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The QA Financial Forum London 2019

27 February, 2019
08:00am - 05:30pm

The leading conference for software quality assurance and IT risk management professionals

The QA Financial Forum London 2019

Expert speakers from leading financial firms will be sharing the lessons of their IT transformation projects. If you need to build the business case of investment in automated testing and quality assurance, you must be there. Located for your convenience in the heart of Canary Wharf.

 

The QA Financial Forum London has become established as the leading conference for software quality assurance and IT risk management professionals. Our agenda's features speakers from leading banks, insurance companies and asset managers as well as exchanges and payments platforms. Click here to view last years agenda and speaker line-up. Click below to see the highlights from the 2018 QA Financial Forum

 

 

Quality for the Entire Software Development Life-cycle

  • Technologies for Automation & AI
  • DevOps & CI/CD
  • Value Stream Management
  • Test Data Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • App Security & DevSecOps

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Speakers

At Applitools, we’re on a mission to help test automation, DevOps, and software engineering teams release mobile and web apps that are visually perfect. We provide the only commercial-grade, visual AI-based test cloud that instantly validates any application’s user interface in a fully automated manner, across all customer engagement points and digital platforms -- using our ground-breaking image processing stack that we developed from scratch in-house. We launched in 2015 and currently have 300+ paying customers around the globe, including Fortune-100 companies in software, banking, retail, insurance, and pharmaceuticals. For more information: applitools.com
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Element34 is the leading provider for on-premises Selenium / Appium continuous testing infrastructure. The company’s flagship product Selenium Box addresses the limitations and security implications of cloud based services and provides a maintenance free, secure and highly scalable Selenium / Appium testing infrastructure for sophisticated enterprise customers. Selenium Box is a key component of an enterprise’s CI / CD / DevOps pipeline and helps organizations to simplify their on-premises Selenium and Appium infrastructure for cross browser and mobile tests. Element34 Solutions is headquartered in Switzerland with offices in Lachen, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany. The company founders and staff are key contributors and thought leaders to the Selenium project.
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Iliad Solutions has been a leading supplier of payments testing solutions for over 18 years. Around five years ago, noting the forecasts in how computing would change it terms of deployment and scale, Iliad began prototyping the use of service virtualisation in payments testing. The outcome of this process is t3:Switch, the first genuine virtualised test platform delivering a true end-to-end, enterprise wide, quality assurance platform for all payments types. The solution is used globally by some of the world’s leading schemes, banks and processors. t3:Switch is fully containerised and can be deployed in house or via Iliad’s AWS cloud service. Iliad draws together this proven state of the art technology capability with an in-depth understanding of payments and payments testing to deliver an unparalleled service.
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Infostretch is a digital-first professional services firm. The company helps enterprises get digital right, the first time, by combining ready-made tools, frameworks, technologies, and partnerships with our in-depth experience. Infostretch helps clients deliver solutions that work seamlessly across channels, leverage predictive analytics to optimize the software lifecycle, and support continuous innovation.
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Neotys develops NeoLoad, the most automated performance testing platform for enterprise organizations continuously testing from APIs to applications. NeoLoad provides testers and developers automatic test design and maintenance, the most realistic simulation of user behavior, fast root cause analysis and built-in integrations with the entire SDLC toolchain. Reuse and share test assets and results from functional testing tools to analytics and metrics from APM tools. And, NeoLoad supports the full range of mobile, web and packaged applications, like SAP, to cover all testing needs. Continuously schedule, manage and share test resources and results across the organization to ensure application performance.
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Qualitest is the world's largest independent, pure-play quality assurance company. We enable every client and every brand to navigate an ever-changing world by delivering smarter quality assurance and testing solutions to meet their precise technology needs -- mitigated of risk, exceptional to use and ready to perform. Quality assurance is at the core of our business and everything that we do. Our team of focused specialists provides a broad service offering that goes beyond functional testing to encompass automation, reliability, usability, AI, and other innovations.
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Ten10 provides a comprehensive range of end-to-end software testing solutions to clients in the financial services industry including those in the follow sectors; Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance and Investments. Through our extensive sector experience, we bring with us in-depth knowledge and domain expertise of successfully testing programmes of change, be it those driven by regulatory change through to revenue-generating, digital transformation projects. We have a proven track record at delivering technology-focused testing solutions in Agile environments, giving our clients the confidence to embrace digital and technological transformation for competitive advantage.
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Speaker Presentation

