Tag Archives: Quality Assurance

#3 – 7 Sins

The #3 post of 2012 was a guest post titled The 7 Sins of Lean Software Development. Waste elimination is one of the Lean principles and one of the most effective ways to increase quality and reduce cost. While products … Continue reading

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Quality Assurance depends upon operations and strategy, not the other way around (part 2)

In part 1 of this article, I indicated that Quality Assurance is, by definition, a function that ought to be at the forefront of an organization’s operations (click here to see part 1).  Unfortunately, Quality Assurance tends to become less … Continue reading

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Quality Assurance depends upon operations and strategy, not the other way around.

A trip over to dictionary.com reveals the definition of “Assurance” promise or pledge; guaranty; surety full confidence; freedom from doubt; certainty: to act in the assurance of success That would seem to place any function related to “Assuring” an outcome … Continue reading

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The 7 Sins of Software Development (Part 2)

In Part 1 of The 7 Sins of Software Development series, we have discussed the first 4 wastes we could find in our journey to implement the Lean principle ‘Eliminate waste’. Let’s review the first 4 and discuss the remaining wastes in more detail: 1. Partially done … Continue reading

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The 7 Sins of Lean Software Development

Waste elimination is one of the Lean principles and one of the most effective ways to increase quality and reduce cost. While products and services differ between industries, waste or muda – everything that does not add value from the … Continue reading

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