QW2000 Vendor Technical Paper 4V1

Steve Nemzer

Zero Defect of Simship? The Global Testing Challenge


Key Points

Presentation Abstract

The global e-commerce economy is here. Are your products localized, tested, and ready? Increasingly, sophisticated customers expect software applications to be available and fully functional in localized versions simultaneously with the English release.

Yet, few large IT companies have a clear strategy for testing their geo-specific SKUs simultaneously and consistently. Globalization tasks are often left to local subsidiaries who find an English language version "thrown over the ocean" to them for localization and testing. The dynamic nature of web-based products further complicates matters. Successful global product roll-outs require that localization testing methods incorporate workflow attributes.

In the seminar you will learn:

This seminar targets the test managers who must develop a strategy to balance rigorous international quality assurance with cost and time-to-market factors. It is appropriate for product managers, QA managers, and worldwide localization managers in the commercial software and hardware business, responsible for rolling out products to global markets. Presentation abstract to be supplied.

About the Author

One of the pioneers of outsourced testing, Steve Nemzer co-founded VeriTest in 1987 to provide services to market-leading hardware and software developers. Over the last 12 years, he has led VeriTest to prominence as the premier test lab to the IT community. VeriTest now operates internationally as a service of Lionbridge Technologies, a leading provider of test and localization services.