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Testing & quality assurance

Through experienced test and QA experts, we support you in carrying out your quality assurance and test activities.

We are mainly specialized in test automation. Not all tests are efficient to automate, but many systems can be automated better than one thinks in the first approach. An important part of success is the interplay of the right methods, architecture, processes and tools used.

See also topic test automation.

Consulting

Testing and quality assurance costs a lot of time and money and must therefore be properly planned and controlled accordingly. Our consultants will help you to quickly design an optimal quality assurance and test strategy that is suitable for you and to position it in your processes.

Depending on the available budget and the desired level of optimisation, we offer various suitable service packages:

Basic package:

  • Quick overview analysis for quality assurance, testing and test automation
    After short interviews, we develop goals for improvements and criteria for the target achievement in a workshop. Together, we define necessary measures and develop a roadmap for implementation.
  • Carry out a potential analysis for testing and test automation
    In interviews, we analyse the strengths and weaknesses of your test and QA processes and provide suggestions for improvement. In a workshop, we cluster these into projects and create a possible roadmap for implementation.

Supplementary packages:

  • Individual coaching and workshops on test processes and quality assurance methods
    We organise workshops on your topics and problems. We bring in our experience, give feedback and help you to find the best solution. Afterwards, we accompany and coach you with the implementation.
  • Review of QA concepts, test concepts, test plans and test case specifications
    Our experts will test your test card facts (test plans, test cases, test results) with regard to suitability, quality and structure. They evaluate the quality of the artefacts by means of a defined criteria catalog and provide suggestions for the improvement of content and structure.
  • Creation of QA concepts, test concepts and test strategy
    The test strategy defines objectives, processes, roles, tasks, artefacts, tools and everything else related to testing and QA. Our experts advise you on the development of the test strategy and the design of your test processes.
  • Workshops on industry-sector-specific standards and norms
    You will get an overview of the norm and we will support you in evaluating your organisation and processes with regard to the relevant standards (ISO 9001, CMMI, SPICE, etc.) and assess what you have to do for the certification.

Sustainability packages:

  • Workshop series "Quality beyond Testing"
    Quality assurance is more than just testing. This also includes error prevention, creating a quality culture, personnel QA and much more. This series of workshops presents all of this in brief introductory remarks with a subsequent discussion.
  • Setting up metrics to measure the processes
    We support you in designing and building up the necessary metric system for an effective process control and positioning it in your day-to-day work and processes.
  • Lessons learned, retrospectives and improvement
    We support you in planning, developing and implementing an appropriate CAPA approach (Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions) in everyday work.

Quality starts in the head - with trainings from Software Quality Lab

We offer the following seminars and trainings on this topic in theSoftware Quality Lab Academy:

Learn more about trainings from Software Quality Lab

    Operational services and test center (OSTC)

    We test with passion and ensure the quality of your systems by further suitable measures such as reviews, code analyzes, etc. in both agile and plan-oriented projects.

    • Development of test strategies
    • Test reporting
    • Test implementation
    • Test automation
    • Test data evaluation and management
    • Analysis/design of tests
    • Test specification creation
    • Operational test management
    • Test center services
    • Software verification and validation
    • Non-functional tests (load & performance tests, usability test, etc.)
    • Reviews of documents
    • Source code analysis
    • Risk management in testing and QA
    • Retrospectives and lessons learned

    for software (SIL), embedded software, as well as embedded controllers and controllers for hardware & systems (HIL).

    The services are provided by experienced test managers and test engineers with sound development experience both in classical software as well as in the area of embedded software and hardware.

    The employees speak German, work in Germany, Austria or Switzerland at our locations or at your location and the work is not outsourced to low-wage countries.

      Tool Expertise
      for Test-Tools

    In testing and test management, our tool experts support the following services:

    • Tool Evaluation Center for the categories
      • Test management
      • Test automation
      • Performance and load testing
      • Embedded Testing & HIL (Hardware in the Loop) Testing
    • Tool studies & tooling expertise in these areas
    • Proof of Concepts & pilot projects
    • Procurement of suitable tools
    • Tool training & Introduction
    • Configuration & installation of the tools
    • Adjustment & Extension
    • Implementation of the tool interfaces and integration of the tools
    • Automation of test processes

    Research and analysis

    Are you facing unresolved issues in this area?
    Do you have too little workforce or time to analyze and resolve an urgent topic?

    Software Quality Lab helps you with research and analysis in this topic.

    More information about research and analysis

    Contact us!

    Stephan Christmann

    STEPHAN CHRISTMANN

    Senior Berater Softwarequalität, Trainer

     stephan.christmann@software-quality-lab.com
     +43 732 890072-160
     +43 676 840072-160

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    Johannes Bergsmann

    JOHANNES BERGSMANN

    Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter

    Ansprechpartner für Kundenanfragen und Kundenbetreuung, Partnerschaften und Forschungsanfragen

     johannes.bergsmann@software-quality-lab.com
     +43 5 0657-420
     +43 676 840072 420

    Weitere Informationen zur Person

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