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Press Releases from imbus AG (67 total)

From the tester community for the tester community

Moehrendorf, 9 October 2018 – Which enthralling and forward-looking topic in the field of software quality assurance and testing has the capability to mesmerize 500 experts for two days? This question may now be answered by the attendees of this year’s Software-QS-Tag as well as of those from the years before. Even though the conference 2018 takes place in only a few days, the interactive brainstorming for the focal

Continuous ‘everything‘ in practice

Moehrendorf, 2 October 2018 – Speed is becoming the key success factor in software development. Continuous integration, delivery and deployment need, however, the corresponding knowledge and the right tools. The Software-QS-Tag 2018 presents both. Also this year the leading conference about software quality assurance and testing in the German-speaking area is accompanied by a technical exhibition. On the whole, 18 associations, service providers, tool suppliers and publishing houses present their solutions

On a successful course without ballast

Moehrendorf, 31 August 2018 – Transformation efforts in organisations often meet resistance. Negotiations cause delay and distress. So is a rapid implementation of innovations even realistic? Both keynote speakers at the Software-QS-Tag 2018 answer this question with an unequivocal 'yes’. In line with this year’s theme “Continuous ‘Everything’” US agile expert Jess Long and the leading ghost negotiator Foad Forghani will provide the equipment in order to become ever more successful

The agile tool that adapts to your individual workflow

Moehrendorf, 13 August 2018 – Smart, agile, TestBench: When it comes to simplifying and improving the testing performance in agile teams, TestBench Cloud Services provides all along perfect support. Release 1.1 is out now. Therewith, for instance custom fields can be created. Thanks to the custom fields, the user can adapt TestBench Cloud Services to his individual workflow. This holds true for every level: epic, user story, test case, execution and

The first ISTQB Test Automation Engineers worldwide

Moehrendorf, 21 June 2018 – Thinking about autumn in this wonderful early summer weather? Yes, indeed, since the imbus Academy is presenting an absolute training highlight in the second half of the year: imbus Academy is one of the first training providers worldwide to offer the ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer. Test automation (TA) is a complex task that requires a good background in testing and in software

Taking agile quality assurance to a new level

Moehrendorf, 24 May 2018 – Continuous integration, continuous delivery, continuous deployment: Continuous ‚Everything’! Which strategies, techniques and tools are necessary in order to take the quality assurance of software and IT systems to the next level? This year’s Software-QS-Tag will provide the answers. Tickets are now available. Agility paved the way for a new speed in software development. Software and IT-based systems are to be developed within an ever shorter period

Smart, agile, TestBench

Moehrendorf, 4 April 2018 – Agile software development needs agile testing – and therefor the suitable tool. From now on, TestBench Cloud Services provides an innovative system for agile teams supporting them to better organize software testing. It gives continuous feedback about the test work and the product quality. TestBench Cloud Services is an easily and rapidly deployable cloud-based solution for organizing software testing in an agile way. So it is

The call for papers for the Software-QS-Tag 2018 is now underway

Moehrendorf, 9 February 2018 – Software and IT-based systems are to be developed within an ever shorter period of time at lowest possible costs and with high quality. For this purpose, the QA and testing of the systems have to be automated throughout the entire process. That’s why this year’s Software-QS-Tag is entitled “Continuous ‘Everything’”. The call for papers is out now. From the tool-supported administration and verification of requirements, through

Growing risks require better testing

Moehrendorf, 21 November 2017 – The speed of technological development increases rapidly. Whether it is bio-printing, cobots or polytronics: Technologies, which were classified as mere possibilities some years ago, have reached market maturity. Reason enough for an updated edition of the trend study “The Future of Testing”. On behalf of imbus, the futurologist and science writer Dr Bernd Flessner scrutinized the initial situation in the trend study which had been originally

The Digital Transformation has only just begun

Frankfurt on the Main, 20 October 2017 – Until a few years ago, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things were considered a science fiction. Today they belong to everyday life, both professionally and privately. However, the Digital Transformation continues to pick up speed, concludes the Software-QS-Tag 2017. About 500 experts used this year’s Software-QS-Tag, the leading conference for SW quality and testing in the German-speaking region, to intensely discuss the

