Toward an Effective Quality Plan: PQD in Action

Using the modified McCall product quality definition, you can use a three-step process to plan the deployment of the required quality through the development process.

Once the PQD process has been applied to the overall product requirements, the product is partitioned into subcomponents and the process is repeated for each subcomponent. For a software system, the components would usually be subsystems such as front-end and back-end processing.

Step 1: Define the Product Requirements

This step would usually be undertaken during the project feasibility study and, in more detail, in the requirements ...

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