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Testing, Verification and Validation
Testing, Verification and Validation
Testing, Verification and Validation Services

A Holistic Approach to Testing

Nihilent's Testing philosophy is that software testing has to be driven by business critical objectives. Nihilent has evolved its Testing Processes based on IEEE 829 standards of testing. Nihilent’s holistic Testing, Verification and Validation (TY&V) model is risk-based and focuses on delivery of business value expected.





The benefits of business-centric testing
  • Realization of expected business benefits from technology solution deployment
  • Improving time to market
  • Optimising costs
  • Ensuring quality through better processes, tools and techniques and appropriate risk management
  • Improving system availability levels, and reducing production support efforts





Experience Showcase
  • Nedbank, South Africa - Payment Tracking system: Nihilent was requested to create the test packs required for UAT testing. Nihilent successfully implemented the Triad methodology to prioritize the Business cases via, the creation of Business tree-maps, system interfaces before arriving at the Test cases
  • Nedbank Capital, South Africa - Wallstreet System: Nedbank capital is replacing their existing Forex and Money Market system with Wallstreet system. As the system is complex and involves more than 40 interfaces to external systems, ensuring quality of the final system is a challenge. Nedbank Capital has entrusted Nihilent to take care of complete quality / testing responsibility. Nihilent has drawn complete strategy and is currently executing it. Total peak team size is expected to be around 20, and covers wide spectrum of testing
  • Amalgamated Banks of South Africa (Absa), Member of Barclays Group: Nihilent created Testing Centre of Excellence
  • Standard Bank, South Africa: Nihilent created and executed Test Strategy for their IT Division
  • Multichoice, South Africa, a media company providing premium entertainment, including Internet and Pay TV subscriber services to over one million customers: Nihilent created and executed Test Strategy for their IT Division
The Nihilent Advantage
  • Advantage of the TV&V approach – holistic risk-based approach, able to identify the weak spots upfront; also tracks the complete life cycle of business transactions


Case Studies


ABSA Testing - Branch Delivery Platform
Absa Testing - Internet Banking
Dimension Data - GSOA Quality Assurance
Nedbank Testing - National Credit Act (NCA)



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