IT security – The challenge of digitalization

Moehrendorf, 5 October 2017 – Cyber-attacks have become a daily threat in business as well as in private life. Manufacturers and operators of software-based systems have to protect critical areas and meet industry relevant compliance guidelines. imbus provides powerful strategies and solutions that make IT more secure. From corporate IT to an embedded system for the Internet of Things: Along with the complexity of software, the need for security increases as

There is an election at the Software-QS-Tag, too

Moehrendorf, 25 September 2017 – For 25 years, the Software-QS-Tag – the leading conference for software QA and testing in Germany – addresses itself each time to a new forward-looking guiding theme from the area of IT quality assurance. So who could know better, what currently taxes the brains of the community, than the community itself? That’s why the online brainstorming for the focus of Software-QS-Tag 2018 starts in the

Clear-sighted testing of autonomous systems

Moehrendorf, 6 September 2017 – Complexity inevitably increases in a smart digital world characterized by evolution, innovation and disruption. At this year’s Software-QS-Tag, the keynotes deliver the knowledge to master the challenges of the Digital Transformation in a clear-sighted way. How do you test autonomous systems state-of-the-art? How does the software quality assurance of future AI-based systems have to look like? The opening keynote speaker Prof Dr Dr Frank Kirchner is

The equipment for the Digital Transformation

Moehrendorf, 14 July 2017 – Testing experts face new contexts, new user stories and last but not least new potential defects within the Digital Transformation. Every single digital product and application has to function reliably – at low developing costs and shortest developing time. Suitable tools and the right service partners help to master these challenges. The Software-QS-Tag 2017 is accompanied by an exhibition which offers a good opportunity to

The whole of imbus at a glance

Moehrendorf, 5 July 2017 – imbus AG’s company homepage has now an own press area holding in store many facts about imbus. Journalists and other interested parties can find there business notifications and materials in a well-organised manner. So it’s the ideal place to start getting to know imbus better. In the news category users have access to all novelties about imbus and the topics software quality assurance and testing. By

Smart quality assurance for intelligent IT

Moehrendorf, 14 June 2017 – Today, every single business unit in every company is affected by accelerated digital transformation: from using new digital infrastructures and developing digital applications to digital business models and value-adding networks. The digital transformation invades the private sphere at a very high pace – everything becomes smart. The Software-QS-Tag discusses the challenges for QA and testing in this development – and it shows how to master

More time for the core business, imbus handles the test

Moehrendorf, 28 April 2017 – The shortage of skilled professionals becomes more and more apparent in the software quality assurance sector. There is a lack of top trained IT professionals. In addition to that, many QA managers face the challenge of capacity problems when demand peaks. imbus Managed Services provide individual solutions for all software testing tasks. Specialists from imbus undertake the customers’ test missions so they can concentrate their resources

The building block principle for software testing

Moehrendorf, 24 February 2017 – Everybody, who used to play with building blocks as a child, knows: It’s easy to replace the blocks in a construction with other blocks in order to create something new. Keyword-driven testing turns this principle to account. Due to reusable elements, test automations become more flexible, efficient and maintenance-friendly. The newest part of the series of norms ISO/IEC/IEEE shows how to implement keyword-driven testing. „The standard

Digital transformation – evolution, innovation, disruption

Moehrendorf, 16 February 2017 – From new digital infrastructures, applications to business models and value-adding networks: Networked systems and technologies for industrial and leisure uses make daily life increasingly smarter. Quality assurance of intelligent IT is the key to success in this transformation. That’s why this year’s Software-QS-Tag is entitled “Digital Transformation – Evolution, Innovation, Disruption”. The call for papers is out now. The Internet of Things offers a wide range

Always a quality step ahead

Moehrendorf 30 January 2017 – The IT sector is developing at a phenomenal pace – and it will continue to do so as shown by the trend study “The Future of Testing”. imbus, a leading solution partner for software quality assurance and testing, has been keeping pace with this evolution for the last 25 years and, what is even more, continues to advance further innovations. All this is reason enough

