Quality

Articles about our Quality Assurance (testing) practice area.


Test Like You Mean It

Tonight begins the second round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs for our hometown Washington Capitals. They have no doubt spent the past few days furiously practicing in preparation for facing the reigning champs, the Pittsburgh Penguins. It occurs to me that as they have practiced, their coaches didn’t […]


Questionable Assumptions Threaten Federal Contracting Reform

There’s no question that federal contracting for technology services is finally achieving significant momentum toward innovations that are long overdue. To be clear: the acquisition techniques themselves are innovating in order to allow, in turn, for the end result of what the government receives to be technologically innovative. That’s a […]


AEGIS Wins Inaugural Capability Challenge

Earlier this month at the 2016 Capability Counts conference hosted by the CMMI Institute, I had the privilege of presenting AEGIS’ story of process improvement in the finals of the Capability Challenge. The Challenge began in December 2015 with a series of monthly webinars hosted by process improvement expert and podcasting […]


Panelist and Competitor at 2016 CMMI Conference

Back in October, AEGIS was appraised CMMI Maturity Level 3 for the third time since 2009. We have worked hard to implement the CMMI process model organization-wide and we continue to seek continuous improvement. Now, we are making our mark as a thought leader in the process improvement community. We’re excited to […]


Decoding CMMI- People, Processes, and Value

If you are like most people, you do not think of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) often. It is an acronym among acronyms in a town that loves them; if you are familiar at all it is perhaps in vague and nonspecific terms. You may know CMMI – or […]


The AEGIS Interoperability Scorecard: What is your number?

Introducing the AEGIS Interoperability Scorecard As passionate advocates for health IT interoperability, the AEGIS team is not shy about about calling for faster progress (what are we waiting for? and 2014 Health IT Week rant)–nor are we shy about celebrating success (OPA’s thought leadership) when we see it. One difficulty with providing this kind […]


What is Conformance Testing and how does it relate to Interoperability?

As part of our ongoing efforts to streamline implementation of interoperability standards, AEGIS has worked with several Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and Health Information Exchanges that have either piloted or launched Conformance or Compliance Testing Programs. These Programs help healthcare IT developers speed time to market by providing a cost-effective platform for […]