SANAE was founded back in December 2012 by Oliver Olsovsky. Before starting his own business, Oliver has spent over 10 years in the IT industry, half of it in the software testing area. He realized at a very early stage that testing and quality assurance was a sector that he wanted to focus on. Ultimately due to the obvious lack of software specialists devoted to that particular area.
First of all, SANAE successfully started providing professional consultants and delivering solutions to customers across various sectors. Second, it focused on team development in order to keep up with state-of-the-art technologies and trends in software testing. As a result, after a series of courses and certifications, SANAE became the Silver partner of ISTQB in 2016 and Gold partner two years later. Additional education of the consultants via training, courses, and even Software Testing conference participation become standard within the company.
Quality is the best business plan.
After some time Oliver realized that sustainable business cannot be built as a standalone factor. On the contrary, the ultimate and long-term success lies in the community. Therefore in 2018 SANAE Software Testing BEER was launched. The event quickly became a well-known knowledge transfer and networking platform not just in quality assurance but the whole IT area. It served also as the foundation of SANAE Software Testing BEER.EX conference.
Along with networking events, SANAE actively contributed to the expansion of the software testing community by supporting Aj Ty v IT initiative. Matej stood at the cradle of Woman Tester Academy, a long term course for women willing to change the course of their professional life towards IT and software testing in particular.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
In the year 2020 SANAE opened another chapter in its’ existence. After successful long-term cooperation with ARTIN Solutions, they decided to join the forces and found a new company that will operate in the software testing area, but more importantly sharing the common vision, values, and goals. The new company – SANAE Slovakia – will serve as a competence center for Quality Assurance (QA) for the Slovak branch of ARTIN and will develop relationships with the new and existing customers in the field of outsourcing QA solutions.
Who walks vigorously, knowing his purpose, controls his fate almost completely.
Milan Rastislav Štefánik