Project is something that is developed based on particular customer requirements and for theirusage only.
product is something that is developed on the company specifications and used by multiplecustomers.The product based companies will first have general survey in the market gathersrequirements from different customers and based on common requirements of so manycustomers they will decide the specification.
Classical definition of quality:Quality is defined as justification of all the requirements of a customer in a product.Note: quality is not defined in the product its defined in the customer mind.
Latest definition of quality:
Quality is defined as not only justification of customer requirements and also the presence of value (User Friendly).
defect is defined as deviation from the requirement.
Testing is a process in which defects are identified isolated subjected for rectification andensured that the project is defect free in order to produce quality product and hence customersatisfaction.
Bidding the project:
Bidding the project is defined as request for proposal estimation and signing off.
Kick off meeting:
It is an initial meeting conducted in software company soon after the project is signed off in order to discuss overview of the project and also Select a project manager.Usually project managers, Technical managers, quality managers, high level management,Test lead, Development lead and some times customer representative will be involved in thismeeting.Note: apart from this meeting any kind of startup meeting can be considered as kick off meeting .
PIN: Project Initial Note:
It is mail prepared by project manager and sent to the CEO of the software company as wellas the core team members in order to intimate them they are about start the actual projectactivities.
Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC):
There are 6 phases in software life cycleInitial or requirement phaseAnalysis PhaseDesign phase