• Josef Mayrhofer

NFR Testing should not be an afterthought

Updated: Apr 15, 2020

However, make testing of non-functional requirements, namely, security and performance testing, part of your development pipeline. Also, NFR testing will reduce risks and gives you the opportunity to proactively solve issues before they affect your user community.

There are some who tend to cut quality assurance to the absolute minimum, and in some cases, the customers are assessing their products. I understand this trend to some extends but we need to keep in mind that our end-user cannot test non-functional requirements.

While your end user community can conduct some functional tests, non-functional requirements must be verified in your test labor as early as possible in the lifecycle. Late detected performance or security faults would be expensive, result in frustrated users, or in worst cases, in critical outages or data loss.

However, make testing of non-functional requirements, namely, security and performance testing, part of your development pipeline. Also, NFR testing will reduce risks and gives you the opportunity proactively solve issues before they affect your user community.

#NFR #Performance #Security

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