Below you’ll find the latest news on SQS from around the globe.
Cairo, 14 December 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the leading quality specialist for digital business, today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with ITIDA (Information Technology Industry Development Agency). This agreement will result in 150 graduates being offered permanent employment by SQS in Cairo over the next 3 years, to develop their IT, quality assurance and software testing skills.
Paris, 26 November 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
Assystem Technologies, the preferred partner for some of the biggest names in engineering, quality and digital solutions, has been part of the project to develop and produce the SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Interior Structures) seismometer. This instrument is central to the NASA InSight mission that is scheduled to land on Mars today, Monday 26 November, to carry out the first geophysical study of the interior of the red planet.
Paris, 07 November 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
Assystem Technologies, a world class partner in engineering, quality and digital solutions, and K-process have joined forces to develop a digital solution for the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes: Video.Kaizen
London, UK, 05 September 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the leading quality specialist for digital business, today announced that it has strengthened its relationship with Siemens by entering into a partnership with MindSphere, a cloud–based open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system. MindSphere, developed by Siemens, is an open platform with the ability to connect nearly any machine to any app, opening up tremendous opportunity for businesses to realise the true potential of data from their industrial machines.
London, 06 April 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the global leader in accelerating agility and performance through world-class quality, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Enov8. Enov8 is a market leader in “Enterprise IT Intelligence” with a platform that encompasses IT & Test Environments Management, Holistic Test Data Management and Release Management.
London, 16 March 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems, the global leader in accelerating agility and performance through world-class quality is excited to announce the acquisition of Moorhouse Consulting, a premier London based transformation consultancy.
Minnesota, 13 February 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
Leading quality specialist, SQS is delighted to announce the appointment of Keith Korsi as Head of USA for SQS.
Keith Korsi brings with him 26 years of leadership experience and knowledge of the technology industry. He previously headed up Trissential (acquired by SQS in 2015) as Founder and CEO in the USA for 14 years. During this time he has taken the company from an idea to an award winning $36M organization serving clients and team members all over the Midwest.
London, 08 January 2018 - PRESS RELEASE
With Open Banking set to shake-up retail banking in early 2018, challenger banks are being advised to take advantage of Open Banking.
This insight comes from leading end-to-end quality specialist SQS and follows research, which showcases the importance of challenger banks focusing on building a strong bond with consumers by positioning themselves at the forefront of digital transformation. This is highlighted by 76 per cent of consumers looking to their banking provider to pick up the pieces if something goes wrong, while more than a third see technology failures as a trust turn-off.
London, 15 December 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
Assystem Technologies has, through a subsidiary company, announced a takeover offer at approximately £281.3 million to acquire SQS AG, a benchmark player in systems and software testing, quality assurance and digital transformation. The proposed combination of Assystem Technologies and SQS AG is expected to create an enlarged Assystem Technologies group with approximately 14,000 employees with combined revenues of approximately €1 billion.
London, 07 November 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
Data breaches and fraud are the top trust turn-offs for banking customers
UK consumers give a high amount of trust to their banking provider with 85 per cent of customers saying that they trust them with their personal information and to manage their money effectively, according to a report launched today by SQS, the leading end-to-end quality specialist. But, as consumers’ expectations rise, they will be quick to turn their backs on their bank and look for another provider if something goes wrong. 62 per cent of account holders said that if their bank suffered a data breach their trust would be broken, and 55 per cent would consider becoming a victim of fraud grounds for loss of trust.
London, 13 September 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS launches new solution to ensure voice activated technology lives up to expectation
More than half of the UK public (54 per cent) do not feel that technology incorporating voice assistance software such as Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft Cortana or voice assisted banking would positively affect their lives, in fact six per cent would go as far to say that they feel very negatively about the impact it would have. This is according to recent research from SQS, the leading end-to-end quality services provider. Whether we are aware of it or not, its use is becoming ever more prevalent and as a society we are becoming ever more reliant on it. Manufacturers incorporating voice assisted technology into their products need to address this consumer scepticism by ensuring that they incorporate quality at the beginning of their manufacturing process. By doing so brands can ensure their customers will be delivered a product that they can rely on.
