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27 March, 2019
News and research on financial software quality assurance and risk management

73% of Businesses Plan to Adopt Automation to Deal with Brexit- Related Processes

18 March 2019

Video: Delia Brown on MS Amlin’s Agile Transition

18 March 2019

Perfecto Launches Codeless Test Automation Software

15 March 2019
Software testing specialist Perfecto has introduced a new codeless, AI-driven testing solution.

HCL Technologies Acquires Digital Transformation Consultancy

15 March 2019
HCL Technologies has acquired US-based digital transformation consultancy Strong-Bridge Envision.

Panaya Rolls Out Release Management SaaS for Oracle

14 March 2019
Panaya is extending an appeal to Oracle E-Business Suite users with the introduction of the Panaya Release Dynamix for Oracle EBS.

Neotys Enhances Performance Testing Capabilities with NeoLoad 6.9

14 March 2019
Neotys has released a new version of its proprietary load testing software, NeoLoad 6.9.

NatWest to Trial Biometric Bank Cards

12 March 2019
NatWest is to begin trialling biometric payment cards.

Exactpro Delivers Test Strategy Recommendations for HKEX’s NextGen Post Trade Programme

12 March 2019
Quality assurance specialist Exactpro has completed a review of testing processes for the NextGen Post Trade Programme at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX).

Sudeep Chatterjee, Bank of America Merill Lynch, on Changing Regulatory Requirements for Software

12 March 2019

Deutsche Boerse to Launch DLT-Based Digital Asset Exchange

11 March 2019
Deutsche Bourse is partnering with Swisscom and Singapore’s Sygnum to creat a new, regulatory compliant platform for digitial asset trading.

HeadSpin Acquires NimbleDroid to Improve Client-Side Perfomance Monitoring

8 March 2019
Mobile performance specialist HeadSpin has acquired NimbleDroid.

Ant Financial Builds Out Core Banking Tech Offer with Hoperun Information Technology

8 March 2019
China-based fintech launches core banking platform with Hoperun Technology.

BNP Paribas Fortis Launches Open Banking Developer Portal

7 March 2019
BNP Paribas Fortis is opening up another procurement avenue for digital banking services.

Tricentis Flood Announces Azure Integration for Cloud Load Testing

7 March 2019
Tricentis’ load testing tool, Flood, has released an integration to Microsoft Azure.

Wirecard Now Offers Mobile In-App Payments With New SDKs

7 March 2019

CAST Enters Nordic Sales Partnership with Omnium Improvement

7 March 2019
Software intelligence specialist CAST has entered into a partnership with IT management consultancy Omnium Improvement ApS.

Cognizant Acquires Post-Trade Processing Specialist Meritsoft

6 March 2019
Cognizant is on an acquisitive streak again with the buyout of Dublin-based fintech, Meritsoft.

Half of European Financial Firms Have Adopted AI-Powered Fraud Analytics

6 March 2019

Secureworks Launches Cybersecurity Orchestration and Automation Solution

6 March 2019
Cybersecurity specialist Secureworks has launched a new orchestration and automation solution.

Singapore Can Now Issue Common Criteria Certification for Cybersecurity Products

5 March 2019

Banco Santander Hires New Chief Platform Officer to Lead Hybrid Cloud Development

5 March 2019
The former Google exec will help the bank develop a product and service offer fit for its multicloud future.

Cloud-based Testing Start-Up Raises $16 Million in Series A Round

5 March 2019
Cloud-based software testing provider Functionize has closed a series A investment round for a total of $16 million.

Nordea to Expand AI and RPA Relationship with IBM

4 March 2019
Nordea is expanding its relationship with IBM through a deal that will see it outsource more of its IT operations to the US computing giant.

NatWest Introduces Open Banking Account Aggregation

4 March 2019
NatWest will become the latest UK contender to join the ranks of open banking users.

Capgemini Partners with Idemia on IoT Device Management and Security Platform

4 March 2019
Capgemini has entered into a new partnership agreement with augmented identity provider Idemia in order to introduce a secure Internet of Things device management platform.

