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Software Verification & Validation

Purpose:

This 2 hour webinar on Software Verification and Validation will focus on the use of Microsoft Excel in calibration laboratories and examine the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements related to software. It will provide guidance and resources for ensuring software quality assurance, documenting evidence of verification and validation, and provide the tools for ongoing software evaluation.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of (or during) this session, using notes and reference materials, you will be able to:

  • Identify which criteria in ISO/IEC 17025 & NIST Handbook 143 address computer system requirements;
  • Evaluate your laboratory administrative procedures covering software quality assurance;
  • Complete the Laboratory Software Inventory file; and
  • List examples of Verification and Validation techniques and use them to perform V&V on your spreadsheets.

Technology Requirement(s):

You will need the following to participate in the webinar:

  • Computer or laptop
  • Internet connection, a broadband connection is recommended
  • Telephone
  • Optional: a telephone headset

Materials & Supplies:

Handouts and Slides

Prerequisite(s):

None

Minimum Requirement(s):

Completion includes completing pre-work assignment, full attendance and participation in the session activities and discussion, submitting course notes, and completing an on-line evaluation after the course. 

Audience:

Laboratory staff who have responsibilities for developing, implementing, and/or improving the quality management system in their laboratory as well as those who are seeking OWM recognition and/or accreditation or improvements to support recognition/accreditation. This course is available for non-weights and measures participants.

Cost:

The current fee for webinars is $199 and confirmed participants will be provided a link to make a payment. Registration fees for State weights and measures regulatory officials and metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.

Instructor(s):

Georgia L. Harris,
Office of Weights and Measures,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4014
E-mail: g.harris@nist.gov

Related Project(s):

NIST OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:

Details:

Start Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
End Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Location: Adobe Connect
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Webinar

Sponsor(s):

NIST Office of Weights and Measures

Class No. 5318

Event Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Registration:

You must register in the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. You must first establish a primary contact account by going to the link listed above. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user.    

Your request for a contact account will be processed within one business day. You will be sent a password, so that you can then register in our training system (How to Request Training & Transcript Using the Contacts System-PDF) for this class. If you have any questions, contact Isabel Chavez at 301-975-2128.

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272
E-mail: yvonne.branden@nist.gov

Isabel Chavez,
Contact Management System Administrator,
(301) 975 - 2128
E-mail: isabel.chavez@nist.gov

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Technical Contact:

Georgia L. Harris,
Office of Weights and Measures,
Phone: (301) 975 - 4014
E-mail: g.harris@nist.gov