Software Quality: What Role Does Testing Play?

No discussion about software quality would be complete without examining the role of software testing. In the previous post in this series on quality, we mentioned that software testing is a vital part of software quality control (QC). That’s because it’s used to find and prevent defects, ensure performance, and confirm that requirements are met.

“Testing is the procedure of evaluating software quality by utilizing the software with appropriate test cases and to figure out whether the proposed software requirements are fulfilled.” – Manju Khari

In this post, we’ll take a closer look at which types of software need to be tested, when they should be tested, and how testing can help you ensure the quality of your software is high.