Shasta QA’s seasoned team of experts conducts side-by-side competitive analysis, independent validation of software functionality, usability and performance. In addition, Shasta QA performs an in-depth assessment of the investment prospect’s software development process and QA methodologies against best practices.
The Keys to Success:
Due Diligence Strategy and Action Plan
Shasta QA first develops a testing strategy, action plan, progress metrics and resource requirements. Next, Shasta QA and the investment firm develop software performance and quality objectives to obtain an investment.
Shasta QA reviews project documentation and requirements, and tests the software to independently verify and validate functionality, usability and performance against the agreed upon objectives. Gaps are identified as part of the due diligence report.
Process & Methodology Assessment
Shasta QA reviews and assesses the investment prospect’s software development process, project management and QA methodologies to identify gaps between best practices and existing methodologies. Shasta QA proposes modifications to streamline the prospect’s software quality assurance methodologies and align them with best practices. Additionally, Shasta QA proposes metrics to monitor the investment recipient’s progress.