AgileThought is a full-service software consulting firm, staffed by the absolute best professionals in the business. We develop custom software solutions for a diverse set of Fortune 500 clients with a focus on Microsoft solutions. We’ve built the company around the core philosophies of hiring the most passionate and talented software professionals and forming strong, integrated partnerships with our clients. We deliver guidance and value through Custom Application Development; Application Lifecycle Management; Enterprise Portals; Business Intelligence Solutions; UI/UX Design and Implementation; and Mobile Strategy and Application Development (web and native). We love what we do. And we constantly strive to find better ways to do it.
Ameex software quality assurance and testing services deliver high quality systems and resources to maximize the value of software, by assuring the software development is done right the first time. We follow a systematic process to get better quality products which are verified and validated at each and every level of the development process. Our full range of QA services includes but not limited Development of Business Specific QA Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Execution, Defect Management and Reporting. Our dedicated and skilled team of software testers help companies find hidden inefficiencies in software and uncover defects early in the life cycle of software development companies to save IT costs and mitigate risks.
Analytics8 is a Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing enablement, training, and optimization consulting firm with offices in the United States and Australia. We provide consulting services covering the end-to-end BI life cycle, from strategy to design, development, implementation, support, and training. We have expertise in quality assurance with members who pioneered the practices of automated functional, regression, and performance testing. Stop by our booth and see a demo of QuerySurge- the only DW/BI automated tool that can test up to 100% of your data.
Arsin is an Independent Verification & Validation company providing specialized testing solutions to help organizations enhance their productivity, quality and reduce the overall cost of software development activities. Arsin is backed by a test automation framework that has been field tested and refined, Effecta, which extends industry tools such as HP and IBM Rational to provide end-to-end testing from the user interface to the data level and features a single place to manage test cases, retain test data, enable script-less automation, manage change and validate data. Arsin has serviced a broad range of industries including Retail, Healthcare, Finance and Technology.
Since 1992, Ascert has been providing advanced automated testing and certification solutions that perform critical testing operations in a reliable, repeatable, and cost effective manner, even under the most extreme application conditions. Our transaction testing solutions help companies measure the reliability, performance, and scalability of their mission critical applications in Quality Assurance and Development environments around the globe. Our latest innovations support interface certification testing by automatically validating message form, data content and messaging protocol against defined standards. Ascert is uniquely positioned as the sole supplier of robust testing tools for the HP NonStop platform as well as for other platforms, utilizing our VersaTest MP technology.
Checkpoint Technologies, Inc. is a solutions provider that specializes in Business Technology Optimization. We are experts in all areas of quality assurance and software testing – performance, functional, and security. Checkpoint Technologies provides leading-edge software solutions, training, mentoring, senior consulting, and staff augmentation. Our services include both manual and automated testing with automated testing being an area in which we are known for our expertise. Checkpoint Technologies is an HP Business Partner and Certified Training Partner. We have assisted numerous organizations with their implementation of testing solutions with on-site consulting, staff augmentation, and training.
||Chicago IIBA Chapter
The Chicagoland Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) works to build awareness of the business analyst profession and to promote the ongoing development of individual practitioners. With the changing face of today’s business organizations and IT departments, the Business Analyst (BA) performs a role crucial to the success of the dynamic business cycle of planning, implementing, and managing change within companies of all sizes and in every industry. Our meetings are conducted monthly on the first Wednesday evening of the month at a variety of sites around the Chicagoland area.
|Chicago Quality Assurance Association (CQAA)
The Chicago Quality Assurance Association was established in 1984 and is the second oldest chapter of the QAI Global Institute. CQAA promotes software quality principles and practices within the Chicagoland area by providing a forum for networking and information sharing. CQAA offers monthly speaker programs, lunch & learns, webinars, and training classes a to over 1500 members for continuing education. Professional certification is supported by hosting the CSQA and CSTE certification prep classes in Chicago and facilitating local study groups. Other activities have included one-day vendor showcases and symposiums, special interest groups for information exchange, co-hosting programs with other professional organizations, and job search service.
