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Atlassian unlocks the potential in every team. Our products help teams collaborate, build software and serve their customers better. More than 50,000 large and small organizations – including Citigroup, eBay, Coca-Cola, BMW and NASA – use Atlassian’s tracking, collaboration, communication, service management and development products to work smarter and deliver quality results on time. Learn about products including JIRA, Confluence, HipChat and Bitbucket at


HP Agile Manager is an Agile project management solution to effectively plan, execute and track Agile projects.  Developed by Agile methodology itself with regular releases driven by user feedback, Agile Manager helps you deliver amazing apps across devices with quality, velocity and confidence.


IBM DevOps: all you need to deliver higher quality applications more rapidly! From planning sprints to testing to release and deploy – on premise or on the cloud.


Mindtree [NSE: MINDTREE] delivers digital transformation and technology services from ideation to execution, enabling Global 2000 clients to outperform the competition. “Born digital,” Mindtree takes an agile, collaborative approach to creating customized solutions across the digital value chain. At the same time, our deep expertise in infrastructure and applications management helps optimize your IT into a strategic asset. Whether you need to differentiate your company, reinvent business functions or accelerate revenue growth, we can get you there. Visit to learn more.


Mobile Labs provides enterprise-grade, next generation testing tools for mobile app testing, mobile device testing and mobile website testing. With a focus on security, agility and affordability, Mobile Labs delivers solutions to help enterprises deploy quality mobile apps for Android and iOS platforms while also securely managing mobile devices and test device access via private cloud. Mobile Labs helps today’s enterprise IT and QA teams improve mobile application testing management, minimize the number of mobile devices required for test and strengthen mobile device and mobile app security. To learn more about Mobile Labs, visit

Parasoft—Gold (2013)

Parasoft researches and develops software solutions that help organizations deliver defect-free software efficiently. By integrating development testing, API testing, and service virtualization, we reduce the time, effort, and cost of delivering secure, reliable, and compliant software. Parasoft's enterprise and embedded development solutions are the industry's most comprehensive—including static analysis, unit testing, requirements traceability, coverage analysis, functional and load testing, dev/test environment management, and more. The majority of Fortune 500 companies rely on Parasoft in order to produce top-quality software consistently and efficiently as they pursue agile, lean, DevOps, compliance, and safety-critical development initiatives.


As the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, SmartBear supports more than three million software professionals and over 25,000 organizations in 194 countries that use its products to build and deliver the world’s greatest applications. With today’s applications deploying on mobile, Web, desktop, Internet of Things (IoT) or even embedded computing platforms, the connected nature of these applications through public and private APIs presents a unique set of challenges for developers, testers and operations teams. SmartBear's software quality tools assist with code review, functional and load testing, API readiness as well as performance monitoring of these modern applications. For more information, visit:, or for the SmartBear community, go to: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+


AgileCraft® delivers the most comprehensive software solution available for scaling agile to the enterprise. AgileCraft transforms the way organizations enable and manage agile productivity across their enterprise, portfolios, programs and teams by aligning business strategy with technical execution. The AgileCraft platform combines sophisticated planning, analysis, forecasting and visualization with robust, multi-level collaboration and management. Designed to be open, the AgileCraft platform compliments and extends existing agile tools, methods and processes and can be deployed through the cloud or on premise. AgileCraft customers get the best agile solution on the market and benefit from a platform that is specifically designed to scale enterprise wide.


ASKIDA is the leading software that orchestrates all your automated tests and tools in a systematic and repeatable way. It eliminates anomalies by 95% and reduces workload by 40% compared to using manual tools. The results and status of all your applications are compiled and centralized in ASKIDA’s comprehensive and detailed dashboard, providing full control of the quality and operational compliance of your projects. ASKIDA runs your automated tests without any manual intervention, on all platforms and languages.


ASTQB is the U.S. arm of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), which is in 70+ countries with more than 350,000 software testers certified worldwide. ISTQB develops the body of knowledge and glossary that a software tester should understand, and tests to it with an examination to grant the professional credential. ISTQB certification has multiple levels for a complete software testing career:  Foundation (CTFL), Foundation Agile Extension (CTFL-AT), Advanced (including Test Analyst, Test Manager and Technical Test Analyst), and Expert. The ISTQB body of knowledge syllabi and glossary are downloadable at no cost from our website,, where full information about the program is easily accessed. ASTQB also offers Business Analyst certification through the International Qualification Board for Business Analysis (IQBBA).


