Testing Services

By: Sapphire Five Consulting  11-11-2011
Keywords: Software Testing, Testing Services, Application Testing

Sapphire Five Consulting offers testing solutions ranging from functional to Interoperability to performance testing.

Our established testing methodology that applies best practices within the testing discipline help companies test software during the Software Development Lifecycle. These formal methods ensure consistency and adequacy of test case design and execution.

Our approach to testing ensures that the maximum number of defects are discovered and resolved before production implementation or release to the customer.

Initiation Phase

Sapphire Five Consultants will work with your Quality Assurance / Software Testing Teams or with a Project Team to agree on the testing processes required for your specific business. This phase includes documenting the scope of the project requirements and estimating the timelines for each deliverable.

Process Documentation, Training, Implementation and Handholding Phase

Processes will be documented and agreed upon as per the scope document and project plan. Training on the processes will be included as part of the implementation and handholding phase.

Measurement Phase

Measurements will be included as part of the project. The measurements will enable Line Managers; Test Managers and project managers manage and track delivery from the Quality Assurance / Software Testing team. Progress on the testing process project will also be measured.

As an additional service processes can be evaluated after a three or six month period to ensure the implementation was a success and to review the processes for enhancements. All evaluations will be done with the view of moving towards CMMI accreditation when your testing team is ready.

Our Test Effectiveness Assessment follows a similar flow as our Process Consulting Service, where we will first scope the work or processes that need to be evaluated. A project plan will be documented and agreed with our clients.

An approach will be recommended for the improvement of current processes or closing gaps within your software testing processes or hand-off processes between development and testing, configuration management and testing, release management and testing.

Test Effectiveness Assessments are done with the view of moving your testing team forward, towards CMMI accreditation.

Our testing solutions include but is not limited to

Migration Testing Services

Security Testing Services

Structural Testing (White Box Testing)

Functional / Behavioral Testing (Black Box Testing)

Corporate Governance / Legislation Testing

Web-Based Application Testing

SOA testing

Automation Testing

User Acceptance Testing

End-to-End Testing

Please contact us to plan and implement a solution that will cater for your specific needs within your company.

Do you need to estimate timelines/durations for software testing sub-projects but you are not sure how? We are able to assist you with estimating your software testing durations by using well-known and established metrics.

We are able to assist you with:

If you are looking for somebody with a particular testing skill we will assist you in finding the resources with the skills for your environment. We place contractor / permanent employees.

  • Career Development Mentorship Programs

We have many years experience in implementing performance reviews, career development plans or mentorship plans for software testers or software testing teams. 

  • What do you include or leave out of the performance plan? 
  • How do you measure people on these tasks?
  • You don’t know how to mentor your team? 
  • Managed Testing Projects / Teams

  • Outsourcing / Off-shoring your software testing

We’ll assist you in the process when you want to outsource or off-shore your software testing. 

We’ll help you to consider the following;

  • Which companies do you consider when outsourcing / off-shoring your testing?
  • What do you need to consider when making the decision?
  • W hat do you include in the RFI process?
  • How do you start the outsourcing / off-shoring process?
  • Cost?
  • How do you know the company has the right staff with the right skills, knowledge and abilities?

There are so many questions to consider. Let us help you to get to the correct answers and finally the correct company?

We are also able to help you manage vendors if you are already outsourcing / off-shoring your software testing. We have experience in this field and can assist you to get the delivery of the software testing complete when there are communication problems between the local and off-shore teams.

Keywords: Application Testing, Software Testing, Testing Services, Web-based Application

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