London, 21 June 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
The continuous threat of malicious cyber-attacks and safety issues are severely affecting the adoption rate of innovative technology in the UK. Technological developments such as artificial intelligence (AI) are being snubbed due to concerns over hacking and the safety of AI driven devices. The public’s reluctance to buy into the latest tech products could see the UK left behind by the rest of the world in the race to effectively leverage technological innovations.
London, 31 May 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the leading end-to-end Quality services provider, has launched its new iMS 2.0 global delivery model. This new delivery model offers an innovative approach for clients that are looking to embed continuous quality into their business processes.
Johannesburg, 16 May 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
World’s leading specialist in software quality, SQS, is expanding into the area of Management Consulting with an initial focus around Quality Business Analysis.
London, 03 May 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, a leading provider of software quality assurance services has formed a partnership with Blue Prism, the market leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and creators of the world’s first “Operating System for the Digital Workforce.”
London, 11 April 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
The UK population fears that a Westworld scenario of intelligent robots malfunctioning and killing people may happen. According to a study from leading end-to-end quality specialist, SQS, two thirds (62 per cent) of UK adults believe that the technology behind artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to fail resulting in the robots destroying human life. This concern rises significantly, to 72 per cent, among those with an interest and understanding of technology.
London, UK, 29 March 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS and TestPlant announced today that they have signed a partner agreement under which SQS will deliver testing solutions to its customers using the eggPlant range of tools for the company’s mobile cloud and related testing capabilities. With the agreement SQS will have full access to the eggPlant range and TestPlant will provide comprehensive support to the SQS expert solution teams.
London, 16 March 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
The new and completely redesigned website offers visitors richer insight into the Company's future vision and management consultancy services.
London Stock Exchange, 07 March 2017 - ARTICLE
Software Quality Systems AG (AIM: SQS.L), the leading global specialist in end-to-end software and business process quality solutions, today announces its results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2016.
London, 20 February 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
Tricentis names SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, a Global Partner. The partnership focuses on accelerating software release cycles by leveraging Tricentis Tosca Testsuite, the most advanced automated software testing solution.
London, 16 January 2017 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, is delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Cunningham as Managing Director for the UK division of SQS Group.
Chicago, 16 December 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
Competing with over 120 IIBA chapters from around the globe, SQS is proud and delighted to announce its local Bluegrass IIBA Chapter  has been recognized by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) as its most innovative chartered chapter. The announcement was made last month at the IIBA’s Building Business Capability Conference.
London, 09 December 2016 - ARTICLE
We have been mentioned as a “Challenger” in the Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide.
Chicago, 29 July 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
Citing recent crashes involving autonomous vehicles, SQS Software Quality Systems (AIM:SQS.L), the world's largest specialist supplier of software quality services, cautions that the rapid introduction of autonomous vehicle technology, the use of driverless car enthusiasts as beta testers, and a lack of enforceable regulation expose the industry to further risk.
London, 14 July 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, is now offering an Agile Fundamentals course accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile).
London, 15 June 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
Independent software quality specialist SQS have signed a three year managed service agreement with Vhi, the largest private health insurer in Ireland. SQS have been appointed as Vhi’s Strategy Quality Partner to enable them further grow their business lines through digital and online channels. SQS will provide a range of functional and non-functional quality assurance services for Vhi together with specialist consultancy services ensuring continuous process improvement.
London, 27 April 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS is unique in its ability to address the quality issues for the entire business process, not just software applications in isolation. As enterprises in all end-market verticals address the pressing need for digital transformation, the demand for SQS' services grows.
