Category Archives: Quality

Quality Part 2: Cleaning Up as You Go

Years ago I had an epiphany that has stuck with me to this day. When I went away to grad school, I finally got an apartment of my own and thus had to cook my own meals (this was before … Continue reading

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Quality Is Not The QA Group’s Responsibility

Whenever an angry customer complains about a product defect, someone is sure to ask “Why didn’t QA find it?”   That’s a logical question based on the assumption that every product has a QA group whose job it is to create … Continue reading

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You Can’t Test Quality Into the Code

… yet it is surprising how much we still rely on testing as our primary defence against defects. To produce quality products consistently, the process must also have the objective of removing all defects before test entry. The objective of … Continue reading

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