Short for commercial off-the-shelf, a word that describes software or hardware products that are ready-made and available for sale to the general public.
For example, Microsoft Office is a COTS product that is a packaged software solution for businesses. COTS products are designed to be implemented easily into existing systems without the need for customization.
What kind of COTS software are you trying to test?
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I am a skilled migrant from China to Australia. I am looking for a testing job now. And I am reading some English articles and books to improve my professional English, such as "Effective Software Testing" which is a very valuable book. Can you recommend some other good books and articles to me?