Quality Assurance is a broad term, that continuous and consistent improvement and maintenance of process that enables the QC. As QA focuses more on organizational aspects of quality management, monitoring the consistency of the production process

Quality Control verifies the product’s compliance with the functional requirements. It is a process through which seeks to ensure that product quality is maintained or improved and manufacturing errors are reduced or eliminated. This activity is applied to the finished product and performed before the product release. In terms of manufacturing industry, it is similar to pulling a random item from an assembly line to see if it complies with the technical specs.

Testing is the basic activity aimed at detecting and solving technical issues in the software source code and assessing the overall product usability, performance, security, and compatibility. It has a very narrow focus and is performed by the test engineers in parallel with the development process or at the dedicated testing stage.


There are several certifications available in the industry to ensure that Organizations follow Standards Quality Processes. Customers make this as qualifying criteria while selecting a software vendor.

ISO 9001: 2015

This helps the organization ensure quality to their customers and other stakeholders. An organization who wishes to be certified as ISO 9001 is audited based on their functions, products, services and their processes. The main objective is to review and verify whether the organization is following the process as expected and check whether existing processes need improvement.