wii
* PlayStation (PS2 & PS3)
* Mobile/Handheld based games
* Flash based games

Cross Industry area may include,

* Manufacturing
* Automobile
* Media and publishing
* Legal domain
* Travel and Airline domain
* Supply Chain Management