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Waqas Mahmood, Syed Shaharyar Rizvi and Siraj Munir
IBA faculty and students co-author a paper on the emerging role of academia in Sqa

Mr. Waqas Mahmood, Visiting Faculty, Department of Computer Science, along with MS Computer Science students, Syed Shaharyar Rizvi and Siraj Munir has co-authored a paper titled 'The Emerging Role of Academia in Sqa' in the International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing (IJEM).

Research was conducted in the area of Software Quality Assurance, this research explored the challenges experienced by industry professionals while hiring or working with fresh Software QA & Test Engineers.


Now that every company and every consumer prioritize quality over quantity of work, the career of Software quality assurance is also taking a leap, especially in the field of academia. Thus, this report gives an overview of what a future with the usage of software quality control and testing would look like, and why it's needed for the development of the caliber of software used all around the globe. It further marks out why adding courses related to software quality assurance in the curriculum is important and how this addition can widen the dynamics of software control, quality and testing industries. It also marks out how, even today, academia can and is playing an integral role in the developmental process of software quality assurance and testing in terms of the research that can be and is being made towards the whole developmental process of SQA. Universities and undergraduate programs can further play an important role towards the researching the horizons and fields software testing and assurance has to offer in the near future.

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