AQM vendor bucks conventional tester wisdom which says that achieving quality is difficult
15th December 2011, – In its annual round up and planning for the year ahead, Original Software, a leading Application Quality Management (AQM) vendor, renowned for its innovative technology, reveals how it continues to break the mould in application quality, by driving down the cost and risk of software delivery projects. Several customer examples confirm how the software vendor has helped deliver a proven ROI in months rather than years.
Coca-Cola, a global leader in the beverage industry, often reluctant to comment on the IT suppliers it uses, needed a solution which would enable them to build rapid and maintainable automation.
The open platform provided by Qualify, a complete Application Quality Management solution, makes integration with 3rd party tools, such as Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 seamless and uncomplicated
15 November 2011 – Original Software, a leading Application Quality Management, (AQM) vendor, announced today that Qualify, its solution for managing the quality lifecycle of any application, has added Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010, to the list of 3rd party point solutions that it works with. TFS is a Microsoft tool used to support Visual Studio .Net developments. Qualify already integrates with defect tracking tools, such as Bugzilla and JIRA, as well as the open development platform, Eclipse.
George Wilson and daughter, Laura, will be waving the Application Quality Management banner at the RS500 World Championships 2011
15th August 2011, – Original Software, a leading vendor in Application Quality Management (AQM) and Automated Software Quality (ASQ) solutions, today announced its participation in the RS500 World Championships 2011 sailing event which will be hosted by the 2012, British Olympic venue, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA).
George Wilson, the company’s Operations Director, will be sailing with team mate and daughter Laura Wilson, at tomorrow’s gruelling 4 day event alongside side some of the world’s best sailing teams from France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands and Sweden.
The location chosen by the WPNSA, offers the combination of good winds and a range of sailing water from sheltered to open sea.
Retailer chooses Original Software to reduce the time to market for its business-critical MICROS-Retail Point of Sale system and its ERP and eCommerce applications
29 June 2011, – Original Software, a leading Application Quality Management (AQM) vendor, announced today that it has signed a deal with Kansas City-based Helzberg Diamond Shops, Inc., for managing and automating the testing of its business-critical retail systems. Original Software’s complete solution suite for quality management, manual testing, test automation and test data verification has been selected by the retailer to address its system testing challenges and improve overall quality and timeliness of application software delivery into production.
A leading fine jewellery retailer, Helzberg Diamonds, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.
Stuart Bishop joins as Head of Customer Services
22 March 2011, – Original Software, the Application Quality Management (AQM) and Automated Software Quality (ASQ) vendor, today announced that Mr. Stuart Bishop, previously the Head of Development, has joined the Customer Services team as the newly appointed, Head of Customer Services.
The move to spearhead the company’s customer relations function supports the continued growth that Original Software is experiencing in the software testing market.
As Microsoft reveals its newest browser, Original Software continues to stay abreast of the latest browser technology with its software testing solutions
14 March 2011, – Original Software, a leading vendor in Application Quality Management (AQM) and Automated Software Quality (ASQ) solutions, today announced that TestDrive, the only agile test automation solution in the market place already supports Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), prior to Microsoft’s official launch later in March. This support comes ahead of other suppliers of testing software.
Analyst research¹ cites that support for emerging technology continues to be an area of concern for users of test automation products.
Increases in productivity, packaged application upgrades and support for changing technologies are key market trends in Automated Software Quality market
09 February 2011, – Original Software, a leading vendor in Application Quality Management (AQM) and Automated Software Quality (ASQ) solutions, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites¹ report. The report evaluated sixteen vendors of software quality solutions based on a rigorous set of criteria that comprise ‘ability to execute’ and ‘completeness of vision’.
Transformed quality process reduces business risks and increases staff productivity
7 February 2011, – Euronet the industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions, has utilised software from Original Software to enhance its quality processes, minimise business risk and deliver a superior application to its end users quickly and easily.
Doug Goodwin, Vice President of Global Development claims: “The solution from Original Software has helped us to significantly reduce any business risks resulting from less than superior quality in our software. We’ve been really impressed with the level of customer service provided by the company; they’ve been responsive to our needs and dedicated in helping us succeed.”
As an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions, Euronet offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers.
Wales and West Utilities Chooses Original Software to Accelerate its User Acceptance Testing for SAP
Ease of use for business users cited as main reason for choosing the solution suite over HP
6 January 2011, – Wales & West Utilities (WWU), the regulated gas distribution business covering Wales and the South West of England, has selected the leading Application Quality Management (AQM) vendor, Original Software, for the management and ongoing testing of its business-critical SAP® implementation. The full quality management, manual testing and test automation suite has been selected by the utility company to assist with its business-critical SAP application quality challenges.
Highly regarded in the industry, WWU was recently awarded the “Utility Company of the Year” at last month’s Utility Industry Achievement Awards 2010.
New version of its manual and automated software quality suite set to be the only force in agile test automation
21 December 2010 Original Software, the Application Quality Management (AQM) and Automated Software Quality (ASQ) vendor, today announced the release of its latest version of TestDrive, the only agile test automation solution in the market place, and TestDrive-Assist, the leading dynamic manual testing solution.
Version 7 is in direct response to an independent study undertaken earlier this year which revealed that the need for enhanced business agility was the highest rated market driver for improving software quality. With more complexity in IT projects and a need to respond faster to changing markets, development and QA teams have had to adapt the way they work.