Project Phase


Verification, also named Qualification, is the step where the software and hardware is verified against the requirements.

Deliverables for this step are:

  • Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)
  • Site Acceptance Test
  • FAT, SAT protocols
  • Installation Qualification (IQ)
  • Operational Qualification (OQ)
  • Performance Qualification (PQ)
  • IQ, OQ, PQ protocols

ISPE published a Good Practice Guide on Testing.