Starting Quality Assurance – Part 6

Starting Quality Assurance – Part 6 Have we been successful? Last time we gathered some statistics based on the new process once it had settled down. Now we need to compare the new results with the baseline from before the changes were made. If the results have improved, then we keep the change we made.… Continue reading Starting Quality Assurance – Part 6

Starting Quality Assurance – Part 5

Starting Quality Assurance – Part 5 Last time we gathered some baseline statistics.  These need to be recorded and retained somewhere.  Now we want to make some changes.  We may want to pause the measurements while we make the changes since they will not be accurate. Based on some of the statistics we gathered last… Continue reading Starting Quality Assurance – Part 5

Workforce Development

Workforce Development   If you want to update the skills of your workforce and move them to the front edge of knowledge, consider our upskilling and training program. NVP has partnered with a worldwide Quality Assurance training provider to bring this to your organization.     The Lifecycle contains the following 6 components: Strategic Planning… Continue reading Workforce Development

Register for the June 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

Register for TASSQ and KWSQA today   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 event happening this June in Ontario, Canada. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the… Continue reading Register for the June 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

Register for the May 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

Register for TASSQ and KWSQA today   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 event happening this May in Ontario, Canada. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the… Continue reading Register for the May 2021 TASSQ and KWSQA Events

Quality Management

Is there any difference between software and manufacturing? Last week we participated in a preparation session for an upcoming webinar. The person we will be presenting with is involved Quality Management for Products while I was representing Software. It was quite surprising how similar we sounded in terms of what we do: Product Planning Phase… Continue reading Quality Management

Hack or Poor testing

Was it a Hack or Poor Testing? Recently we went to a restaurant for a quick dessert (pick up only at the current time). Usually this restaurant is quite fast and we have our order and are out within a few minutes. This time, to minimize the number of people in the restaurant, only one… Continue reading Hack or Poor testing

Shift Left

Why is Shift Left not occurring? Recently NVP contributed to a blog on why Shift Left was not occurring. Speaking as someone who has experienced it from a Test Lead position, our concern was the inability to free up resources while still continuing with existing testing. The full article can be found here. If you… Continue reading Shift Left

The purpose of Meetings

Recently I was asked to provide a short history of a local Quality Assurance organization. Starting with the previous organization, I went through the 25-year history in about 5 minutes. The one major overriding change in those 25 years was the advent of the internet that created a vast information trove that is free to… Continue reading The purpose of Meetings