Donna Grimmer

start-ups Member - South Glos

Violet Test Consulting Ltd

Ensuring quality in your software |Software QA testing | Project Management and Consultancy. Established in Feb 2019 Violet Test consulting Ltd is a software QA testing, project management and consultancy company.

A bit about me...

I started my business at the beginning of 2019 after working as an accountant for 12 years. I have always loved the technical side of software and problem solving. I have had many years’ experience testing software and training people on new systems. Also, helping teams in companies work more efficiently and become productive. Since starting my business I have already seen an improvement on how development teams work together in companies and how they have taken on an agile approach.

I have worked in various industries including manufacturing, construction, health sector, public sector and finance, working on various platforms including desktops, web app, mobile app. .

I have experience working with companies across the world including UK, Ireland, USA, New Zealand, India, China, Germany, France and Italy.

Due to my experience and knowledge over the years I have seen the importance of good software systems and how a poorly designed software system can cause problems for companies and that is why I decided to start up the company.



"When we worked with VTC recently, they really drove and helped us to see the benefits of integrating test resources deeply into the devleopment process. Most previous places I've worked didn't have the level of integration that we saw when we worked with VTC, and we really saw the benefits of bringing testers more into the team rather than just "chucking code over the fence" for them to test."

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A bit more about me

What's the most enjoyable thing about your work?
I am passionate about helping people and businesses achieve their goals and improve how they do what they do.

What is your vision for your business?
I want my business to grow and be at a situation where i can employee staff and then hopefully pass the business on to my children / grandchildren.

What made you join WMB and how do you plan to make the most of the network?
I love meeting new people and businesses. finding out the details of their business, what made them start their business and where they see their business going.

What do you do at week-ends?
I love spending time with my husband, family and of course my cats.

What was your first ever job?
I worked as a seamstress in a factory.

Where is your favourite place in the world and why?
My home, beacuse thats were my family is.