Korean Regulator Will Require Banks to Open Up Their Payment Systems to Third-Party Fintechs

4 March 2019
South Korea has become the latest international market attempting to usher in the era of open banking.

API Fortress Announces Integration with Axway

1 March 2019
API testing specialist API Fortress has partnered with enterprise software provider Axway on a new technical integration.

Sauce Labs Unveils New Cloud Data Centre and Expands London Office to Support EMEA Growth

28 February 2019

Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group Reported Most IT Incidents in 2018

28 February 2019
UK banks continued to struggle with IT resilience last year, according to self-reported figures.

Micro Focus Restructures Partner Programme to Include Legacy HPE Software Channel

28 February 2019
The programme will sort the company’s 4,500 channel partners into three tiers: authorised, gold and platinum.

Citi Enlists SaaS Specialist Kyriba for Faster Payments

28 February 2019
The financial services giant will link up with Kyriba via a set of APIs.

Bank of England Focuses on IT Resilience in Annual Supervisory Report

28 February 2019
IT incidents and policy developments around IT resiliency were a major focus of the Bank's annual policy report.

Test Automation Helps DevOps Adoption, But Teams Still Struggle with Bugs at Release, Says Survey

26 February 2019
Atlassian’s latest survey finds devops isn’t a guarantee of quality or speed.

Emirates NBD Extends Calypso Partnership with Treasury Tech Upgrade

26 February 2019
The Middle Eastern firm has leveraged its existing partnership with banking tech vendor Calypso to deliver what the company refers to as “one of the world’s most comprehensive implementation of its flagship Calypso treasury platform to date.”

Neotys and Inflectra Team Up to Offer “Alternative to Micro Focus”

26 February 2019

Accedian and Quali Launch Joint Offering for Cloud Migration and 5G Test Automation

25 February 2019
Performance monitoring specialist Accedian has partnered with environments-as-a-service provider Quali on a joint new offering, Secure and Fast.

Challenger Bank OakNorth Partners with Clearbank to Leverage Payment Tech

25 February 2019
Challenger bank OakNorth will use Clearbank’s platform to provide real-time payments and agency banking to its clients.

Mizuho Moves Forward with Digital Currency Plan in Partnership with Alipay and UnionPay

25 February 2019

BNP Paribas Fortis Launches Open Baking Account Aggregation Feature

25 February 2019
Belgium-based bank BNP Paribas Fortis has introduced real-time account aggregation from multiple providers to its Easy Banking app.

Success for AXA with RPA Creates New Requirements for Test Environments

22 February 2019

Dutch Central Bank Accepting PSD2 License Applications from UK Firms

21 February 2019
The Netherlands’ central bank has begun processing applications for PSD2 licenses from UK firms looking to secure their operations against the potential repercussions of a no-deal Brexit.

Trustwave Partners with Cybereason to Improve Managed Endpoint Security

21 February 2019
Information security specialist Trustwave has formed a strategic alliance with Cyberreason to strengthen its proprietary security service for advanced endpoint threats.

Payments Canada Selects SIA for Major Modernisation Project

21 February 2019
Canada has selected Italian tech vendor SIA to build its core clearing and settlement system.

CAST Teams up with Software Heritage to Bring Transparency to Open-Source Code

20 February 2019
Paris-based code quality specialist CAST Software is teaming with Software Heritage to tackle the task of identifying the origin of open-source code in modern projects.

Revolut Tackles Cyber Risk By Hiring Hackers to Spot Vulnerabilities

20 February 2019

Mastercard and Global Cyber Alliance Release Cyber Security Kit for SMEs

20 February 2019
Cyber resilience begins at the small business level, argues the GSA.

Cloud Migrations and Platform-as-a-Service Dominate 2019 IT Investment

19 February 2019
Cloud migrations are the top investment area for UK IT leaders.

Bank of England Seeks Vendor to Migrate Core Transaction Settlement System

19 February 2019

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