Lobbying
The idea that software must be of absolutely premium quality must be fostered on all levels and in interactions with all institutions by implementing a variety of measures. Among these opportunities is the creating of increased awareness of software quality issues with businesses, associations, governments and government representatives. To this end, GASQ considers itself a liaison between the business world and politics.
GASQ explains the importance of high software quality standards to enterprises, associations and governments. It demonstrates to all players what they can do to actively contribute to excellent software quality. The creation of increased awareness of the importance and relevance of software quality is one of the key objectives of GASQ.

Networking
Networks always consist of people who are particularly committed to their ideas. GASQ is an alliance of individuals who are working in all imaginable disciplines of the software development process, in software process optimization and many other areas of specialization. GASQ helps individuals, companies, organizations and governments understand how critical it is to have the highest possible quality software. For instance, GASQ does organize networking activities between these groups and offers them opportunities to exchange ideas in expert groups, at meetings, seminars, conferences, etc.

Service Provider
GASQ is also a service provider that supports businesses and associations. Through its consulting and certification services, GASQ helps strengthen enterprises and associations as they compete internationally through its vast networking organizations.

Advocacy
As the leading industry association, GASQ advocates for the rapidly growing industry in terms of software quality. Whether the subject matter is software testing or requirements engineering, usability engineering or process optimization - as your advocate, GASQ solicits trust and acceptance.

Innovation Driver
As the leading industry association focusing on software quality, GASQ makes significant contributions to related innovations. This includes everything from the creation of standards to the latest certifications to the assessment of industries and businesses.

Certified Quality
GASQ is ISO9001:2008 certified and ISO17024 audited.

GASQ Code of Conduct

Everyone registered in a GASQ register has to agree to the following code of conduct.

1. A person registered in a GASQ register shall act in a trustworthy manner that is in the best interest for the organization the person is employed or contracted and for all other organizations involved.

2. A person registered in a GASQ register shall act consistently with the public interest. Decisions should be made consistent with an ethical approach and the highest professional standards possible.

3. A person registered in a GASQ register shall assist colleagues and co-workers in their professional development and shall support them to follow an ethical approach.

4. A person registered in a GASQ register shall avoid real or perceived conflict of interests. The person shall not accept any profits from an audited organization, such as gifts or discounts.

5. A person registered in a GASQ register shall reject corruption in any form and shall work fair and independent.

6. A person registered in a GASQ register shall disclose every possible conflict of interest to every affected party.

7. A person registered in a GASQ register shall treat all people fairly regardless of factors as religion, race, gender, disability or age.

8. A person registered in a GASQ register shall not act in a way damaging the reputation or interests of the audit organization or the audited organization.

9. A person registered in a GASQ register shall not act in a way damaging the reputation, credibility or interests of GASQ.