2018 Leading Adviser Supplement

68 Acquisition International - Leading Advisers 2018 1806AI24 Acquisition International - Issue 8 2018 51 QA Mentor is an award winning, ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2015 certified leading independent software testing company headquartered in New York. We spoke to Founder & CEO, Ruslan Desyatnikov who revealed to us more about the firm and the innovative services they provide. A Mentor is a global leader in Software Quality Assurance and Testing space, serving 268 clients from Fortune 500, to start ups in 28 countries. With unique product propositions from crowdsourcing platform, with a pool of 12,000 crowdsourced testers to test management platform, unique and economical services offerings, as well as QA education from e-learning and corporate training, QA Mentor continues to grow and expand footprint around the globe. QAMentor is only an eight year old testing company, but has already established itself as being one of the most sought after testing organisations in the world, due to its unmatched industry expertise, tools, technologies and innovative approaches. Recently, QA Mentor announced new set of unique ‘Business Process Management (BPM) Services’. The firm has also developed a proprietary framework called ‘Business Essential Software Testing (BEST) Framework’, which is an innovative and one of its kind framework on which its BPM services are based. “We identified a gap in QA & BA utilisation, and devised a framework where we are able to seamlessly integrate the QA and the BA Team. This allows greater overlap between the two teams, which increases the quality of final deliverable and reduces the overall cost of the project.” Ruslan Desyatnikov, founder and CEO of QA Mentor explains. “QAMentor has succeeded in helping several clients overcome their challenges and achieve efficiency. Our passion for quality gets reflected in our project implementation approach for each client we serve. Every client has different expectations and we make sure we meet their expectation every single day during the project lifecycle. We take our project execution plan very seriously and ensure that there are no errors. These factors enable us to deliver projects successfully on time with utmost quality. “Our vision is to be the most cost effective QA service company with the goal of facilitating overall success of our clients. In this world of rapidly changing technology, we need to innovate and evolve very quickly.” QAMentor’s innovativeandoutof theboxapproaches augmented by their proprietary frameworks and services differentiates it from other software testing firm. Frameworks like BEST framework and the test automation framework covers the entire range of QA Mentor’s service offerings and help its clients Company: QA Mentor One Team, One Dream Q 1808AI60 improve the quality of their products, platforms and mobile applications. The new unique BPM services are a testament to QA Mentor’s belief in innovation, continuous improvement and quality first approach, as Ruslan informs us. “At QA Mentor, we believe that the work culture is instrumental in helping to establish a politics-free environment, in which all the employees are charged with making an impact and difference in what they do every day. We ensure to maintain a flat hierarchy, so that everyone is approachable, irrespective of designations. Our ‘One Team, One Dream’ approach keeps our team going strong even in some of the most unfavourable circumstances. Cultural fit remains focal point of our hiring process. Quality isn’t just another word for us, it’s our passion and we are always in look out for people who are passionate about quality. As far as our technical & domain skills are concerned, 93% of all our testing resources are ISTQB or Brainbench certified.” QA Mentor has also released new version of its test management software called QA Coverage. QA Coverage is disrupting the test management tools market with its ease of use and cost affordability. QA Mentor will shortly release another product called QAMometer which is a new generation platform to measure the efficiency & effectiveness of the entire Software Testing Lifecycle of a project. With some innovative and unique features, the product is intended to reduce the dependency of companies on excel sheets. A very intuitive interface makes QAMometer the easiest tool in the world to use in this category. Looking ahead to what the future holds for the company, Ruslan highlights the firms plans for the upcoming years, as well as their latest product releases. “Moving forward, we will continue to surprise the market with our proprietary frameworks and services which are thoughtfully crafted to solve some of the most challenging problems which exists in the software testing space. “Our new set of BPM services augmented by our proprietary BEST framework proves just that. With advent of AI, IOT enabled connected devices and Blockchain, we’ll soon launch the 2nd wave of our Next Generation Services to address the demand in said areas. Finally, work on building a resource pool which is dedicated to these niche services is already underway, so you can expect an announcement sooner versus later.” Leading Independent Software Testing Co pany of the Year, NewYork

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