Differences between Quality Assurance and Quality Control

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Both Quality Assurance and Quality Control primarily focus on defect free delivery of an application. Among both Quality Assurance is known as QA and focuses on preventing defect. Quality Assurance ensures that the approaches, techniques, methods and processes are designed for the projects are implemented correctly while Quality Control is known as QC and focuses on identifying a defect. QC ensures that the approaches, techniques, methods and processes are designed in the project are following correctly.

Following are the important differences between Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Sr. No.KeyQuality AssuranceQuality Control
1DefinitionQuality Assurance is known as QA and focuses on preventing defect. Quality Assurance ensures that the approaches, techniques, methods and processes are designed for the projects are implemented correctly.On other hand Quality Control is known as QC and focuses on identifying a defect. QC ensures that the approaches, techniques, methods and processes are designed in the project are following correctly.
2FocusQuality Assurance basically focuses on providing assurance that quality requested will be achieved by providing main focus during development of the application by deep diving in the approach of development.On other hand Quality control focuses on fulfilling the quality requested i.e by identification of any defect after the development and before the delivery of the product.
3ApproachQuality Assurance follow approach to managing quality during the development.On other hand Quality control follow technique to verify quality after the development.
4TypeQuality Assurance is process oriented and a managerial tool.On other hand Quality Control is product oriented and is a corrective tool.
5ExampleExample of Quality Assurance is Verification.On other hand example of Quality Control is Validation.
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Published on 10-Jan-2020 06:34:30
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