SOFTWARE QUALITY WEEK EUROPE
20-24 November 2000, Brussels, Belgium
Quality Week/Europe 2000 (QWE2000) is run by Software Research Institute (SR/Institute), a not-for-profit subsidiary of Software Research, Inc. Organizations which have agreed to be sponsors of the QWE2000 event are given below.
The QWE2000 event is organized and presented in cooperation with certain other organizations, whose support is also acknowledged below. Note: Additional sponsors and cooperating organizations are expected to be added.
|In Cooperation With...||ASQ||ESI||ESSI||GI||SAI||TestNet||TI|
ABOUT THE ASQ...The American Society for Quality is a membership organization dedicated to promoting the principles and practices of quality improvement, with a mission to "be recognized throughout the world as the leading authority on, and champion for, quality." The ASQ Software Division, which represents over 5000 professionals worldwide, is dedicated to "improve the ability of individuals and organizations to satisfy their customers with quality software products and services through education, communication, research, outreach, and professional development. http://www.asq.org
ABOUT ESI...The European Software Institute is one of the world's leading independent authorities on software process improvement. ESI is a non-profit-making organisation driven by the demands of European industry. It is supported by the European Commission, the Basque Government and through company membership. ESI's work is centred on products and services that are tied directly to core business objectives such as reducing costs and increasing predictability of results among others. ESI's headquarters are in Bilbao, Spain.
The goal of the European Systems and Software Initiative (ESSI) is to promote improvements in the software development process in industry, through the take-up of well-founded and established but insufficiently deployed methods and technologies, so as to achieve greater efficiency, higher quality, and greater economy. In short, the adoption of Software Best Practice. ( http://www.esi.es/ESSI/welcome.html)
The German Informatics society (GI) is the association of about 21,000 men and women who, by their work, take part in the progress of informatics or who are interested in the development of informatics. The work of the GI ist mostly done in a decentralized way in divisions, expert committees, special interest groups, working groups, regional groups, advisory councils and in user groups. ( http://www.gi-ev.de)
ABOUT SAI...SAI (Studiecentrum voor Automatische Informatieverwerking) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the knowledge of Information. As far as the theoretical as practical aspects of information knowledge, the organization takes a stand on social questions that has to do with automation of information as far as it applies. The activities of the organization are focused on people who are specialists in information. SAI organizes discussions, meetings, seminars, workshops and a magazine called "Informatie". ( http://www.sai.be/)
The aim of TestNet is the professionalization of testing IT products, and an increase in the awareness and importance of testing as a profession in its own right. TestNet stimulates the exchange of professional knowledge and practical experience amongst testers, and stimulates research, from a scientific standpoint as well as from a practical perspective. (http://www.testnet.org)
ABOUT TI...The Technologisch Instituut is active in all professional fields where technology and science play a central part. These include a wide range of activities, ranging from civil engineering, infrastructure, process technology, electrical engineering, telecommunications, computer technology, food and agricultural technology, the study of materials to general technologies such as management techniques, energy, safety and environmental technology (34 different sections). (http://www.ti.kviv.be)
ABOUT SR/TestWorks...Software Research, Inc. (SR) offers eValid - The Internet Authority- offers products and services to enhance the success of your e-business, by assuring that your WebSite is trouble-free, reliable, speedy and available 24x7. In a webpaced world, your WebSite is one of your key assets. eValid will change the way you think about assuring WebSite Quality . eValid is a test Enabled Web Browser(TM) that performs all the functions needed for detailed WebSite static and dynamic Testing, QA/Validation, page tuning and load generation. eValid has superior ease of use and runs on Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Windows7. ( http://www.e-valid.com)
ABOUT CMG Information Technology...CMG plc is a leading European IT services company, providing business information solutions through consultancy, systems and services to clients worldwide. Established in 1964, CMG now operates in more than 40 countries from its bases in the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, France and Belgium. The company is listed on the London and Amsterdam stock exchanges. CMG supplies services and products in the finance, trade and industry, transport, telecommunications, energy and public sectors. The Group also provides managed information processing services, including networks, payroll and personnel. One of CMG's many specialisations is the automation of structured testing. CMG has developed a very successful testing method TestFrame. CMG is dedicated to helping its clients and their people become more successful through the quality of its services and staff. Strong employee commitment ensures the Group's long term success and hence the success of its clients.
ABOUT Gitek nv...Gitek nv was founded in 1986 in Antwerp, Belgium. Gitek is, in addition to the design and development of software, specialised in software testing. Gitek employs 40 professional software test engineers. Its customers include the pharmaceutical industry, the financial industry, the telecom industry and insurance companies. Employees of Gitek regularly speak at testing conferences in Belgium and Europe. Gitek is a partner of IQUIP Informatica B.V. and in Belgium exclusive distributor of TMap and TPI.
ABOUT ps_testware...To offer the best solution to quality problems of computer systems by using its test expert knowledge in a professional way.
- Best solution: the solution that provides the highest contribution.
- Computer systems: hardware as well as software under all forms, such as IT, automation, embedded systems, etc.
- Test expert knowledge: the intellectual asset of ps_testware, a profound and complete knowledge regarding verification and validation (testing).
- Professional: the courage to really provide what has been promised.
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ABOUT elementool...elementool, Inc. is the leading Application Service Provider of Web based software bug tracking and support management tools. elementool provides its tools to software companies and business web sites from all over the world. elementool is used on a daily basis by its customers, and is integrated in their product development process. No software is required. It is available for free on the elementool web site at: http://elementool.com
ABOUT TesCom...TesCom is the leading international provider of software testing and quality management services, with over 700 consultants operating in Europe, USA and the Far East. During our eleven years of operation, we have developed effective testing solutions based on our wealth of experience across a broad range of sectors and technologies such as: load/performance testing, test automation, e-lab test centre, Interactive Digital Television (iDTV), WAP, e-security, usability testing, and network testing. For more information visit www.e-testing.com.