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Insightful Analysis to Drive Your Software Testing Strategy. NelsonHall's Software Testing Program is a dedicated service for organizations evaluating, or actively engaged in, the outsourcing of all or part of their IT activities.

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  • Wipro Topcoder – Crowdtesting

    Jul 11, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Wipro launched in FY18 its Quality as a Service (QaaS) offering relying on the capabilities of its QA practice and on Topcoder (acquired in 2016). Wipro's QaaS offering has a distinct value proposition from crowdtesting service offerings with a stronger focus on automation frameworks (with its mobile website and app testing framework), and acce [...]
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  • Global App Testing – Crowdtesting

    Jul 02, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Global App Testing (GAT) was founded in 2013 by two British entrepreneurs that were struggling to conduct testing for their beauty product search engine. Eventually, the two entrepreneurs discontinued their search engine project and moved on to, launching Global App Testing, focusing on crowdtesting. Global App Testing has been through several r [...]
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  • Qualitrix – Crowdtesting

    Jun 07, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Qualitrix is headquartered in Bangalore, India and was founded in February 2016, by the former CEO of PASS Technologies India, also a former Cognizant QE&A executive. Qualitrix has two main activities: its main activity is a crowdtesting pure-play that operates under the name of Oprimes. Its second activity, under the brand of Qualitrix, is [...]
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  • Testbirds - Crowdtesting

    Jun 07, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Crowdtesting services specialist firm Testbirds was founded in 2011. The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany. It has a headcount of ~100, with ~70 in Munich and the rest in several offices abroad (Amsterdam, Netherlands; Stockholm, Sweden, and London, U.K.). Testbirds also operates in Hungary and Russia, via franchises. The company also ope [...]
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  • Ubertesters – Crowdtesting

    May 29, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Ubertesters was set up in 2013 by two entrepreneurs of Israeli origin, who had been struggling to source personnel and software tools for testing a mobile app they had created for a taxi start-up, GetTaxi. Initially, Ubertesters created its crowdtesting Platform SaaS product, with the intent of managing projects and crowdtesters, and of providin [...]
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  • Applause – Crowdtesting

    May 23, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Applause, formerly known as uTest, was founded in 2007. The Framingham, MA (U.S.) headquartered company is a pioneer in crowdtesting. Applause started its crowdtesting activities by providing (manual) functional testing, initially targeting start-ups. Through the economic downturn, Applause gained contracts with well-known clients such as Micros [...]
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  • passbrains – Crowdtesting

    May 23, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    passbrains is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and was founded in 1989 as PASS Group. PASS Group launched passbrains in January 2012 to offer crowdtesting services, focusing initially on functional testing, and to some extent on security testing, and compatibility testing, localization testing, and usability testing. In the past three y [...]
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  • Digivante/BugFinders – Crowdtesting

    May 22, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Digivante is a large crowdtesting vendor, with a community of 55k crowdtesters. Its key clients include large enterprises (e.g., Epson, Worldpay, Bang & Olufsen), digital agencies, and retail firms. Digivante is owned by its founders and key executives and has not taken any outside investment; it believes this ownership structure helps it to [...]
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  • Cognizant – Next-Gen Testing Services

    Mar 07, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Cognizant provides software testing services almost exclusively through its testing practice, Quality Engineering and Assurance (QE&A). NelsonHall estimates that QE&A has ~33k testers (not including SAP/enterprise application testing, software product testing within TriZetto, or testing work done as part of IT infrastructure services units [...]
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  • LTI – Next-Gen Testing Services

    Mar 07, 2019 | Vendor Analysis by Dominique Raviart

    Assurance Services is one of LTI’s main service lines. At the end of FY18, Assurance Services had a headcount of 3.5k and was serving 126 active clients. The headcount does not include another 150 career testers in other practices, e.g., security, SAP, Oracle. Assurance Services has a very different profile from LTI overall: its client bas [...]
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Next-Generation Software Testing Services

Published on: April 23, 2019 by Dominique Raviart
This NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) analyzes the performance of vendors offering next-generation software testing services. The NEAT tool allows strategic sourcing managers to assess the capability of vendors across a range of criteria and business situations and identify the best performing vendors overall, and with a specific focus on mobile testing, AI-based automation, UX testing, and other cognitive and testing capability. Vendors evaluated for this NEAT are: Accenture, Amdocs, Capgemini, Cigniti, Cognizant, DXC Technology, HCL Technologies, IBM, Infostretch, Infosys, LTI, NTT Data, Qualitest, SQS, TCS, Tech Mahindra, and TestingXperts. To find out more, contact Guy Saunders at [email protected]
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  • Tech Mahindra Introduces Performance Testing Platform Based on Open Source Software

    Aug 02, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall has commented several times about the role of platforms in quality assurance (QA) and how these are playing a central role in functional testing in the world of agile methodologies and continuous testing. Platforms take a best-of-breed approach to software components and rel[...]

  • Not Just About the Crowd: Crowdtesting Embraces Automation

    Jul 15, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      In the world of testing services, crowdtesting stands out. While efforts towards automation are accelerating in testing services/quality assurance (QA), the perception that crowdtesting is labor intensive and relies on communities of tens of thousands of testers seems at odds with this[...]

  • Cognizant Looks to Automate Testing of Connected Devices

    Apr 10, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall has been commenting recently on the future of testing, looking at how AI algorithms and RPA tools fit in the context of QA. This blog takes a different perspective by looking at how one of the tier-one software testing service vendors is approaching its testing of bots and c[...]

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    Mar 12, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall has commented several times on how vendors have been introducing AI into their QA/software testing activities; for example, to enhance defect analysis and prediction. We have talked less about the use of RPA because it did not seem to bring much innovation on top of what [...]

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    Feb 22, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall continues to examine the AI activities of major testing service vendors. In the past 18 months, many testing service vendors have expanded their AI capabilities around analytics, making sense of the wealth of data in production logs, defect-related applications, development [...]

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latest blog posts on
Software Testing:

  • Tech Mahindra Introduces Performance Testing Platform Based on Open Source Software

    Aug 02, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall has commented several times about the role of platforms in quality assurance (QA) and how these are playing a central role in functional testing in the world of agile methodologies and continuous testing. Platforms take a best-of-breed approach to software components and rel[...]

  • Not Just About the Crowd: Crowdtesting Embraces Automation

    Jul 15, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      In the world of testing services, crowdtesting stands out. While efforts towards automation are accelerating in testing services/quality assurance (QA), the perception that crowdtesting is labor intensive and relies on communities of tens of thousands of testers seems at odds with this[...]

  • Cognizant Looks to Automate Testing of Connected Devices

    Apr 10, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall has been commenting recently on the future of testing, looking at how AI algorithms and RPA tools fit in the context of QA. This blog takes a different perspective by looking at how one of the tier-one software testing service vendors is approaching its testing of bots and c[...]

  • HCL Technologies’ RPA Initiatives for Software Testing

    Mar 12, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall has commented several times on how vendors have been introducing AI into their QA/software testing activities; for example, to enhance defect analysis and prediction. We have talked less about the use of RPA because it did not seem to bring much innovation on top of what [...]

  • Expleo, the New Home of SQS, Invests in AI Offering

    Feb 22, 2019, by Dominique Raviart

      NelsonHall continues to examine the AI activities of major testing service vendors. In the past 18 months, many testing service vendors have expanded their AI capabilities around analytics, making sense of the wealth of data in production logs, defect-related applications, development [...]

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