||Chicago Software Process Improvement Network (C-SPIN)
Chicago Software Process Improvement Network NFP promotes achieving higher levels of process maturity, software quality and mutual respect. C-SPIN’s goals are to enhance skills and support technology transition through an active program of networking, speakers, forums, publications, recognition of excellence, and mutual support. Since its establishment in 1994 the C-SPIN has grown to support approximately 1200 members from over 150 companies in the Chicago area. Its membership is composed of software professionals with a high interest in process improvement. The C-SPIN delivers programs to its membership on a variety of software quality and related topics intended to inform, educate, train, and share lessons learned.
||David Consulting Group
David Consulting Group helps you lift the performance of your software development community to a higher level that works for you. With the experience, credentials and coaching/mentoring approach proven over decades of consulting your groups, whether internal software developers or software product builders, will benefit quickly and start making changes that last. We help you improve your software performance with methods and techniques that fit your culture, engineering aspirations and financial objectives. We help you answer the question, if you could change on thing about your software development, what would it be?
Few companies can match Experis’ scope, history of success, and our reputation as the global leader in professional talent and project solutions. Experis accelerates business growth and careers by intensely attracting, assessing, and placing specialized expertise in IT, Finance & Accounting, Engineering and other industries. We precisely deliver in-demand talent for mission-critical business needs and deliver solutions, enhancing the competitiveness of the organizations and people we serve. Experis, a dedicated business unit of ManpowerGroup, applies our expertise to improve our clients’ productivity, efficiency, and cost containment.
Galmont Consulting is a technology firm specializing in software quality assurance and testing and business analysis. Based in the Chicago area, Galmont employs the most skilled and capable quality, testing, business analysis, and project management consultants in the marketplace. Leveraging extensive industry experience and rigorous methodologies, Galmont consultants provide clients with the support and expertise needed to build defect-free technologies and the knowledge to improve internal testing and software quality management practices.
iCEDQ Soft is specializes in ETL quality assurance and data monitoring software for data centric projects and systems. In a data-centric world, the company is focused on optimization strategies for data consolidation and data integration. It has developed data testing software, iQA® and data the health monitoring software, iGOVERN®. Its software is being used by some of the top banks and insurance companies to test and validate their data and ETL processes. These software products assure the data integrity based on Audit, Checks & Controls, Compliance, and Reconciliation rules. iCEDQ Soft – DBA for Abyss Group, Inc.
||IEEE Chicago Section
IEEE Chicago Section serves electrical engineers and computer related professionals in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. It is an active professional network of over 5000 local technology practitioners, innovators, business leaders, educators and students. It is part of the world’s largest professional association (www.ieee.org) dedicated to advancing technological innovation via publications, conferences, standards, and professional and educational activities.
Microsoft Corporation, incorporated in 1981, develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a range of software products for computing devices. The Company’s software products include operating systems for servers, personal computers (PCs) and intelligent devices, server applications for distributed computing environments, information worker productivity applications, business solution applications, high-performance computing applications and software development tools.*Microsoft is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies
Mosaic, Inc. is a Chicago-based, nationally recognized leader in software quality and testing. Established in 1988, Mosaic’s specialty services provide a value-added source for testing, test automation, quality assurance, measurement and software process improvement expertise. We supply experienced hands-on professionals supported by extensive intellectual property. Mosaic’s intellectual property includes: MSTAR®, a comprehensive testing methodology, RSTAR™, a test repository and framework for full reuse of your manual tests, test data and automation scripts that supports industry, open source and home-grown automation tools, DSTAR™, a test data management tool for Quality Center, and TR Sizer™ for measuring system size.
|NVP Software Testing
NVP Software Testing provides Software Testing and Quality Assurance services to companies that develop software, as well as companies for which software is an integral part of their business. We build customized solutions to help our customers reach their business objectives. All of our solutions stem from our five core attributes of Quality, Professionalism, Flexibility, Reliability, and Trust. NVP has the right solution for you. Be sure to visit our booth to enter our valuable prize draw and don’t forget to ask about our Complimentary ½ Day Assessment. Trust the experts.
With a world class record of innovation, Original Software offers a solution focused completely on the goal of effective quality management. By embracing the full spectrum of Application Quality Management across a wide range of applications and environments, products include a quality management platform, dynamic manual testing, robust test automation and test data management software. Our solution is delivered with the control of business risk, cost, time and resources in mind. More than 400 organizations operating in over 30 countries use Original Software solutions. Our customers include the likes of Coca-Cola, Unilever, Barclays Bank, HSBC, FedEx, Pfizer, DHL and many others.
