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What’s the difference between design verification and validation, and why is it so important?
Today’s guest is Niki Price. Niki is a Medical Device Guru with 15 years of experience in medical devices who worked in production, quality, product development, and project manager. Today she discusses questions like what is being tested by design verification and what is being tested by design validation.
Listen to the episode to hear Niki discuss what’s involved in being a verification engineer, tests used for verification, and the biggest challenges she experiences in her role.
Niki’s background and experience
The process involved in being a verification engineer
The Greenlight Guru difference
The steps that a verification engineer has to go through
Tests used for verification
Difficulties with the steps for verification
The career path to design assurance professional
The biggest challenges about this role
Pitfalls of design verification
“I wanted to be drawing body parts in an OR somewhere. Or illustrations in books.”
“The best time I ever had was sitting at my desk running through thousands of lines of data and trying to make charts out of it. I loved it.”
“Requirements are a lot of times going to be your acceptance criteria for your testing.”
“You have to think about verification is for design inputs, validation is for user needs.”
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