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Documentation on Quality Assurance and Project Assessment

    This page gathers all available information regarding the programme’s activities related to Quality Assurance and Project Assessment.


IDA Quality Assurance Guidelines:
-          The IDA Short Guides
-          Templates ready to use by IDA projects
-          Checklists ready to use by IDA projects
-          Self Evaluation Tool
-          QA guides for IDA projects
Cost & Benefit Analysis of TESTA
IDA Work programmes

IDA Quality Assurance Guidelines (EN)

The IDA Short Guides

Download the IDA Short Guides
 Short Guide - introduction (v 2.0) - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[42 Kb]
 Short Guide - feasibility phase (v 2.0) - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[40 Kb]
 Short Guide - preparatory phase (v 2.0) - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[31 Kb]
 Short Guide - Development and validation phase (v 2.0) - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[30 Kb]
 Short Guide - implementation phase (v 2.0) - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[44 Kb]

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Templates ready to use by IDA projects

Download the templates
 User Requirements - (Word)
EnglishDOC[156 Kb]
 System Requirements - (Word)
EnglishDOC[188 Kb]
 Project Management and Quality Plan - (Word)
EnglishDOC[157 Kb]
 Preparatory Report - (Word)
EnglishDOC[158 Kb]
 Change Control Plan - (Word)
EnglishDOC[130 Kb]
 Configuration Management Plan - (Word)
EnglishDOC[121 Kb]
 Test Specification - (Word)
EnglishDOC[159 Kb]
 Technical Design Specification - (Word)
EnglishDOC[113 Kb]
 Review and Test plan - (Word)
EnglishDOC[134 Kb]
 Operational Quality Plan - (Word)
EnglishDOC[119 Kb]
 Service Level Agreement - (Word)
EnglishDOC[127 Kb]
 User Guide - (Word)
EnglishDOC[118 Kb]
 Global Implementation Plan - (Word)
EnglishDOC[82 Kb]

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Checklists ready to use by IDA projects

Download the checklist
 User Requirements Checklist - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[22 Kb]
 System Requirements Checklist - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[27 Kb]
 Checklist for Project Management and Quality Plan - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[18 Kb]
 Checklist for Configuration Management Plan - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[17 Kb]
 Test Specification Checklist - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[21 Kb]
 Technical Design Specification Checklist - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[20 Kb]
 Checklist for Review and Test Plan - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[19 Kb]
 Checklist for Operational Quality Plan - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[20 Kb]
 User Guide Checklist- (PDF)
EnglishPDF[17 Kb]

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Self Evaluation Tool

Download the Self Evaluation Tool
 Self Evaluation tool - (v10. xls)
EnglishXLS[345 Kb]

QA guides for IDA projects

Download the QA guides
 IDA Project Evaluation Guide - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[107 Kb]
 Guide to IDA Global Implementation Planning - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[116 Kb]
 Guidance in Metrics - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[112 Kb]
 Guidance on Reviews - (PDF)
EnglishPDF[74 Kb]

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Cost & Benefit Analysis of TESTA – September 2003 (EN)

This final report presented the results of the assessment of the TESTA network, and introduced the methodology used for evaluating the IDA projects.

Download the reports
 Cost & Benefit Analysis of TESTA (PDF)
EnglishPDF[171 Kb]
 IDA Value Of Investment - Methodology (PDF)
EnglishPDF[273 Kb]

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IDA Work programmes (EN)

IDA Work programmes

For further information on Quality Assurance and Project Assessment, visit the ‘Quality Assurance and Project Assessment’ fact sheet.