An independent, planned and systematic process. Quality assurance is used to provide confidence that outputs match their defined quality criteria.
A description of the quality specification that the product must meet, and the quality measurements that will be applied by those inspecting the finished product.
quality review technique
A quality inspection technique with defined roles and a specific structure. It is designed to assess whether a product that takes the form of a document (or similar, e.g. a presentation) is complete, adheres to standards and meets the quality criteria agreed for it in the relevant product description. The participants are drawn from those with the necessary competence to evaluate its fitness for purpose.
The tolerance identified for a product for a quality criterion defining an acceptable range of values. Quality tolerance is documented in the project product description (for the project-level quality tolerance) and in the product description for each product to be delivered.