London, 15 April 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, a market leader in quality management and software testing for Product Life Cycle Management (PLM), has partnered with Siemens PLM to provide an innovative end to end testing solution for ten clients. Since 2015 SQS and Siemens have been supporting these North American and European firms in the Automotive, Aerospace, Hi-tech, Oil & Transport sectors, where the commercial engagement was either fixed price or output based.
London, 21 March 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
Independent software quality specialist, SQS, gains UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) approved testing house status, to ensure online gambling sites don’t fall foul of new regulatory requirements.
Pune, 16 March 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS India implemented its Industrialised Managed Services (iMS) in ten software testing projects last year to address the business critical issue of disparate software and testing services in the manufacturing sector. This followed problems companies were experiencing relating to low productivity, high costs and over-reliance on individuals.
Dublin, 02 March 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Ireland is delighted to announce that they have been officially recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces 2016. This prestigious accolade was presented at the Great Place to Work Awards in Dublin.
London, 17 February 2016 - PRESS RELEASE
Tighter regulations in MiFID II mean all trading firms using any form of trading algorithm (which includes most forms of electronic trading) need to invest in a new way of testing their algorithms or face ceasing trading, with senior management being held responsible for any lack of testing that results in their trading causing or contributing to market disorder.
London, 17 December 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
The world’s largest specialist software quality services vendor SQS has significantly improved its position in the “Challengers” quadrant of the second Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide”. As one of only five companies to do so, the report detailed SQS’s strengths including its specialisation, local and multilingual services supplemented by global delivery capabilities.
London, 12 November 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
Independent software quality specialist SQS Group, has today been appointed by Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL) to help plan the company’s future testing requirement ahead of the Open Water programme launch.
London, 08 September 2015 - INTERNAL LINK
Software Quality Systems AG (AIM:SQS.L), the world's largest specialist supplier of software quality services, today announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2015.
London, 12 August 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG (AIM:SQS.L), the world's largest specialist supplier of software quality services, announces that it has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Galmont Consulting LLC ("Galmont"), a leading software testing consultancy in the United States ("US"), for a maximum consideration of $22.0 million (the "Acquisition"). The consideration will be satisfied through a combination of existing cash resources, debt and the issue of up to 1,178,992 new ordinary SQS shares subject to the achievement of certain performance targets during the 36 months after completion.
London, 29 June 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
Three common misconceptions that are preventing the agile philosophy from making a difference to businesses, 15 years since it became a buzzword in the IT industry
London, 17 June 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
Instead of just adding value to the insurance sector, technology underpins its very growth and evolution. In the last few years alone, the use of mobile devices, GPS, social media and CCTV footage have all impacted hugely upon the way claims are processed and policies assessed. The analysis and value of “big data” gleaned through customer interactions has become more important than ever, as insurers look to maximise efficiencies and profits whilst keeping customers happy.
London, 04 June 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG (AIM:SQS.L), the world’s largest specialist supplier of software quality services, announces that, further to its announcement of 30 April 2015, the Company has completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Trissential (the “Acquisition”).
London, 13 May 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
Dr. Martyn Jeffries, head of automotive solutions at SQS looks at eCall.
It has been announced by the European Commission that from April 2018 all new cars and small vans must include eCall, a device which has the ability to call the emergency services in the event of a serious accident. The new device will inform the emergency teams dispatched of details relating to the accident including not only the location, time and direction of travel, but also the speed of impact and whether or not an airbag was deployed. The announcement of this new legislation has led to worries about personal privacy and the cost of implementation however, people may be missing the true challenges this new legislation brings to the automotive industry, governments and consumers.
London, 21 April 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG (AIM:SQS.L), the world's largest supplier of software quality services, announces that it has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Trissential LLC. for a maximum consideration of $30.7 million (the "Acquisition"). The Acquisition consideration will be satisfied through a combination of existing cash, a new credit facility and new SQS shares.
London, 09 April 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
Leading independent software quality firm set to triple employee numbers in Pune, India. The move aligns global delivery locations with skill sets in industrialisation model.
