Global software testing company Inspired Testing has been successfully entered into the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) RM6148 Framework, opening a path to growing its quality assurance testing (QAT) business in the public sector.
The CCS RM6148 Framework is a repository of rigorously-vetted QAT vendors providing testing environments, specialists, automation and consultancy services for public sector organisations in the UK government. It provides a trusted direct purchasing system (DPS) for the public sector that simplifies the process of selecting the best-possible match for tenders, projects and both short- and long-term contracts.
The listing gives Inspired Testing a direct line to central and local UK government public sector organisations, from health to education, defence, emergency services and not-for-profits. While the company is already established in the public sector market, the listing validates its reputation as a preferred supplier of specialist testing skills and services to government.
The Framework gives public sector companies a very focused, granular selection of suitable QAT vendors. For example, a public sector company that needs a vendor with 50 to 100 specialists providing performance and automation testing services with experience in the financial or insurance sectors can use the framework to quickly get an accurate list of vendors matching these exact requirements.
Inspired Testing is one of a handful of vendors certified with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001:2013, which sets out the requirements for an information security management system. ISO 27001 certification demonstrates that an organisation has identified the risks and put systems and controls in place to limit data breaches.
Inspired Testing UK Director, Lloyd Dignan, says the listing adds to Inspired Testing’s pedigree and reputation as it continues to establish itself in the UK and European markets.
“We are proud to be recognised among the select group of vendors with the skills, experience and resources to deliver the very best software testing and quality assurance solutions for almost any public sector project, helping organisations meet their strict budget and delivery timelines,” says Dignan.
“The events of recent months has put a massive spotlight on the efficiency of public sector organisations, which puts extra pressure on the reliability and availability of their information systems,” says Dignan. “It’s important to stress that we have the certification and experience to meet and exceed any and all technical requirements in this regard, which is particularly important for projects where testing spans multiple operational systems with highly sensitive data.”