Software Quality Audit and Assessment

Quality assessment

The quality of your software products is an important factor to ensure effective business operations, unchallenged reputation and customer satisfaction to name a few.

With 29 years in IT, we offer impartial and effective quality assessment of software for multiple industries including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, banking, and more. Our goal is to analyze whether software flawlessly performs its functions and meets users’ expectations, and verify its compliance with relevant standards and industry regulations (such as HIPAA, GAMP, PCI DSS, and more).

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When you need software quality assessment

We especially recommend quality assessment in the following cases:

The problems with a software product may threaten users’ security and even lives

The problems with a software product may threaten users’ security and even lives

Software failures can cause more than inconveniences for users. In some cases, sensitive information can be compromised (e.g. with banking and retail software glitches) and even human lives can be put under threat (e.g., glitches in software for medical devices). If pure testing may be not enough, we suggest option for code review to discover the reasons for the defects in software functionality, security, usability, and other aspects.

You consider the purchase of exclusive software product rights

You consider the purchase of exclusive software product rights

Purchasing the software product rights, it’s important to understand real product quality and potential. We conduct quality assessment to help you avoid unexpected glitches in a solution’s functionality, security and other aspects. We also identify beforehand which parts of the product will need improvements and what time and budget will be needed to implement them. It helps you prevent customer complaints and lost marketing opportunities.

You want to avoid high investment risks and/or improve cost management

You want to avoid high investment risks and/or improve cost management

With huge investments in updating the one already in use, it’s prudent to take an additional step to be sure of the quality of this solution. A high-quality software product based on a reliable and flexible architecture costs less to maintain and is easier and, consequently, cheaper to update. We are ready to conduct comprehensive quality assessment and detect the drawbacks and defects in the solution’s code and architecture. The earlier such defects are identified and fixed, the better it is for every project stakeholder in terms of time and ROI.

You face the choice of whether to support legacy software or create/buy new solutions

You face the choice of whether to support legacy software or create/buy new solutions

In such a context, there’s a need to assess the quality of your legacy software and analyze whether it can bring benefits if updated and what risks will accompany this decision. We are ready to help you detect the weaknesses that need to be fixed to prepare your solution for an update. Being aware of potential costs and risks, you can make an informed decision whether it’s reasonable to implement updates or whether it’s better to buy new software.

What we offer

Within the framework of software quality assessment, our specialists assess an IT solution’s quality from different angles: complete or partial code review including its compliance with widely used coding standards or stick to the standards a customer prefers, functional, performance, security, usability assessment. As for software quality audit, we verify the compliance of your software with standards and regulations (for example, HIPAA, GAMP, PCI DSS). We prepare a report featuring the issues identified in your software and their influence on your solution’s quality and advice on improvements, if needed.

With 29 years in IT, we guarantee the understanding of users’ needs and expectations by selecting specialists with the domain expertise for every project.

3 stages to software quality assessment

Our approach to quality assessment comprises the following stages:

Assessment planning

Assessment planning

We set up quality assessment objectives, prepare necessary scenarios for performing assessment, identify timeframes, estimate costs, appoint responsible QA specialists and software consultants and prepare a documented assessment plan.

Assessment implementation

Assessment implementation

According to the created and approved plan, we perform software quality assessment. This involves partial or complete code review, architecture review, testing, assessing a software product’s compliance with development standards and industry regulations to find the defects in your software product.

Assessment report

Assessment report

We deliver a detailed report containing detected issues and recommendations to address them.

If needed, we are also ready to step in and solve the found software problems (including partial or complete redesign of the solution, if needed).

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Assessing the quality of your software and advising on improvements, ScienceSoft is ready to help you do effective business. Don’t hesitate to set up a free consultation with our experts.

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