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QA Financial Forum: Milano 2019

23 January, 2019
News and research on financial software quality assurance and risk management

Infosys Confirms It Is Still Seeking a Buyer for Panaya

11 January 2019
Infosys will not be selling struggling division Panaya after all, the system integrator’s stated in its earnings release on January 11.

Lloyds Banks on Service Virtualisation to Cut Cloud Costs

10 January 2019

Wells Fargo Taps Former JPMorgan Executive as CTO

10 January 2019
Wells Fargo has appointed Saul Van Beurden to the newly created role of Head of Technology.

Standard Chartered Appoints New Head of Digital Channels and Data

10 January 2019

Threats from Foreign Agents Will Drive Cybersecurity Investments in 2019, Says KPMG

9 January 2019
An increase in cyber warfare and continued government investment in attack infrastructures are among the top trends driving cybersecurity in 2019.

MuleSoft Adds BearingPoint to Partner Network

9 January 2019

Accenture Accquires Swiss Consulting Firm Orbium

9 January 2019

DXC Technologies to Acquire IT Specialist Luxoft

8 January 2019
IT consultancy agrees to buy software development specialist for $2 billion.

94% of IT Professionals Express Concerns About Container Security, Survey Says

7 January 2019
94% of IT professionals say they have concerns around the security vulnerabilities of containers.

Micro Focus Weathers Press Storm over Bonuses

7 January 2019

Mizuho Bank Prepares to Roll Out J Coin Amid Digital Currency Buzz

4 January 2019
The new digital currency is backed by a consortium of 60 regional banks, with support from Japan's central bank.

Austria Prepares to Tax Large Tech Companies

4 January 2019
Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz has announced that the country plans to impose a digital tax on large tech companies.

JP Morgan Recruiting for Head of Blockchain Developments

4 January 2019

TCS Releases Latest Edition of Cloud-Based Agile Platform

3 January 2019

Microsoft to Offer Security and Compliance Subscription Bundles

3 January 2019

Sberbank Launches Digital-Only Lending via New App

2 January 2019
Russia-based Sberbank has launched digital-only lending.

Denmark Hires “Ethical Hackers” to Test Financial Sector Cyber Resilience

2 January 2019
Denmark’s central bank, in partnership with financial firms, is planning to enlist the services of “ethical hackers” to test the cyber resilience of the country’s financial sector.

CAST Software Partners with Henson Group

2 January 2019
The partnership will allow the two companies to streamline cloud migration assessments.

Temenos Launches Volt Bank Cloud Platform

21 December 2018
Volt Bank has successfully gone live with Temenos the T24 Core Banking, Financial Crime Mitigation and Analytics cloud solution.

Facebook Is Said to Develop Stablecoin for WhatsApp Transfers

21 December 2018

The Road Ahead: Predictions for 2019

21 December 2018

Google Granted Electronic Money License by Lithuanian Central Bank

21 December 2018
The license, granted to Google Payment Lithuania UAB, allows the tech company to issue and redeem electronic money, as well as provide payment services.

Microsoft to End Support for Azure Container Service in 2020

20 December 2018
Microsoft will retire its Azure Container Service (ACS) on January 31, 2020.

Oracle Locks in Users with New Hybrid Cloud Solution

20 December 2018

EBA Cautions on Economic Impact of Bank IT Failures

19 December 2018
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published its annual report on risks and vulnerabilities in the EU banking sector.

HCL Technologies Recognised for Microsoft Azure Service Expertise

19 December 2018
HCL Technologies has been recognised as a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP).

Atlassian Rolls Out Postmortem Feature for JiraOps

18 December 2018

QA Vector Research: Delivering a Quality Process Architecture

18 December 2018
What challenges has the financial sector's adoption of agile methods in the SDLC created for quality assurance teams? This article, the result of QA Vector's research among QA and testing leads in the sector, explores key issues.

Perfecto Partners with TestCraft for Selenium Automation

17 December 2018

ICO to Help Businesses Prepare for Data Disruption in Case of No-Deal Brexit

14 December 2018

Quali Raises $22.5 Million in Series C Funding Round

14 December 2018
Quali, a provider of a Saas platform that delivers environments-as-a-service for cloud and DevOps automation, raised $22.5 million in Series C funding.

Revolut Wins European Banking License

13 December 2018
Financial management startup Revolut has been granted a European banking licence by the Bank of Lithuania.

Accenture Acquires Assets from Banking Software Platform Zafin

13 December 2018

EU Legislators Delay FRTB Capital Requirements, Reporting Charges Remain

12 December 2018
EU legislators have agreed to strip out revamped capital charges for market risk from the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) legislation, introducing only a reporting requirement initially.

Swift CEO Steps Down After Era of Tech Disrupting Global Banking

12 December 2018
Gottfried Leibbrandt will step down next June from Swift, the cross-border payment system.

Edge Testing Solutions Launches Cybersecurity Division

12 December 2018
UK-based software testing specialist Edge Testing Solutions has begun offering its UK clients services through a new security division.

Video Blog: The TSB debacle and Its Lessons for 2019

12 December 2018

Accenture Acquires Australian Oracle Cloud Service Integrator

11 December 2018
Accenture has acquired PrimeQ in its latest bid to boost its Oracle Cloud service offer.

Mastercard Partners with Cardstream to Accelerate UK Adoption of Digital Services

11 December 2018

HCL Technologies Inks Deal with Dutch Asset Management Company

11 December 2018
Service integrator HCL Technologies has struck a five-year digital transformation deal with asset management firm Aegon.

Equifax Failed to Match Security to Its Growth, Report Says

11 December 2018

Sopra Steria Extends Cloud Contract with UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

10 December 2018

Mizuho Bank London Selects Orchestrade to Unite Risk and Trade Data

7 December 2018
Mizuho Bank London has gone live with the Orchestrade system for consolidated risk management across a broad range of asset classes, provided by trading, risk and operations technology specialist Orchestrade.

HCL Drops on $1.8 Billion IBM-Asset Buy

7 December 2018

OCC Warns Again on IT Concentration Risk

6 December 2018
US bank says use of third-party service providers is increasing, vigilance required

Applitools Launches AI-Powered Root Cause Analysis Feature

6 December 2018
The new feature analyses the underlying CSS and DOM code to discover the root cause of unexpected changes to the UI.

Basel Committee: Financial Sector Lagging on Cyber Response and Recovery Plans

6 December 2018
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has turned its focus onto operational resilience, publishing a report on cyber resilience practices across jurisdictions.

Accenture Buys Out Majority Stake in Italian Banking Tech Firm

4 December 2018
Management and IT consultancy Accenture has acquired a majority stake in Italian banking technology firm SEC Servizi Spa.

Broadcom to Outsource Some CA Technologies Work to HCL Tech

4 December 2018
Broadcom has selected HCL Technologies as the services partner for its enterprise software products, one of the two primary business units of CA Technologies, an enterprise software company that the chipmaker bought earlier this year for $19 billion.

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