Table 4: TET session actions by performer.

PerformerAction

TET facilitator(i) Preparing the session space to save time and start the session smoothly.
(ii) Introducing herself to the team.
(iii) Introducing the TET session approach, including ET.
(iv) Stating the goals of the session.
(v) Introducing the tools to be used, such as report templates.
(vi) If applicable: introducing the utilized test tools/techniques.
(vii) Supporting ET.
(viii) Keeping the session focused. The session atmosphere is the key element for success, so the facilitator must work to keep the session focused and easy going.

TET participant(i) Introducing herself to the team.
(ii) Exploratory testing.
(iii) Knowledge sharing.
(iv) Defect reporting.
(v) Enhancement idea reporting.

TET domain expert(i) Introducing herself to the team.
(ii) Introducing the target system, possible focus areas, and the software’s possible restrictions.
(iii) Introducing the basic use cases.
(iv) Supporting ET by answering (technical) questions.
(v) Commenting on defect and enhancement idea candidates.