6th July 2024  Bangalore, Karnataka, India  Qapitol QA, a leading provider of Digital Quality Assurance and quality engineering solutions, has released its first-ever industry report, “Through Our Lens: Quality Engineering Trends in High Growth Startups – State of Industry Report 2024”. Qapitol has been at the forefront of the Digital Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering revolution. Their track record includes collaborating with nearly 30 established unicorns, partnering with over 50 venture-backed startups at various stages of growth, and assisting 10 additional high-potential “Soonicorns” to drive quality across their entire product lifecycle.

Qapitol’s expertise in automation testing is a crucial component of its software engineering process, allowing it to significantly reduce time-to-market for products and improve the outcomes of each sprint. This expertise, combined with a deep understanding of the industry trends and challenges, places them in a great position to provide insights into the current state of quality engineering in high-growth startups. The report highlights key trends, challenges, and best practices, offering valuable insights for startups and established companies alike.

Panguluri SK Mohan, CEO, Qapitol QA, further emphasizes the importance of quality engineering in high-growth startups, “When it comes to high-growth startups and unicorns, their overwhelming success makes it easy to look past the engineering and in particular quality engineering challenges. Quality engineering isn’t just a checkbox; it’s a compass guiding startups and unicorns through the turbulent seas of innovation. From navigating the test automation landscape to embracing AI, each of these organizations is stirring a sauce that works for their recipe.”

The report notes that the future of quality engineering is characterized by the increasing adoption of automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. It also highlights the importance of cost of quality. Kalyan Chandrapu, COO, Qapitol QA, adds, “Quality engineering is the heartbeat of innovation. As Startups and Unicorns grapple with their automation framework conundrum, they must also invest in new skills. No doubt, the extended value chain for test automation holds immense potential. At the heart of it all lies a relentless focus on ROI. We’ve tried to examine the challenges, opportunities, and emerging trends from close quarters. We aim to empower organizations to make informed decisions and drive excellence in their product development journey.”