Perfecto Mobile is a global leading provider of cloud-based testing, automation and monitoring solutions for mobile applications and websites, utilizing a wide selection of REAL mobile devices accessible via the web. The MobileCloud™ enables developers and testers, located anywhere in the world, to access a comprehensive range of the latest mobile devices via the Internet. Users can develop, test, deploy and monitor their mobile applications and services without having to physically obtain the handsets. Perfecto Mobile also offers a complete solution for automated functional and regression testing of mobile applications within HP ALM suite. MobileCloud for QTP seamlessly integrates native QuickTest Professional scripting and flow control with Perfecto Mobile’s comprehensive cloud-based automated mobile testing solution.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) establishes project management standards, provides seminars, educational programs and professional certifications for project management professionals worldwide. The Chicagoland Chapter of PMI was chartered in 1977 and today has more than 4,200 members. The vision of the chapter is to be the professional association chapter of choice for project management knowledge, accreditation, development and practice. It strives to promote project management knowledge, standards and ethical practice, provide value to members, increase awareness of the importance of project management among senior management, awareness of the PMI certification process and improve communications with business and the community.
Scalar USA is a woman owned, global technology consulting company with an array of service offerings to meet our client’s myriad needs. Combinations of our Professional services and right sourcing, out sourcing right here in U.S. makes us unique and competitive in overall outsourcing market place. Scalar USA is a solution-based company with resilient focus on Quality Assurance, and has aligned with Clients to build Centre of Excellence for their Performance Engineering and Functional Test Automation. Scalar’s Evaluation services offering with combination of Proof of Concept (POC) help clients visualize potential ROI and experience how Automation can accelerate and significantly increase their productivity. Our methodology, solutions and immense pool of quality resources make us the leaders in Software Quality Assurance.
Seapine Software is the leading provider of Quality-Centric Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with offices in Europe and Asia-Pacific, our software development tools help organizations of all sizes streamline communication, improve traceability, achieve compliance, and deliver quality products. Over 8,500 companies use Seapine’s award-winning integrated tools for requirements management, software change and configuration management, test case management, issue and defect tracking, load testing, automated functional testing, and web load testing. When software quality is critical, Seapine is essential.
|SPAN Systems Corporation
SPAN is an EDB ErgoGroup ($2 billion, Nordic Company) established outsourced software services provider. SPAN’s independent Testing & Quality Services are unique as it brings unidirectional focus to outsourced testing. Simply said test objectives are defined and ratified by clients and then executed to realize objectives. The spread includes application testing in various technologies, unified communication and devices and a tailored testing method for Products/ISV. SPAN is CMM Level 4, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2005 and Microsoft & Oracle Certified Partner. SPAN has a global footprint with offices in the USA, India and Group offices in Europe.
SQS is the largest independent provider of software quality management, quality assurance and testing services. Founded in Cologne in 1982, SQS employs 1,700 staff. With over 5,000 completed projects, SQS has a strong client base, including half of the DAX 30, nearly a third of the STOXX 50 and 20 of the FTSE 100 companies. Along with a strong presence in Germany and the UK, SQS has further subsidiaries in Egypt, Finland, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa and the US. In addition, SQS maintains a minority stake in a company in Portugal and a cooperative venture in Spain. In 2009, SQS generated sales of 134.3 million Euros. The core business of SQS is providing managed services for software testing.
TAP Group is part of the SPR family of companies – a premier provider of technology solutions and in-demand IT talent for Fortune 1000 and mid-market companies since 1973. With expertise in quality management, software testing, business analysis, and project management, TAP Group helps IT organizations achieve velocity and excellence in software. Led by our senior consultants, TAP assessments provide clients visibility into project health, application quality, process capabilities, and tool integration, along with pragmatic improvement strategies. With a strong focus on quality, TAP’s near-shore testing centers provide a cost-effective alternative for functional, web accessibility, mobile application, and automation testing within both traditional and Agile projects.
Telerik is a market-leading provider of end-to-end solutions for application development, automated testing, agile project management, reporting, and content management across all major Microsoft development platforms. Telerik’s award-winning software development products enable enterprises and organizations of every size to generate tangible productivity gains, reduce time-to-market, and stay on time and under budget. With tens of thousands of users in more than 90 countries around the world, Telerik’s customers include numerous Fortune 2000 companies, academic institutions, governments, and non-profit organizations.
