As organizations rapidly move to embrace an agile applications development methodology, optimizing the quality assurance process is critically important.  The desired outcomes include increasing the cadence of implementations to speed up revenue realization and deploying new system capabilities faster to drive business growth while ensuring implementation quality.


  • Assess Current State. Evaluate the  maturity of your current QA process including  related agile or waterfall processes, identify opportunities, develop a remediation plan and an execution roadmap.
  • Improve Speed to Market. Deploy appropriate test optimization and test automation strategies to increase speed to market in support of a truly agile IT and business organization.
  • Improve Customer Satisfaction. Increase customer satisfaction by improving implementation quality through more structured and complete testing.
  • Lower Risk. Improve release quality by optimizing test penetration in conjunction with cost and speed to market considerations.
  • Lower Cost. Leverage best practices, tools and skilled resources to reduce the pace of on going QA expense.
  • Improve Demand Management. Deploy shared resource management to eliminate or better handle spikes based on demand for Test Development or Execution across customer implementations.


A Fortune 500 financial services company hired DecisivEdge to assess its enterprise quality assurance program with an eye towards reducing expense.  DecisivEdge reviewed 16 strategic applications with over 15,000 test cases and completed a test automation pilot to validate automation potential.  DecisivEdge identified a sizeable immediate opportunity to reduce Quality Assurance expense by up to 30% through program optimization.


DecisivEdge managed the QA process for a Fortune 500 financial services company during a core-platform migration.  DecisivEdge leveraged its on-shore and off-shore resources to provide cost-effective test process management, test case development, test data management and test execution for six critical applications.  The effort comprised of approximately 23,000 QA hours over a 7 month period.


DecisivEdge lead the QA efforts for one of the nations largest consumer lenders for a newly created online lending platform.  DecisivEdge developed the necessary test artifacts including test scenarios, test cases and test data.  DecisivEdge educated the customer’s internal resources on appropriate testing practices and managed the QA process for the servicing and collections functionality.


DecisivEdge was hired by a startup specialty lender to develop a new loan disbursement platform.  As a part of the development project, the DecisivEdge QA team developed and executed a system and integration test plan to ensure that the application was delivered according to the required specifications.