Companies & Products

Charles Bokman joins Synechron as Head of APAC

Charles Bokman has joined global consulting and technology organisation Synechron as the new Head of APAC. He will be based in Singapore and will use his experience to support the company’s growth plans in the region. Bokman will be tasked with the expansion of Synechron’s global business consulting team, which is expected to reach 300 »

Testhouse opens new office in the heart of Dubai’s business district

London-based Testhouse, the IT consultancy specialising in quality assurance and software testing, has announced the opening of its new Middle East office, located on the 14th floor of the City Tower 2 at the Trade Centre 1, on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. From now on, this office will be the company’s new centre of operations »

Neotys announces collaboration with Dynatrace for continuous performance validation

Neotys, Gémenos-based developer of software test and monitoring tools, has announced a collaboration with Massachusetts-based application performance management company, Dynatrace. The two companies have joined forces to offer users a complete solution for continuous performance validation when using NeoLoad – Neotys’s load and stress testing tool – in tandem with the Dynatrace OneAgent digital pe... »

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, »

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 »

Capgemini to help accelerate robotic automation across UK Central Government

Capgemini, the multinational professional services and business consultancy, has announced a two-year agreement with the UK Cabinet Office to develop a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Centre of Excellence (CoE). RPA describes a process in which software is programmed to autonomously carry out basic tasks across applications. The CoE, which is now up and running, will »

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