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Review Papers | Software Engineering | India | Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023
Defect Management and Root Cause Analysis: Pillars of Excellence in Software Quality Engineering
Abstract: Within the dynamic domain of software development, achieving excellence relies heavily on the proficient handling of defects and a comprehensive analysis of their root causes. This abstract thoroughly explores the fundamental roles that defect management and root cause analysis play within the realm of software quality engineering. Defect management involves a methodical approach to identifying, monitoring, and resolving flaws that arise during the software development process. On the other hand, root cause analysis delves into the underlying catalysts behind these defects, with the goal of identifying the core reasons for their occurrence. These abstract underscores the remarkable importance of these practices in the pursuit of superior software quality. Through the implementation of robust defect management strategies and rigorous root cause analysis techniques, the field of software quality engineering aims to mitigate risks, amplify customer satisfaction, and continually refine software development procedures. The exploration of these methodologies forms the bedrock for elevating software quality to unprecedented levels of distinction. "The Significance of Defect Management and Root Cause Analysis in Software Quality Engineering" In the intricate realm of software development, two essential pillars, namely defect management and root cause analysis, emerge as foundational elements of effective software quality engineering. Defects, spanning from inconspicuous errors to glaring faults, hold the potential to undermine the reliability and integrity of software systems. Defect management orchestrates a systematic process encompassing identification, categorization, prioritization, and rectification of these imperfections throughout the software development lifecycle. Concurrently, root cause analysis delves profoundly into the origins of defects, uncovering the underlying triggers that give rise to these issues. Collectively, these practices assume pivotal roles in upholding and enriching software quality.
Keywords: Root Cause Analysis, Software Quality Engineering, Dynamic Analysis
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023,
Pages: 53 - 55