TCS recognized at TESTA 2017, reinforcing leadership position in Quality Engineering

Latest award win commends TCS’ work with Standard Life, assuring their Agile and DevOps Transformation journey

Mumbai | London, December 19, 2017: Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognised for the fourth consecutive year at The European Software Testing Awards (TESTA) 2017.

The awards organised by TEST Magazine, the UK’s leading software testing magazine, celebrate excellence, best practice and innovation across the UK & European software testing and QA community. This year, TCS has been recognised for its work with Standard Life in the ‘Best Agile Project’ category.

TCS helped drive Standard Life’s journey to become Agile and built the foundation for DevOps transformation. The partnership, which uses a ‘one team’ approach, helped Standard Life make significant cost efficiencies, and also enabled the on-boarding of new customers at an accelerated pace, while assuring superior customer experience.

Prabhakar Karamsetty, Head, Quality Engineering & Transformation, TCS Europe, said: “The European Software Testing Awards is a prestigious acknowledgement of the successful work TCS has carried out for customers in the quality engineering space. It further validates our strengths in Agile and DevOps and is testament to our continued work to enable our customers’ business and digital transformation journey and help them gain a competitive edge in the digital economy.”

Grant Farrell, Managing Director, 31 Media Limited, said: “TCS’ Quality Engineering & Transformation (QET) group is a leader in the quality engineering space and this award win further cements its position. Customers commended TCS for its partnership approach and innovation in the next-gen QE technologies and platforms. As the shift towards QE gains prominence, TCS continues to be at the forefront, providing businesses across the UK and Europe with innovative IT services, consulting and business solutions.”

About TCS Insurance:

TCS’ Insurance Practice provides technology-led IT services to Property & Casualty, Life & Retirement, and Commercial, Reinsurance, and Brokerage insurance operations across the globe. TCS has built an unmatched track record in enabling insurers to transform, improve operational efficiencies and increase customer engagement, while ensuring regulatory compliance. With a commitment to innovation and transformation, TCS is helping insurers to gain agility and improve their ability to compete in a customer-driven, digital world.  TCS’ contribution to our clients’ success is reflected in our long-standing relationships with more than 100 insurers globally, including seven of the top 10 leading insurers. TCS has been recognised as the absolute leader in Insurance IT Services by the Everest Group seven years in a row.

For more information about TCS’ Insurance Business Unit, visit us at

About TCS Quality Engineering and Transformation (QET) Services Group:

With one of the most comprehensive testing portfolios on offer, TCS addresses business, quality and risk management challenges for its clients across the world. We empower organizations across industries to ensure first-time-right solution releases, reduce cost of quality and accelerate superior customer experience.

TCS offers Quality Engineering services across the testing value cycle, including consulting and advisory, test services implementation, and managed services for test environment and test data management. Our QET services serves as a strategic lever for our customers to compete and win in the digital economy.

We have developed leading-edge expertise in digital assurance through extensive investments in methodologies, people capital, innovation labs, a world-class Customer Experience Center, and partnerships with key product vendors. TCS has the unique distinction of being recognized consistently as a ‘Leader’ in the Quality Assurance service line by leading analyst firms – IDC, NelsonHall, Everest Group, HfS Research and Ovum to name a few. TCS delivers QE in a non-disruptive, agile, and automated manner, making the entire development lifecycle more efficient to ensure that quality is built in and not just tested out.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS):

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT servicesconsulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of ITBPS,infrastructureengineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 389,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $17.6 billion for year ended March 31, 2017 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. For more information, visit us at

To stay up-to-date on TCS news in North America, follow @TCS_NA. For TCS global news, follow @TCS_News.

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European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 announced

  • Pan-European Awards for ISVs, Solution Providers, VARs, Systems Integrators, Software Vendors, Service Providers and Distributors
  • Recognising Excellence in IT and Telecoms Channels, Software and Solutions

[London, 30 October 2017] IT Europa announced today that it will stage the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 in London on 19 April 2018. Now in their tenth year, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards have been designed to recognise and reward excellence in European software development and IT and Telecoms solutions provision. Firmly established as Europe’s most prestigious IT Channel Awards, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards will bring together leading ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators from across Europe to demonstrate their ability to provide industry-leading IT solutions for their customers.

