Test and Quality Assurance
Historically, the importance of Test and Quality Assurance has been undervalued and overlooked, but this position is changing rapidly. It is becoming increasingly recognised that having a professionally devised test strategy, and a highly trained test team, is the difference between project failure and success.
Major organisations have turned to Brickendon's Test and Quality Assurance division to provide high level Test and Quality Assurance consulting and to provide complete test solutions. We understand that the test discipline requires knowledge of the business and the technical domains in order to accurately test the requirements and technical build. We apply Industry standard test processes and combine these with the internal standards of our client to ensure that the test process is both well managed and aligned with the clients internal standards.
Brickendon have test teams operating on key projects across the UK and mainland Europe and offer services in the following areas:
Strategic Test Consultancy
Our consultants have the experience and knowledge to create an effective strategy for a wide range of domains, from major data centre migrations to algorithmic trading solutions. We specialise in developing strategies in complex IT environments. We have industry leading experts with Tier 1 Investment Banking clients looking to our innovation and thought leadership to deliver major programmes of work.
Programme Test Management
Major programmes, require strong and structured management. We provide experienced Test and Quality Assurance professionals to manage the deliverables at a programme level. Our discipline and process, without being onerous, ensures we are able to provide confidence to Programme Sponsors that the deliverables of the project will be achieved successfully.
Performance Test Consultancy
Our performance testing consultancy offers in depth knowledge of the various issues and peculiarities encountered when testing the performance on large scale programmes. We have tested leading vendor systems to breaking point giving confidence to the business users that their growth plans will not be limited by the IT development. We are comfortable working with a variety of tools within this domain and can also offer Testing as a Service (via SaaS) in conjunction with our alliances in this field.
Test Solutions and Analysis
Clients test solutions are varied and unique and we offer multidisciplinary test solutions providing the full spectrum of test solution and roles. We have experienced test analysts, performance and automation experts, and due to the richness of our resources in this field we can provide partial or full head count as is required by our clients.
Test Tool and Test Automation Consultancy
We provide to our clients our expertise in the selection of test tools and have the experience to code in the software of choice required by our clients. This covers all aspects for defect management software and test cycle runs through to performance and automation expertise. Within the automation field we have experts with experience in the major tools and have delivered major automation projects for Commodities and algorithmic trading in the past 12 months alone.