What happens when QA people develop software
This video offers insights into the unique perspective brought to software development by quality assurance professionals. It suggests that a focus on collaboration and flexibility, typically lacking in traditional QMS software, is essential for creating a system that truly meets the needs of all users. The speaker reflects on the importance of designing quality management tools that are not only about data storage but also about enhancing the user experience and operational efficiency.
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00:00 - 00:12
But just the fact that it's what you mentioned, that if you asked quality assurance people to develop the software, it would like another version of MasterControl, right? Because you just assume everything would have to be collaborative.



00:13 - 00:35
And so the software itself would typically not be that. Really not be that flexible it’s just just a repository for data. That's all it really is. It's how quality assurance people tend to think about a quality management system, but when it comes to actively using the quality management system for your entire company, in all departments in your day to day life.



00:35 - 00:52
If quality assurance looks as it looks at it as just inputting data, if management thinks of it as just inputting data, it is just a chore. No one wants to, no one wants to use it. It's like a feeling like writing out report cards and stuff. It's just it's not fun.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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