London, 19 March 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
As consumer expectations rise, so do the manufacturing complexities. This has led to the importance of implementing stringent quality assurance throughout the entire automotive manufacturing process.
London, 24 February 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
From shoppers securing festive bargains for just 1p, to aircrafts being grounded in some of the world’s busiest airports, 2014 featured an abundance of software glitches. Several of the outages could have had catastrophic ramifications, with airline passengers, car drivers and those requiring urgent medical services all temporarily having their lives put at risk.
London, 04 February 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG (AIM: SQS.L), the world's largest specialist supplier of software quality services, announces that it has acquired 90% of the issued share capital of Bit Media S.p.A ("Bit Media"), a testing services and systems analysis provider to the financial services and public sectors, headquartered in Italy, for a cash consideration of €6.07 million. The consideration for the acquisition was entirely funded from the Company's existing cash reserves.
retailgazette, 27 January 2015 - EXTERNAL LINK
PLM has increasingly become an enterprise system of record for most manufacturing companies managing complex engineering and manufacturing product data. Over the past decade more and more companies of all sizes have embraced and adapted to a PLM environment.
London, 27 January 2015 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG (AIM:SQS), the world's largest specialist supplier of software quality services, announces that the Company will be exhibiting at the Innovators & Investors Forum on Tuesday 3 February at the Business Design Centre, London.
London, 16 December 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
With smart metering due to be rolled out across the UK in 2015, a new study by software testing specialists SQS reveals that *UK consumers are unaware of how this new technology will benefit them, believing the real beneficiaries will be energy suppliers themselves.
London, 21 November 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
Rob McConnell of SQS Group has been named IT Professional of the Year by the Belfast branch of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The Award was announced last night by Prof Liz Bacon, BCS President, at Ten Square in Belfast. Paul Hanna from Cisco and Caron Alexander, Director Digital Services with the Northern Ireland Civil Service were also named as finalists.
Durban and Johannesburg, 13 November 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, has been named “IT Leading Employer” in South Africa for the third time, in recognition of its strong employee engagement principles and effective employee management.
London, 05 November 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG (AIM: SQS.L), the world's leading specialist in software quality services (and recent recipient of the Best International Company Award at the AIM Awards 2014), announces it will be hosting an investor teach in on Tuesday 2nd December 2014.
London, 10 October 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
Software quality specialist, SQS, has hit the top spot at the AIM Awards 2014, winning the coveted ‘International Company of the Year’ award for the second time.
Köln, 13 August 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, and Orbium, the business and IT consulting company focusing exclusively on the financial services industry today announce a global partnership in the area of software testing of the Avaloq Banking Suite.
Zurich/Cologne, 06 August 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
The St.Galler Kantonalbank (SGKB) renews the managed testing service contract with SQS, concluded in 2009, for three more years until the end of 2016.
London, 24 June 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, has announced a significant collaborative agreement with the Innovation Value Institute (IVI). The IVI is a not-for-profit organisation co-founded in 2006 by the National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM) and Intel to help drive the transformation of IT management. The new collaborative agreement will now see SQS become a patron member of the IVI, taking a very active role in helping to establish a global standard for managing IT value and IT enabled Innovation.
London, 12 May 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, has completed its acquisition of Thinksoft Global Services, an independent Business Assurance and Testing Specialist focusing on the financial sector. Companies engaged in mobile payment projects can now take advantage of SQS’ new m-payment consultancy and QA services to reduce risks, improve product quality and accelerate speed to market.
Cologne, 30 January 2014 - PRESS RELEASE
More and more energy suppliers and manufacturers are being hit by the most spectacular and far-reaching software failures. This is reflected in a recently-conducted survey by SQS Software Quality Systems AG for 2013. At the end of every year, the world’s largest software quality specialist asks its consultants to name the top 10 software failures from the last twelve months, and here are its top ten from 2013:
Monrovia CA, 20 December 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
Parasoft is excited to announce a strategic partnership with SQS Software Quality Systems, focused on enabling Parasoft’s award-winning service virtualization solution. Parasoft’s fourth generation of Service Virtualization delivers a comprehensive solution for developers and testers to eliminate testing constraints associated with today's complex applications.
