• Citibank moves key apps to the Cloud

    In 2015 Citibank’s Rahul Sinha, DevOps Lead for Asia and EMEA, started evaluating potential uses of cloud-technologies for application hosting and delivery. Two years later the bank has transferred a large portion of its commercial banking services onto the Cloud.

    Citibank moves key apps to the Cloud
    Citibank moves key apps to the Cloud
  • Synechron bets large on AI in testing

    The New York software consultancy with financial services focus is investing in predictive analytics and natural language processing to differentiate itself in an increasingly commodified market, says Ashish Nangla (pictured), senior director at Synechron.

    Synechron bets large on AI in testing
    Synechron bets large on AI in testing
  • Nationwide prepares for GDPR rules with centralised data management

    From 2018, European legislation will impose hefty fines on banks that do not protect customer data. Nationwide Building Society (offices pictured) has centralised its data management to minimise exposure to breaches, says Richard Jordan, Test Service Practice manager.

    Nationwide prepares for GDPR rules with centralised data management
    Nationwide prepares for GDPR rules with centralised data management

Cyber attacks sends online-security ETF surging as FireEye gains

PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF sees record six month spike in wake of cyber-attacks that affected major private and public firms, including the UK’s National Health Service. (picture credit: Bloomberg)

Parasoft releases new features for API testing and virtualization

Test tool vendor adds functionality to SOAtest and Virtualize products, improving access to data and shifting performance testing left.

Video interview: Jeremy Norwood, PMO Director, Tradition

Brokers’ trading platforms process thousands of trades a second, a daunting non-functional testing environment. Jeremy Norwood from interdealer-broker Tradition explains how he tackles the challenge.

Video interview: Lee Crossley, Mobile Test Manager, J.P. Morgan

“Stay close to the source,” is Lee Crossley’s advice to testers that believe vendors’ products can solve all their problems.

Experitest and Capgemini join forces to open mobile test lab

The cloud-based lab for testing mobile apps allows financial firms to access devices over the cloud and integrate with continuous development environments, says Experitest

Francisco Partners buys majority stake in SmartBear

Private equity firm bets on the expanding API economy and invests in provider of tooling for automated testing

ANZ announces transition to Agile

Melbourne-based bank says it needs Agile software development practices to keep up with changing consumer expectations, says CEO.

Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers amid crackdown on visas

India’s Infosys Ltd. said it plans to hire 10,000 Americans in the next two years, following criticism from the Trump administration that the company and other outsourcing firms are unfairly taking jobs away from U.S. workers.