Effective Processes for Quality Assurance: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Effective Processes for Quality Assurance

1st Edition

By Boyd L. Summers

Auerbach Publications

128 pages | 20 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780367172961
pub: 2019-04-24
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The book provides a common operating framework in which best practices, process improvements, and cost avoidance activities can be shared, and quality assurance responsibilities assigned. The framework unites quality assurance methods thereby promoting best practices for improvement processes execution and reduction of operational costs. The book explains the disciplines supporting effective processes for quality assurance prior to product delivery. It shows how to instill quality and product requirement compliance thru in-house audits and evaluations and provide effective oversight.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Quality Assurance Methods. 3. Measure Benefits 0f Quality Assurance Process Improvement. 4. Quality Assurance Performance and Improvement. 5. Answers Questions from Management and Employees. 6. Manage Risk Management. 7. Quality Assurance Metrics. 8. Quality Assurance Framework. 9. Monitor Effective Process for Quality Assurance. 10. Quantitative Process Performance and Commitments. 11. Understanding the Quality Assurance Direction.

About the Author

Boyd L. Summers has currently worked as a Software Engineer for Quality and Engineering for The Boeing Company and is a Software Technology and Quality Assurance Consultant for BL.Summers.Consulting.LLC in Florence, Arizona. With 31 years of experience in Software Engineering and a leader of multiple software development teams, Boyd continues to solve complex technical challenges to ensure that system, software engineering and quality problems are addressed, resolved and compliant. Author of the two software technology and Quality books titled; "Software Engineering Reviews and Audits." and "Effective Methods for Software and Systems Integration and provide Articles to Software Engineering and Quality Journals and magazines. Topics include: System Design, Software Requirements, Software Design, Software Test and Evaluation, Configuration Management, Quality Assurance, Process and Product reviews, audits and evaluations for processes required in Agile, Lean and Six-Sigma.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)