AI / Chatbots
Some of the clients
AI / Chatbots
Agile Practice Set up
As the tool-based automation is moving to open source and the software delivery from waterfall to Agile, Elevate IT is continuously adapting and offering various IT services to our esteemed clients since 2007.
We are based in Auckland, New Zealand. We work with local talent and bring in local experience to provide you with the edge you need for in-house IT deliveries.
Elevate IT service model is honest, have low overhead and works with you to find the best solution for you, rather than the highest margins for us. We won't recommend dysfunctional solutions and we won't try to sell you tools or training etc. You won't see splashy adverts or stands because we get work and staff mostly by word of mouth. We won't try to palm off people that we haven't even met to you as though they were part of our "consultancy". Elevate IT is the new name of WebTest.
We think you'll like working with us, as our existing clients do!
John Lockhart, Director
John has led the QA automation projects since 1997. He has worked in various large companies in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. John is a Director at Elevate IT and a development manager for Serato. John has been a developer, software development manager, analyst and PMP qualified project manager before focussing on testing and test automation. He loves managing, training and mentoring technical staff and bridging the technical/ commercial divide.
Vishav Preet, Director
Vishav has 18+ years of global cross-functional experience in consulting and strategic management. Vishav has the overall responsibility for solution delivery, business operations, marketing and finding new business avenues. He has managed large product development and implementations on senior roles like Programme Test Manager. Recently Vishav has been part of AI Chatbot startup. He has worked in various industries like Telco, Airlines, Govt. and worked in India, China, Australia and New Zealand. Vishav, an Electrical Engineer, has recently studied Corporate Strategy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and presently pursuing PGDiBE from Southern Institute of Technology, New Zealand.
Dr. Les Young, Senior Consultant
Les is an experienced IT/QA consultant. He is actively involved in business operations and has been instrumental in supporting the growth of the organization. Les has worked with various local companies including Vodafone, Telecom, ASB, Air New Zealand and Auckland Council. He is adept at using many different approaches especially Specification by Example. Formerly a development chemist, Les has a PhD in Chemistry, and he got into the testing career through his experience with ERP Systems.
Tony Ragg, Senior Consultant
Tony is an accomplished Technical IT Practitioner and Director of Elevate IT. He is involved in finance and strategic development of the organization. Tony is also leading the project test teams and an experienced Business Analyst. He has worked for companies including Air New Zealand and Auckland Savings Bank. His principal interests are in the management process, managing risk and resources to achieve the difficult trade-offs of testing mission-critical web applications.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Air New Zealand
I would recommend their experience and skills to any manager driven to achieve quality testing outputs in an efficient and cost-effective manner Testing web-based applications in a Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) environment is something that due to the interactions at the service layer becomes very complex, quickly. As a result, you need confidence that your testing - Regression testing particularly - is capturing the risk areas for you. Through their use of a low-risk incremental approach to automation and high-quality people on the ground, WebTest has helped my area achieve consistency, and above all efficiency, in our web application testing.
Tourism Exchange New Zealand
The WebTest staff that we have used have shown a high level of expertise in testing and test automation, are flexible and keen to contribute and deliver the results we need with no fuss or overheads. WebTest has provided testing services to TXNZ. WebTest staff show a real passion for testing and understand its importance in the development process. The WebTest staff that we have used have shown a high level of expertise in testing and test automation, are flexible and keen to contribute and deliver the results we need with no fuss or overheads.
While I was Test Manager at SKYTV, WebTest was an important partner for growing the Test team. WebTest's experience in the Test Industry, knowledge of the New Zealand market, and creative approach for professional services helped my team meet the demands of the Business and deliver complex pieces of work.