The DifferenceTesting is the detection of non-conformances to requirements and specifications. It is concerned with documenting defects.Quality assurance is concerned with addressing the causes of poor quality including factors such as architecture, design, processes, inputs, systems and human error. Its scope includes operational outputs such as production and service delivery. Quality assurance is a management process that may feed into governance, compliance and risk management.
NotesIn some cases, organizations use the name quality assurance for a team that plays a testing role.
|Testing vs Quality Assurance|
Verifying that things conform to requirements and specifications.
Preventing mistakes in products, services and processes by addressing their causes within an organization.