Blue Agility specializes in large-scale Agile transformations leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe™) and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools. Blue Agility provides a framework of people, process and technology, enabling the enterprise with continuous delivery capabilities. Leveraging our bluejazz™ knowledge platform (2015 Beacon Award), organizations access customized role-based process and tool usage models, ensuring scalable and sustainable enterprise-wide transformations with end-to-end traceability.


Checkpoint Technologies, Inc., is a solutions provider specializing in all areas of IT Performance, Quality Assurance and software testing with a focus in functional, application security, mobile, and performance testing. We provide leading-edge HP Software solutions and expert services that optimize organizations' business technology and improve their software testing process. Our product and solutions capabilities include, but are not limited to, the following: ALM/Quality Center, UFT/Quick Test Professional, BPT, Performance Center, LoadRunner, HP Fortify Software Security Center / Infrastructure - Business Class Products (Server, Storage, etc.) - Enterprise Class Mission Critical Products (Server, Storage, and Networking).


David Consulting Group (DCG) is a global provider of software analytics, software quality management and Agile development solutions. Our mission is to help companies successfully execute IT projects, implementing improvements that will make their software more efficient, user-friendly and cost effective. Since 1994, large enterprises, growing mid-cap companies and emerging technology leaders have relied on us to address immediate and long-term software development issues, delivering valuable improvements at the right price. DCG maintains a U.S. corporate office and a European corporate office, DCG-SMS. Visit us online at


LitheSpeed is a group of dynamic trainers, Agile coaches, and enterprise consultants on a mission to transform workplaces into environments that promote self-management, continuous improvement, and high morale.  We’ll guide you with a practical approach and customized solutions to accelerate your Agile transformation and align teams with the Agile vision. We offer Public and Private trainings (Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Scrum Developer, Leading SAFe, and Custom Workshops: Release Planning, User Stories, Lean UX, Agile Engineering). Contact us for Agile Consulting and Coaching (Lean & Agile Assessment, Discovery & Lean Innovation, Management Consulting, Portfolio, Program & Team Coaching). [email protected]


Orasi is a leading provider of software quality products and services, using market-leading test management, test automation, enterprise testing, environment hosting, performance intelligence, and mobile testing technology. For over 13 years, Orasi has consistently helped customers successfully implement and integrate software testing environments to reduce the cost and risk of software failures. From initial implementations to enterprise rollouts, Orasi provides the expertise and experience to accelerate your software quality return on investment. In addition, Orasi offers on-site training and a services delivery model to provide the right mix of personnel and services for every company at the right price.


Orca is a DevOpsSec solution that provides application configuration automation and compliance. IT Ops teams use Orca to automatically detect and correct configuration drift, create audit-ready trails and reporting, centrally control application changes and enforce compliance. For Dev teams, Orca minimizes the time it takes to bring new environments online and eliminates wasted time spent troubleshooting deployment problems. Orca’s configuration automation delivers ROI by cutting ‘fire drills’ and eliminating the risks inherent in open automation engines, one-off scripts, and directly accessing servers.

Quantitative Software Management Inc. (QSM)—Silver (2013)

Quantitative Software Management Inc. (QSM) was established in 1978 and helps organizations reduce the overall expense of software and systems development projects.  QSM’s SLIM software tools and consulting enable organizations to effectively estimate, track, and benchmark their software projects. SLIM-Estimate- The premier project estimating tool and method based on an extensive historic database. This tool estimates the cost, schedule, effort, size, staff, reliability and risk on projects. SLIM-Control- The project oversight tool used for tracking the cost, schedule, effort, size, staff, reliability, and risk on projects.  SLIM-Metrics- The productivity and quality metrics analysis and benchmarking tool for projects.

