INITECH TPS REPORT PDF
T.P.S. REPORT. COVER SHEET. Prepared By::______. Device/Program Type: Product Code:: Vendor: Due Date: Loss: Test Date: Run Date: Program Run. TEST PROGRAM SET. According to director Mike Judge, TPS reports stand for Test Program Set in the movie. I guess I can settle this once and. Thanks to that scene, “TPS report” has entered the vernacular and is routinely used when someone wants to evoke mundane, rote busywork.
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Summary [ edit ] Description Tps report. After its use in the comedic film Office Space”TPS report” has come to pts pointless, mindless paperwork and an example of “literacy practices” in the work environment that are “meaningless exercises imposed upon employees by an inept and uncaring management” and “relentlessly mundane and enervating”.
Someone mistakenly calls it a “Test Program Set”, and it catches on.
Popular Culture and Representations of Literacy. I certainly didn’t get my answer from urban dictionary Segfault – No, it is nowhere near as reliable as Wikipedia. I wasn’t using urban dictionary as any kind of reference. There is also a definition in the urban dictionary regarding TPS reports defining them as Total Pointless Stuff among other things.
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After its use in the comedic film Office Space, “TPS report” has come to connote pointless, mindless paperwork, and an example of “literacy practices” in the work environment that are “meaningless exercises imposed upon employees by an inept and uncaring management” and “relentlessly mundane and enervating”.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Views Read Edit View history. The document describes how the tester will physically run the test, the physical set-up required, and the procedure steps that need to be followed.
What Is a TPS Report?
Please link images File: It is used by Gibbons as an example that he has eight different persons reort directly reports to. Are they something that was invented specifically for Office Space? It is used by Gibbons as an example that he has eight different persons he directly reports to.
Or are they are something that only exists in more specialized areas? All following user names refer inietch en. The standard defines ten procedure steps that may be applied when running a test. Retrieved from ” https: The original description page was here. A TPS report Testing Procedure Specification is a document used by a quality assurance group or individual, particularly in software engineeringthat describes the testing procedures and initeh testing process.
If it did come from IEEE and change, it’s even funnier. Someone updates a process document, and now it sticks.
File File history File usage on Commons Size of this preview: The document describes how the tester will physically run the test, the physical set-up required, and the procedure steps that need to initedh followed. TPS reports are what the screenwriting industry refers to as “McGuffins”.
From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. I fail to understand what is a serious reference from urban dictionary. If you wish to use this contentyou do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page.
Apr 20 at In the movie, multiple managers and coworkers inquire about a single error that Peter Gibbons makes in utilizing a wrong cover sheet imitech send his TPS reports.
INITECH: MEMO: New cover Sheet for TPS Reports
This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat I guess I can settle this once and for all,” Mike Judge, the movie’s intech and director, said of the dreaded report his protagonist, Peter Gibbons, failed to attach a cover sheet to, despite his eight bosses’ memo to do so. Anthony Hopkins and his films ends Jan Retrieved from ” https: Software testing Pop-culture neologisms Computer humor.
The possibility amuses me that Mike Judge himself might misremember the abbreviation from his engineering time or his former team didn’t know better and it really was the abbreviation for the IEEE Test Procedure Specification mentioned in another answer.
You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. According to the film’s writer and director Mike Judge, the abbreviation stood for “Test Program Set” in the movie. This initevh is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. The standard defines ten procedure steps that may be applied when running a test.
In popular culture, TPS Reports are defined as mindless paperwork in an office environment:.