London, 11 November 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Group Ltd (AIM: SQS), the UK arm of the world’s leading specialist in software quality, today announced that it is offering CA Technologies’ CA LISA® Service Virtualisation. SQS is now providing CA LISA to support clients to create and manage virtualised environments and data; and guiding its clients to benefit from accelerated application delivery and reduced costs.
Cologne, 08 November 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, acquires a majority stake in Thinksoft Global Services Ltd, the world’s fourth-largest software tester. Like SQS, this stock exchange-listed IT service provider, which is based in Chennai, specialises in software quality.
London, 15 October 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
Thomson Reuters Elite today announced that SQS Software Quality Systems, the world’s leading independent specialist in software quality, has been accredited as a Services partner. SQS helps 3E, Enterprise, and Envision clients enhance the quality of their software and IT systems while reducing testing costs.
London, 23 September 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, has announced the appointment of product lifecycle management (PLM) expert Colin Bull to its manufacturing services team.
Dublin, Belfast, 18 September 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, is today announcing further expansion of its Irish operations, with the creation of an additional 75 jobs over the coming three years. Already employing over 200 people across its Dublin and Belfast operations, SQS is committed to increasing its workforce by over 35 per cent up to 2016. The new jobs to be created will see 50 based in Dublin with 25 located in the Belfast office. The company is currently looking to recruit up to 30 skilled positions before the end of this year.
London, 10 September 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, has announced that it is the first company to achieve HP’s ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) Specialist Partner status across Europe.
London/Dublin, 05 September 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems AG (AIM: SQS.L), the world's leading specialist in software quality services, has announced its half-year 2013 results for the six months ended on 30 June 2013, which saw a 4.9 per cent increase in turnover.
London, 12 August 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world's largest specialist in software quality, today announced a strategic partnership with SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing. The agreement will see SQS offering cloud-based on-demand testing services using SOASTA’s automated cloud-based testing solutions for web and mobile applications - TouchTest and CloudTest. Working with SOASTA enables SQS to broaden its reach in the UK and globally through the new rapid-response, on-demand testing service.
London, Dublin, Cologne, 06 August 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, has announced plans to recruit approximately 700 testing and quality experts by the end of this year. The new hires will expand SQS’ existing capacity and expertise in software quality management and testing.
London, 02 August 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, has announced the successful delivery of testing services for a major new UK mobile betting site. SQS not only ensured the smooth transition to mobile, but is also providing on-going performance and functional testing to ensure that customers continue to receive an intuitive and reliable mobile betting experience.
London, 30 July 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
In the private sector, software errors are causing both financial and reputational damage. A study by software quality specialist SQS identified private sector businesses in the banking, retail and mobile sectors, more likely to suffer software malfunctions than public sector organisations.
London, 11 July 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS, the world’s leading specialist for software quality, has announced the launch of SQS Academy, a new brand and training portfolio for the testing industry. The SQS Academy offers delegates a full range of testing training, new role-based courses and the 2012 Syllabus ISTQB Certified Tester: Advanced Level Test Manager training.
Naperville, IL, 31 May 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
SQS Software Quality Systems, the world’s leading specialist in software quality, today announced its presence at the Siemens PLM Connection event in Dallas, TX on 3rd – 6th June 2013.
Plano, Texas, 14 April 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
Software Quality Systems (SQS), the world's leading specialist in software quality, has announced its presence as an exhibitor and platinum sponsor at the Quality Engineered Software and Testing Conference (QUEST) in Chicago, IL from April 15-19th, 2013.
San Francisco and London, 09 January 2013 - PRESS RELEASE
Coverity, the leader in development testing, and SQS, the world's leading specialist in software quality, have teamed to launch the industry's first independent development testing services offering.