Few Things to Consider for Third Party Software Testing Services Thirdparty certifications give customers confidence that the products and services they invest in are able to meet the needs from a security and trust perspective. There are many companies who often do not have sufficient resources or expertise required to conduct an entire set of tests before accepting custom software from a vendor. Even though a service type agreement may exist between the client and vendor, these kinds of agreements helps to reduce the cost and frustration of spending more working time to correct bugs when development is not to the acceptable phase. Often, vendors still may charge for rework by citing weak or ambiguous requirements that were provided by the client. At the end, the client spends considerably more than planned in time and money just to get the result they expected. Now a days quality of software naturally becomes a common focus, and much attention is given to the quality of the software, such as security, stability, reliability, convenience, functional agility and high performance, etc. As thirdparty testing agencies meet all of the above conditions, the thirdparty testing is the effective way to raise the level of testing, quality assurance and deliver full play to test effectiveness. A couple of questions for considerations What we are we trying to achieve? The more clear the requirement the better understanding and better approach and pathway. Requirement is the root of a software development. Requirements clearly understood by the testing team become the quality base of a softwaretesting project. Who can do it? We must outsource the software testing activity service according to the testing requirement and the testing organizational capability to complete the effort. How does the thirdparty agency achieve the testing effort? Preferences to standardized organization can be given as they have well defined processes and methodologies for all activities. Help and supervision for the work to the testing company does go a long way in getting effective and fair outcomes. Not only the application but also the documentation with all its norms and sufficiency’s get delivered timely. Advantage: Identifies requirement issues in the early development stages of the application. Provides a check and balances system that benefits the client and software vendor. Saves money and rework time by reducing the number of errors coded in the first place. Verifies that the technical design conforms to the requirements and expectations of the user. Provides the client with an objective view of the readiness of the software at any given time. Reduces the client's workload by having an independent third party test the vendor built application, minimizing the chances a client will sign off and accept problematic software. Reduces the number of defects released into production.
Every business aims to develop a solution that can capture maximum market within less time. This will only be possible if all the bugs and errors are eliminated from the software before its final release. SPECINDIA, leading offshore software company in India offers testing services like usability testing, android application testing and manual software testing.
Published on May 17, 2012
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