The smart way of designing test environments

Moehrendorf, 16 December 2016 – Test environments are a crucial factor for every software quality project. However, their contribution to the project’s success is often underestimated. In the new issue of “Professional Tester”, Dr Christian Brandes outlines an approach for designing test environments in a feasible, describable and comparable way. What is needed for conceiving an appropriate test environment? There is no enshrined set of standards yet. In addition to

A leading role in test know-how world-wide: imbus announces Global Partner Statu …

Brussels, 29 November 2016 – imbus and ISTQB® are pleased to announce that imbus has achieved Global Partner Status with ISTQB®, International Software Testing Qualifications Board. The ISTQB® Global Partner status demonstrates imbus’ commitment to the field of software testing and the company’s willingness to contribute to the promotion of the testing profession all over the world, by means of certifying its employees in accordance to the “ISTQB® Certified Tester” career

More than 60 instructions for testing properly

Nuremberg, 4 November 2016 – Is there a silver bullet to manage software quality assurance and testing correctly and check what’s crucial? About 300 experts used this year’s Software-QS-Tag to intensely discuss the main topic “Testing properly – Testing what matters”. Altogether more than 60 lectures, workshops and tutorials examined successful practical examples and promising trends. The pressure to which QA specialists are subjected is bigger than ever: Within a very

The topic of the 25th Software-QS-Tag is…

Moehrendorf, 12 October 2016 – The Software-QS-Tag celebrates a special anniversary next year: In its almost 25 years of existence, it has established itself as the leading conference for software quality assurance and testing in Germany. The community can now make the first “birthday present”: their ideas for a fascinating and forward-looking guiding theme 2017. The online brainstorming starts in the conference’s XING group today. All participants of this year’s

Testing properly – it is within one's grasp

Moehrendorf, 27 September 2016 – If you want to test properly and test what matters, you need to count on the right tools and service partners. The Software-QS-Tag is accompanied by an exhibition which offers a good opportunity to catch up on the current market. On both conference days, 3rd and 4th November 2016, well-known international companies present their solutions. CQSE GmbH offers services and products to analyse and improve the

Software which can handle any pressure

Moehrendorf, 15 September 2016 – Performance is the key to success for IT applications and websites. Internet users and customers expect ever shorter response times. The usability of applications often depends on the performances under load: Fast systems allow operating better and more efficiently. Load and performance tests enable to sovereignly control the performance of software. The imbus experts provide knowhow and experience and thus the necessary support for professionally

Global tester knowledge for North America

Toronto 8 September 2016 – With more than 440,000 certificates in more than 100 countries, the ISTQB® Certified Tester is the worldwide leading standard for training and development in the software testing field. imbus Canada imparts this knowhow with its trainings in Canada and the USA – accredited by the Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB). Everyone who attends Certified Tester trainings from imbus Canada, gets a standardized knowledge base for software

Sovereign in every situation

Moehrendorf, 23 August 2016 – Software quality assurance is complex. What’s right and what’s wrong is often determined by the context of the respective situation. The keynotes at this year’s Software-QS-Tag deliver the knowledge to handle this uncertainty sovereignly. US testing expert Matt Heusser talks about the pros and cons of different QA approaches, whereas profiler Suzanne Grieger-Langer reveals decision strategies of real secret service agents. “What makes some practices work

imbus goes overseas: New site in Toronto for the Canadian and US market

Toronto, 8 August 2016 – After Europe, Asia and Africa, imbus has now landed on its fourth continent: The solution partner for professional software testing and intelligent software quality assurance opens in Toronto, its first North American premise. The newly created imbus Canada Corporation is led by Sammy Kolluru. With over 20 years of proven experience, imbus’ service portfolio – including consulting for process improvement, software testing services, test outsourcing, test

Quality assurance – better targeted than ever

Moehrendorf, 28 July 2016 – “Testing properly – Testing what matters”: Every software QA expert would probably agree with this postulation. But what are the main factors when it comes to dealing with quality assurance and checking the decisive factors? The Software-QS-Tag 2016 provides specific directives for action and new insights from industry, business and research. Germany’s leading conference for SW quality assurance and testing takes place in Nuremberg on

