Trend Analysis on Defects – Part 2

Last week we discussed some prerequisites for Trend Analysis on defects. We are only discussing defects here but there are many other project metrics that could be analysed. Assuming that the prerequisites from the previous blog have been satisfied, what can we determine. The trend in the number of defects in each project (after normalization… Continue reading Trend Analysis on Defects – Part 2

Trend analysis on Defects – Part 1

One of the items that is missed frequently in most organisations is Trend Analysis on Defects. This is the trend over time and over multiple projects. We are looking for whether things are improving or not as the case may be, over time. There are a number of prerequisites which we will discuss today prior… Continue reading Trend analysis on Defects – Part 1

September Events in the GTA and Beyond

If you are in the Greater Toronto Area or Kitchener-Waterloo you might want to consider these events to network with other QA people or learn some of the new ideas in QA. NVP Software Solutions will be participating in the following software testing and quality assurance events happening this September in Ontario, Canada. The events… Continue reading September Events in the GTA and Beyond

What to do with the reported information?

We have spent the last couple of months asking what should be reported from testing and to whom it should be reported. However, one of the major issues is that a lot of information and statistics are generated and often ignored until the end of the project. We end up with reams of results, counts,… Continue reading What to do with the reported information?