On Wednesday and Thursday of QUEST week, the QUEST EXPO features 26 exhibitors of the latest software quality and testing products and services.  Take advantage of seeing tool demos, asking questions, picking up literature, making connections, and entering into exhibitor raffle prices which will be given away at the Thursday EXPO Reception.  Also attend 30 minute EXPO Talks for more in depth learning. The QUEST EXPO also features five professional associations representing project management, business analysis, development, testing and agile.



Checkpoint Technologies

www.checkpointech.com – Checkpoint Technologies, Inc. is a solutions provider that specializes in Business Technology Optimization. We are experts in all areas of quality assurance and software testing – performance, functional, and security. Checkpoint Technologies provides leading-edge software solutions, training, mentoring, senior consulting, and staff augmentation. Our services include both manual and automated testing with automated testing being an area in which we are known for our expertise. Checkpoint Technologies is an HP Business Partner and Certified Training Partner. We have assisted numerous organizations with their implementation of testing solutions with on-site consulting, staff augmentation, and training.

CompuGain Solutions

www.compugain-solutions.com – CompuGain Solutions is your trusted product-engineering firm. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we have over a decade of experience in legacy modernization, infrastructure virtualization, and cloud migration. Over time we have mastered one simple paradigm: learn, engage, deliver. Through this process we are able to continually match the needs of our clients with quality delivery. Our expertise lies in four main areas: Cloud Engineering, Application Development, Data Services, and Testing Services. CompuGain Solutions is strategically headquartered in the Washington DC Metropolitan area.


The Chicago Quality Assurance Association

www.cqaa.org – The Chicago Quality Assurance Association was established in 1984 and is the second oldest chapter of the QAI Global Institute. CQAA promotes software quality principles and practices within the Chicagoland area by providing a forum for networking and information sharing. CQAA offers monthly speaker programs, lunch & learns, webinars, and training classes a to over 1500 members for continuing education. Professional certification is supported by hosting the CSQA and CSTE certification prep classes in Chicago and facilitating local study groups. Other activities have included one-day vendor showcases and symposiums, special interest groups for information exchange, co-hosting programs with other professional organizations, and job search service.


Deloitte Consulting

www.deloitte.com – Deloitte’s Testing Practice is uniquely positioned to utilize our very strong industry knowledge coupled with global delivery capabilities to offer a solution that enables building quality across the life cycle. Whether it’s a large critical implementation or an Enterprise Testing CoE, we offer end-to-end functional testing services along with specialized services such as test data management, testing tool management, mobile, performance, automation, SOA and service virtualization.


http://hexaware.com/digital-assurance.htm – Hexaware’s Digital Assurance practice enables enterprises to be digital disruptors in their market place. In addition to providing end-to-end quality assurance services for modern and legacy enterprise systems, we have specific offerings to cover the digital dimension of a business assuring the multifaceted testing needs of a Digital transformation across Digital ecosystem which includes cloud, mobility, big data and connected devices. More than 100 enterprises worldwide trust Hexaware’s end-to-end QA for sustained, predictable quality of their products/applications. We deliver significant value by ensuring customer delight through significantly lower cost of quality, agility in delivery, secure applications and an excellent end user experience across multi-channel platforms.


IEEE Chicago Section

www.ieeechicago.org – IEEE Chicago Section serves electrical engineers and computer related professionals in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. It is an active professional network of over 5000 local technology practitioners, innovators, business leaders, educators and students. It is part of the world’s largest professional association (www.ieee.org) dedicated to advancing technological innovation via publications, conferences, standards, and professional and educational activities.