Ranorex—Silver (2013)

Ranorex offers a cost-effective and comprehensive UI test automation framework that simplifies both integration and acceptance testing for developers, and testing professionals, regardless of their programming or scripting experience. The Ranorex Automation Framework allows testing of many different application types including Web 2.0, Mobile Devices (Android, iOS), WPF, Flash/Flex, Silverlight, Qt, .NET and Java.

ROKITT - Silver (2015)

ROKITT™ solves complex business challenges in the digital and enterprise markets. We leverage our expertise and global partnerships in order to deliver best-in-class solutions driving bottom-line results. ROKITT Test Transformation is based on practical experience from leading test organizations in major enterprises. The solution consists of people, process, and technology as well as consulting designed to overcome the obstacles most enterprises face with testing today. We emphasize elimination of manual steps and automation of all critical processes. ROKITT’s key differentiator is that once we have implemented the transformation solution we enable the existing test organization to run and maintain it.

Soasta—Silver (2015)

SOASTA is the leader in performance analytics. The SOASTA platform enables digital business owners to gain unprecedented and continuous performance insights into their real user experience on mobile and Web devices – in real time, and at scale. With more than 10 million tests performed and more than 100 billion user experiences measured, SOASTA is the digital performance expert trusted by industry-leading companies including Experian, Hallmark, Intuit, Microsoft and Netflix. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information about SOASTA, please visit



SQE Training is one of the world's largest providers of software improvement training. We provide the industry’s best resources to help organizations meet their software testing, development, management, and requirements training needs. SQE Training provides a wide selection of specialized courses, developed and dispensed by industry experts, that deliver field-proven techniques for producing high-quality software.


SunView Software is a leading provider of enterprise IT service management software that enables companies to better track, manage and control IT services. Their flagship product, ChangeGear is leading the way for organizations interested in adopting multi-modal IT change management policies to support the high velocity change associated with DevOps while maintaining control to ensure risk and compliance.  ChangeGear includes multi-modal workflows, powerful business automations, persona-based dashboards, and DevOps toolchain integration.  In addition to normal change processing, the ChangeGear RESTful API enables you to capture critical change artifacts from the development and release lifecycle, providing complete visibility into IT change for metrics reporting, change scheduling, and problem resolution.  ChangeGear is purpose-built for agile IT.

Tap|QA—Silver (2013)

tap|QA is a consulting services firm 100% focused on Quality.  Our consultants’ wide range of experience includes Business Analysis, Quality Assurance & Testing within a vast array of industries.  Our Quality focused solutions enable IT Organizations to meet the growing demands of their business partners.  Our solutions include:
     • Strategic Quality - Strategic Consulting and Business Driven Quality® to Optimize  IT Capabilities, Technology & Organizational structure. 
     • tap|Lakeshore - cost-competitive with offshore, but embedded locally with your team, or at our site in Minneapolis.
     • QA/QC/BA Project Augmentation – From well-seasoned QA experts to bright, talented, and well-trained associate consultants, with delivery oversight included.


TechWell Corporation helps software developers, testers, and managers improve development and delivery practices.
Learn—Through respected software conferences, expert-led training classes, and in-depth online resources, TechWell offers multiple ways to learn about methods, technologies, and tools software professionals need to design, develop, test, and deliver great software.
Connect—TechWell offers numerous opportunities to connect with software industry experts, your peers, and leading solution providers at live events and to participate on community websites.
Contribute—TechWell conferences, community websites, and publications provide multiple ways for experienced practitioners, industry consultants, and solution providers to contribute their expertise and practical advice about broad software topic areas.


VersionOne is a recognized leader and visionary in agile lifecycle management software and services. Our mission is to help companies envision and deliver great software. Our promise is to promote and serve the best interests of the agile software development community with genuine respect and humility. Every single day, we work hard to make a difference both in our community and with our customers. For more info please visit:


ZAPTEST is software test automation solution for testing applications cross-platform. ZAPTEST allows testing of any GUI based software on any modern OS, mobile or conventional including iOS; Android; WinMo; Blackberry; Windows; Mac; and Linux, as well as supports testing of Agile and CI development. ZAP main technologies are ZAPTEST; ZAP-fiX; MultiRun; and zapFARM. With over 15 years of industry experience implementing test automation processes ZAP also offers professional help to allows enterprises with testing best practices implementing ZAPTEST.  Using ZAPTEST test automation teams reducing time to test development and maintenance, expedite test execution cross-platform and manage devices under test remotely within organization.

