TestSPICE 3.0 approved by TestSPICE SIG,

The TestSPICE 3.0 PAM and PRM were finally approved at the Munic onsite meeting of the TestSPICE SIG October 10th 2014.

Pilot training and assessment were conducted and rated successful.

The new Version incorporates the gathered experiences with the previous version and the requirements stated in the test process standard. It is optimised to support the pragmatic improvement for quality assurance. 

The following features of TestSPICE(TM) 3.0 are available:

  • TestSPICE 3.0 Process Reference Model (PRM)
  • TestSPICE 3.0 Measurment Framework (Equal with ISO/IEC 15504 Part 5:2012 or AutomotiveSPICE(TM)
  • TestSPICE 3.0 Support for agile projects (as appendix)

Upcomig features:

  • Assessor Training 
  • Assessor Certification (According to Intacs scheme)

The process of validation (model and training) is started. The approval and availability of the complete service for TestSPICE is expected for the beginning of 2015.

Frequent updates (feedbacks / success stories / detailed analysis) will be provided here.

Current workstreams for further development:

  • To sample and evaluate example test strategies (e.g. automotive, finance, medical, gaming ...)
  • To develop adoption and tailoring guideliens for usage szenarios

The model is available for download at the download area of this side. You just have to register at this side to get access to the model.