Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 7

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 7 You have done everything that you can think of internally and you have spoken to outside people and used their input to further improve. At this time, it may be necessary to put the initiative on the back burner and wait for issues to pop up. We generally would… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 7

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 6

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 6 Let’s suppose that you have identified everything and made all the improvements that you can determine. What happens now? The best idea is to get in touch with other people outside of your organization to see what they have done. They often have completely different ways of looking at… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 6

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 5

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 5 In our last post, we talked about changing the group composition and leaving just one person to provide continuity. One thing we did not mention is the need to maintain good records of what has been done and tried, and how successful it was. We do not want to… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 5

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 4

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 4 In our last post, we talked about how you might have trouble identifying what to improve next. There is only so much that a group can consider and they may not know everything that exists in the organization. If no-one in the core group involved in the Quality Assurance… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 4

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 3

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 3 In our last post, we talked about how you would encounter resistance from some groups. If you have successfully navigated the issues, then the next problem that may set in is a loss of direction. The initial items to be improved are usually obvious and have been issues for… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 3

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 2

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 2 If you look back at the initial post on this subject from this year, we stated that it was required to ‘sell’ this initiative to other groups. We ended with a comment about the need to anticipate further questions. If you read some of the original books on QA,… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 2

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 1

Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 1 What seems to be omitted from many Quality Assurance initiatives is the need to ensure it will be well received. There is a tacit assumption that because it seems an obvious thing to do (at least to the Quality Assurance group) then everyone will be onside with doing it… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022 – Step 1

Quality Assurance 2022

Quality Assurance 2022 During the past year, we gathered up some articles and LinkedIn posts indicating a desire to improve Quality Assurance. Most people seemed to feel that this needed to be a country lead initiative or at least a consortium of several large companies. While that might be a laudable aim, it is unlikely… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2022

Quality Assurance 2021

Quality Assurance 2021 Quality Assurance (defined as Process Improvement) had an interesting evolution in 2021. After the rush in 2020 when a lot of other projects and initiatives got pushed off pending the expected quick end to the pandemic and let in room for QA initiatives, 2021 saw a reversion to the status quo where… Continue reading Quality Assurance 2021

Automated Testing 2021

Automated Testing 2021 The term “Automated Testing” means different things to different people. Some people go for an all-encompassing definition that includes anything that is not manual. Other people restrict it to a very limited subset of what could theoretically be done. However, by far the most common definition is automation of the Manual User… Continue reading Automated Testing 2021