ACM Queue—Co-Marketing Partner (2013)

Acmqueue provides a critical perspective on current and emerging information technologies, highlighting the technical challenges and problems that software engineers are likely to encounter when using them. In doing so, Queue helps readers sharpen their own thinking and pursue innovative solutions in their own work.

AgileConnection—Co-Marketing Partner (2015)

AgileConnection has today’s best agile ideas and how-to advice on the latest agile development and methodology practices. AgileConnection provides weekly articles from industry experts, as well as interviews with thought leaders, searchable tools and books guides, Q&A, the complete Better Software magazine archive, and access to past conference presentations.

Better Software magazine—Co-Marketing Partner (2015)

Better Software magazine is the quarterly, online magazine for software professionals who care about quality. Each issue brings you relevant, timely information to help you build better software. Better Software magazine delivers in-depth articles on testing, project management, development, configuration management, DevOps, agile, mobile, and cloud technologies. In each issue you'll find solutions to common problems, coverage on emerging technologies, and more. It’s a steady stream of ideas for software professionals focused on quality.

CISQ—Co-Marketing Partner (2014)

The Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) is an IT industry leadership group comprised of IT executives from the Global 2000, system integrators, outsourced service providers, and software technology vendors committed to introducing a computable metrics standard for measuring software quality & size. CISQ is a neutral, open forum in which customers and suppliers of IT application software can develop an industry-wide agenda of actions for improving IT application quality to reduce cost and risk. Become a CISQ member, learn more:

CMCrossroads—Co-Marketing Partner (2015)

CMCrossroads is where configuration management and development professionals go for answers on SCM, ALM, change management, DevOps, tools, and more. CMCrossroads delivers weekly articles from industry experts, as well as interviews with thought leaders, searchable tools and books guides, Q&A, the complete Better Software magazine archive, and access to past conference presentations

IFPUG—Co-Marketing Partner (2013)

The International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG) is the recognized leader in promoting and encouraging effective management of application software development and maintenance activities through the use of Function Point Analysis and other software measurement techniques. It is the steward of the international standard of software size measurement – ISO/IEC 20926:2009 Software Engineering.

IT Central Sation—Co-Marketing Partner (2015)

IT Central Station is a dynamic real-time platform that offers user information that is current, objective, and relevant. IT Central Station is revolutionizing the enterprise technology buying process through the power of crowdsourced knowledge, online product reviews and social networking. Enterprise technology professionals use IT Central Station to access and share unbiased product  information and tap into a community of other real users. The Wall Street Journal has called us “The Yelp of Enterprise Technology.” 

IT Today—Co-Marketing Partner (2013)

IT Today informs readers of best practices, as well as of research into current and upcoming issues in information and communication technology (ICT). Articles take a how-to approach to their topics. They help readers solve problems and are applicable to on-the-job situations faced everyday by IT management, staff and consultants in all areas.

Methods & Tools—Co-Marketing Partner (2015)

Methods and Tools is a free e-magazine providing practical expert knowledge for software development professionals. Methods & Tools gives software development ideas more than one page to express themselves and covers all aspects of software engineering: software project planning and tracking, Agile and Lean frameworks and techniques like Scrum or Kanban, software testing and quality assurance, business analysis and requirements management, software architecture, software process improvement, user interface and UX, continuous integration and delivery, software developer psychology and management, metrics, software design, software tools presentations, etc.

SD Times—Co-Marketing Partner (2013)

Software Development Times® is the leading magazine covering the software development industry. SD Times is available in print and digitally. It may also be read at SD Times (circulation: 70,000) carries more advertising pages than any other development publication and regularly covers software QA and test, agile and ALM development, software security, mobile and cloud-based development and much more. Subscribe free at

Stickyminds—Co-Marketing Partner (2015)

StickyMinds, is the most comprehensive online resource for helping you produce better software. StickyMinds offers an unrivaled scope of original articles from industry experts, as well as interviews with thought leaders, searchable tools and books guides, Q&A, the complete Better Software magazine archive, and access to past conference presentations.