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Quality Assurance (QA) & Testing
Redefined Model


Approach & Methodology:

At ITQuest Project Management, Maintenance of Time Schedules, Quality Assurance, and Software Engineering are some of the key areas we focus on in the complete Software Development Life Cycle process. Our full proven Methodology ensures effective QA Testing of the software products and applications we develop for our customers.

  1. Data Integrity Testing
    Data integrity testing is a key component of QA testing, it verify the reliability of data procurement from system and its storage methods in order to ensure that the data extracted is in the desired format, and that it is reliable and consistent with the data expected to be present in the database. Data Integrity Testing also ensures that all relevant information is stored in a timely manner, thus avoiding data loss, which has the potential to prove catastrophic to a business. Parameters can also be customized as per client requirements for the data integrity testing during the setup phase.

  2. Functionality Testing / Defect Analysis
    A thorough review on functionality aspects of a client's application needs to be done thus their existing systems helps our QA team to develop the Functionality tests. These tests are performed by ITQuest QA team on the basis of our full proven methodology for Internal Documentation, Reporting, and Resolution of defects, exception and bugs detected during the various testing processes. The analysis of these defects, exception and bugs are carefully documented to provide our clients with:

    A Complete description of the bug/defect and the process of reproducing it

    A clear assessment of the usability of the product and its relation to the business objectives set by client

    Critical data and information needed by the developers involved in debugging

  3. Performance Testing
    Performance testing involves testing the product on the basis of the following criteria and other Custom criteria as required by the Client.

  4. Stress Testing
    In Stress Testing, the parameters typically tested are: Storage, Computing Time, Communication Capacity, and Database Recovery Time. This process drives the system to the very limits of its endurance in order to determine what features in the application design can fail during implementation. The features that do fail can turn out to be defects capable of causing disastrous failure.

  5. Availability Testing
    Availability testing involves testing the reliability of the network, database processor, memory, etc. This involves testing the capability to have the support for critical data required by the applications to be up and running in minimum standard conditions. All the architectural components that need to be available are also made sure to be present and functional.

  6. Response / Throughput Testing
    Response / Throughput testing is used to test the load-bearing capacity of the system and to measure the response time and throughput of the various components of the system.

  7. Compatibility Testing
    Compatibility testing addresses concerns regarding a product's capability to interface with other software, system and hardware. ITQuest is equipped to test Client products across a varied range of software and hardware platforms and environment to evaluate the related issues involved in Compatibility Testing.

  8. Usability Testing
    Usability testing is concerned with evaluating a system's ease of use and the level of convenience it provides to non-technical people to enable them to utilize the various tools and functionalities offered by the system. This helps users derive the maximum benefit from the system. Usability Testing further entails detailed analysis of the navigation system, the user interfaces, etc. General Usability testing also involves the following:

    Authentication
    GUI forms and selections such as:

Text Boxes

Radio Buttons

Check Boxes
Drop Down List Boxes
Combo Boxes
Screen Validations / Validation Conditions
Navigation Conditions
Usability Conditions
Other Generic requirements


Preferred QA Testing Model:

Onshore / Offshore QA and Testing
ITQuest's Global Delivery Model combines the advantage of offshore software development with direct control over the project at onshore. In this model our onshore business staff liaison with our clients, while the development staff are based offshore. Clients benefit by this model in the following ways:

Onshore test/ plan/ design team is in direct communication with our client development team at offshore.

Effective communication channel is established between client and offshore team.

Time efficiency.
Due to Time gap, offshore team can work for more than one shift if required to accomplish the task on time.
 
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