defect management

defect management

(1) The elimination of bugs in software and flaws in hardware. Defect management is part of a software or hardware development project.

(2) The prevention of data errors in a storage medium by invalidating bad sectors. Defect management is part of any read/write magnetic or optical storage medium. See hard disk defect management.
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Most defect management tools come in handy to capture and manage requirements establishing clear traceability with design, test and defect artefacts.
The PKS modular must cover the following functionalities: Virtual project space, cost management, defect management, reporting.
The service provides end-to-end test planning, cycle management, test execution management and defect management.
With Mx-Suite RQM Adapter, Mx-Suite(TM) test artifacts can be linked to Rational Quality Manager Test Cases, which in turn provide traceability to all other ALM components like requirements, change management, planning, defect management, etc.
It's expandable, modular approach offers producers flexibility to address specific quality needs with modules for high-accuracy on-line finish gauging, seal surface, sidewall and base defect management as well as label inspection.
Collaborator includes all of CodeCollaborator's features for code review, including out-of-the-box support for 16 SCMs, integration with major IDEs, customizable workflows, defect management and extensive reporting through its audit trail.
Taking the safety mission further, the authority recently launched the heavy vehicle defect management system, which makes registering and testing of trailers along with the heavy trucks mandatory.
The goal would be to bring wholesale improvements to highway defect management.
By integrating effectively with other systems in the software development ecosystem such as source code control systems, defect management systems, requirements management systems and others, repositories provide a normalized and consolidated view over these systems.
Specifically, the program's tool for auditing defect management did not always record key data about changes made to the status of identified defects.
Our systems work with your existing defect management system to insure a defect-free final product and help you to avoid downstream process upsets.
Existing features of Software Planner include requirements management, test case management, defect management, calendar management, document sharing, discussion forums and list management from a single Web-based solution," says Steve Miller, President and CEO of Pragmatic Software.