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Discussion on: Different types of testing explained

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Matt Hernandez

This is a good distinction, but it doesn't necessarily sit at the top level with the other questions, because the "who" is often embedded via personas in all the testing levels from unit on up. So from a certain perspective it doesn't matter who is testing since the who can be embedded. HOWEVER..I think your statement was going more towards User acceptance testing, which doesn't mean much to developers, nicely proving your point. Developers consider success as "I fulfilled the written requirements" whereas everyone else considers success as "the customer got what they wanted." So there is necessarily a gap here in conversation on the value of User acceptance testing. But good UAT is necessary for success, business-wise.