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  1. 1. SAST Q2
  2. 2. SAST Q2 - introduction to Validate Nicklas Raask CEO/Regional mgr SE-South/West [email_address] tel +46 (0)708-479801
  3. 3. Analyst Quote: “ Demand for greater business agility is driving the majority of new application implementations and changes, and it requires the optimization of every aspect of the application’s lifecycle. When it comes to delivering applications that meet the needs of the business, quality assurance teams must look for ways to greatly accelerate their testing cycles in order to meet increasingly stringent schedules from business and application teams.” Thomas Murphy Research Director Application Quality Lifecycle
  4. 4. Your Challenge: The business demands services with a high and complex level of functionality, to be delivered at a greater speed and with a higher level of quality. How to deliver more – in less time – at effective cost - at a high quality? Our Solution: Use the best Tools , the right Processes and have the needed Competence ! PROCESSES TOOLS COMPETENCE
  5. 5. About Validate group <ul><li>Leading consultancy company within Application Quality Lifecycle </li></ul><ul><li>Test Management </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance </li></ul><ul><li>Business Service Management </li></ul><ul><li>Offices throughout the Nordics </li></ul><ul><li>Stockholm </li></ul><ul><li>Gothenburg </li></ul><ul><li>Lund </li></ul><ul><li>Oslo </li></ul><ul><li>Helsinki </li></ul><ul><li>Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Formed in 2002 and profitable from start </li></ul><ul><li>More than 70 employees and growing </li></ul><ul><li>Owned by management and staff </li></ul>
  6. 6. Professional Services Senior consultants within every segment of the Application Quality Lifecycle, including Test/QA managers, Tools experts, Performance specialists, Test Data & Environment experts, experienced Test engineers. Further on our senior Business Consultants working with strategy and advisory on the C-level. Education and Training As the preferred HP training partner in the Nordics, Validate is running training courses on all the leading tools from HP Software. This includes Quality Center, Load Runner, UCMDB and Business Availability Center. We conduct public courses at our dedicated training facilities - or if preferred – on site at the customer. Validate also run ISEB/ISTQB courses including certification. All of our trainers are certified instructors within their field. Managed Services / SaaS A Managed Service is a complete ”all-inclusive” package which is rented during a specified timeframe (IT on demand). Portfolio available on all leading tools and centers. Including SW licences (SaaS), infrastructure, expert team resources , management , needed competence/knowledge and best practice processes. Service Portfolio
  7. 7. Key Customers examples <ul><li>AB Volvo / Volvo IT (Automotive) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Services (Test Management, Performance testing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Volvo Car Corp (Automotive) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Services (Performance testing, mentoring) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>City of Gothenburg (Public) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Services (Test Management) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent Performance testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Swedish Board of Agriculture (Public) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Services (Performance testing, Monitoring) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aditro (IT/ERP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent Performance testing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wasa Kredit (Bank/Finance) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Services (Performance) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Performance Team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ericsson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Services (Test Management) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Availability Center </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. About Gothenburg Subsidiary established in 2007 Regional market: “ Everything south of Södertälje” Organization: Current staff of 11 whereof 9 consultants. 36% women. Plan to continue expansion. Main services: - Test management - Performance specialists (CoE) - Training Location: New facilities at Kilsgatan 4 from Aug 1 st
  9. 9. <ul><li>Loadtest with response time analysis (1st insight level) </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring of infrastructure, ”bottleneck” focus (2nd insight level) </li></ul><ul><li>Application code diagnostics (3rd insight level) </li></ul><ul><li>Performance workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Installation and setup of tools such as Loadrunner ® etc </li></ul><ul><li>Performance methodology- and processimplementation </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of Performance Test Center </li></ul><ul><li>Outsourcing of performance services </li></ul><ul><li>SW rental (Managed Service Provider) </li></ul><ul><li>IT Service Management solutions (BAC) </li></ul>Performance services
  10. 10. Expert competence
  11. 11. HP Quality Center Quality Center m anages and governs quality processes and automates software testing across your application environment. It arms you with the capabilities you need to manage the release process and make more informed release decisions. HP LoadRunner (Performance Center) LoadRunner is a part of the HP Performance Center, and will help you analyze and validate the performance of your applications against business requirements and mitigate the risk associated with application deployment and upgrades. HP Business Availability Center Business Availability Center is a comprehensive business service and application management solution that helps you monitor the health of your business services and applications from the point of view of the consumers of those services – the business and its customers. Tools examples
  12. 12. NeoLoad NeoLoad is a simple to use, cost-effective stress tool that measures the performance of your web application, identifying potentially damages and issues before they occur. Surgient Virtual Labs Surgient Virtual QA/Test Lab Management System (VQMS) enables enterprise organizations to accelerate test cycles and application delivery by consolidating test infrastructure and automating the setup of test environments on-demand. Tools examples cont. Hyperformix Capacity Management IT Investment Decision Support. Capacity Manager provides insight into the right mix of infrastructure investment to meet your desired end-user response time. Compare vendors with ease or determine which infrastructure meets service levels at the best cost. Keep risk to a minimum by identifying performance bottlenecks early, and budgeting to correct them. IBM / Rational Rational suite of tools for greater Software Quality covers all aspects of the Quality Lifecycle. Specific solutions for mgmt of test data and test environments.
  13. 13. Validate is a dynamic and expanding company. We are looking for new colleagues that want to work in a company that is dedicated to test and QA. We offer you the possibility to work with market leading tools and people, to develop your own career and have fun at the same time. Welcome on board! New colleagues