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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.
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.
-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.
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.
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.
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.
– 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.
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.
Shortlisted for Best Test Automation Project
Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for TESTA 2014 – the European Software Testing Awards – in the “Best Test Automation” category.
The European Software Testing Awards is an independent awards programme designed to celebrate and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the software testing and QA community. Sophie Marie Odum, editor of Test Magazine and chair of the judging panel of TESTA commented: “The judges had a tough choice in choosing their winner for each category, and in some categories it was so close, illustrating the high calibre within the software testing industry.
Research shows major software projects in pipeline for 71% of UK retailers
71% of large UK retailers have a major software project in the pipeline, according to new industry research commissioned by Original Software, the global software quality solutions vendor, bringing to an end the tech investment slowdown the retail industry saw between 2008 and 2013.
The research, which was conducted by Martec and quizzed 42 multiple retailers in the UK, with combined sales of £147 billion, 29,000 stories and equating to 46% of the market by turnover, found that ERP implementations and upgrades are the most common, with a third of retailers with projects in this area. Joint second came e-commerce and store systems replacements and upgrades with 26% of retailers each.