Kickoff for imbus Peja

Peja, 4 July 2016 – Europe grows even closer together at imbus: The leading solution provider for software quality assurance and testing – whose headquarters are located in Moehrendorf, Germany – celebrates the opening of a new near-shore site in Peja (Kosovo) today. “imbus Peja L.L.C. supports imbus Germany in the field of software development and testing”, explains the managing director of the new imbus site Flurim Kelmendi. The experienced testing

Reducing testing costs – automatically

Moehrendorf, 23 May 2016 – IT systems are usually complex. Graphic models help to control this complexity, however – this also applies to software testing. The so-called model-based testing (MBT) automatizes the designs of test procedures. imbus consults companies on if and where in the respective test procedure the approach can generate benefits. Irrespective of whether one wants to use existing models as test base or to create the test scenarios

Faster than the hackers: Risk assessment and recommendations for actions with th …

Moehrendorf, 12 April 2016 – It is too late to discuss the protection of IT systems when the damage has already been done. Hacker attacks can have devastating consequences for businesses and their customers. The imbus Expert Day identifies and prioritizes which activities and protection measures are appropriate for the respective software-based products – during a usually half-day workshop. The imbus test experts come directly to the premises. Together with the

imbus en français: French internet presence provides facts about the company, T …

Moehrendorf/Sousse, 11 March 2016 – Software quality assurance is not only underlined at imbus, now it’s also written in French: Customers, applicants and other interested parties who visit the ibus Homepage, now find also the francophone version of the internet presence – with content specifically tailored for imbus Tunisia. The business location in the Tunisian city Sousse was established in 2014. The team there supports the colleagues at the headquarter

Testing properly – Testing what matters

Moehrendorf, 25 February 2016 – It does not matter which software project one happens to be dealing with: Increasingly efficient products shall be developed and maintained in less time by smaller teams. In order to achieve this, quality assurance and testing need to concentrate on the decisive factors – without losing their effectiveness. That’s why this year’s Software-QS-Tag is entitled “Testing properly – Testing what matters”. The call for papers

Hand in hand for reliable load and performance tests

Moehrendorf, 3 June 2015 – Load and performance testing has got a new home: the imbus TestCentre. From now on, Neotys‘ solution NeoLoad is part of the tool repertoire there. This enhancement of the imbus services is the result of a new strategic partnership of imbus and Neotys. „With this cooperation we have created a powerful competence pool“, explains Tilo Linz, executive board member and co-founder of imbus. On the one

The faster way to better testing

Moehrendorf, 12 May 2015 – imbus now provides the ideal entry for companies, which want to further improve their test processes: The imbus Expert Day identifies and prioritises the most effective improvement steps – during a one- to two-days lasting workshop depending on the team size. The imbus test experts come directly to the premises. Together with the previously identified stakeholders, they raise and analyse the current situation and the present

A smart solution for automated acceptance tests

Moehrendorf, 15 April 2015 – The TestBench grows to suit its requirements: Now, acceptance tests can be used easily from the TestBench, too. This is made possible by a new interface to the generic open source tool Robot Framework. The TestBench is a powerful test management tool. It provides comprehensive functions for specifying test and test data. The TestBench and Robot Framework are connected by a new test adapter. A continuous

Test automation hand in hand: imbus now Ranorex GOLD Partner

Moehrendorf, 26 February 2015 – It’s the enthusiasm for efficient test automation, which motivates imbus and Ranorex. Both companies employ their strengths in order to provide solutions tailored to meet the individual needs of customers. That is why imbus has been awarded the status as GOLD Partner by Ranorex. “With Ranorex’ product and imbus’ knowhow, we have got a profound pool of expertise for testing user interfaces, the so-called GUIs”, explains

Brainstorming in the community: Interactive search for the main topic of the Sof …

Moehrendorf, 27 October 2014 – This year’s Software-QS-Tag has not yet taken place, and yet preparations for 2015 are in full swing. First step: the idea gathering for the main topic. Participants of this year’s conference as well as of those of the years before are invited to submit their proposals in the XING group “Software-QS-Tag”. Which topic has the potential for mesmerising and thrilling some 300 international QA and software

