Defect and Defect Management:
A defect is any observable difference between the projected or expected result and the actual result of any activity in software development. Needless to say, defects are unforeseen and unwanted aspects of an activity and need to be detected and removed. Finding of defects is one of the primary goals of testing..
Defect management focuses on catching, preventing and minimizing the impact of a defect. As a process, it must deal with the all actions carried out from the time a defect is logged till the time it is resolved.
The process can be complicated and lengthy and can include more than one involved party working simultaneously from more than a single location handling defects. The tools of defect management support the recording and managing of defects that are found during testing and mostly, also enable maintenance of reports and metrics of the same.
Quality Control refers to a set of procedures that ensure that a product sticks to a curtained previously defined quality standards. It is that process which allows entities to examine the quality of every asoect of production. Quality Control stresses on the testing of products in order to bring forward any defects in the projected working of the product and report said defects to the management that will decide upon the decision to allow/deny or modify the release of the product.
Defect Management with Quality Control:
Defect Management must incorporate Quality Control in order to preserve the basic quality standard of the product. Since defect management would involve changes in the design and working of the product, major and minor, it becomes imperative to ensure that the modified product adheres to quality standards. Therefore, understanding how defect management can be done keeping in mind quality of the product is of utmost importance while correcting defects in the given product.
About the Course:
Educba brings you the online stp-by-step guide of defect management with QC. The course aims at correcting and managing defects arising during the testing of the products, while carefully adhering to the set quality standards at all times. The tutorial consists of video lectures in an instructional format and is available for free online for anybody registered on the website. The course does not have a set timeline or fixed class hours, allowing learners to learn in their own time.
Educba breaks the entire course into 4 sets of video lectures.
Prerequisites for the course:
- Proper device
The course consists solely of lectures delivered via the audio-visual medium. It is necessary to find a compatible device that can display the video and play audio properly.
- Internet Connectivity
The entire course is online with offline manifestations whatsoever. It is crucial that the device used to view the course videos has a steady internet connection to ensure availability of course material and proper streaming for a satisfying learning experience.
- Passion to learn
No course can be successful without your passion to learn. Well designed and delivered as the course is, its impact and results will show if and only if you have real interest and remain committed to the course. We urge you to ensure you are attentive and committed in order to derive the full benefits of this course.
Benefits of the course:
- More productive employee
As an employee of any product development company, knowing the tips and tricks in defect management ensure a much greater level of productivity and greater contribution to the company. Knowing how to tackle various defects, all the while sticking to quality standards in an essential and important skill, one that if polished and displayed well, has the potential of making you indispensable to the organization.
- Greater skill set
For a prospective employee, taking this course can prove to be a great value-add to your resume as it opens up a whole new territory of possible employment options. Defect management has supreme importance in product development and testing industry and this course shall prove extremely helpful should you choose to take it up.
- Online learning
The fact that the entire course is available 24*7 online for learning as and when the time suits you, When it comes right down to it, the course has no fixed deadline to complete it within, no classroom to go to, nor any fixed time of study allowing you to view the material at your own pace and in your own space. The advantages of such an online learning also include the fact that they can be taken up by those of you with full-time employment as well since it doesn’t hamper your every day routine.
The course has been designed for absolute beginners with no previous experience in defect management. The course is primarily aimed at students who are willing to learn about a particular topic and the benefits of learning it which basically opens the course to everybody willing to learn. Be it an existing/prospective employee in product development and testing or a novice student willing to explore, this course is fit for anybody interested and willing to commit to a great learning experience.
Frequently asked questions:
- Why should I take this course?
Defect management is singularly the most important method of improving a product. The course provides a step-by-step method of approaching defect management and it is a skill you mustn’t pass up on. The course provides great career benefits in terms of adding to your skill set and your resume. The online nature of this course allows you to learn at your own pace, making this a smooth and rewarding learning experience.
- I have no previous involvement in defect management. Will I have trouble?
No. The course is designed keeping in mind that the learner is most likely a novice student with no experience whatsoever in defect management. It aims at familiarizing you with the concept and benefits of defect management.
- Will I need any additional material for this course?
No, the tutorial is self-sufficient in its course requirements. You do not need to refer to any additional material to learn from this course. However, if you feel the need to refer to any additional material, we shall not discourage you from doing so. But do keep in mind that it is not required.
- I have a full-time occupation. Will I be able to cope?
Absolutely. The course is designed so as to provide maximum benefit to people in terms of flexibility, including and especially those with full time employment or studies. The hours of study can be set as per your convenience and the course can be completed at your pace.
Sarah, software developer:
“This course is very helpful. I used to watch the tutorials during my sabbatical from work and I must say that taking this course reminded me of how much scope there is in this line of work. The tutorials themselves are very simple and easy to understand with very clear takeaways. Highly recommended.”
“I am a computer Science student and I decided to give this course a try during my summer break. I was surprised with how easy it was to understand given that I had no background it the subject. The language is simple and instructions clear. The topic is well explained and with a very practical approach.”
“This course is very good. The lectures were delivered with precision and the instructions given out were very easy to understand. In addition to showing the utility of learning about defect management, the course also opened a lot of doors in terms of its applicability in various fields. This course was a valuable find and I urge fellow students to take it up if only for curiosity, there is a lot to learn.”
|Where do our learners come from?|
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