Farsight Consulting Ltd

Test Management Services for Cloud

Farsight's Test Management for Cloud Service is a comprehensive, modular test management service to support organisations needing to plan or deliver testing.

The services covers development of a strategy, plan and an approach for testing; and also supports delivery of the test plan.


  • Development / improvement of test strategy, approach, process
  • Development and Communication of Test Approach and Roles and Responsibilities
  • Management of Functional and Non-Functional Testing
  • Triage, elaboration and redefinition of defects and improvements
  • Defect traceability, dependency mapping, prioritisation and sequencing
  • Progress reporting
  • Process assessment and improvement
  • Tools assessment and recommendations
  • Quality Management of testing
  • Risk Management related to testing


  • Improved product quality
  • Improved quality of testing
  • Speeds up defect identification and resolution
  • Allows non-technical business experts to contribute
  • Improved strategy, approaches and processes
  • More transparent process and visibility of progress
  • Continuous improvement to testing approach and processes
  • Less stressful for the team which leads to higher performance
  • Aligns testing with organisational and project priorities
  • Reduces the cost of testing


£350 to £1150 per person per day

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

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Planning service Yes
How the planning service works We support organisations implement cloud hosting or software services by asking key questions such as: What is the best delivery model? What are the key priorities for the business? What risks are we prepared to take? Do we want to deliver tactical, short term improvements or long term strategic transformation? What are the practicalities and organisational challenges in implementing the Cloud Strategy - and can we overcome these?
Planning service works with specific services No


Training service provided Yes
How the training service works We provide general training in regard to the use of cloud services and can provide specific training in the use of a particular system, working with the provider of that system to ensure client's training needs are met.
Training is tied to specific services No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works Our change management approach to support clients who are migrating to the cloud or between cloud services is tailored to the specific needs of the client. We assess the current and the future model and produce a migration approach. Typical deliverables include: A Vision for Change; Stakeholder mapping; Business Impact Assessment(s); Capability Assessment(s); Business Change Strategy or Approach; Business Change Plan; Target Operating Model Training; HR; Performance Management; Communications & Engagement; Benefits Management; Business Readiness Assessment
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works Farsight has a robust quality assurance and performance testing methodology. We build this methodology into all our services as appropriate. We can advise clients on quality assurance and performance testing approaches and strategies in line with our methodologies and industry good practice.

Security testing

Security testing
Security testing service No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service No

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints None

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times We have flexible response times depending on the urgency of the issue
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels This is a consultancy service so support arrangements depend on the engagement with the client. When we work with clients we will assign a Farsight Director to be a single point of contact for the client for managing the service, including any changes in client need. We will also have an assignment manager who will manage the day to day work of the team.


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance Up to Developed Vetting (DV)


Price £350 to £1150 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations Yes


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