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Products and Services EXPO

The Products and Services EXPO features over 20 exhibitors on Wednesday, April 30th and Thursday May 1st.

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Browse Exhibitor Hall! Stop by the booths to talk with representatives from the leading providers of quality software and testing products and services. Gather information on the latest tools to bring back to your organization. Visit all booths and become eligible for the grand prize drawing!

EXPO Exhibitors

Checkpoint Technologies

Silver Sponsor

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 QAI Chapter (CQAA)
EXPO Tote Bags Sponsor

The Chicago Chapter of QAI (formerly the Chicago Quality Assurance Association) was established in 1984 and is the second oldest chapter in the QAI Chapter Network. Chicago QAI promotes software quality principles and practices within the Chicagoland area by providing a forum for networking and information sharing. Chicago QAI offers annually nine speaker programs to members for continuing education. Professional certification is supported by hosting the 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, and co-hosting programs with other professional organizations.

Compuware Corporation
Silver Sponsor

Compuware Corporation maximizes the value IT brings to the business by helping CIOs more effectively manage the business of IT. Compuware solutions accelerate the development, improve the quality and enhance the performance of critical business systems while enabling CIOs to align and govern the entire IT portfolio, increasing efficiency, cost control and employee productivity throughout the IT organization. Founded in 1973, Compuware serves the world's leading IT organizations, including 95 percent of the Fortune 100 companies.

IT Partners

COMSYS IT PARTNERS, Inc. is a leading information technology services company with 47 offices across the US, with additional offices in Canada and the U.K.  We currently serve more than 30% of the Fortune 500.  With approximately 5,000 consultants on assignment, we support client staffing and project needs on an international, regional and local basis. COMSYS has a robust service line, QA & Testing Solutions, which offers services that support the responsibility of day-to-day testing of our customers' new and existing applications. The key products offered by COMSYS which demonstrates our strengths are Verification and Validation, Tool Integration and Automation, and QA Program Development.

DSR Management, Inc.
Silver Sponsor

DSR Management is a strategic and supplemental IT consulting provider that has been named an Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company for the past three years as well as Top Business by DiversityBusiness.com.  Our integrated services were built on solid Quality Management practices and today, our QM Practice has grown to be the largest sector of our business.  We provide complete coverage or a few team members for process assessments, application testing, automation optimization and performance test services.  Coupled with our core profiles, custom development and business intelligence competencies, DSR Management always brings quality solutions with flexible delivery.

dynaTrace Software

DynaTrace is the leader in application performance for business-critical Java and .NET applications. dynaTrace's PurePath Technology®, the core of the next generation of Application Performance Management, captures data on all individual transactions down to code level by tracing their "PurePath" across multiple heterogeneous physical and logical tiers - even 24x7 under load in production - enabling customers to move beyond monitoring to diagnosis and resolution. In each application lifecycle stage - development, QA, staging, live production operations - IT personnel now can see and understand where and why performance issues exist, allowing them to rapidly reconstruct problems to identify the root-cause and fix it.

Galmont Consulting

Galmont Consulting is a technology firm specializing in Software Quality Assurance and Testing.  Galmont provides services in two main areas: SQA Talent Services provides highly experienced QA engineers, senior SQA engineers, senior SQA analysts, test analysts and certified test tool automation specialists to plan and perform Software Quality Assurance activities, testing and validation. The SQA Managed Services takes over the management and execution of one-time or ongoing quality and testing solutions utilizing industry best practices and proven project management methodologies.  Galmont's managed services also include solutions focused specifically on the unique and often complex planning, coordination and training demands of User Acceptance Testing. 

HP Software

Lanyard Sponsor

HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. Our offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. HP software helps IT organizations make sure that every dollar delivers positive business outcomes. Our business technology optimization (BTO) products automate key processes across critical IT functions, and our OpenCall platforms enable people to communicate, access services, and share content. As the focus of IT shifts from systems management to business results, leading companies are investing in HP software to lower costs, improve delivery time and reduce risk for their strategic business initiatives.

