Quality Assurance and Project Management:

January, 2014

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January 19, 2014  3:57 PM

Part 2/2- 9 Negative Traits For A Project Manager To Avoid

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

This post is in continuation to my previous post on the same subject. In last post we discussed about 4 suicidal traits that could close the gates of growth for a project manager. Let us look further at the rest of 5 negative traits which the writer Abhinav Pandey has recommended to follow in his...

January 19, 2014  3:39 PM

9 Negative Traits For A Project Manager To Avoid – Part 1/2

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Thanks to Abhinav Pandey for compiling these 9 traits that we would be discussing below in his new book titled as 9 Don'ts To Success because the...


January 19, 2014  1:41 PM

Quality Is Synchronization and Unanimous Consolidation

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

One absolutely important role of Quality function which is not there in written in their agendas anywhere but which is always done by them is to take all stakeholders in sync and perform a consolidation of product unanimously before letting is QC cleared and okayed for release to customer. Why is...


January 19, 2014  12:17 PM

Quality Cannot Happen In Isolation

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Imagine a scenario when quality is sitting in isolation with no information about what projects are in pipeline at what stage and what is the plan of things coming into their kitty for testing and QC approval. Gone are the days when this used to happen. Quality has to be part of all stages of...


January 19, 2014  2:03 AM

5 Factors Causing Panic During Testing Phase

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Projects do get delayed mostly as per their plans due to various reasons. But mostly the major brunt is to be absorbed by testing. Reasons for this could be many but important to learn is to cover the testing team with a shield so that none of this kind of panicking pressures penetrate and create...


January 19, 2014  1:49 AM

Quality Is Not Speed To Deliver

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

If you feel that speed produces better results, you are wrong and carrying a misconception in mind. Speed in lack of proper direction and predefined or planned results is always a disaster. One has to be very clear what results are in demand while carrying out testing of a product. That is where a...


January 19, 2014  1:36 AM

Quality Is A Tool For Human Mind

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Before talking about procurement of tools to manage quality of a product whether through QC (testing during development, post development and UAT - user acceptance testing), one must thing about the human brain that is going to drive these testing and while running these tools. It becomes important...


January 19, 2014  1:26 AM

Quality Is Objective

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Quality is objective. It is measurable. It can be seen, felt and measured. Teams working on testing of a product know well how to measure the testing effort and quality imbibed in the product. A straight measure of quality in a product is the encounter of bug in the product post its release....


January 19, 2014  12:45 AM

How To Handle Multiple Project Pressure and Conflicts

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Another very interesting question asked is as below:

When handling multiple projects simultaneously for multiple vendor portfolio, how would you address conflicts if happens between testers/test leads or any two cross-sectional QA leads due to project stress? Also, how should one...


January 18, 2014  2:36 AM

Quality Is A Mandate

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Quality is not a "one department" or "one person" baby in an organization. It is a mission that has to be followed by each and every person of the organization working at any level right from the office boy, pantry boy, helper, up to the top most level. Quality can not speak different languages or...


January 18, 2014  2:06 AM

How Do You Define Quality

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

Following was the question I was asked today by a Doctoral Candidate in Educational Technology & eLearning today.

When it comes to leading a huge QA team such as your position, how do you define 'quality'? Why 'quality' matters to you? (QA professionals are asked by the...


January 18, 2014  1:22 AM

My Top 10 Posts Of 2013 On Project Management And Quality Assurance

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja

The list of my top 10 blog posts on Project Management and Quality Assurance are as below: The link for these posts is: http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/quality-assurance/


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