Purpose: The purpose of the study was to determine the influence of organizational factors on in-house
software quality assurance in Strategic state corporations in Kenya.
Methodology: The study used quantitative research method and applied Survey research design. The
research population and target group comprised 6large Strategic state corporations, three in Transport and
Infrastructure sector and three in the Energy sector. These are playing a critical to the Kenyan economy
and the attainment of Vision 2030. These corporations have a combined ICT work force of approximately
300 personnel. From the research population, a sample of 169 respondents was scientifically selected and
administered with questionnaires using a drop and pick method. A multiple linear regression model was
used to analyze the data using statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS).
Results: The study found that 38.5% of the variation in In-house Software Quality Assurance in Strategic
state corporations can be explained by Organizational factors. The result of coefficients to the estimates
was 0.000 and hence significant at the 0.05 level of significance. This indicated that Organizational factors
positively and significantly influence In-house Software Quality Assurance in Strategic state corporations.
The results also found that Government regulation had a partial intervening effect on the relationship
between Organizational factors and in-house Software Quality Assurance in Strategic state corporations.
Unique contribution to theory, practice and policy: The findings of this study are useful to the
Government, Strategic state corporations, Policy makers, Scholars, Software developers, IT consultants
and other state corporations. There is need to develop policies and software development frameworkthat
will be create a conducive Organizational environment that supports in-house development of quality
software