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Multichannel Merchant – QA Testing Technology is Key for Seamless Integration

Retailers and software merchants who release new applications and updates too fast with defects and gremlins could easily damage a company’s reputation. What can you do to manage the risks? Read the Multichannel Merchant article.

Today’s “Hyperconnected” Economy Creates an Agility Imperative for Retailers

We have been outnumbered for years now, with little hope of ever catching up. Not by competing nations or companies, but by billions of devices we can hold in our hands.

The number of internet-connected devices first outnumbered the human population in 2008, and their numbers have been growing much faster than the human population ever since.

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Software Testing News: “QA – the Yawn Function of IT?”

Given the mission critical role they play, it’s odd that testing and QA are perceived in some quarters as little more than a necessary evil. Do you agree? Read the Software Testing News article.

Latest Release of Qualify AQM Solution

Original Software is excited to announce the latest release of Qualify, our industry-leading application quality management (AQM) solution.

The upgrade enhances the ability of project and test managers to optimize testing activities in real time and meet project objectives with the most efficient use of resources.

Gathering data and creating reports and dashboards manually is time-consuming and prone to data aging.

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Information Age: IT organizations not ready for ‘deluge’ of changing apps

Information Age considers the implications of the results of new research from Original Software which reveals that many corporate IT departments may be unprepared for the accelerating pace of change in business software applications. Analysts estimate there will be as many as 200 billion apps downloaded to smartphones, tablets and other devices by 2017. Despite this deluge of new software the research shows that corporate IT organizations don’t seem to be paying enough attention to the challenges of quality control and have little faith in the applicability of their software testing technology.

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Arcadia Paves the Way for Supply Chain Replacement with Original Software

UK, 4 August 2014: Arcadia, the leading high street retailer, that incorporates brands such as Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge, Evans, Wallis, Burton and BHS, has chosen to work with Original Software to streamline its software testing and quality assurance (QA) function to support a multi-million pound migration to a new supply chain system.

The scale and importance of the system overhaul means the Arcadia QA team has to increase its productivity and work effectively with third party development and testing partner Tech Mahindra. Arcadia requires real time visibility of the status of testing and any defects, regression testing automation, speeding up of manual testing and the efficient management of test data.

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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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Sheridan Hindle Co-operates to replicate IT benefits

When Midcounties Co-operative decided to upgrade its payroll system, it took the opportunity to move from a waterfall to an agile methodology. Learn how they managed the testing element? Read the ComputerWeekly article.

Grocer Gold Awards Announced Today

Original software is excited to announce that our organization has been selected as a Finalist for the 2014 Grocer Gold Awards in the “Technology Supplier of the Year” category, which recognizes the company whose innovation in 2013 has most meaningfully boosted the sales, profitability, effectiveness and/or reputation of a grocery/fast-moving consumer goods retailer or supplier.

Our company is being recognized for outstanding work with Midcounties Co-operative, the best performing company within the Co-op Group, and Marston’s, the UK’s largest independent brewer.

We helped Midcounties Co-operative improve the quality and speed-to-market of their customer-facing software and reduced the time and cost of ensuring a high-quality, low-risk SAP upgrade for Marston’s.

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Original Software finalist in Grocer Gold Awards IT Supplier of the Year

UK, 23rd May 2014: Original Software, the global software quality vendor, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the 2014 Grocer Gold Awards in the Technology Supplier of the Year category.

Other finalists in the category are GSK Shopper Science Lab, Hudl from Tesco, Nisa and SKUview from Atheon Analytics.

Original Software has been shortlisted for its work in the grocery industry, including Midcounties Co-op, the best performing company within the Co-op Group and the UK’s largest independent brewer, Marston’s.

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