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Leadership Insight: Preety Kumar, CEO and Founder of Deque

Leadership Insight: Preety Kumar, CEO and Founder of Deque

Digital banking services have become an essential part of everyday life and are critical for modern banks to compete. Removing friction from the banking experience for everyone has a direct impact on their bottom line. But what happens if a the text on the bank’s website is too small and cannot be enlarged? Or the »

IBM shares tumble after sales in new business fail to impress bulls

IBM managed to increase sales for the first time in almost six years, but that growth wasn’t fuelled as much by cloud computing and other new products as some analysts had projected, causing shares to tumble. “The bulls were hoping for a beat on that segment,” said Daniel Ives, Chief Strategy Officer at GBH Insights. »

Exactpro announces management buyout from the London Stock Exchange Group

Exactpro, the software quality assurance specialist operating in the UK, US and Russia, has announced that EXPLORE123 Limited, a company incorporated by the founders of Exactpro, has completed the acquisition of the company from the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). No investors are backing the acquisition and Iosif Itkin, co-CEO and co-founder of Exactpro, told QA Financial that »

QualiTest claims to be the world’s largest pure play QA and testing firm following SQS acquisition

QualiTest, the Connecticut-based software testing specialist has announced that it is now the world’s largest pure play quality assurance and testing firm, as previous leader SQS, the Cologne-based software testing provider, is taken out of the pure play category following its 2017 acquisition by international consultancy Assystem Technologies. The software testing specialist reported a 30% »

Infosys releases test asset repository to fuel automation

Infosys, a global provider of consulting and technology services, has announced the launch of its Business Assurance Store, a knowledge-based solution with a repository of more than one million test assets across various industry domains, technologies, products and packages. The solution has been built to enable clients across industry domains, including financial services, to enhance »

M&G Prudential partners with TCS to digitally transform its customer service

M&G Prudential, the UK and European savings and investments business of Prudential plc, has announced a new agreement with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global specialist in IT, business process and digital services, to digitally transform their business and deliver enhanced service for its UK savings and retirement customers. The value of the agreement exceeds »

Banks shift priorities toward growth, digitisation and innovation to strengthen competitive positioning

85% percent of banks cite implementation of a digital transformation programme as a business priority for 2018, according to the EY Global Banking Outlook 2018. Investment in technology to drive efficiency, manage evolving risks and benefit from growth opportunities is seen by banks as critical for sustainable success. EY, a global specialist in assurance, tax, »

Tech Mahindra launches programme to power start-ups in Israel

Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, has announced the launch of its Tech Mahindra NxT programme in Israel. The centre of the Tech Mahindra NxT programme will be Israel’s financial and technological hub Tel Aviv. The programme, which will begin in February 2018, will engage with Israeli start-ups and will focus on creating collaborative »

Synopsys forms Technical Advisory Board for Software Integrity Group

Synopsys, the California-based specialist in automated software security testing, has announced the formation of a Technical Advisory Board (TAB) to guide the technical direction of the Synopsys Software Integrity Group’s security products and services, foster innovation and help ensure long-term business success. The five-member board of experienced software and security executives will cou... »

Digital demand marks strong Q3 for TCS

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the global information and consulting company, has released its consolidated financial results as of December 31, 2017. Total revenue stood at $4,787Mn, up 9.1% year-on-year, with digital revenue making up 22.1%, up 39.6%. Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and Managing Director of TCS, said: “Progressive organisations looking to take advantage of new opportunities »

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