In order to finish your project with high-quality deliverables, you need to keep your eyes focused of the development of those deliverables. You cannot simply assume that because Joe's working on a piece of code, it's going to function correctly. Joe might've had a bad day when he wrote it.
Managing the quality of your project ' s output is of extreme importance, because you don't want a black eye as a result of a poor deliverable, nor do you want a black eye for your sponsor (unless you don' t want to work there anymore!) Fortunately, there are some techniques you can use that will help you manage the quality of the project. I detail them in this section because of the test objectives, but you won't put them into play until your project' s executing phase.
Entire books and four-week training classes are devoted to quality control and quality management processes. These notions are well beyond the scope of this study guide, and you won ' t find deep, dark questions on the IT Project+ test that delve into the esotericism associated with quality management.
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What you will find, both in IT and possibly on the test, are questions about how you manage the deliverables of IT projects in order to maintain a high quality. There are some elements that you can pay attention to that will allow for judicious quality management.
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