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IBM DevOps including the continuous testing solution, enables companies to shift testing to the left and accelerate software delivery while validating quality throughout the development lifecycle. Leveraging service virtualization and the Cloud, development teams are able to solve the test environment dilemma and stand up realistic test labs quickly. Combined with functional, performance, and integration testing, organizations are able to deliver high-quality products and services to market rapidly with greater efficiency, better predictability, and reduced cost.

Perfecto Mobile, the world’s leader in mobile app quality, provides a hybrid cloud-based Continuous Quality Lab that enables mobile app development and testing teams to deliver better apps faster. The Continuous Quality Lab supports testing processes earlier and more often in the development cycle, giving way to faster feedback and improved time to market. Users can access an exhaustive selection of real mobile devices connected to live networks around the world and leverage them for testing and monitoring throughout the mobile application development lifecycle – from development, functional and performance testing to monitoring and support.

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.

Built by TestPlant, the eggPlant range of software quality tools supports the design, development, test, and management of software applications for mainframe, desktop, and mobile use in any technology platform environment, ensuring service assurance for digital business. The tools are relevant in agile, mobile, web, and DevOps deployments. Using eggPlant improves and reports on the quality and responsiveness of software systems, reduces time to market, and lowers costs by introducing process automation. TestPlant’s products are used in over 30 countries by over 300 enterprise customers in sectors including Financial Services, Automotive, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Retail, and Defense and Aerospace. Visit for more information.

Accelerate your mobile strategy with Xamarin. Build 100% native apps fast with shared code.  Test your apps on thousands of real devices to find bugs before your users -- and then continuously monitor to quickly resolve issues with live users. This makes it possible to get to market quickly with amazing user experiences that achieve broad reach across the iOS, Android, Mac and Windows ecosystems. Join our community of nearly 1 million developers using Xamarin to build, test and monitor mobile apps.

froglogic GmbH is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany with additional offices in the USA with over 2,000 customers world-wide. froglogic is famous for its automated testing suite Squish with its flagship product Squish GUI Tester, the market-leading automated testing tool for GUI applications based on Qt, Java AWT/Swing, SWT/RCP and JavaFX, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, Windows MFC, .NET and WPF, iOS Cocoa Touch, Android and for HTML/Ajax/Flex-based web applications running in a variety of web browsers. In addition, froglogic's offering includes the professional, cross-platform C, C++, C# and Tcl Code Coverage tool Squish Coco. More about froglogic is at

Keynote® (NASDAQ:KEYN) is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing & monitoring and maintains the world’s largest on-demand performance monitoring and testing infrastructure for Web and mobile sites. Keynote offers three product platforms: Keynote Perspective® provides on-demand performance monitoring for enterprise web and mobile sites including online portals, e-commerce sites and B2B sites. Keynote DeviceAnywhere® provides the industry's only true cloud-based platform for testing and monitoring the functionality, usability, performance and availability of mobile applications and websites. Keynote SIGOS® offers active end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) testing and monitoring solutions for mobile, fixed and VoIP communications.

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 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.

PureLoad Software offers high-performance tools to create solutions for ip-based server application testing.  Use PureLoad Software tools early in the development cycle (test cases can be used, easily re-used, and changed from design to operations).  We create an efficient test environment with fast turn-around for agile development projects and operations.  PureLoad works on a protocol level simulating traffic generated by a mobile or pc-based client.  New protocols can be seamlessly added using an open API. PureLoad Software, established in 1998, is headquartered in Sweden with sales and support offices in US and Canada.

Sauce Labs provides a cloud-based platform for testing web and native/hybrid mobile applications. Founded by the original creator of Selenium, Sauce Labs helps companies accelerate software development cycles, improve application quality and deploy with confidence across 450+ browser / OS platforms, including Windows, Linux, iOS, Android & Mac OS X. Optimized for continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD), our highly scalable cloud is built to handle the most secure data from our customers, who range from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, located across the globe. To date, more than 250 million tests have run on the Sauce Labs cloud. For more info or to sign up for a free account, visit

SmartBear is the choice of more than two million software professionals and over 25,000 organizations in 90 countries that use its products to build and deliver the world’s best software applications. The company’s quality management software supports the key application delivery processes of development, testing, API readiness and end user experience monitoring across desktop, Web and mobile platforms. With millions of developers, testers and operations teams already using its products, SmartBear is profitable, growing, and global. Get started on the path to building and delivering the planet’s next great application at

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

AppDynamics is the next generation application performance management solution that simplifies the management of complex, business-critical apps. No one can stand slow applications—not IT, Ops, and Dev teams, not the CIO, and definitely not end users. With AppDynamics, no one has to tolerate slow performing apps ever again. AppDynamics customers include DIRECTV, AMICA Insurance,, StubHub, Staples, Insight Technologies, and Cornell University. For more information, visit

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).

Beyondsoft is an award-winning global IT services provider with seamless global delivery capabilities. We have more than 8,000 IT developers and business consultants in 32 locations across six countries who help startups to Fortune 500 companies succeed with technology innovation and operational excellence. Our flexible one-stop service offering encompasses R&D, software and hardware development, testing, mobility, cloud computing, ecommerce, business consulting and IT management. Go to for more information. Follow us on Twitter @beyondsoftgroup

InfoStretch is a leading provider of mobile and enterprise QA services and solutions. Our offerings range from enterprise QA, mobile application development, testing, and automation to certification and sustenance. We’ve been providing expert solutions and services to various large and strategic players in the mobile ecosystem including enterprises, carriers, app stores, VAS, and ISVs to actualize their mobile and QA strategy very successfully. We offer the most cost effective, secure, and scalable models to service our clients across various verticals such as banking, healthcare, education, and entertainment to name a few. Our innovations have allowed us to provide an SLA of 24hours and the ability to scale and test over 2,000 apps a day.

The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI), with offices in Boston, Potsdam (DE), London (UK) and Amstelveen (NL) is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world. Focusing on IT professions, iSQI plays a large role in certifying the know-how of professionals in over 90 countries on 6 continents in 10 languages. In 2014, iSQI certified more than 18,000 individuals. The iSQI “Certified” program includes internationally recognized standards for software testing, requirements engineering, software architecture, mobile app production, agile methodologies, and project management. The Institute’s efforts aim at establishing improved industry standards by combining industry input and research findings.

Matrix Medical Network is dedicated to improving the health and lives of senior Americans, we work on behalf of Medicare Advantage health plans throughout the United States. At Matrix, we believe that better health care comes from better information. We began providing care management services in 2001, and today we are the largest prospective assessment company in the country. Learn more about Matrix at

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.

Featuring fresh, insightful stories, is the place to go for what is now happening in development and delivery. TechWell’s passionate industry professionals curate new stories everyday to keep you up-to-date on the latest in development, testing, business analysis, project management, agile, DevOps, the cloud, and more. Join the conversation now!

Bitbar is the technology and services company behind Testdroid, the leading mobile device testing IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) platform providing developers and testers the ability to use any open source automation framework against over 1,000 real devices in the cloud. Developers and enterprises of all sizes are using Testdroid to optimize performance and achieve greater cross platform compatibility for their games, apps and mobile websites. Testdroid helps to accelerate time to market and significantly reduce the costs associated with mobile development and testing.

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 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.

The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Alliance members include more than 55,000 individual application developers and over 200 member companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem.

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.

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

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 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 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 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.

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

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.

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.