The best way to answer this question would be to ask whether the Quality with which the product is being shipped is sufficient for the Customer. It goes back to our old theme – “Customer interest is paramount”. Having said this, making a decision of whether the quality is sufficient from the customer perspective is … Read more Acceptable Quality
I am sure that anyone who has gone through a complete software life cycle will understand what I am talking about. As the release date starts nearing, discussions starts on the number of defects that are still open and how we plan to address the same. This debates proceeds almost till the date of the … Read more Myth of Zero defect Software.
Whenever the subject of Software quality is broached, immediately the arguments about the various constraints that binds the quality of software gets raised. So what are these constraints and how deeply they affect Quality. Before we take this discussion further, we need to root our discussions on one golden rule – “Customer/User is the King” … Read more Iron Triangle of Software Quality
Over last few months, I have been privy to lot of talks on Software quality and how we need processes and tools in place to improve software quality. This discussion brings up a very interesting question. What is Software Quality? Basics first. Let us start with the definition of Quality: IEEE 610.12-1990) Standard Glossary … Read more Quality in Software – What is it?