TestOptimal provides an innovative and highly agile test design and test automation framework based on Model-Based Testing (MBT). TestOptimal BasicMBT, ProMBT, Server Manager and Runtime Server enable QA professionals and test engineers to radically improve the quality of test design and test coverage within the context of an intuitive automation framework. Utilising advanced Extended Finite State Machine notation to describe software behavior ensures early detection of requirement defects. The lean, agile automation suites inherently require less time and effort to adapt to change or maintain. Main features include model-based test generation, integrated test automation, test case visualization, requirements traceability, and load/performance testing. Innovate your testing process to reduce time-to-market with TestOptimal.
|| Tulkita Technologies Inc.
Tulkita Technologies Inc. is a boutique consultancy firm focused on Quality Assurance and Testing. Based on its market leading services, innovative solutions and deep business experience, Tulkita collaborates with its clients to deliver customized, cost-effective solutions in Test Strategy, Optimization and Training. Tulkita provides your organization with unique Test Strategy Consulting Services, focused on improving the essential elements of your Test Practice. Tulkita’s Strategy Consulting concentrates on ‘real’, practical solutions that focus on the realization of both short-term goals and long-term success. Tulkita’s renowned Test Training Service, Acceletester™, is a full-service training program, unique to the testing market today providing pre-built course offerings, onsite/offsite training options and customized training solutions. Acceletester™ provides organizations with the necessary skills and expertise required to succeed in today’s ever-changing market.
uTest provides in-the-wild testing services that span the entire software development lifecycle – including functional, security, load, localization and usability testing. The company’s community of more than 45,000 professional testers from 180 countries put web, mobile and desktop applications through their paces by testing on real devices under real-world conditions. Thousands of companies — from startups to industry-leading brands – rely on uTest as a critical component of their QA processes for fast, reliable, and cost-effective testing results. More info at http://www.utest.com or http://blog.utest.com.
Utopia Solutions is a global quality and testing firm known for its innovative solutions, built from over a decade of helping hundreds of companies achieve breakthroughs in system quality and performance. Utopia Solutions offers custom and managed service solutions in the areas of mobile application testing, test automation, performance testing and software process improvement. Our solutions enable businesses and their IT organizations to focus on achieving business outcomes rather than struggle with quality and performance barriers.
ValueMomentum provides Independent Verification & Validation Services and Shared QA Services. We combine QA expertise, methodologies & testing assets with domain-oriented knowledge-base, staff and experience with industry scenarios, process flows, and systems. Our Customers’ initiatives have gained momentum from ValueMomentum’s expertise in QA Process assessment & optimization, Test Outsourcing, IV&V for transformational programs, ROI-based test automation (methodology & frameworks) and Test Coverage optimization.
Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) provides IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, Testing, BPO, Package implementation, application development and maintenance and research and development services globally. Wipro Testing Services, with FY’09-10 revenue of $500+ Mn, 250+ clients and 10,000+ dedicated Testing executives, is the largest Independent Testing Services Provider globally (Source IDC Marketscape Report: July’2010). We have sustained such a growth due to our knowledge management process that have lead to innovation in the form of IPs, Tools and Frameworks that help us deliver greater value to our customers by reducing cycle times and making testing more robust.
Zenergy Technologies is a specialty QA & testing firm that places high value on practical solutions. With strong emphasis on strategic thought leadership in addition to tactical implementation, Zenergy’s experts advise and guide project teams in industry best practices and optimal approaches while helping them steer clear of pitfalls that typically hinder organizations. Utilizing QA, test, and automation techniques that improve the business value of software development, Zenergy tailors solutions that contribute maximum benefit with minimal disruption. And for organizations using or moving toward iterative development, Zenergy excels in helping Agile/Iterative teams develop low maintenance automation and effective continuous integration.
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|Microsoft||SQS Group||uTest||Wipro Technologies|
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|Analytics8||Checkpoint Technologies||Micro Focus||Scalar USA||ValueMomentum||TAP Group||Telerik|
|Accenture||Ameex||Deloitte Consulting||iCEDQ Soft||NVP Software Testing||Perfecto Mobile||Tulkita Technologies Inc.|
|Chicago Quality Assurance Association||Chicago IIBA Chapter||Chicago Software Process Improvement Network||IEEE Chicago Section||PMI Chicagoland||QAI Global Community||Test Republic|