In any product, the features it delivers matter a lot. But the product’s performance and overall quality of experience are what keeps the user engaged.
Businesses gain competitive advantage when they can deliver high quality products while reducing the time-to-market and improving ROI. A leap from QA to QE helps you achieve this goal and in today’s dynamic environment, this leap is imperative.
What is the difference?
Quality Assurance “assures” quality in the process and the product. Quality Engineering “drives” development of quality product and the process.
Focus on quality right from ideation to commercialization.
Define, support and implement process such as BDD/TDD, agile, kanban etc.
Focus on making quality tools driven, enabling DevOps and building test frameworks.
What are experts suggesting?
World Quality Report 2015-16 recommends:
Refocus QA and Testing on customer experience and business assurance