“Technologies for Continuous App Delivery”

The QA Financial Forum is firmly established as the only conference dedicated to quality assurance, testing and IT risk management for financial software.

Our focus means we are covering in detail the topics that really matter to senior-level decision makers working in IT strategy, engineering and procurement at leading banks, asset management and insurance companies.

Key topics for 2017 include:

– Automation, test virtualization and AI,
– The Cloud and test data management,
– Regulatory compliance: GDPR and MiFID,
– Mobile banking apps,
– Benchmarking out-sourced service providers.

To find out more about sponsorship and delegate opportunities please get in touch with Nat Knight — nat@qa-financial.com.

For all other general enquiries, including speaker queries, please contact Jade Mitchell — jade@qa-financial.com.



April 5, 2017
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12:05 pm
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2:15 pm
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Gold Sponsors:


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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Being a fully owned subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group and part of LSEG's Technology Services division since 29 May 2015, Exactpro specialises in open access quality assurance services and related software development with focus on test automation for securities data distribution, trading systems, risk management, market surveillance and post-trade infrastructures.

Our team has an in-depth understanding of the technologies and business logic behind matching engines, smart order routing, algorithmic trading, order management, market data dissemination, straight-through processing, clearing and settlement for equities, fixed income, FX, listed and OTC derivatives. We have considerable experience working in ultra-low latency systems and FIX-based solutions. In addition to functional and non-functional testing, we also verify that our customers' systems are compliant with regulations.

Exactpro is a young and dynamic company. Founded in 2009, Exactpro operates in the UK and US, with significant functions in Russia. It currently employs over 380 people. We have been able to attract and retain a superb technical team of talented engineers. Exactpro staff are technically advanced, responsible, proactive, thorough, flexible and responsive to clients' requests and needs. We promote integrity, partnership, innovation and excellence in anything we do as a company. Clients worldwide, including execution venues, brokers, buy-side, technology vendors, trust us due to our transparency, reliability and track record.

Effective test automation with wide coverage and focus on cost efficiency, maintainability and sustainability is one of the areas where we have seen success in the recent years. We could not have done it without a unique suite of test automation tools, which we have developed over the years to provide the services.

Some of the key contributors to our success as a company include absolute commitment to high quality in everything we do for the customers, adherence to the open access model in our areas of expertise, high profile referenceable projects within both LSEG and the rest of the industry, as well as staying focused on providing the necessary training opportunities for our staff.


Tricentis, the Continuous Testing Company, specializes in market leading agile software testing tools for enterprises. We help Global 2000 companies adopt DevOps and gain success by achieving automation rates of over 90%. Top analysts recognize Tricentis as a leader in Software Test Automation, with Model-based Test Automation and Test Case Design as standout features.

Our 400+ customers include global names from the Top 500 brands such as A&E, Allianz, Deutsche Bank, HBO, JetBlue, Orange, Swiss Re, Telstra, Toyota, UBS, Vantiv, Virgin Airlines, and Zurich Insurance. Tricentis has offices in Austria, United States, Germany, Switzerland, UK, Netherlands, Poland, and Australia.

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Quali is the leading provider of Cloud Sandboxes for automating the DevOps lifecycle.   We give innovators control over their world by enabling them to create personalized replicas of even the most complex production environments inside of Sandboxes.  The Global 100 depend on Quali to help them deliver their products and services faster to market with better quality.

Silver Sponsor:


Built by TestPlant, the eggPlant range of software quality tools supports the design, development, test and management of software applications for mobile, desktop and mainframe use in any technology platform environment, ensuring service assurance for digital business.

The tools are relevant in agile, mobile, web and DevOps deployments. eggPlant use improves and reports on the quality and responsiveness of software systems, reduces time to market and lowers costs by introducing process automation.

TestPlant’s products are used in over 30 countries by well over 350 enterprise customers in sectors which include Financial Services, Automotive, Healthcare, Media, Retail and Defense.

Bronze Sponsors:

Neotys is the leading innovator in Continuous Performance Validation for Web and Mobile applications. Neotys load testing (NeoLoad) and performance monitoring (NeoSense) enable teams to produce faster applications, deliver new features and enhancements in less time and simplify interactions across Dev, QA, Ops and business stakeholders. Neotys has helped over 1600 customers test, monitor and improve performance at every stage of the application development lifecycle, from development to production, leveraging its automated and collaborative tooling.

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Perfecto enables exceptional digital experiences. We help you transform your business and strengthen every digital interaction with a quality-first approach to creating web and native apps, through a cloud-based test environment called the Continuous Quality Lab™. The CQ Lab is comprised of real devices and real end-user conditions, giving you the truest test environment available.

More than 1,500 customers, including 50% of the Fortune 500 across the banking, insurance, retail, telecommunications and media industries rely on Perfecto to deliver optimal mobile app functionality and end user experiences, ensuring their brand’s reputation, establishing loyal customers, and continually attracting new users.