Defect Report template.
|Defect Report Template|
|Risk:||Risk the issue has to the business and/or customer based on impact and likelihood.|
|Unique Test Number:||Referencing the test case number used.|
|Product Name:||Product or system under test.|
|Product version:||When applicable.|
|Product Area:||Area or feature of the product affected.|
|Dependencies:||Browser, database type, other technical variations.|
|Description:||A descriptive overview of the test scenario.|
|Test Intention:||The specific test requirement.|
|Method:||Prerequisites and instructions and steps to execute the test.|
|Expected result:||Test outcome as per specification or user story.|
|Actual Result:||Outcome of the test.|
|Supporting Evidence:||Provide evidence that demonstrates the validity of the actual result.|
The purpose of a defect report is to help inform of possible issues. It’s important to use words carefully to remove any possible ambiguity, and to communicate constructively as opposed to a criticism.