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With almost 140,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of €10.57 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
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At HP we believe technology can create new possibilities for people around the world. With more than 7,000 developers across 70 countries, HP Software focuses on innovations that help teams deliver value faster. HP’s new Agile Manager solution empowers Agile teams and enables enterprise agility through advanced analytics, an intuitive UI, and a comprehensive development tool ecosystem. Our latest mobile capabilities allow you to create high-quality mobile apps quickly and easily connect them to enterprise systems. To see these and the other ways HP helps you rise to today’s software development challenges, visit the HP booth.

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.

Keynote is the global leader in cloud-based testing, monitoring and analytics for mobile and web, optimizing the value of every digital interaction, enhancing user experience and driving business value through online performance. The company runs the world's largest cloud testing, monitoring and analytics network in the world and collects over 700 million mobile and website performance measurements daily. In 2012 Keynote, a Thoma Bravo portfolio company, was recognized by Forbes Magazine as "One of the Best 100 Companies in America."

Mindtree [NSE: MINDTREE] delivers technology services and accelerates growth for Global 1000 companies by solving complex business challenges with breakthrough technical innovations. Mindtree specializes in e-commerce, mobility, cloud enablement, digital transformation, business intelligence, data analytics, testing, infrastructure, EAI and ERP solutions. We are among the fastest growing technology firms globally with more than 200 clients and offices in 14 countries. Visit us at

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.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 300,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $13.4 billion for year ended March 31, 2014 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at

Originating in 1983, Borland Software Corporation is a world-class provider of requirements, test and change management solutions. As part of Micro Focus Ltd, Borland offers tools that are open, agile and work across the entire Application Development Lifecycle to enable customers to build better software, faster. For additional information please visit

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

Neotys is a leading innovator in load testing and performance monitoring solutions for Web and Mobile applications. Neotys’ products NeoLoad and NeoSense enable Development, QA and IT Operations to quickly and efficiently test and monitor the quality, reliability and performance of their applications. More than 1500 organizations globally have selected our solutions because they are Agile, easy to use and support all RIA and Mobile technologies. For more information about Neotys, NeoLoad and NeoSense 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.

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

Skytap provides Environments-as-a-Service (EaaS) to transform the software development lifecycle and help customers deliver better software, faster. Today’s enterprise is challenged to continuously deliver new customer-facing applications, while overcoming increasing change and complexity in IT infrastructures. Our customers use Skytap to manage, share, deploy, and decommission on-demand environments that contain everything needed to collaborate at each phase of the SDLC, without unnecessary costs and project delays due to manual configuration and dependencies. Enterprise IT organizations maintain full visibility and cost control, while allowing dev and test teams to self-provision labs and share complex environments with ease, for a lasting boost to agile DevOps initiatives.

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

Symbio is a leading quality assurance provider and global technology company. With over 20 years of experience in technology services and software testing, we provide innovative testing solutions and unmatched quality assurance to a variety of industries globally. We partner with Opto Fidelity, a technology company specializing in test and measurement automation, to create test automation technologies that integrate seamlessly for our clients. Symbio is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with 35 additional global offices and more than 18,000 employees around the world. With about 50 professionals worldwide, Opto Fidelity is headquartered in Tampere, Finland.

Tricentis is the leading provider of software testing solutions for Global 2000 companies to accelerate business innovation via agile development methodologies. Tricentis’ unique model-based approach to software test automation enables enterprises to achieve unprecedented automation rates (>90%) while maximizing business risk coverage (>95%). Gartner recognized Tricentis as a visionary in the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites. The company’s more than 400 customers include global brands such as Allianz, BMW, BofA, ING, Deutsche Bank, HBO, Orange, Swiss Re, UBS, and Vodafone. Tricentis has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia and Singapore.

TurnKey Solutions provides Scriptless automated testing tools and application frameworks for the HP ALM (formerly Mercury) family of products.  TurnKey’s industry-leading platform, cFactory™, turns QC and QTP into a fully scriptless, keyword-driven testing solution that auto-creates and auto-maintains your test automation.  cFactory™ supports all application technologies that QTP/UFT supports and much more, through its extensive add-in libraries.  cFactory™ also includes dataDriver™, a comprehensive data management platform that allows test data to determine the flow of a test vs. a traditional script.  Pre-packaged frameworks are also available for the major ERP/CRM systems including Oracle, SAP and PeopleSoft.  cFactory™ is the only Scriptless solution recommended, sold and endorsed by HP Software. 

Zephyr is a leading provider of on-demand, real-time enterprise test management solutions, offering innovative applications, seamless integrations and unparalleled, real-time visibility into the quality and status of software projects. Zephyr products are the fastest growing agile test management products in the world, with more than 4000 global customers in 80 countries. Their feature rich products address today’s dynamic and global needs across a variety of industries including finance, healthcare, media, mobile, IT services, and enterprise software. Zephyr is headquartered in Newark, CA with offices in Europe and India. For more information, please visit

Applause is leading the app quality revolution by enabling companies to deliver digital experiences that win - from web to mobile to wearables and beyond. By combining in-the-wild testing services, software tools and analytics, Applause helps companies achieve the 360° app quality they need to thrive in the modern apps economy. Thousands of companies – including Google, Fox, Amazon, Box, Concur and Runkeeper – choose Applause to launch apps that delight their users. Learn more at

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

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).

