Explain the differences between verification and validation ?

 Posted by Bharathi Cherukuri on 7/13/2012 | Category: QA (Testing) Interview questions | Views: 2704 | Points: 40

Verification is the process which takes place before the Validation process.
The difference between both the process is as discussed below:

The main aim of this process is to ensure whether the product is met with the requirements and the specifications given by the end user or not. Its objective is to check whether the data gathered is used in the right place, and in a right manner or not.

This process is mainly to check the product, if it is perfectly working or not for its intended use. It is also used to correct the product's design to meet the requirements.

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