Quality is integral to everything we do. Whether you are building bridges, cars or software - it is that one attribute, that everyone strives for.
The past few days got me thinking and I asked myself, how do we achieve good quality? What are the attributes that you must possess to achieve high quality? I had a few answers to my own question, until I sat down with my team. I started a discussion on this topic and their responses amazed me. A discussion that I thought would last merely a few minutes lasted more than an hour. We talked about the results of so many circumstances, facts and, influences. Finally, we settled upon a list what we believe is the least we can do to achieve great quality.
I have used the image below to represent them: