Mind Maps for Testing

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Mind Maps for Testing by Mind Map: Mind Maps for Testing

1. Tools

1.1. Whiteboard

1.2. Pen/Paper

1.3. Online

1.3.1. Mindmeister

1.3.1.1. https://www.mindmeister.com

1.3.2. Mindmup

1.3.2.1. https://www.mindmup.com/#m:new

1.3.3. XMind

1.3.3.1. https://www.xmind.net/

1.3.4. Sharing with others

1.3.4.1. Private

1.3.4.2. Individuals

1.3.4.2.1. Ability to edit, add, etc.

1.3.4.3. Public

1.4. View

1.4.1. Computer/laptop

1.4.1.1. Freemind

1.4.1.1.1. http://download.cnet.com/FreeMind/3000-2051_4-10076598.html

1.4.2. Mobile

1.4.2.1. Tablet

1.4.2.2. Phone

1.4.3. Printout

2. Purpose

2.1. Generate ideas quickly

2.2. Can use to show/work with others (dev, PO, etc.)

2.3. Test Designs

2.4. Test Plans

2.5. Exploratory testing: charter(s), document, etc.

2.5.1. Add as you go

2.5.2. Take notes

2.5.3. Add issues/bugs/questions

2.6. Test Cases

2.7. To-do lists

2.8. Whatever you want!

3. Examples

3.1. PB&J

3.1.1. https://www.mindmeister.com/519946421

3.2. Search field

3.2.1. https://www.mindmeister.com/517198744

3.3. Testing Resources

3.3.1. https://www.mindmeister.com/311371613

4. Who they are for

4.1. Test team

4.2. Testers/Developers

4.3. Entire team (including PO, tech writers, help desk, etc.)

4.4. Management

4.5. Customer/User

4.6. Yourself!

5. Resources

5.1. Ministry of Testing

5.1.1. http://www.ministryoftesting.com/resources/mindmaps/

5.2. TestInsane

5.2.1. http://apps.testinsane.com/mindmaps/

5.3. Articles

5.3.1. Darren McMillan

5.3.1.1. http://www.bettertesting.co.uk/content/?p=956

5.3.2. Lisa Crispin

5.3.2.1. http://lisacrispin.com/2011/02/28/using-mind-maps-for-test-planning/

5.3.2.2. http://blog.smartbear.com/design/mind-mapping-for-successful-software-development/

5.3.3. Rob Lambert

5.3.3.1. http://thesocialtester.co.uk/an-introduction-to-mind-mapping/