Course: Defect Analysis and Prevention Methods · 2 days [Q3]

Course: Defect Analysis and Prevention Methods · 2 days [Q3]

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Learn how to perform systematic analysis of detected defects and create effective actions to reduce future defect counts.

Duration: 2 days / 4 evenings / 14 hours
Audience: Developers, Development Leads & Managers, Functional Testers, Test Developers, Business Analysts, Scrum Masters, Project Managers
Certification: Upon training completion
Courseware licensing: 3 months or perpetual

Learning Cases and Simulations:
 Recognise defect injections and sources in all project phases
Compile and classify defect data
✓ Create defect topology maps
✓ Carry out defect reduction root cause analysis
✓ Drive team-wide initiatives through best practices and education
✓ Understand and apply the concepts of Zero-Defect Development
✓ Establish measurement mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating defects

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1 · First Principles

  • Basic concepts of software quality
  • Defect types
  • Defect patterns and defect causes
  • Impact factors

2 · Defect Prevention Frameworks

  • Targets and constraints
  • Measurement, Analysis and Prevention
  • CMM, Six Sigma, and MSF


3 · Defect Measurement and Data Collection

  • Defect types classification
  • Defect topology
  • Quantitative assessment
  • Tools support and case studies

4 · Defect Analysis

  • Interpreting without historic data
  • Defect Containment Matrix
  • Causal analysis meetings
  • Cross-referencing results


5 · Improvement Implementation

  • Preparing the organization for changes
  • Implementing resolutions
  • Task teams and change champions
  • Metrics to monitor and verify progress

6 · Zero-Defect Development

  • Microsoft memo that introduced Zero-Defect development
  • Defect trade-offs
  • Intermittent defect fixing
  • Code-test-build-test cycle
  • Continuous improvement

Our live online and self-paced formats permits anybody to participate regardless of your location.

In addition, we offer in-house training in any location worldwide.

Venues for public training are located in the following cities:
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