Logistics: Agile Test Management and Development

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Client Description:

Global Logistics company providing technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management. Client maintains a proprietary, web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from its network of transportation providers to serve its clients’ needs. The Client has over 30 locations across the US.

Business Challenge:

The client was experiencing system redundancy and disparate processes and data.  This was causing business inefficiencies and the inability to leverage synergies for their customers.  The client required support to integrate and modernize technology to provide new functionality, more automation, and other enhancements.

Key Service Areas:

  • Program and Test Management
  • System and Data Integration and Migration
  • Requirements Management
  • End-to-End System Integration Testing
  • Software Engineering
  • Impact and Functional Product Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Solution:

  • Provided an Agile project solution team across 6 client scrum teams
  • Applied Olenick’s proprietary delivery methods for Project and Program Management, Quality and Requirements Assurance, Software Engineering, and Software Testing
  • Instituted SOX Compliance
  • Authored Web service scripts in Soap-UI
  • Leveraged pair programming in sprints to identify defects and reduce escape rates

Impact:

  • Compressed projected timeframe and improved sprint velocity for overall integration effort
  • Improved quality and released projects that previously had significant story-carry over
  • Met regulatory timetables and release schedules
  • Saved client time and money, while improving efficiency of code delivery by providing expert quality services
  • Delivered excellent results and became the sole Quality Solution Partner