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Perform assessments of existing Information Systems and identify gaps between Business Requirements and current system capabilities; and provide application analysis, testing, and application modification or refactoring services to meet architecture and infrastructure goals.

More Uses of the Defect Tracking Toolkit:

  • Establish: research user reported issues, identify root causes and resolutions, implement fixes, and liaise between business functions, end users, and technical delivery teams.

  • Collaborate often with Development, Business and Support teams to clarify specs, raise issues/concerns and identify risks throughout the Software Development life cycle.

  • Initiate: review the development process to ensure that Defect Tracking (identification, fixing, re testing and migration of defects) is properly addressed.

  • Be accountable for functioning as an integrator between Business Needs and technology solutions, helping to create appropriate technology solutions to meet Business Needs.

  • Ensure you contribute; lead systems Requirements Analysis, requirements documentation, Business Process modeling/design, User Acceptance Testing, Quality Assurance, business Data Management, logical Data Modeling, lead systems integration, Test Automation, Defect Tracking.

  • Create Test Cases and perform Functional, Non functional, System Integration (SIT), Black box, White box, and End to end testing for software implementation.

  • Guide: review and validates application Technical Design of team members to ensure alignment with Business Needs and best practice architecture principles.

  • Perform testing of applications and application programming interfaces (APIs) in DevOps pipelines utilizing Quality Assurance measures established by the government and industry best practices.

  • Ensure your organization creates detailed test designs and Test Plans; creates and review Test Data for performing test scenarios; execution of unit and system Test Scripts, debugging efforts and Defect Tracking, support of User Acceptance Testing, and software implementation and deployment tasks.

  • Identify risks and dependencies of the product and subsystems, prioritize the effort, and deliver the project on time and according to milestones, specifications and defined Quality Standards.

  • Investigate production issues by recreating in test environments, working with development for resolution and coordinating with Support for release.

  • Perform independent Integration Testing on the system software or hardware to determine the systems compliance with specified requirements.

  • Manage work with members of a project team through the entire Software Development lifecycle to ensure the development of testable applications.

  • Be accountable for performing assessments of existing Information Systems and identifying gaps between Business Requirements and current system capabilities.

  • Manage: test sub components of larger application systems; and integrate the applications with each other and continuously optimizing the system structure to improve stability and performance.

  • Perform functional, integration, system, regression, usability and Performance Testing using manual methods and test framework tools.

  • Arrange that your group creates an environment where knowledge and best practices are shared and fosters a culture of Continuous Learning and relentless improvement.

  • Be accountable for creating and executing Test Plans, testing approaches and strategies, use of Defect Tracking tools, and exposure to Automated Testing tools.

  • Perform testing of new application and mobile device functionality to validate the supported operating systems; across web and mobile platforms.

  • Direct: thorough with understanding requirements, manual test case writing, test reviewing, automation test scripting, Defect Tracking and database querying.

  • Be certain that your venture provides centralized defect management for on site UAT and live trials, maintains the defect and issues log, and conducts daily defect review.

  • Create a test strategy for each new feature and function to ensure journey to manage and maintain the test case leads to high quality and defect free software.

  • Ensure you supervise; lead and mentor a diverse team of Quality Engineers to develop innovative approaches, techniques, and solutions to help your organization deliver quality software solutions with speed.

  • Manage work with organization wide stakeholders, in quality and field support to develop and improve processes for gathering Customer Feedback, CAPA, complaint handling, and Defect Tracking and closure.

  • Warrant that your organization utilizes test tools, test methodology, best practices and standard Quality Assurance processes to deliver functional, deployable, supportable and maintainable products and services.

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on tasks related to the planning, testing, and coordination of release activities.

  • Ensure team follows the procedures to identify and log software defects into the Defect Tracking system; identify and log software defects into the Defect Tracking systems.

  • Create continuous test improvement mindset and adopt automation by creating new Test Cases; work with the team members to evaluate and update existing Test Cases to achieve comprehensive test coverage.

  • Manage work on ongoing constructive and timely feedback towards Performance Expectations and project requirements; as per expectations set during the annual appraisal cycle.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Defect Tracking Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Defect Tracking related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Defect Tracking specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Defect Tracking Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Defect Tracking improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. How will you know that you have improved?

  2. What is your organizations process which leads to recognition of value generation?

  3. Will Defect Tracking have an impact on current Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery processes and/or infrastructure?

  4. How scalable is your Defect Tracking solution?

  5. How do you verify if Defect Tracking is built right?

  6. Among the Defect Tracking product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?

  7. What are specific Defect Tracking rules to follow?

  8. What are the operational costs after Defect Tracking deployment?

  9. What is a worst-case scenario for losses?

  10. How do your measurements capture actionable Defect Tracking information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Defect Tracking book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Defect Tracking self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Defect Tracking Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Defect Tracking areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Defect Tracking Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Defect Tracking projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Defect Tracking Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Defect Tracking project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Defect Tracking project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Defect Tracking project team have enough people to execute the Defect Tracking project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Defect Tracking project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Defect Tracking Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Defect Tracking Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Defect Tracking project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Defect Tracking project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Defect Tracking project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Defect Tracking project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Defect Tracking project with this in-depth Defect Tracking Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Defect Tracking projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Defect Tracking and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Defect Tracking investments work better.

This Defect Tracking All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.