Data that is run through a computer program to test the software. Test data can be used to test compliance with controls in the software.
simulated transactions that can be used to test processing logic, computations and controls actually programmed in computer applications. Individual programs or an entire system can be tested. This technique includes Integrated Test Facilities (ITFs) and Base Case System Evaluations (BCSEs).
a testing work product that captures the cohesive information (e.g., data or objects) that exists in the form of a file or database that tests need to execute successfully.