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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I fail to understand what is a serious reference from urban dictionary. Apr 20 at There is also a definition in the urban dictionary regarding TPS reports tpz them as Total Pointless Stuff among other things.

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 the testing process. This media file is uncategorized. This correspondence has been reviewed by an OTRS member and stored in our permission archive. Now that’s ihitech term the company uses, even though it doesn’t actually mean it.

In popular culture, TPS Reports are defined as mindless paperwork in an office environment:. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. In the movie, multiple managers and coworkers inquire about a single error that Peter Gibbons makes in utilizing a wrong cover sheet to send his TPS reports.

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. The standard defines ten procedure steps that may be applied when running a test. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read jnitech understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. The only real useful information a person can really get from UD niitech that the term really is “A Thing”.


What Is a TPS Report?

This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat Retrieved from ” https: From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The original description page was here. Media needing reporr as of 25 October Software testing Pop-culture neologisms Computer humor. Or are they are something that only exists in more specialized areas? Wikimedia has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has approved publication under the terms mentioned on this page.

Someone mistakenly calls it a “Test Program Set”, and it catches on. Segfault – No, it is nowhere near as reliable as Rpeort. I certainly didn’t get my answer from urban dictionary From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The company adopts it, but writing “Test Procedure Specification” over and over is irritating, so people started writing “TPS”.

Please tpa images File: File File history File usage on Commons Size of this preview: What are TPS Reports? Archived from the original on By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the film Office Spacethere is an ongoing joke about Peter Gibbons not putting cover sheets on his TPS Reports, and multiple people reminding him or showing incredulity at him not doing that. TPS repott are what the screenwriting industry refers to as “McGuffins”.

According to the film’s inirech and director Mike Judge, the abbreviation stood for “Test Program Set” in the movie. The company hired new engineers, they see “TPS” but don’t know where it came from. Permission Reusing this file.


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WP has forces that at least try to cull crap from it. Are they something that was invented specifically for Office Space? Views Read Edit View history. In an early episode of ABC’s Lost, originally airing on October 14th,reference to tpw infamous film was made during a brief flashback scene starring Terry O’Quinn’s character, Mr. Dpeif 5 Someone updates a process document, and now it sticks. Summary [ edit ] Description Tps report.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. After its use in the comedic film Office Space”TPS report” has come to connote pointless, mindless paperwork[2] and an example of “literacy practices” in the work environment that are “meaningless exercises imposed niitech employees by an inept and uncaring management” and “relentlessly mundane and enervating”. It is used by Gibbons as an example that he has eight different persons he directly reports to.

The standard defines ten procedure steps that may be applied when running a test. This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat All following user names refer to en.

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.