NTR - New Test Runner, a Test Regression Runner and Analyzer
In this paper, the authors describe the New Test Runner, a test regression and analyzer for Improving Testing capabilities and its implementation in form of a working system across various BU's (Business Units) in Cadence. In the prevailing competitive environment, companies are facing tremendous market pressures to launch defect-free products in a timely manner. Cadence has an objective of reducing the number of CCRs/Defects filled by customers to 50% by year 2010. One of the ways to achieve this is by testing the products in an effective and efficient manner and catch/fix the bugs before they are reported by customers.