Press Releases

Best Automated Software Testing Products at 2015 Technology Innovator Awards

Technology Innovator Awards

Original Software wins top accolade

Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, is delighted to announce that it has won the coveted title of Best Automated Software Testing Products and in addition Best Database Management Solution at the 2015 Technology Innovator Awards.

The awards highlight organisations behind ground-breaking innovative developments, sharing the technology that will continue to enhance and fundamentally alter the business world for the better for many years to come.

Corporate Vision, a monthly publication read by a worldwide network of 170,000 CEOs and specialists, spanning an array of industries and sectors, are the hosts of the prestigious Technology Innovator Awards, but they are more than just a magazine.

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Original Software Challenges the Market with Investment Protection


Technology Transfer Guarantee for Software Quality Solutions

UK, 28th July 2015: Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, has today announced a lifetime protection for their customers’ investments. Through a new initiative called the Technology Transfer Guarantee, customers can be sure that throughout their relationship with Original Software they have the perpetual right to move their investment to other Original Software application quality solutions as their needs change and develop.

As the first vendor to offer a Technology Transfer Guarantee in the software quality market, Colin Armitage, CEO of Original Software explains: “For too long software has been seen as a depreciating asset, which needs to be written down over a relatively short period.

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IT Convergence Forge Partnership with Original Software

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Choosing test automation solutions as the future of testing for clients.
Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, has today announced a strategic partnership with IT Convergence. The partnership allows IT Convergence to recommend the entire application quality management, and automated software quality suite from Original Software across its operations.

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Balancing Resources and Workloads to Hit Key Target Dates

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IT Project Visibility Finally Understood with Original Software’s Resource Management Solution

Original Software has today announced a fundamental expansion to the capabilities of Qualify, its industry leading application quality management (AQM) solution. This expansion enhances the ability of project managers to optimise all activities in real time and to efficiently allocate resources to meet the agreed target dates.

Qualify has already addressed some of the fundamental challenges faced by IT departments today – managing concurrent multiple projects using different development methodologies, embracing business users as well as IT professionals, acting as a portal into point IT applications such as Microsoft TFS and replacing restrictive, legacy test resource management tools.

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Original Software Finalist in Retail Week Tech & eComm Awards

-Shortlisted for IT Team of the Year-

Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Retail Week & eComm Awards 2015, in the ‘IT Team of the Year’ category.

The Retail Week & eComm Awards recognise technology excellence and innovation within the retail sector. Jon Rudoe, Retail Week Tech & eComm Awards 2015 Judge, says: “As any retailer knows, technology and ecommerce must now work together to create the retail experience of the future.

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Two More Added to the 2014 IT Disaster Hall of Shame

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Since posting the “The 2014 Top 10 Tech Disasters”, we have had an over-whelming flood of emails with suggestions to expose other organizations for their poor software quality.

Two of the most popular organizations you have told us to include in our IT Hall of Shame are: Amazon for their e-commerce glitch, and the UK National Air Traffic Services (NATS) for their travel trauma.

Below we expose their IT failure this year.

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The 2014 IT Disaster Hall of Shame


Original Software’s pick of the year’s ten biggest technology catastrophes

2014 hasn’t disappointed on the IT failure front. Software catastrophes, hardware meltdowns and system malfunctions have left executives red faced, customers hacked off and shareholders fuming on both sides of the Atlantic. No organization is safe from IT disasters, which can have serious effects, causing disruption, reputational damage and diminished customer and investor confidence.

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Original Software Compatible with Windows 10

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Software Suite Compatible with Microsoft’s New Developments

Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, has today announced that after participating in the Windows 10 Beta Program, the company’s software is entirely compatible with the new developments for Windows.

Microsoft is due to release Windows 10 in mid 2015 but the exact date is yet to be announced. Once the new operating system has been released, compatibility will be included in the next major Original Software release.

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Insurers Claim Software Failures Lead to Revenue Loss and Customer Attrition

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– New Research from Original Software –

Software application issues cost the insurance industry revenue and market share, according to 31 per cent of U.S. insurance executives in new research commissioned by Original Software, a leading software quality technology company.

The study of core software applications was conducted by Gatepoint Research who questioned 61 senior insurance executives, two thirds from firms with revenues of more than $1.5 billion.

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New Research: 40% of Companies Running SAP Reluctant to Update Regularly


Survey data suggests IT teams concerned updates will introduce issues that disrupt business
Forty percent of companies running SAP are reluctant to update the software regularly, according to new research by Original Software. Other data from the study suggest the most likely reason for this reluctance is concern the update process will introduce issues that disrupt business.

In a global survey of IT professionals at 60 firms with SAP installations about their approach to upgrading ERP applications, more than 80 percent of respondents reported that supporting the needs of the business was the critical success factor in any project.

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