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Purpose and scope
Note the portions of the project life cycle and the system or service components covered by the Quality Plan, and any areas not in scope. This plan identifies the set of standards, practices, reviews, checkpoints and other quality improvement methods for the project.
Quality roles and responsibilities
Modify the following example of roles and responsibilities to fit your project:
The project team is responsible for the level of quality of the project deliverables and will participate in quality reviews and continuous improvement activities. Specific responsibilities regarding quality assurance for this project include:
Quality Assurance Responsibility
Organization, Division or Unit Management
Project Manager/Scrum Master
All Team Members
Users, Sponsors, Clients
Quality Practitioner/Quality Manager
Quality checkpoints and deliverable reviews
Identify the set of checkpoints and reviews for the project, including entry and/or exit criteria, and use measurements against those criteria to make go/no go decisions. Some examples:
Project management and documentation reviews
Production readiness checkpoint
Project closure review
Standards, practices and guidelines
Identify specific standards and guidelines which will be used to measure deliverable quality. See the Quality Planning Checklist for more examples..
Type of Standard
Standard, practice or guideline to be applied
System configuration management practices
Problem reporting and corrective action practices
Project management standards and practices / development methodology
|Security and authentication/authorization standards|
Identify the quality metrics to be used to measure project deliverable quality. See the Quality Planning Checklist for examples.
Other quality activities
Update the plan as needed with additional quality reviews or activities specific to your project or product, such as:
- Supplier control
- Tools, techniques, and methodologies
- Media control
- Records collection, maintenance, and retention
- Risk management