Test automation for more efficiency: imbus guides within four steps to the optim …

Moehrendorf, 22 October 2014 – Automated testing is usually faster, more repeatable and more precise than a manual procedure. However, a bad tool selection, lacking robustness or an unfavourable setup easily render the benefits of automated test cases void. imbus helps to avoid the pitfalls using range of services with four phases – which allow for flexible approaches in each of these phases. Maintainable and sustainable test automation requires a smart

Mastering test organisation – with the right tools and service providers

Moehrendorf, 25 September 2014 – Exchange at the highest technical level is the essence of Software-QS-Tag: in the altogether ca. 60 lectures, tutorials and workshops, the get-together between the slots and the conference-accompanying exhibition. In the exhibition area, participants can catch up on the current market in the area of “test organisation”. dpunkt.verlag, Ekobit, eXept Software AG, FINARIS Financial Software Partner GmbH, HP Hewlett Packard, imbus AG, InterFace AG, Ranorex and

Testing is getting even smarter now

Moehrendorf, 9 September 2014 – Easy test specification and automation, reusable elements, integrated configuration management: Because of these and other features, it has always been easy to develop and implement software tests with TestBench quickly and efficiently. The update 2.4 is available now – with a number of smart new functions. The user administration has been revised for TestBench version 2.4. Directory services via LDAP allow administrating the accounts centrally. Now

Evolution of testing and updates for “mental software”

Moehrendorf, 29 August 2014 – Successful adaptation to changing requirements – this is the basic theme that both keynote speeches at this year’s Software-QS-Tag have in common. The two lectures are presented by Martin Pol and Jürgen Balhuber. In “The Evolution of Testing” Martin Pol, for decades one of the most internationally influential testers will cast a view to the changes of the software tester profession in the course of time.

Test organisation state of the art

Moehrendorf, 4 August 2014 – Time to market constitutes the dominant competitive factor. What is the contribution of optimally organised development, software testing and quality assurance in this context? The Software-QS-Tag 2014 provides an overview. The conference takes place in Nuremberg on 6th and 7th November. International speakers present solution processes, organisation models and best practices for companies, teams and their members. They consider the topic from the perspectives of agile

Efficient test data management – for sure

Moehrendorf, 18 June 2014 – Test data are a key feature of every test. Test data management (TDM), however, is a complex task – especially in the case of great data volume, distributed data sources or strict data protection rules. That is why imbus developed a consulting approach which can quickly set up and implement a precisely fitting test data management conception. A German-language test data management questionnaire forms the starting

Software testing powered by green electricity

Moehrendorf, 9 May 2014 – Green server IT, mini PCs, LED lamps: thanks to these new low power devices imbus has reduced its energy demand already considerably. The question remained, however: How can electricity be supplied in a more ecological and economical way? That is why the company had a photovoltaic power plant installed at its site in Moehrendorf. Due to being a consulting company for software quality assurance and testing,

From A for „arvoalue“ to Z for „zamknięcie testu“

Moehrendorf, 5 May 2014 – Whether you are communicating with national or international colleagues: The glossary of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board is the standard reference for everybody who wants to have a say in the testing sector. All ISTQB® technical terms from six different languages are now collected in an interactive list at the imbus homepage. What does a Polish software tester mean when he talks about „wyrocznia“ for

Ways out of the “snake pit” test data management

Moehrendorf, 4 April 2014 – Working with test data can very rapidly lead to a conglomeration of different isolated solutions, which can turn into an allegorical snake pit within the testing process. In the end, it looks like there is no escape from this trap for the test manager. This year’s “Trends in Testing” showed, however, that test data management (TDM) can be efficiently mastered with the help of a

T5 model analyses status quo and potential of Scrum projects

Moehrendorf, 28 March 2014 – “Where do we stand with our agile test activities? What can we do in the long run and what should be the next step?” imbus’ T5 model shows Scrum teams how well they test and in which points they can get even more efficient. Whether it is directly after switching to the agile approach or already in the course of a project: There is always upside

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