IIBA Chicagoland Chapter

www.chicago.iiba.org – The Chicagoland Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) works to build awareness of the business analyst profession and to promote the ongoing development of individual practitioners. With the changing face of today’s business organizations and IT departments, the Business Analyst (BA) performs a role crucial to the success of the dynamic business cycle of planning, implementing, and managing change within companies of all sizes and in every industry. Our meetings are conducted 9 months of the year on the first Wednesday evening of the month at a variety of sites around the Chicagoland area.



www.microexcel.com – Microexcel provides end-to-end QA services in ERP, Product and Web Application testing segments across various domain, technologies and database leveraging their proven experience and expertise in functional and non-functional testing. Their perennial focus is in delivering “Test Consulting” services that include ” Testing Evaluation Services”, “Customized Test Lifecycle Process”, “Test Automation Roadmap”, “Designing & Maintaining Regression Test Suite” and measuring performance parameters. They have experience in setting-up, operating and managing Testing Centers of Excellence (TCoE). As a part of Managed Testing Services they have dedicated QA Group which help’s customer’s formulate and establish a set of standardized QA processes. Microexcel offers various automated test solutions for mobile, web and Continuous integration builds with custom frameworks and industry best practices.


Mobile Labs

www.mobilelabsinc.com – Mobile Labs is a leading provider and innovator of cross-platform mobile application testing solutions. Its private, internal device cloud, deviceConnect™, delivers comprehensive management capabilities for mobile devices, apps, and users in corporate test labs. deviceConnect fully supports manual testing and in conjunction with Mobile Labs Trust™ provides effective and efficient automated mobile application testing. All without jailbreaking or rooting smartphones or tablets.



www.neotys.com – Neotys is the leading innovator in Continuous Performance Validation for Web and Mobile applications. Neotys load testing (NeoLoad) and performance monitoring (NeoSense) enable teams to produce faster applications, deliver new features and enhancements in less time and simplify interactions across Dev, QA, Ops and business stakeholders. Neotys has helped over 1600 customers test, monitor and improve performance at every stage of the application development lifecycle, from development to production, leveraging its automated and collaborative tooling.



www.olenick.com – Olenick is the largest US-Headquartered software quality specialist. We are experts at ensuring client success with software projects. Our service offerings include software testing and quality assurance, project management, business analysis, and other custom solutions.

Founded in 1998, Olenick has over 300 consultants, four global locations, and a client base with a mix of small- to mid-sized businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. We have deep industry expertise and offer delivery methods that include managed services and nearshore. We reduce risk, improve quality, and provide ROI for our clients.

Orasi Software

www.orasi.com – Orasi is a leading provider of software, support, training, and consulting services. Through strategic industry partnerships, we offer market-leading test management, automated testing, application performance management/intelligence, test data management, continuous delivery/integration, and mobile testing technologies to enable our customers to focus on a complete software quality lifecycle. For more than 13 years, Orasi has helped customers successfully implement and integrate software testing environments to reduce the cost and risk of software failures.

Original Software

www.origsoft.com – With a world class record of innovation, Original Software offers a test automation solution focused completely on the goal of effective software quality management. By embracing the full spectrum of Application Quality Management across a wide range of applications and environments, the company partners with customers and helps make software quality a business imperative. Solutions include manual testing, full test automation mobile, UAT and a software quality management platform all delivered with the control of business risk, cost, time and resources in mind.


www.parasoft.com – Parasoft develops automated software quality solutions that prevent and detect risks associated with application failure. To combat the risk of software failure while accelerating the SDLC, Parasoft offers a Development Testing Platform and Continuous Testing Platform.


www.perfectomobile.com – Perfecto enables exceptional digital experiences. We help you transform your business and strengthen every digital interaction with a quality-first approach to creating web and native apps, through a cloud-based test environment called the Continuous Quality Lab. The CQL is comprised of real devices and real end-user conditions, giving you the truest test environment available. More than 1,500 customers, including 50% of the Fortune 500 across the banking, insurance, retail, telecommunications and media industries rely on Perfecto Mobile to deliver optimal mobile app functionality and end user experiences, ensuring their brand’s reputation, establishing loyal customers, and continually attracting new users.

Project Management Institute (PMI)

www.pmi-chicagoland.org – The Project Management Institute (PMI) establishes project management standards, provides seminars, educational programs and professional certifications for project management professionals worldwide. The Chicagoland Chapter of PMI was chartered in 1977 and today has more than 4,200 members. The vision of the chapter is to be the professional association chapter of choice for project management knowledge, accreditation, development and practice. It strives to promote project management knowledge, standards and ethical practice, provide value to members, increase awareness of the importance of project management among senior management, awareness of the PMI certification process and improve communications with business and the community..


www.qualitestgroup.com – QualiTest is the world’s second largest pure play software testing and QA company. Testing and QA is all that we do! QualiTest is pleased to have been recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide for two consecutive years.  We design and deliver contextualized solutions that leverage deep industry-specific understanding with technology-specific competencies and unique testing-focused assets. QualiTest produces results by combining customer-centric business models, critical thinking and the ability to gain a profound comprehension of customers’ goals and challenges.


