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Last updated: 05/05/2009

Products and Services EXPO

The Products and Services EXPO features exhibitors on Wednesday, April 22 and Thursday April 23.

Conference Attendees

Browse the Exhibitor Showcase, and 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!

Checkpoint Technologies


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 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 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.

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.

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.

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


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


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.

Ideavate Solutions


Ideavate Solutions (www.ideavate.com), having offshore software development centers & offshore software testing labs in India, is an ISO 9001:2000 certified, leading provider of Outsource Product Development (OPD) and Outsource Software Testing & Validation (QA) services. Our clients range from start-up & emerging companies to mature organizations in multiple domains and technologies. We help our clients to reduce the cost of product testing & enhance the quality of their software products & applications by offering a wide range of Outsource Software Testing Services like: Functionality Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing, Performance Testing, Load Testing, Stress Testing, Test Automation, White Box & Black Box Testing etc. Stop by at our Booth for a FREE Consultation about your project/venture.

Intellisys Technology


Intellisys Technology is a global IT services firm. Since 1996, Intellisys has helped organizations overcome business challenges with effective technology strategies. Our proven, innovative delivery framework ensures a highly integrated suite of consulting, software QA and testing solutions to a variety of industries. We craft technology-driven business solutions that offer sustainable strategic value to our clients through results driven Business Optimization & On Demand engagement models. Intellisys is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL with a state-of-the-art Technology Competency Center in Chennai, India.

Microsoft Corporation


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.

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.

Olenick & Associates


Olenick & Associates (O&A) is the largest dedicated software testing and quality assurance consulting firm in the Midwest.  O&A offers software testing, project management and IT infrastructure consulting services to ensure the success of our clients’ projects - success measured in terms of exceptional quality and on time completion. O&A operates as a testing practice with full time employees, conducts quality assessments, and has significant functional and performance test automation experience. Deployment Readiness is O&A’s proprietary software testing methodology which can be leveraged to support our client’s quality assurance and testing improvement projects. If you want to raise the bar on Testing and Quality -- contact Olenick & Associates.

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.

QAI Global Institute

The QAI Global Institute, formerly known as Quality Assurance Institute, was founded in 1980 in the United States of America. QAI's founding objective was and remains to provide leadership in improving quality, productivity, and effective solutions for process management in the information services profession. It is a worldwide membership organization serving over 1000 corporate members, organized to share state-of-the-art methods, tools, and techniques. Combined experience of QAI experts and of our member companies provides an impressive body of knowledge, a reservoir for our members to share. QAI has transformed this knowledge and experience into a "how-to" approach that is being taught worldwide. We take pride in being one of the first professional organizations to recognize the need for quality assurance and to have the vision to be exclusively devoted to the information technology profession. QAI provides leadership and state-of-the-art solutions in the form of consulting, education and training services, and assessments.

QAI Global Services

QAI Global Services is a leading international consulting organization addressing ‘Operational Excellence' in IT, BPO and Knowledge intensive service organizations. This “Operational Excellence” addressing areas such as Process Management, Quality Management, Innovation Management, Project Management, and IT Service Management. Integration and implementation of QAI applications in client organizations have resulted in increased operational efficiencies, quality, customer satisfaction and competitiveness within the target companies. QAI’s regional bases across the globe in the US, Singapore, China, Malaysia, UK, Canada and India help to distribute and manage engagements across multiple locations. QAI clients include IBM, Accenture, Wipro, Prudential, Genpact, American Express, Sony, Tata Motors and 200 others across 30 countries.

Questcon Technologies


Questcon maximizes the value of software, by assuring its development is done right. We've observed countless companies succeed and fail in developing software. We know the common pitfalls- and the best ways to overcome them. As a result, we've become experts in finding hidden inefficiencies in software development processes, by employing a pre-emptive approach to finding defects. Since 1991, Questcon has helped companies change the way they develop software by providing software quality assurance services. Change that creates better results, faster production cycles, and lower development and maintenance costs.

Scalar USA, Inc.


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.

Sogeti USA

Sogeti USA is a premier provider of information technology services to businesses and public-sector organizations. Operating in 24 U.S. locations, Sogeti's business model is built on providing customers with local accountability and vast delivery expertise.  Sogeti is a leader in helping clients develop, implement and manage practical IT solutions to help run their business better. With over 40 years of experience, Sogeti offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including Enterprise Microsoft Solutions, Enterprise Solutions Consulting, High Tech Consulting, IBM and Open Solutions and Testing/Quality Assurance.


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.

Utopia Solutions

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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