• Announcing the QA Financial European Software and App Awards for 2017

    We are delighted to announce the winners of our 2017 European Software and App Awards. In each case, they have demonstrated innovation and excellence in response to the key challenges facing financial firms.

    Announcing the QA Financial European Software and App Awards for 2017
    Announcing the QA Financial European Software and App Awards for 2017
  • Non-functional testing provider of the year — Exactpro

    Replicating the chaos of complex markets: Latency standards for exchange and arbitrage trading are now measured in microseconds. Non-functional testing for the stress points is a critical challenge. Exactpro, owned by the London Stock Exchange (LSEG), has quickly become established as an industry leader.

    Non-functional testing provider of the year — Exactpro
    Non-functional testing provider of the year — Exactpro
  • Crowd testing provider of the year — Applause

    Testing apps for Europe’s open banking market: Applause, the Boston-based firm that specialises in crowd testing, teamed up with Santander to develop a mobile app for the Spanish market that will be fit for purpose in a new era of open banking.

    Crowd testing provider of the year — Applause
    Crowd testing provider of the year — Applause

Latest App Coding Trend Led by Docker Can Be a Hacker’s Dream

Every time you search for something on Google, hail an Uber or log into a bank account, your personal data likely flows behind the scenes through a series of separate, freestanding packages of software known as containers.

Global Cyber Attack Could Cost $121.4 Billion, Lloyd’s Estimates

A global cyber attack could result in damages of as much as $121.4 billion in an extreme event, comparable to economic losses caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Lloyd’s of London said in a report.

Quality assurance and testing provider of the year & functional testing provider of the year — Tricentis

Riding high on the automation wave: Automation is the dominant theme in software quality assurance. Every financial firm wants to make that transition, and Tricentis — the winner of QA Financial’s top award — has become established as the market-leading scriptless automation technology with its core Tosca product.

Testing transformation project of the year — UST Global

A partnership with Schroders to drive automation

Vendor risk management provider of the year — CAST

A database of code quality

Mobile testing provider of the year — Perfecto

Cloud-testing brings consistency to a fragmented market

Regulatory testing project of the year — HCL and Deutsche Bank

A DevOps solution for FATCA compliance: European banks have to implement FATCA tax rules for each national market in which they operate. So Deutsche Bank’s FATCA compliance app was necessarily going to be a sophisticated build. In partnership with HCL, Deutsche designed a pioneering DevOps solution.

Software vendor platform of the year — Calypso Technology’s CATT

Automated testing for complex banking environments