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software quality assurance

The process of verification and validation of software. It strives to prove that there are problems and thereby allows those problems to be solved before a system goes into production. At each stage of the software development life cycle (SDLC), the cost of errors escalates approximately tenfold. See system development life cycle.
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The organisation is now being run by troubleshooter Bill Morton, who was brought in after the previous SQA boss Ron Tuck quit over the fiasco.
31, 2006, SQA had a liquidity position of $376 million, consisting of $289 million of cash, $55 million of availability under its up to $75 million receivables purchase agreement (no utilization - asset base constrained) and $32 million available under a $35 million revolving credit facility.
The categories celebrating the achievement of individuals are School, Colleges and Training Organisation Candidates of the Year; Lifelong Learning; Academic Excellence; Appointee of the Year; SQA Champion and Skills Competitor of the Year.
The SQA Suite for R/3 Extension provides to SAP customers the following:
The employees also benefit as they gain not only a nationally-recognised SQA qualification but also confidence to integrate within the wider workforce and progress within the company.
The new body will ensure that independence by acting as a buffer between the SQA and the Executive.
Asked if he planned to resign as he arrived for an emergency meeting with SQA managers and the Committee of Scottish Higher Education Principals, he blasted: "Absolutely not.
In addition, SQA SiteCheck enhances Rational's integrated automated software quality solution by allowing users to test the structure of dynamic Web pages including links as well as downloadable active content such as Java, JavaScript, ActiveX, and VBScript.
Accord SQA, a leader in next generation test automation, is the first company to build an SQA test suite, the SmarteSQA Technology Suite, which incorporates business logic into the testing process, and requires no programming skills.
At the launch last week, Dr Janet Brown, chief executive of the SQA, said: "I'm delighted that through this joint agreement we will be able to offer thousands of people working as paralegals this opportunity to prove their professionalism while having the reassurance that they will gain qualifications that are robust and nationally-recognised.
According to the SQA, the data missing involved very few actual Highers results, but was to do with internal school assessments.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- At the PeopleSoft User's Conference, Rational Software Corporation (Nasdaq: RATL) today announced that Price Waterhouse LLP has joined Rational Software's SQA TestFoundation Program for PeopleSoft Implementation Partners.