Bangalore, December 3, 2011: Leading workforce development and consulting firm QAI, announced the Software Testing Leadership Awards 2011 at the 11th Annual Software Testing Conference (STC) 2010, at a gala awards ceremony held in Bangalore this week .
Arumilli Anand and Srikanth Tangirala from Oracle India Pvt.Ltd emerged as the winners for their paper titled “Test Design Technique Using Mind Maps”. Anilkumar Pillai, Ashay Kubal and Manjunath Bagalkote, from Capgemini were chosen as the first runners-up for their paper titled “Enterprise Mobility : A Unique Testing Perspective”. The second runner-up spot was awarded to Himani Bhardwaj from QA Info Tech for her paper titled “Accessibility Testing : ACCESS TO EVERYONE”.
A record breaking number of 450-plus author intent forms from over 150 organizations were received which is the all-time highest received for any conference conducted in the past 10 years in India. After preliminary screening, a total of 30 members were invited to present their papers at the conference. In all 100 organizations were represented for the regional rounds, hosted in six cities in India – Bangalore,
STC 2011 was organized in association with the Edista Testing Institute (ETI). Eleventh in the series, STC 2011 included four specific tracks focusing on Business Leadership, Test Program Management (Test Management, Team Management, and Test Estimation etc.), Techniques and Tools and Emerging Areas. For over 17 years, QAI has brought together international representatives and recognized thought-leaders to share information, learn new software quality processes, and discuss software practices through a number of prestigious events like Project Management Leadership Conference (PML), IT Service Management Conference (ITSM), High Maturity Best Practices Conference (HMBP) and the International Software Testing Conference (STC). Certifications, and Learning.
Capgemini tops Ovum 2011 testing benchmark.
In a separate announcement, Capgemini Group, has announced it has topped Ovum's 2011 benchmarking study of Testing Services, ranking above other world-leading technology service providers. The combined Testing Practice of Capgemini and Sogeti business units was recognized particularly for its test process expertise as well as its customer intimacy and responsiveness. Ovum in particular noted its structured approach to testing through Sogeti's Test Management Approach (TMap and Test Process Improvement (TPI methodologies, which are even used by other (competitive) testing services vendors.