Many organizations across countless industries are turning to the Cloud Computing model to validate their Quality Management Systems. With the shift comes a change in who performs what roles in the validation process. Let’s look at this new responsibility landscape.
Who plays what roles
Who does what in the Validation model can change when we move to the Cloud. The customer remains responsible for, on the front end, validation planning and user requirements, and on the back end, user acceptance testing and validation reporting.
The software provider can assume responsibility for system requirements, detailed design, system configuration and development, unit/integration testing and system testing. The cloud provider can now look after the technical architecture and IQ.
Change control – private cloud vs. public cloud
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