Difference between quality assurance process and quality control
Many people think QA and QC are same and interchangeable but this is not true. Both are tightly linked and sometimes it is very difficult to identify the differences. Fact is both are related to each other but they are different in origins. QA and QC both are part of Quality Management however QA is focusing on preventing defect while QC is focusing on identifying the defect.
It is a process which deliberate on providing assurance that quality request will be achieved.
A QA aim is to prevent the defect.
QA is the technique of managing the quality.
QA does not involve executing the program.
QA is the process to create the deliverables.
QC is a process which deliberates on fulfilling the quality request.
A QC aim is to identify and improve the defects.
QC is method to verify the quality.
QC always involves executing the program.
QC is the process to verify that deliverables