By Élie Sloïm, on 22 September 2021, in Web Quality.
I am pleased to announce the publication of my first article in Smashing Magazine. It is entitled Web Quality Assurance: From User Requirements To Web Risk Management ». It’s the story of a 20 year journey that took me from […]
By Paul Houston, on 26 July 2021, in Uncategorized.
Quality rules for reducing risks inherent in web products Opquast maintains a repository of 240 quality rules which mitigate the key risks that negatively affect website users such as privacy, ecodesign, accessibility and security. The objective of these rules and […]
By Élie Sloïm, on 11 June 2021, in Web Quality.
After 20 years in the web industry, if somebody asks me what’s the most useful thing you’ve created or done, I would definitively cite the VPTCS model. VPTCS stands for Visibility, Perception, Technical, Contents and Services. Back in 2001, with […]
By Sarah Marcellin, on 12 May 2021, in Web Quality.
A few years ago, we produced an example of an appendix to add to your specifications to better ensure that quality requirements were taken into account. This document was in need of an update, so we have reviewed the current […]
By Élie Sloïm, on 26 April 2021, in Uncategorized.
If you use the Slack messaging tool, you can now use the Opquast for Slack application. This little tool will allow you to send Opquast rules with their objectives, the tags concerned and of course the link to the form. […]
By Élie Sloïm, on 13 April 2021, in Opquast.
It’s been over a year in the making and it is now official: Opquast is an ‘entreprise à mission’ or a ‘purpose-driven company’. So, what does that mean? When the Pacte law came into existence in France, it became possible […]
Why should we care about web quality assurance? There was a time when quality assurance, operations and management systems, control procedures and even training and skills acquisition were accounted for as pure expenses or nice to have options. Gradually […]
By Élie Sloïm, on 17 March 2021, in Opquast.
Marc-Antoine Marty updated us this weekend, he has updated the Drupal module with the latest version of the Opquast rules (240 rules 2020). In addition to taking into account the new checklist, the developer also changed the wording of the […]
By Élie Sloïm, on 11 February 2021, in Opquast.
We have just updated the checklist files made available on the Opquast.com website. In this update, we made various corrections and replaced the mention of ‘best practices’ with ‘rules’ and finally separated the previous monolingual excel file into two languages: […]
By Élie Sloïm, on 26 January 2021, in Opquast.
At the beginning, it was just best practices. When we created Opquast in 2004, we decided to name the project Open Quality Standards and list quality best practices for websites. After a few months, I realized that the notion of […]