Research Papers

Overview of Quality Assurance Overview of Quality Assurance

Quality assurance, or QA  for short, is the systematic monitoring and evaluation of the various aspects of a project, service or facility to maximise the probability that minimum standards of quality are being attained by the production process. Two principles included in QA are: “Fit for purpose”, the product should be suitable for the intended purpose; and “Right first time”, mistakes should be eliminated. To find out more about QA, why it is needed and how to incorporate this into your projects, download the complete article.

Overview of the PESTLE Analysis Technique

PESTLE is an acronym for PoliticalEconomicSocialTechnologicalLegal and Environmental factors, which is used to assess the market for a business or organisational unit strategic plan. The PESTLE Analysis is often used as a generic ‘orientation’ tool, to find out where an organisation or product is in the context of what is happening out side, which will at some point effect what is happening inside an organisation. To find out more about this technique and how to apply it to your own organisation download the complete article.

Overview of SWOT Analysis

SWOT is a planning tool used to understand the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats involved in a project or business. It involves specifying the objective of the business or project and identifying the internal and external factors that are supportive or unfavourable to achieving that objective. To learn more about SWOT analysis download the complete article.