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User is offline MadiMo
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Difference between a Testing Acceptance Criteria and Requirement Acceptance Criteria 

Hello,

I am having a confusion between the practical definition of a Requirement, Requirement Acceptance Criteria and the Testing Acceptance Criteria.

I understand what each definition means, however, an acceptance criteria to me re-states the workflow that must be followed to consider a user story done, for example:

This is a user story that says

As a content editor, I would like to update the content of my product, so that I keep the customers aware of the latest special offers.

The Requirement Acceptance Criteria could be:

Ensure the content owner is able to :

  1. Log in to the Content Management System
  2. Edit the current price
  3. Set up the offer timeframe

However, such acceptance criteria does re-instate the Functionality Workflow, does not it? In that case what is the difference between this and a Requirement?

Other people would say that an acceptance criteria for this feature is simply as this:

Ensure that 8 out of 10 users are capable to edit the product details in less 4 click interaction.

So which one is the best written acceptance criteria? Do you write it based on the Testing View or the Requirement View?

 

Many Thanks for your kind advice

 
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