UAT Checklist

User Acceptance Testing can be a daunting and frustrating experience. Too often, the exercise becomes an ordeal of tight deadlines, stress, and system issues. While UAT will always be a high-effort activity, good preparation, responsiveness, and follow-up will multiply your chances of success.

Before UAT

  • All features are completed by the development team.
  • All features are fully tested by internal QC.
  • All features are fully deployed to staging or UAT environment.
  • UAT Plan (Schedule, Role, Communication method, …) should be agreed upon between the Product and Development team.

During UAT

  • All the bugs need to be logged and tag with UAT labels.
  • All the bugs logged by UAT team should be assigned to QC team to review before passing them to Dev.
  • After Dev team have fixed the bugs it should be assigned back to QC to verify before going to UAT team.
  • If the bugs found are not covered by Test Cases of QC team, a new Test Case should be added to the Test Case set.
  • If the bugs found are not in the scope of the original requirements, it should be logged as Change Request.

After UAT

  • All non-cosmetic defects should be fixed.
  • Outstanding defects that are not fixed should be communicated to the UAT team and got their approval.
  • All parties need to Sign-off UAT officially via Email/Paper or Jira log.
  • UAT test report should be conducted by UAT/QC team and sent out to all parties.

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