IBM Rational

Gold Sponsor

IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM enables businesses to securely & incrementally integrate across and beyond their companies. Today, customers are searching for ways to more effectively govern the business process of software and systems delivery. IBM Rational software helps organizations automate, integrate, and govern the core business process of software and systems delivery via the IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform. Offering an array of products, services, and best practices, this open, modular, and proven solution spans the entire software and systems delivery lifecycle.

- Sponsoring Thursday Continental Breakfast

iTKO, Inc.
Silver Sponsor

iTKO's industry-leading LISA solution provides complete, collaborative and continuous testing for SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) applications. LISA reduces the business risk of migrating to SOA environments, while increasing trust across shared technology assets. LISA invokes and validates every component of SOA workflows throughout their lifecycle, from web apps, to web services, databases, messaging layers, legacy objects and application servers. Developers, QA teams and business analysts can rapidly automate functional and performance tests on a continuous basis through LISA's no-code interface. Founded in 1999, the Dallas-based company's customers include Citigroup, i2, Sun, Cardinal Health and DISA.

McCabe Software
Gold Sponsor

McCabe Software, a leading Application Lifecycle Management company for over 30 years, provides Software Quality and Configuration Management solutions worldwide. "McCabe IQ" is used to analyze quality and test coverage of mission, life, and business critical applications, utilizing a comprehensive set of advanced software metrics including the McCabe-authored Cyclomatic Complexity metric. Our "McCabe CM" line of Software Configuration and Release Management solutions helps organizations manage changes faster and more efficiently to ensure quality throughout the Application Lifecycle. McCabe Software has offices in the United States and distribution worldwide, and can be found on the web at www.mccabe.com.

Microsoft Corporation

Diamond  Sponsor

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.

Mosaic, Inc.


Mosaic, Inc. was established in 1988 and is headquartered in Chicago.  Mosaic is dedicated to helping clients reduce the risk of developing, maintaining, and installing large mission-critical software systems.  As a single source solution for testing, test automation, quality assurance, measurement and software process improvement expertise, Mosaic provides experienced hands-on professionals supported by enabling process products to meet your software risk management needs.  Mosaic's enabling products include: MSTAR, a comprehensive testing methodology, DSTAR, a test data management tool that supplements the Mercury/HP automation suite, and TR Sizer for measuring the size of a system.

Original Software


Original Software offers next generation automated software testing and quality assurance solutions that deliver tangible benefits across a wide range of IT and application environments.  As a recognized innovator, Original Software's goal is to reduce business risk and improve application time to market for IT departments through the development of class leading automated test solutions. Original Software operates central offices near Chicago, and London. Their solutions can be obtained through these offices or through a network of qualified and knowledgeable business partners throughout Europe, the Middle East, Australasia and the Americas.

Parasoft Corporation

Pen Sponsor

For 20 years, Parasoft has been empowering organizations to deliver better business applications faster. We achieve this by delivering quality as a continuous process throughout the SDLC - not just QA. Our solutions promote strong code foundations, solid functional components, and robust business processes. Whether it's a SOA, Web 2.0, security, or other IT initiative, Parasoft ensures security, reliability, and compliance. Our automated infrastructure ensures quality software is produced consistently and efficiently. And our comprehensive visibility into your development process facilitates continuous process improvement. The result is a sustainable process that delivers predictable outcomes, greater productivity, and significantly fewer software defects.

QAI Chapter Network

Dedicated to supporting and promoting software quality, the quality profession, and the quality practitioner, the QAI Chapter Network is a worldwide collaboration.  The mission of the Chapter Network is to establish an international standard of excellence and recognition for the Software Quality Assurance and Testing professions.  QAI is committed to supporting the individual Chapters by providing quality educational programs, new revenue sources for local Chapters, tools to increase inter-Chapter communication, marketing and promotional materials, and timely dissemination of information pertaining to the quality profession.  Shouldn't you join this remarkable network of quality professionals today?

