Quality Assurance and Control
Using Key Performance Indicators as Quality Measurements

All successful software organizations implement measurement as part of their day-to-day management and technical activities. Measurement provides the objective information they need to make informed decisions that positively impact their business and engineering performance. In successful software organizations, measurement-derived information is treated as an important resource and is made available to decision makers throughout all levels of management.

KPIs (Key performance indicators) are a way to measure the quality of a software product or activity.

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Quality Assurance. Definitii

Quality assurance reprezinta un set de activitati planificate si sistematice, care demonstreaza ca produsele si procesele software dezvoltate sunt conforme cu cerintele, standardele si procedurile stabilite.

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SQA Engineer/Tester: Caracteristici profesionale/personale

Caracteristici profesionale

- Intelegearea necesitatilor de business si a obiectivelor organizatiei
- Intelegerea globala a procesului de dezvoltare software
- O inclinare puternica spre calitate
- Stabileste si impune metodologiile, procesele si strategiile de testare pentru asigurarea SQA
- Abilitati mentale de identificare a ariilor cu un inalt risc in aplicatie
- O buna comunicare cu echipa de dezvoltare
- O raportare optima a erorilor
- Atitudine/actiune preventiva
- Raportare catre managementul superior
- Spune "NU" cand calitatea este insuficienta
- Capacitati organizatorice bune
- Respectarea datelor de livrare (deadlines)

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QA & Testing! Diferente

puzzleSoftware QA implica intregul PROCES de dezvoltare software. Inseamna, monitorizarea si imbunatatirea procesului, asigurarea respectarii standardelor si procedurilor, asigurarea faptului ca problemele sunt identificate si solutionate. SQA este orientat spre "preventie"

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