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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 »

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 »

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 »

UST Global partners with continuous testing firm Tricentis

UST Global, a digital technology services company headquartered in California, has announced its partnership with Tricentis, the Vienna-based continuous testing company specialised in developing enterprise software testing tools. The partnership will extend software test automation services to UST Global’s Fortune 500 customers by leveraging the Tricentis’ model-based testing platform,... »

Bitcoin to be tested for digital wallets at South Korean bank

Seoul-based Shinhan Bank is in the process of selecting a company to test a bitcoin vault and wallet platforms. Shinhan posted a bid invitation on its website earlier this month. It plans to develop a test server for the vault service to store the cryptocurrency safely, a mobile application to use the service, and statistical »

UBS seeks to expand workforce in artificial intelligence

UBS, the Swiss global financial service company, is expanding its workforce in artificial intelligence. AI refers to technology capable of performing tasks that normally require human intelligence. Last year, UBS rolled out a “robo-advisor” that uses algorithms to help customers build and manage portfolios with little or no human interaction. AI technology is also being »

Special Preview: BankMobile CDO keynotes at the QA Financial Forum New York

Special Preview: BankMobile CDO keynotes at the QA Financial Forum New York

Retail banking is increasingly dominated by mobile banks. And mobile banking customers are the most demanding and potentially fickle of all customers; their expectations shaped by the millennial lifestyle. So how has New York-based BankMobile, a division of NYSE-listed Customers Bancorp launched in January 2015, achieved a customer base of two million in the USA. »

Leadership insight: Anand Moorthy, Capgemini

Leadership insight: Anand Moorthy, Capgemini

Since its formation in 1967 by the Serge Kampf, Capgemini has completed over 40 acquisitions, expanded into over 50 countries, and has over 190,000 employees. In 2016, the group reported revenues of EUR12.5 billion, with digital and cloud offerings (including testing solutions) accounting for 30% of this total. Capgemini’s testing practice comprises over 30,000 individuals, »

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 »

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