Quality Assurance Institute Worldwide

Dedicated to supporting and promoting software quality, the quality profession, and the quality practitioner, the QAI Chapter Network is a worldwide collaboration.  The mission of the Chapter Network is to establish an international standard of excellence and recognition for the Software Quality Assurance and Testing professions.  QAI is committed to supporting the individual Chapters by providing quality educational programs, new revenue sources for local Chapters, tools to increase inter-Chapter communication, marketing and promotional materials, and timely dissemination of information pertaining to the quality profession.  Shouldn't you join this remarkable network of quality professionals today?

Quality Lifecycle Solutions


Quality Lifecycle Solutions (QLS) provides consulting, training, tools and services for companies working with software development and engineering projects. With many years of experience in all areas of development including Requirements Management, Change Management and Project Management our world-class consultants and technologists are on hand to support your development team with an innovative range of services and training products. Whether it is defining processes, providing mentoring support throughout the lifecycle, or selecting and customizing tools for your environment, QLS is dedicated to keeping you on track and making your team successful.

Scalar USA, Inc.

Gold Sponsor

Scalar USA, Inc. is a Systems Integrator with a niche in Quality Assurance testing. Over the last 15 years, Scalar's main focus has been implementing QA processes, proprietary automation frameworks, performance testing and best in breed manual test procedures in Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing and Finance firms. Scalar is a chosen QA partner for many fortune 500 companies to assist in achieving their strategic goals and realize quick ROI in testing business processes and applications. Scalar's Evaluation service offering helps clients experience how Automation can accelerate and significantly increase productivity and decrease test cycle times. Our Global Delivery Model (Onsite, Offsite and Offshore) has significantly reduced the cost and taken the pain out of Automation.

Software Certifications


Software Certifications, administered by the Quality Assurance Institute, is recognized globally for establishing the international standard for software quality and software testing professional certifications. Since its inception, Software Certifications has certified over 35,000 IT professionals in 43 countries on 6 continents.  Software Certifications provides professional certifications in the areas of: Software Quality Assurance (CSQA, CMSQ, CASQ), Software Testing (CSTE, CMST, CAST), Software Project Manager (CSPM), and Software Business Analysis (CSBA). These programs have established the standard for assessing individual's professional competencies in these respective professions.

SPR Inc.

SPR is a business and technology consulting firm, focused on custom application development & integration.  We are experts at creating custom software applications and finding the right professionals to manage, run, test and mitigate risk throughout and beyond your software application life cycle.  SPR's "Customer Value" approach to software quality and testing is focused on reducing application cost to market and life maintenance cost. Our Software Quality Assurance and Testing practice brings this unique methodology and years of real-world experience to effectively manage the inherent risk of implementing new or enhancing existing software.  SPR is headquartered in Chicago and has offices located throughout the Midwest.


Spherion Professional Services and Technisource have merged, becoming one of the largest IT staffing, solutions and management services companies in North America.  Technisource provides staffing and recruiting services across a wide range of technology skill sets.  In addition to more than 40 years of experience in software quality management, Technisource delivers both managed and project services in the areas of technology support, service desk, infrastructure operations, deployment, network integration, and embedded software engineering.  Technisource's management services provide IT assessments, application management, strategic projects and comprehensive outsourcing solutions that deliver value and improved ROI to IT organizations.  Focused on quality, flexibility and value, Technisource's services allow our clients to optimize their operations and maximize their return on technology investments.

Turning Point Professional Services, LLC


Turning Point Professional Services, llc (Turning Point) is a resource acquisition company specializing in the information technology field. Turning Point provides specialized information technology resources that are focused in assisting IT organizations to improve their software development life cycle. As IT organizations become increasingly decentralized and development more global, it is more critical than ever to use a software development life cycle process that is effectively documented, consistently adhered to and repeatable. Turning Point provides High Quality information technology resources that are experienced in Project Management, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and Software Testing.

Utopia Solutions
Platinum Sponsor

Utopia Solutions is a global software quality and testing consulting firm committed to delivering world class solutions to our clients. Our solutions are built on more than a decade of successfully implementing HP Software's Quality Center and Performance Center solutions.  Our focus on Test Automation and Performance Management services ensures our clients' business-critical systems function and perform optimally.  Utopia Solutions is an Inc. 5000 company and recognized by HP Software as a Named Software Gold Elite Partner. Visit our website to learn more.


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