The awards are split into three sections. The first set of awards is for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and software developers and highlights the applications that they have developed and delivered for their customers. The second set of awards, for Systems Integrators, Solution VARs and MSPs acknowledges their skill and endeavour in delivering world class IT solutions for their customers. The final set of awards, for Suppliers, highlights those vendors, distributors and service providers who best support their channel partners to deliver excellence.

2018 Award Categories:

ISV Categories 2018
SaaS SMB Solution of the Year
SaaS Enterprise Solution of the Year
Government/Utilities Solution of the Year
Vertical Market Solution of the Year
Connected/Mobility Application Solution of the Year
New Tech Solution of the Year
Information & Document Management Solution of the Year
Software Innovation Solution of the Year

Solution Provider Categories 2018
Security Solution of the Year
AI, Big Data, IoT or Analytics Solution of the Year
Data/Storage/Document-management Solution of the Year
Datacentre Solution of the Year
Connected/Mobility Solution of the Year
Managed Service Solution of the Year
Public Sector or Utilities Solution of the Year
Vertical Solution of the Year
Enterprise Solution of the Year
SME Solution of the Year

Supplier Categories 2018
Finance/ Support Services Provider of the Year
Services Distributor of the Year
Specialist Distributor of the Year
Security Vendor of the Year
Software Vendor of the Year
Connected Technologies Vendor of the Year
Service Provider of the Year
Technology Vendor of the Year
Channel Programme of the Year
Channel Innovator of the Year

“With the complexity of technology continuing to increase and new cloud-based and hybrid delivery models emerging, the role played by ISVs, solution and service providers and integrators in delivering real solutions to end-customers is becoming increasingly important,” says Alan Norman, Managing Director of IT Europa. “The European IT & Software Excellence Awards are the only pan-European awards to recognise excellence in the creation and delivery of real solutions and are intended to encourage the development of partnerships between vendors and solution providers across the IT and Telecoms industries.”

Winners will be presented with their awards at the European IT & Software Excellence Awards Dinner on 19 April 2018 at The Royal Garden Hotel, London.

Organisations wishing to enter the European IT & Software Excellence Awards or interested in sponsorship opportunities can find further information at: The closing date for entries is midnight on 23 February 2018. The Awards dinner is co-located with the European Software, Solutions & Services Summit 2018 ( which incorporates the European ISV Convention 2018 which will be staged during the day on 19 April 2018.

About IT Europa
IT Europa is the leading provider of strategic business intelligence, news and analysis on the European IT marketplace and the primary channels that serve it. In addition to its news services, the company markets a range of database reports and organises European conferences and events for the IT and Telecoms sectors. For further details visit:

For further information contact:
Alan Norman
Tel: +44 (0) 1895 454 604

Latest Software Testing News Shortlisted in Top 60 Software Testing Blogs

Latest Software Testing News has been selected as one of the Top 60 Software Testing Blogs by the website Feedspot, online content reader.

Our blog has earned a spot in the list that includes such QA pages as Reddit – Quality Assurance blog, Google Testing Blog, SOASTA blog, Search Software Quality and TestingWhiz.

The place in the top chart is a clear recognition of the hard work and professionalism of the whole Latest Software Testing News team.

We would like to thank LSTNews for their contribution and special thanks to Tracy Wemett, BroadPR. This recognition means a lot to us and wouldn’t happen without you.


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TEST Magazine Recognizes Panaya as one of the 20 Leading Testing Providers of 2017

Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based test automation, test management and continuous delivery announced today that TEST Magazine, has recognized Panaya as one of the 20 leading testing providers of 2017 .

Panaya was recognized for its flagship product, Panaya Test Center, a collaborative testing solution for test management and automation of packaged applications, which improves software quality while enabling quality teams to perform all their testing activities faster reducing overall testing expenses by 30%.

In TEST Magazine’s announcement of the 20 Leading Testing Providers of 2017, they wrote: “The software testing landscape changes rapidly, and we find that an annual update on the marketplace is a good starting place as you consider purchase decisions going forward.”

