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Tricentis and Spectar unveil the world’s first test automation accelerator for SAP customers

Tricentis, the Vienna-based continuous testing provider, in association with Spectar Group, a provider of SAP S/4 HANA delivery services based in Melbourne, is now offering a test automation solution to all SAP customers. The S/4HANA Testing Automation Accelerator has been designed to assist users to expedite their project delivery and build a test automation framework »

Leadership Insight: Matt Wynne, Co-Founder and CEO of Cucumber Ltd.

Leadership Insight: Matt Wynne, Co-Founder and CEO of Cucumber Ltd.

What started as a hobby project in 2007 for developers Matt Wynne and Aslak Hellesøy, the open source software testing tool Cucumber has evolved into something neither of them ever expected. Following a Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) approach, Cucumber runs automated acceptance tests by taking plain text specifications written by users to describe how they want »

Infosys Chairman seeks to reclaim past glory with digital push

Infosys Chairman seeks to reclaim past glory with digital push

Nandan Nilekani, Co-founder and Chairman of Indian software outsourcing giant Infosys, has said that client offerings positioned around cutting edge technologies like artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things will help make the company much stronger. While the rest of the world may see Infosys as a troubled outsourcer that is past its prime, in »

CGI acquires high-end commercial consulting firm

CGI, the Quebec-based IT and business consulting services firm, has announced the acquisition Paragon Solutions, Inc., the commercial business consultancy with expertise in IT and digital transformation based in New Jersey. The Paragon transaction represents CGI’s seventh metro market acquisition over the last 15 months and the fifth in the US over the last five »

Synopsys survey reveals top security challenges for IT professionals in Asia

Results from a survey conducted by Synopsys, the California-based software company, at the GovernmentWare conference held in Singapore in September have revealed that 54% of the participants believe customer-facing web and mobile applications are the top security challenge for development teams in Asia. 244 IT professionals took part in the survey, including C-level IT professionals, »

Inflectra releases new test management migration tool

Maryland-based Inflectra, the software development lifecycle specialist, has announced the release of a new test management migration tool. The tool has been designed to assist companies when migrating from TestRail, the test management solution from Berlin-based software company Gurock, to Inflectra’s SpiraTest. Inflectra said in a recent statement that several of their customers have been »

Contrast Security announces new strategic investors

Contrast Security, the California-based provider of security technology that enables applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, has announced that it has landed strategic corporate investments from AXA Strategic Ventures and Microsoft Ventures. This financing from AXA Strategic Ventures, the venture capital fund backed by global insurer AXA, and Microsoft Ventures, the corporate arm ... »

Barclays and Nationwide to take part in third phase of FCA’s regulatory sandbox

The FCA has announced the names of the firms that will be taking part in the third phase of its regulatory sandbox. The FCA received 61 submissions for this phase, with 18 applications meeting the sandbox eligibility criteria. Barclays bank came forward with a regtech proposition to track updates to regulations within the FCA Handbook »

Israeli insurer The Phoenix selects TestCraft’s cloud-based testing solution

The Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd., one of the largest insurance companies in Israel, has announced that it has selected TestCraft’s codeless test automation SaaS platform to automate much of its manual testing operations. The insurance giant says that the move will allow The Phoenix to develop its applications faster and better by relying on modern »

Infosys names Capgemini’s Salil S Parekh as CEO

Salil S Parekh, a member of the executive board at Capgemini, has been appointed CEO and Managing Director of Infosys for a five-year term, starting on 2 January 2018. Current Chairman and Infosys Co-founder Nandan Nilekani said Parekh “has a strong track record of executing business turnarounds and managing very successful acquisitions”, backed up by »

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