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Quality assurance as the key to success for the entire IT operation

Poor quality assurance in IT projects results in significant additional costs. The main cost drivers are incorrect and incomplete requirement specifications, defective analysis and design, and inadequate testing. TÜViT has been providing services for the quality assurance of software for more than 25 years. Companies thus receive independent verification of the quality of their products, and reduce their project risks as well as follow-on costs.

 

Objective of quality assurance

Quality assurance makes risks manageable, and leads more quickly to better results. For your IT projects to become successful, we recommend investing at least 25 percent of your budget in quality assurance. This is because the cost of debugging during production is higher than during the analysis phase by a factor of 50.

Our procedure

TÜViT provides support with the quality assurance of all major results that are created during product development. The services begin with an assessment of the current situation. Any gaps in the quality concept are filled in, and the criteria for quality testing are defined.

On this basis, the quality managers from TÜViT conduct systematic reviews (project plans, specifications, system documentation, test scenarios and program code). Executable products, such as classes, components, subsystems or entire application systems, are reviewed by means of client-specific customized tests. If required, TÜViT also executes automated tests. We work on the basis of globally recognized standards, such as TMap® and TPI Next®.

Our services at a glance

  • reviews
  • test planning
  • creation of the test specification
  • test scenario description
  • performance of tests in the form of multi-stage tests (module test, integration test, system test, acceptance test) development of regression and acceptance tests
  • introduction of processes for test automation

Your benefits at a glance

  • reduction of project risks and follow-on costs
  • cost savings through early detection of errors: if the correction of the errors is postponed until commissioning, the costs increase exponentially
  • faster time to market: projects are completed early and with high quality
  • reduced maintenance costs due to improved quality
  • increased customer satisfaction thanks to tested quality of the function from the start
  • independent confirmation of product quality
  • workload reduction for your IT team: your IT staff can concentrate more on their key tasks

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