March 2018

Validation and Verification – what’s the difference?

Validation and verification are terms that often get confused, so we thought we’d set the record straight on validation and verification and how it can be used within your business. Verification and validation are independent procedures that can be used together to test that a product, service, or system fulfills its intended purpose. These procedures are commonly used as part of a quality management system or within third party standards such as ISO 9000. The purpose of validation is to prove that a system will sufficiently achieve it’s goal, verification is concerned with whether that system is effective. An... Read More