# Modelling for Testers

In this post, we’ll go on a short journey through the concept of formal modelling and how you can apply modelling techniques to help you test more effectively. Firstly, what is a model? Traditionally used in mathematics and science, a model helps communicate and describe something. A very basic model that we’ve all come across is the one used to calculate the approximate volume of any cardboard box width x height x length. If we stick some random numbers in to the formula, the output is the volume of randomly generated, virtual cardboard box. If...

Published By: The Testing Planet - Tuesday, 31 July