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Exploring new ways of quality and process voyage

Second Generation of Process Consultancy

It is time for a change, a renovation in process consultancy. For the last 40 or 50 years, the same steps are being followed; the same thought process is being applied with little or no change. In between, industry specific new standards/models got evolved and practiced. Other than that no major change happened in the […]

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Horizontal traceability

Horizontal traceability shows relationship among related items such as between requirements itself. It traces dependent items within a development phase. Vertical traceability is a characteristic identifying the source of requirements typically from requirements to design, to the source code and to test cases. Horizontal traceability is an aspect identifying non hierarchical similarities, mutual properties, interactions, […]

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Customer Needs to Derived Requirements

Requirements are the basis for design. Requirements management processes manage all requirements received or generated by the project, including both technical and nontechnical requirements as well as requirements levied on the project by the organization. In CMMI Requirements Management (REQM) Process Area provides traceability of requirements from customer requirements to product requirements to product component […]

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Stages in an assessment/certification process

Organizations and companies often go for certifications/assessment like ISO 9001 or ISO 27001 or CMMI. A company may decide to seek certification for many reasons, as certification can: Meet Customer Requirements Result in more revenue and business from new customers Improve Company and Product Quality Assessment process is a continuous cycle. There are some stages/steps […]

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How to set objectives if there is no baseline?

Baselines are created for the core “value-generating” processes of the business in the organizations. From the observed measurement data, an organization comes up with various process performance baselines (PPB) periodically. In a software industry, there can be PPBs for coding speed, defect density, productivity, testing speed, review effectiveness etc. Then measurable improvement targets (process performance […]

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Pioneers in Quality domain

Quality Management resulted mainly from the work of the quality gurus and their theories. There have been three groups of gurus since the 1940’s: 1. Early 1950’s Americans who took the messages of quality to Japan: Joseph Juran, W Edwards Deming, and Armand Feigenbum 2. Late 1950’s Japanese who developed new concepts in response to […]

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All about Hypothesis

Open the pdf and explore.. Hypothesis Test

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Security testers, the bad guys ;)

I am comfortable as long as you are not intruding into my private space Well, then what about hackers..? They are supposed to intrude into your space. After all, that’s what they are supposed to do. So how can you ensure that your environment is less vulnerable? The answer lies in security testing. With this […]

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Impact analysis

Do an impact analysis whenever there is a change in the system  

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World standards Day

We are celebrating many days like mothers day, independence day, valentines day etc. So why not a day for standards…? Yes, Oct 14th is celebrated as word standards day. It is an initiative of the World Standards Corporation, honoring the expert hands behind the international standards. For more details, refer World Standards Day

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