“Panaya is honored to receive this award and would like to thank TEST Magazine, Panaya’s customers and employees, and everyone who helped to make this achievement possible,” said Rafi Kretchmer, VP Marketing at Panaya.

About Panaya

Panaya, an Infosys company, enables organizations to accelerate application change and continuously deliver innovation with its Enterprise Agile Delivery Platform. Panaya provides cloud based application delivery, and test automation and management solutions that ensure collaboration between Business and IT. Enabling enterprise agility with faster release velocity and uncompromising quality, Panaya delivers an optimized user experience with end to end visibility of the application lifecycle. Since 2008, 1,600 companies in 62 countries, including a third of the Fortune 500, have been using Panaya to deliver quick quality change to enterprise applications.


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TestingXperts selected Finalist in European Software Testing Awards for Most Innovative Project

TestingXperts is proud to announce that it has been selected finalists for the Most Innovative Project Category in the European Software Testing Awards 2017. Running in its fifth year, The European Software Testing Awards is an annual event held in Central London celebrating the very best in the software testing and QA industry.  The winners will be announced at the Gala dinner at Old Billingsgate, London on November 21st 2017.

Commenting on this announcement, Manish Gupta CEO of TestingXperts said: “It is indeed a remarkable achievement for TestingXperts to be chosen as finalists in The European Software Testing Awards 2017. Despite being a Specialist Software Testing and QA organisation, we are competing with multi-billion dollar companies like Accenture Digital, Aviva, Infosys, and Lloyds Banking Group for this award on a level playing field.  TestingXperts is investing heavily in innovation on latest and futuristic technologies in the testing arena such as IOT, DevOps, Automation, Digital, Telematics, Cloud, Big Data to name a few. It feels great to be recognised for the contribution we are making to the software testing industry.”

The judgment has been made based on the following parameters:

  • A project that has significantly advanced the methods and practices of software testing
  • An attempt to push boundaries within the industry
  • Evidence of working closely with stakeholders to deliver the project on time and within budget
  • Verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results
  • Evidence and evaluation of overcoming project challenges/obstacles
  • Proof of a commitment to high quality and standards

For more information on the awards and the finalists, please visit the official website of The European Software Testing Awards

About TestingXperts

TestingXperts is a Specialist QA & Software Testing Services provider headquartered in London, UK and offices in Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, Australia with offshore test labs in India. TestingXperts’ comprehensive suite of testing services covers Test Advisory, Functional and Non-Functional testing specializing in Automation, Digital, DevOps, Agile, Web, Mobility, IOT, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence to name a few. TestingXperts is helping clients globally transform their QA function to achieve zero production defects, reduce QA cycle times up to 80% and lower overall QA costs up to 60% with its Next-Gen Testing Solutions, Modern Testing Approach, Skilled Teams and Global Delivery Model.

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ClicTest receives the award for Emerging Technology in Testing at UNICOM Conference

SANJOSE, California, LONDON and HYDERABAD, INDIA- (Thursday, July 28, 2016) – ClicTest, one of the leading Product-Enabled Independent Software Testing companies, received an award for “Emerging Technology in Testing” at UNICOM World Conference Next Generation Testing (WCNGT 2016) conducted in Bangalore, India.

India Testing Awards appreciates those firms which have stepped away from the legacy processes and tools to develop new testing programs which define the future of IT software development, support and services.

The India Testing awards at UNICOM conference is lauded as one of the most prestigious awards for the testing professionals and products. ClicTest was announced a clear winner in the “Emerging Technology in testing” category post a comprehensive and thorough analysis of each finalist’s strengths.

Testing methods used, innovative tools and techniques, and customer centricity are the main criteria to decide the finalists. Tougher judging follows in the later stages of deciding the award winners.

Speaking on this important occasion, Pavan Kumar, VP, at ClicTest said “ClicTest commenced as a thought to simplify the testing process and it has now become an award-winning solution.”

About ClicTest

ClicTest is a fast emerging product-enabled Independent Software Testing Services Company. ClicTest provides reliable and efficient End-to-End software testing solutions and services for enterprises of all sizes. ClicTest has a proven track record in helping enterprises to get their mission-critical software applications tested while cutting costs by up to 40% and reducing testing times by up to 20%.

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