Seapine Software

www.seapine.com – Seapine Software, Inc. is a privately held technology company whose application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions help companies manage the process of developing high-quality complex products—often in regulated industries. Our award-winning ALM solutions drive the creation of recognized brands, life-saving medical devices, even games of the year. From a home-based startup founded in 1995, Seapine has grown into a multinational corporation with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, and offices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa with over 8,500 customers worldwide.

SmartBear Software

www.smartbear.com – As the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, SmartBear supports more than three million software professionals and over 25,000 organizations in 194 countries that use its products to build and deliver the world’s greatest applications. With today’s applications deploying on mobile, Web, desktop, Internet of Things (IoT) or even embedded computing platforms, the connected nature of these applications through public and private APIs presents a unique set of challenges for developers, testers and operations teams. SmartBear’s software quality tools assist with code review, functional and load testing, API readiness as well as performance monitoring of these modern applications.


SPR Consulting

www.spr.com – A trusted partner to businesses for more than 40 years, SPR Consulting builds, integrates, tests and manages technologies that drive enterprise revenue and improve operational efficiency. With its expert onshore testing team, SPR applies automated, manual, and exploratory testing methods to an array of web, mobile, and enterprise applications to increase technology usability, functionality, compatibility, accessibility, security, and performance. Testing services range from setting strategic direction and transforming testing organizations to building reusable test repositories and performing test execution as a trusted testing partner. SPR improves access to information, company-wide collaboration and helps organizations more effectively connect with their customers.



www.tapqa.com – tap|QA is a consulting services firm 100% focused on quality.  Our consultants’ wide range of experience includes Strategic Analysis, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance & Testing within a vast array of industries.  We enable organizations to meet the growing demands of their business partners and customers.  Our solutions include: tap|Strategy- Strategic Consulting to Optimize  IT Capabilities, Technology & Organizational Structure; tap|Technology – Implementing Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment through Automation; tap|Lakeshore – Cost-Competitive with Offshore, but embedded Locally with your team, or at our site in Minneapolis; and tap|Consulting – Leveraging our Key Experts and Consultants for your IT & Business needs.


Utopia Solutions

www.utopiasolutions.com – Utopia Solutions is a global quality and testing firm known for its innovative quality solutions built from over a decade of helping hundreds of companies achieve breakthrough performance. Utopia Solutions offers packaged and custom solutions, including mobile quality, performance testing, test automation, and test outsourcing. These solutions enable businesses and their IT departments to focus on achieving business outcomes rather than struggle with quality and performance barriers.


Zeenyx Software

www.zeenyx.org – Zeenyx Software, Inc. is the creator of AscentialTest, an enterprise level Test Management System that encompasses test planning, development, data management and execution for applications running on Windows, the web, java, dotNet, terminals and PowerBuilder. Our patented ‘snapshot’ technology is the core of AscentialTest. By interacting with these graphical representations of the target application, users build test steps by dragging and dropping objects in a visual test editor without recording or scripting. Re-usable steps can be combined to form a multitude of tests that are as easy to maintain as they are to create.


Zenergy Technologies

www.zenergytechnologies.com – Zenergy Technologies helps its clients launch and maintain better software. Utilizing QA, test, and automation techniques that enhance software development, Zenergy tailors solutions that contribute maximum benefit with minimal disruption. Zenergy is on the forefront of test automation, both commercial and open-source toolsets, including Selenium, and creates advanced frameworks that reduce maintenance and increase scalability while ensuring a higher return on investment. Zenergy performs significant amounts of mobile testing, both manual and automated, and has a U.S. based facility with test engineers at all levels who augment clients’ own testing efforts and offshore capabilities.