Quality assessment is the process of evaluation of the software products quality, measuring of system defectiveness (not preventing defects). Note: if you mean providing confidence that quality requirements will be fulfilled, way of preventing defects, use "quality-assurance" tag

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How can developers be assured that their software is fault free?

For example when creating software for critical real time applications, like those used in aviation, how certain are you that it's going to run without problems? Are you 100% certain or are you >90% ...
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Typical localization bugs

We are now adding support for German, Spanish, French, Italian to our application. We've translated all strings and added a big margin for them in the UI. Now I am wondering what kind of bugs to ...
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Approaches to evaluate competitor products for making quality assessment

We have been working for a while on building a product for our clients and now it has reached a stage where we need to decide whether we are ready to go to market with it or not. One of the tasks ...
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How can ISO 9000 and ISO 25000 Quality definition differ - parts included

ISO 2500 SQ quality definition goes as follows and I really do not understand the note with regards to ISO 9000: capability of software product to satisfy stated and implied needs when used ...
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IPv4/IPv6 dependency testing

Research from the Software Improvement Group has shown that 1 in every 12 applications behaves incorrectly when confronted with a dual-stack IPv4+IPv6 environment. How does Quality Assurance usually ...
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Who do you use/recommend for ad hoc QA testing?

I'm a software developer on a VERY small team (read as... me). I'm working on a large project, and in a few months think it would be beneficial to have some sort of formal QA process. I can have ...
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Are there standards describing the different processes for software QA on software that you buy/obtain?

We as an organisation need to provide our regulator with a description of the processes describing how we "handle" software (usually computational software) that we buy or obtain from others. These ...
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Requirements confusion - Functional suitability as Non-functional characteristic (ISO25010)

Trying to understand the standards (ISO) but so far, I find it very confusing. 50% of books state Functionality naturally belongs under Functional requirements, while the other 50% state that ...
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What are the benefits of using software Defect prediction in Agile based software development?

Currently most of the industries are using Agile based software development methodologies. And in Agile based development, we already have test cases in hand before development work starts. So, can ...
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How does Boundary Value Analysis work?

In a flight reservation system, the number of available seats in each plane model is an input. A plane may have any positive number of available seats, up to the given capacity of the plane. Using ...
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Common localization bugs with Hebrew

I am looking into testing a translation of a website into Hebrew. Would there be any common bug/issues that may occur on this language that I should keep an eye out for?
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If verification is quality control, what is a validation?

I know that verification is QC (focused on products) but what about validation? I would say its QC too, as it does aim on the product workings, yet no source mentiones that. I am trying to understand, ...
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Test Environment Assessment Methodology

Background Me and my colleges have been delegated the task to review a large company's testing process, with focus on responsive design. As a part of our report, we've examined a couple of methods to ...
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Assessing the quality of a heuristic sorting system

I have a program that uses a heuristic approach to sort elements into several buckets. I have another program that does the same thing but computes exactly where each element should go. When I ...
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What are the advantages of CMMI over ISO 15504 (SPICE), and vice versa?

Trying to write a paper where I have to compare process improvement models to implement for a hypothetical avionics software development company. From researching, it seems that CMMI and SPICE are ...
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Software to capture and read text using camera

I am working in a External HDD manufacturing company. We have product label on each External indicating the serial number, Part Number and Name of the product. We are manufacturing different models so ...
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How to find QC removed test scripts and bring them back

How to find out the vanished test scripts of a particular test set in a test lab of the QC. How to bring them to the normal view as before. Please refer to the work around perfomed for this issue and ...
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What is a reasonable expectation for bugs upon release?

This isn't really meant to be subjective, but I guess it is slightly.....but im trying to figure out what is "reasonable" in terms of bugs found post release. Now lets assume you do your normal ...
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What can be the scenarios/test cases for an online assessment platform where we can choose test slots according to our convenience

What can be the scenarios/test cases for an online assessment platform where we can choose test slots according to our convenience.I have done the testing of the UI but what can be corner cases which ...
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IV&V relevant Quality metrics

We are in the IV&V phase of a web application, which is being developed and tested by a completely separate team. So, the client for which we are working has two vendors one which is developing ...
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Latest Research Topics in Software Quality Assurance [closed]

Research Scope in Software Quality Assurance. I do not know from where I have to find latest challenges in SQA or scope where is now SQA and where was it is? Is there any suggestion that how can I ...
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Judge the project rating sonarQube

I did install sonarQube and performed a project evaluation. The fact is, sonarQube gave me a global note (A) and percentages, like duplication of code %, comment %... My question is, what is a good ...