Quality Control

What Is Quality Control?

Quality Control, abbreviated as QC, is a software engineering technique used to assure product quality. It is not concerned with the manufacturing process. Instead, it assesses the quality of the ultimate product and the outcome.

The primary goal of Quality Control is to ensure that the product fulfills the customer's specifications and requirements if a problem is discovered.

What Is The Distinction Between Quality Control And Quality Assurance?

Quality control aims to inspect the product or service and determine the outcome. On the other hand, quality assurance seeks to investigate the procedures that resulted in the end product.

What Are The Different Kinds Of Quality Control Functions?

Quality Control Functions are classified into five kinds.

  1. Transfer of Technology: This duty entails obtaining a project design document and trial and error data and analyzing it. The materials have been circulated, reviewed, and approved.
  2. A validation master plan for the entire system has been established. The resource planning for the implementation of a validation plan is completed.
  3. Documentation: This role is in charge of document dissemination and preservation. Any update to a document necessitates the use of suitable change control methods.
  4. Assuring the quality of products is also part of the quality control role.

It also includes strategies for quality improvement.


Quality control is concerned with ensuring that the created product is fit for usage. Every company should follow processes and standards. It focuses mostly on the quality of the product/service we give to clients during or after software deployment.