Quality Assurance (QA)

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term introduced first in PAS 1192 and updated in ISO 19650 framework, it depicts the process of specifying and delivery of project and asset information

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forms a framework that supports informed and consistent decision making by project teams, at each work stage, helping to deliver agreed and reliable information.

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Exchange Information Requirements (EIR) term introduced by BS EN 19650 replace the PAS 1192 term Employer Information Requirements (EIR) on all projects where BS EN ISO 19650 compliance is required.

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The term introduced by ISO 19650 typically describes the Tier 1 Main Contractor.

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breakdown structure to help plan the production of information

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schedule of information containers and delivery dates, for a specific task team

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An MPDT its old PAS 1192 term, the MPDT defines who produces what, when and to what level of detail.

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Quality assurance (QA) is the action or process of verification that a requirement in terms of quality is being met. Managing the quality involves planning, establishing a workflow for fulfilling, and systematic monitoring of different aspects of a service or activities.

[source: the balance small business ]

Quality assurance is the action or process of verification that a requirement in terms of quality is being met. Managing the quality involves planning, establishing a workflow for fulfilling, and systematically monitoring different aspects of a service or activity.

The term quality assurance is sometimes used interchangeably with quality control, another facet of the management process. It describes a system of maintaining standards by testing a sample of the output against the specification.

Quality requirements are established in the form of quality standards and guidelines. [1]

It is a process-oriented approach that facilitates and defines objectives in product design, development, and production. It forms a part of the workflow followed during the development and implementation of a product or service according to the company’s objectives. [2]


[1]        J. Bucki, “What Is Quality Assurance?,” Jul. 2020. (accessed Jan. 05, 2021).

[2]        J. Coleman, “Develop a Quality Assurance Placemat – RCG.” (accessed Jan. 05, 2021).

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