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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Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat I certainly didn’t get my answer from urban dictionary In an early episode of ABC’s Lost, originally airing on October 14th,reference to the infamous film was made during a brief flashback scene starring Terry O’Quinn’s character, Mr.
Retrieved from ” https: 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. I guess I can settle this once and for all,” Mike Judge, the movie’s writer 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.
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Summary [ edit initeech Description Tps report. Media needing categories as of 25 October Retrieved from ” https: It is used by Gibbons as an example that he has eight different persons he directly reports to. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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.
It is used by Gibbons as an example that he has eight different persons he directly reports to. Permission Reusing this file. Please link images File: According to the film’s writer initsch director Mike Judge, the abbreviation stood for “Test Program Set” in the movie. Someone mistakenly calls it a “Test Program Set”, and it catches on.
Dpeif 5 TPS reports are what the screenwriting industry refers to as “McGuffins”.
There is also a definition in the urban dictionary regarding TPS reports defining them as Total Pointless Stuff among other things. This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat Segfault – No, it is nowhere near as reliable as Wikipedia. The standard defines ten procedure steps that may be applied when running a test. The company hired new engineers, they see “TPS” but don’t know where it came from. Archived from the original on Someone updates a process document, and now it sticks.
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.