Verification and Validation of Models, Simulations and Serious-Games
Does your costly simulation-based solution not provide the anticipated quality or benefits? If not does this bring your business at risk? Q-tility offers verification and validation services that help your organization mitigate these risks and get quality simulation-based solutions with a better return on investment.
Q-tility is a premier cooperation of NLR and TNO specializing in verification and validation solutions for models, simulations and serious-games. Both partners are well established independent R&D organizations in the area of M&S, each with an impressive track record to prove it. Q-tility‘s strength is the unique combination of this extensive V&V knowledge with deep application domain specific knowledge of both parent organizations. This allows us to perform independent and objective V&V in virtually all problem and application domains. Many M&S professionals and organizations have gained valuable and directly applicable V&V knowledge through Q-tility’s real-life experience that allowed them to grow their M&S business professionally and successfully. Led by two recognized and pioneering leaders in the area of V&V of M&S, you can trust Q-tility to deliver turnkey V&V solutions that help you to assure that you acquire or develop the right quality M&S product (i.e. with appropriate level of utility and realism), reduce their life-cycle costs and use risks.
The bottom line
Many models, simulations and serious-games are not verified and validated properly before being released or used, costing organizations huge sums of money, wasting time and put them at operational or business risks. Smart organizations are figuring out how to save this money and mitigate risks by making structured verification and validation an integral part of their acquisition or development process. Independent professional V&V service providers bring objectivity, transparency, traceability and efficiency to M&S quality assessment and improve the core business strategy. After working with Q-tility, you will have insight in the quality of your M&S products and associated use risks, understand the opportunities to improve them, have a plan for making those improvements, and have the assistance of world class experts to help you along the way. In this way Q-tility will help you to maximize your return on investment, and transform your organization into a smart buyer or producer of quality M&S products that meet their expected benefits.
The Q-tility service portfolio offers a wide range of integrated verification and validation (V&V) solutions for models, simulations and serious games. As a specialized supplier of innovative V&V solutions, we constantly strive for improving our methods, tools and techniques. The V&V solutions we offer aim at helping our customers to maximize their return of investments and mitigate risks. With our V&V solutions they will be able to take timely and evidence-based decisions that really reduce use risk, increase quality and above all lower the overall life-cycle costs of models, simulations and serious games (M&S).
Due to our business-driven V&V approach, Q-tility is able to perform V&V activities that give clients the optimum balance between results, use risk, cost and time. Our V&V life-cycle approach gives the clients the ability to manage the V&V process and rigor, according to the “good is good enough” principle; an approach which is unmatched by others. It helps our clients to make timely and well-informed (acceptance) decisions throughout the whole M&S life-cycle to develop or acquire the right-sized quality M&S product they really need, while staying within their available project budget and timeframe. This is the true business value and justification for clients to select Q-tility for V&V activities in their M&S project or organization.
Q-tility can rely on many years of experience in the V&V of models, simulations and serious-games. Since the mid-nineties we have applied our V&V solutions in many national and international M&S projects within the aerospace, maritime, defense, safety and security domain We have successfully performed V&V for government agencies, industry and regulation authorities, with happy and reference-able clients. Our skillful V&V professionals understand your problems and have the real-world knowledge to deliver the best V&V solutions with proven practices. In addition, our principles have more than a decade of experience. Q-tility’s principles stood at the basis of a new international industrial and NATO standard for V&V: the Generic Methodology for Verification and Validation (GM-VV).