Agile Testing

Original Software Helps TVS Supply Chain Solutions to Bolster its Software Delivery Process in Response to Global Expansion

TVS Supply Chain Solutions, a global supply chain and logistics specialist for manufacturers within the automotive, beverage, industrial and defence markets, has selected Original Software to provide a strategic solution to manage and standardize its software delivery process to support the company’s global expansion.

Following corporate restructuring of TVS Supply Chain Solutions the IT department was required to serve a much broader base, encompassing not only its customers but also providing support for multiple companies within the group across several countries. The challenge for the IT department was to transform itself into an internal software provider, delivering home-grown applications across the group.

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Optimising Quality Assurance in an Agile World

Although more and more organisations are moving towards agile software delivery, agile methodologies bring their own set of challenges.

The truth of the matter is that traditional test tools struggle to work in an agile environment. This is mainly due to the fact that they were designed to work in a ‘test last’ environment whereas the agile model is more a ‘test first, test continuously’ model.

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Test Automation Day

On June 21st, CKC Seminars organised the second edition of Test Automation Day.

A very successful conference day with more than 180 enthusiastic Test Automation professionals!

The keynote presentation by Scott Barber answered the question “The Future is Cool, but Does it Add Value?”, whilst Walter Belger presented the ins and out of Security Testing.

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Software Testing Resolutions for 2012

It’s always amazing how every year the month of January sparks the desire in many people to reflect on past promises, challenges and successes. Once the moment has gone, a sense of clarity and a surge of determination takes root, and a new list of promises kick-starts a change and a passion to do well for the new year ahead.

Although this helps set about many good changes, trying to stick to these promises can sometimes prove quite a challenge!  How many of you can relate to the the goal of, “I shall join the gym and get fit and healthy”?

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Podcast: Innovations in Software Testing

Our very own Colin Armitage, CEO at Original Software, took to the stage along with HP, IBM and Microsoft to discuss the latest trends and innovations in the world of software testing. Topics under discussion included manual testing, agile testing and how test automation can be improved. Listen to the podcast here.

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Manual Testing – The Smarter Approach

There appears to be a lot of hype in the market place right now about HP Sprinter revolutionising manual testing. A revolution? Really?

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The Battle for Quality in the Boardroom

How can today’s IT Leaders tackle the application quality challenges they face?

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The Test Automation Debate: Record & Playback versus Programmatic

Experts agree that test automation isn’t easy and there has been a lot of debate over which approach leads to better and easier test automation – record and playback or programmatic. Original Software would like to take this debate one stage further and introduce a new paradigm to the discussion. Join in the discussion by registering today.

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Original Software Positioned as Visionary in Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

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’.

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While HP Plays Catch Up, Original Software Continues to Innovate

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.

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