Quality is delighting customers
Quality is what we deliver to the client. A good quality can be defined as "fit for use". Means the product should be suitable for the intended purpose.
Quality control is focused on testing the application software by following some processes, methods, techniques where as quality assurance is something which define the processes and ensure that it is being followed and maintained throughout project.
In simple words we can say-
Quality Control : Whether the developed Software/Product is meeting the requirements or not
Quality Assurance : Whether the Software/Product is developed based on company's process guide lines or not
Testing is the procedure of analyzing an activity or its component(s) with the purpose to find whether it meets the specified specifications or not. In simple terms, examining is performing a program in order to recognize any holes, mistakes,or losing specifications with respect to the real specifications.
Quality Assurance Testing
What is Quality in Software Testing?
Quality is meeting the requirement, expectation, and needs of the customer being free from defects, lacks and substantial variants. There are standards needs to follow to satisfy the customer requirements.
Quality Assurance: A set of activities designed to ensure that the development and/or maintenance process is adequate to ensure a system will meet its objectives.
Quality Control: A set of activities designed to evaluate a developed work product.
Difference between quality assurance process and quality control
Many people think QA and QC are same and interchangeable but this is not true. Both are tightly linked and sometimes it is very difficult to identify the differences. Fact is both are related to each other but they are different in origins. QA and QC both are part of Quality Management however QA is focusing on preventing defect while QC is focusing on identifying the defect.
What is Quality Assurance?
Quality Assurance is known as QA Testing. The work of QA is to ensure that an organization providing the best product and services to customers.
What is Quality Control?
Quality Control is known as QC. It's a process to ensure the quality of the product. QC examines the quality of the end product and final outcome, It does not deal with the process of creating a product.
- QA is the process of managing quality.
- QA is planning for doing a process.
- QA is to make sure we are doing the right things.
- QA is Pro-active means it identifies weaknesses in the processes.
- QA is process-oriented.
- QC is a process to verify quality.
- QC is an action for executing the planned process.
- QC is to ensure that standards are followed during the making of the product.
- QC is Reactive means it identifies the defects and also corrects the defects or bugs also.
- QC is product oriented.
Software testing is the process of checking it's your application meets the certain requirements of your users or not.
In the Quality assurance process, the team completed a focus on the application quality.
And in the quality control, you will have to focus on the quality of the project by finding the right issues...
Priti, Works at Mobile Application Testing Company in the USA