Code Dx is an easy and affordable way to run your code through a variety of static source code analysis tools. Feed your source code into the Standard Edition, and Code Dx automatically selects and runs pre-configured open source static analysis tools for you. It consolidates and normalizes their results, and presents interactive visual analytics to help you triage and prioritize your software’s vulnerabilities for efficient remediation. The Enterprise Edition also incorporates results from commercial SAST and manual analyses. The next major release will integrate the results of DAST tools, and also map the vulnerabilities to several compliance standards.

Hitachi Consulting Corporation (HCC) is the global Management Consulting and IT Services business of Hitachi Ltd., a Fortune 100 technology leader. Our global Testing Quality Assurance (TQA)  practice is a core part of HCC’s Technology Solutions business and provides a comprehensive range of services from Test Consultancy through to Outsourcing, combining specialist testing services, technology insight, innovation and business expertise to focus on improving Quality, Agility & Productivity for our clients. We work closely with the world's leading tool vendors, and are proud to be recognized as an Oracle Enterprise Manager Application Quality Management 11g Specialized Diamond Partner. Please visit us at

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.

Lab Reservations is a powerful and easy to use resource management web application.  It allows you to see at a glance when devices or equipment will be available.  Users can take advantage of powerful features such as resource management, advanced filtering, reporting, calendaring, activity logs, drag and drop element layouts, user profiles, administrator permissions, AD integration, and custom attributes.  Lab Reservations provides a powerful platform that enables you to maximize the value of the investment in your labs.

LogiGear is a global software testing company and developer of the TestArchitect™ keyword-driven test automation framework. TestArchitect™ improves agile development by drastically reducing the time to create and complete reliable test automation. LogiGear also provides testing resources and training to help achieve clients' goals.

Nitor Infotech specializes in providing Product Engineering, Data Engineering and Business Quality Assurance services. Nitor operates from Elk Grove, Illinois, USA and has global development center located in Pune, India. Nitor offers Product Quality Assurance (NPQA), a specialized and independent testing service based on the fundamentals of Business Quality Assurance, with key focus on technology, processes, domains and tools. Social-Mobility-Analytics-Cloud (SMAC) enabled NPQA framework has a strong alignment focusing on functional requirement and is well integrated with the business objectives, 360 degree coverage for the product and adherence to regulatory requirements.

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. With more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading products give customers unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. For more information, visit

Polarion Software is a leading provider of a 100% browser-based and unified platform for Requirements-, Quality-, and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). The company helps global organizations in a wide range of industries from automotive to medical device and aerospace – creators of products that people trust – achieve agility, traceability and compliance for their complex products. More than 2.5 million users worldwide rely on Polarion to fuel collaboration; integrate ALM and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM); and more efficiently bring their high-quality products to market. For more information, visit

QASymphony is the only testing software company aggressively developing innovative tools to support agile testing.  At QASymphony, we believe there is a different and more effective way to test and we are delivering it through our qTest testing platform.  qTest is a complete test management solution and qTest eXplorer is an innovative exploratory testing solution. Together these integrated tools comprise a testing platform that offers full management of your scripted and unscripted testing to make your testing more effective and to help you keep pace with the speed of agile development today.

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.

Our service, Remote TestKit, streamlines your mobile application testing. You can rent over 350 different types of actual smartphones and tablets through the cloud, and remotely control them anytime from your PC. With the seamless connection to Xcode, Android ADB, Eclipse on our device cloud, you can improve your testing environment to achieve quick and smart in response to your customers' needs for sleek mobile experiences. Remote TestKit is powered by NTT Resonant Inc., a joint venture of NTT Communications and NTT DOCOMO where deliver top-class application services from Japan to all over the world.

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

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Headquartered in Weston, FL, Ultimate Software is a leading cloud provider of people management solutions for businesses across all industries. The vision is simple: to deliver the most flexible, comprehensive solution to manage HR, payroll, benefits, time, and talent management. With a focus on people in everything we do, we’ve built UltiPro; we give you tools to manage every workforce need—from recruitment to retirement. Ultimate Software is #21 on FORTUNE’s 2015 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. At Ultimate, your voice matters – we want to hear and implement your ideas, use cutting edge technologies, and continuously improve our cloud-based application.

ZAP Technologies has been developing and delivering leading solutions through HP Software for more than 15 years. The company is an HP Elite Partner, HP software reseller, and solution provider and Apple development partner. ZAP Technologies specializes in developing software for cross-client/cross-platform (MOBILE; Mac; Windows and Unix) test automation ZAP-fiX and hosted mobile services zapFARM, implementing its industry experience and expertise in test automation best practices, QA management, performance validation, and application management. ZAP Technologies is US based with partner representation worldwide.

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.

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 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.