  • The Bank of England’s journey to Agile – Balancing innovation and agile delivery with quality

    The Bank of England is taking a big step towards Agile delivery of software and is investigating its technology options. But while Agile delivery is taking increasing hold on how firms deliver new systems and systems changes, Agile methods appear to be antithetical with the level of quality that the Bank of England’s business areas are used to, and still demand. Jordan Daniel will explain the steps the Bank is taking to reconcile possibly contradictory positions.

  • Key technologies in test automation for continuous delivery and continuous integration

    Most financial firms have targets for increasing rates of test automation. But many are only at the start of that transformation, and even among the leaders there is no agreed best practice or the toolset. Our panel will discuss the relationship between automation, DevOps and Agile and the business case for technologies such as test service virtualisation and the potential that lies in AI, machine learning and robotic process automation.

  • Value stream management at Goldman Sachs – Quality assurance through engineering

    Matt Davey will explain why it is imperative that firms optimise their delivery pipelines with quality assurance best practice that ensures effective value stream management. He will explain the methodology for value stream management at Goldman Sachs, and how quality can be ensured through Agile, automation, tooling and enhanced metrics in order to fully understand how different features deliver value to the customer and the firm.

  • Lloyds Bank’s move to integrate DevOps and Agile – Quality assurance at scale

    Among BFIS firms, Lloyds has managed one the world’s largest and most advanced digital transition programmes. But while DevOps and Agile are widely recognised as keys to better quality assurance and testing, one size does not fit all. During this session Allan Woodcock will explain how other firms can scale Agile methodologies to different programmes, and how Agile can enhance technical test frameworks to ensure quality execution. Additionally, by examining Lloyd’s approach to DevOps, delegates will gain a better understanding of what effective and robust working practices.

  • QA Vector Research: Three Keys to Adding Value in QA

    QA Vector Research has identified three key areas of focus to maximise the value added by QA. These are: identifying and prioritising critical processes for testing efforts; where and how to exploit AI; and how effectively to benchmark the quality journey. This presentation, drawing on recent work in partnership with Exactpro Systems, will explore these issues.

  • Crowd testing for mobile banking at Credit Suisse – Best practices

    Crowd testing might seem like an old-fashioned alternative to the cloud. But Credit Suisse has found it highly effective for testing its core applications in mobile banking, having adopted the methodology in 2016. Ivo Meier will cover the general principles of crowd-sourcing principles, and discuss the benefits for functional and for security testing.

  • End-to-End Regression Library for a Cloud-Based Post Trade and Risk Management System

    Alexey Zverev will describe the main differentiating features of a new cloud-based post trade and risk management system developed by Exactpro's client. He will explain the approach taken by Exactpro in building a Test Harness and an Automated E2E Regression library to test the complex system and the value this work brings to the client's development team helping them deliver it.

  • How ABN AMRO measures the quality of the software development lifecycle

    ABN AMRO is shifting from an Agile and CI/CD model towards a DevOps model, in order to enable its scrum teams to move faster and with a high level of autonomy. Ingmar Vis will explain how the bank has re-organised and re-tooled its scrum teams, and how it tackled the challenges of the new strategy. The end result at ABN AMRO is a holistic overview of the SDLC that Ingmar can share, along with the lessons learned by the bank on its journey.

  • Saxo Bank’s realistic QA revolution

    While most people know that promoting ‘change’ is difficult and revolutions within engineering are bloody - architects, change agents and QA professionals are constantly being tasked with reshuffling the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in their organisations. Achieving those objectives within engineering are extremely difficult, especially in organisations where the business commitments aren’t prepared to create an environment better prepared for a lot of change. Inspired by thought-leaders within the ‘behavioural design’ space, Hassan will present how he is fighting for a “Realistic QA Revolution at Saxo Bank” covering topics such as social engineering, constraints, context-driven QA activities, checklists and risk management.

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