Jade Mitchell, Author at QA Financial's Posts

Integris Credit Union confirms successful core banking transformation

Validata, the Cyprus-based application lifecycle management software provider, has announced that its suite of products has been deployed by Integris Credit Union in a successful core banking transformation to Temenos T24. Jeff Anderson, Vice President of IT at Integris Credit Union, said: “Validata helped us optimise project delivery for our testing and data migration phases, »

Wall Street banks complete blockchain test programme

The prospect of blockchain technology playing a key role in financial services moved a step closer to reality earlier this week after banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan successfully completed a six-month test programme in the $2.8 trillion equity swaps market. The programme was managed by New York-based blockchain start-up Axoni, and used its AxCore »

Financial services at higher risk of software security breaches, CAST report finds

Last week, CAST, the Paris-based provider of software intelligence, announced in its global benchmarking report on the state of software security that financial services’ existing software is more vulnerable to security breaches compared to that in other sectors. The CRASH Report on Application Security measures software vulnerability by analysing the density of an application’s common »

East West Bankcorp completes UAT on integrated risk and finance solution

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., the Connecticut-based global provider of financial services software, announced earlier this week that East West Bancorp has successfully completed user acceptance testing of EVOLV®, its cloud-based integrated risk and finance solution. EVOLV® will support East West’s Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses process under current US generally accepted accoun... »

Sponsored Article: The state of software testing

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To win, serve and retain customers, testing activities are becoming more pivotal as business process quality is deemed more important than time to market. Beginning with the business-driven change request, through to project scoping and on to DevOps adoption, the infrastructure for technical and regression testing must be present and aligned at every phase. Improving »

Singapore regulator could welcome ICOs to sandbox

Singapore’s financial regulator would consider trialling some initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a regulatory sandbox, if such fundraising efforts are by companies focused on new technology that will improve the efficiency of capital markets. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Chief Fintech Officer, Sopnendu Mohanty, said at the Singapore Fintech Festival earlier this week that »

Canada to use blockchain for digital identification

In the first half of 2018, consumers in Canada will be able to sign up for a new digital-identity system developed by Toronto-based identity and authentication provider SecureKey Technologies Inc. The system is underpinned by IBM Corp.’s blockchain technology, and according to Greg Wolfond, CEO of SecureKey, consumers will be able to instantly prove who »

Zephyr acquires Atlassian visual feedback testing tool

On 13 November 2013, Zephyr, the California-based test management software provider, acquired Capture for JIRA, a visual feedback and collaborative testing tool from Atlassian, the Sydney-based enterprise software company. Of the acquisition, Zephyr CEO Scott Johnson said: “We are excited to bring software testing innovation to Capture for JIRA customers and expand our collaboration with »

Quality needs to be at the heart of digital transformation, says SQS CEO

SQS, the Cologne-based consultancy firm specialising in quality assurance for software-based systems, has released its key findings from a survey conducted to analyse the perceptions and usage of different types of banking channels by the UK general public. The survey, undertaken by Arlington Research who led 2,000 online interviews, found that although 95% of the »

QA Mentor, Inc. acquires TestMatick

QA Mentor, Inc., a New York-based software quality assurance and testing services provider, announced last week the acquisition of TestMatick, a privately held software testing company in the Ukraine, with headquarters in Cherkassy. Founder and CEO of QA Mentor, Inc. Ruslan Desyatnikov said “this acquisition will help QA Mentor, Inc. strengthen its position in the »

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