Quality Management Plan

What is the Quality Management Plan?

The Quality Management Plan outlines the approach that is to be taken to ensure that the appropriate level of quality management is employed within the Project.

The Quality Management Plan is used to define the management strategies for: Quality Assurance, Scope Management, Change Management, Testing, Defect Repair, Configuration Management and Stakeholder Approval.

Document Contents

The "Project Details" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
ID - Title The unique Project identifier and the title of the Project. These properties are set on the Project and cannot be modified within the Quality Management Plan.
Description The Project description. This property is set on the Project and cannot be modified within the Quality Management Plan.
Background Describes where the idea for the Project originated. This property is set on the Project Mandate and cannot be modified within the Quality Management Plan.
Objectives Describes what the Project is to achieve. This property is set on the Project Mandate and cannot be modified within the Quality Management Plan.
Justification Describes the justification for the Project in terms of cost versus benefit. This property is set on the Project Mandate and cannot be modified within the Quality Management Plan.
Sponsor(s) The Project Sponsor is a senior management position whose role is to own the Project and to ensure that the benefits are fully realised. This property is set on the Project Mandate and cannot be modified within the Quality Management Plan.

The "Document Purpose" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Document Purpose Provides context for the reader by describing the purpose of the Quality Management Plan and what it is used for. Rich Text.
Document Scope Defines what is included in and excluded from the Quality Management Plan document. Rich Text.

The "Quality Assurance" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Quality Assurance Describes the overall quality assurance process that is to be employed within the Project. Rich Text.
Identification of Acceptance Criteria Describes how the required level of quality within the Project is to be identified. Rich Text.
Quality Assurance Processes Defines the quality assurance processes that will be used to ensure that the required level of quality is delivered throughout the Project. Rich Text.
Changes to Acceptance Criteria Defines the process that will be used to ensure the required level of quality is maintained when changes to the acceptance criteria are necessary. Rich Text.
Other User defined field. Rich Text.

The "Scope Management" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Scope Management Strategy Describes the overall scope management strategy that is to be employed within the Project. Rich Text.
Project Scope Identification Describes how the scope of the Project is to be defined and documented. Rich Text.
Refinement of the Project Scope Describe how refinements to the Project’s scope will be managed. Rich Text.

The "Change Management" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Change Management Strategy Describes the overall change management strategy that is to be employed within the Project. Rich Text.
Change Control Board (CCB) Defines the responsibilities and membership of the Change Control Board. Rich Text.
Raise a Change Request Defines the process of raising a change request. Rich Text.
Perform Impact Analysis Defines the impact assessment process that will be undertaken for change requests. Rich Text.
Present the Change Request to CCB for Approval Describes the process that will be undertaken to approve or reject change requests. Rich Text.
Implementation of The Change Request Describes how approved change requests will be implemented within the Project. Rich Text.

The "Testing Strategy" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Test Management Strategy Describes the overall test management strategy that is to be employed within the Project. Rich Text.
Unit Testing Defines the unit test strategy. Rich Text.
Integration Testing Defines the integration test strategy. Rich Text.
Performance Testing Defines the performance test strategy. Rich Text.
User Acceptance Testing Defines the user acceptance test strategy. Rich Text.

The "Defect Repair Strategy" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Defect Repair Strategy Describes the overall defect repair strategy that is to be employed within the Project. Rich Text.
Defect Recording Defines the process for defect resolution. Rich Text.
Defect Analysis and Correction Defines the process for defect resolution. Rich Text.
Regression Testing Defines the regression test strategy. Rich Text.
Implementation Defines the defect resolution implementation approach. Rich Text.

The "Configuration Management" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Configuration Management Strategy Describes the overall configuration management strategy that is to be employed within the Project. Rich Text.
Configurable Item Defines the configuration item criteria. Rich Text.
Storing and Naming Conventions Defines the conventions that will be employed when storing and naming the Project’s key artefacts. Rich Text.
Version Control Defines the method of version control. Rich Text.
Security and Backups Defines the conventions that will be employed when backing up the project’s key artefacts. Rich Text.

The "Stakeholder Review and Approval" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
Stakeholder Review & Approval Strategy Describes the overall stakeholder review and approval strategy that is to be employed within the Project. Rich Text.
Stakeholder Reviews Defines the artefact review process. Rich Text.
Stakeholder Approvals Defines the artefact approval process. Rich Text.

The "Other" tab has the following properties:

Name Description Possible Values
User Defined User Defined Rich Text.