Micro Focus is one of the UK’s global software success stories. With annual revenues of over $400m, the 36-year old industry veteran’s products help to maintain and develop core, critical business systems in some of the world’s largest corporations. In recent times it has managed to keep customers happy while also pleasing its investors through a cash return policy based [...]
Avant-hier se tenait la grand messe du Testing “made in France”, la JFTL (Journée Française des Tests Logiciels), et il est intéressant de constater que chaque année les visiteurs sont plus nombreux, les conférences plus pointues et les exposants plus présents. Avec 550 visiteurs triés sur le volet (800 demandes !!) l’édition 2013 se place sous le signe de la [...]
La journée française du test logiciel (JFTL), qui se tient le mardi 26 mars 2013, est l’évènement incontournable en France de l’activité du testing. Elle se veut un événement fédérateur de l’écosystème du test et de la qualité logicielle, et permet également de mieux diffuser les Best Practices. Le travail de fond a commencé par la création et la promotion [...]
On November 8th 2012, Siemens PLM Software (Siemens) announced the acquisition of LMS, a leading provider of testing and mechatronic simulation solutions, with approx. 1,200 employees worldwide serving over 5,000 manufacturing companies. This acquisition will enable Siemens to provide its customers with the whole range of virtual design, simulation and physical performance testing applications. This will permit them to make [...]
Rudolf Van Megen, the genial CEO of testing specialist SQS and one of the founding fathers of the European testing market, has revealed plans to step down from the company in September. The announcement came as SQS unveiled mixed financial results for 2011, with sales up 16% to €189m but net profit down 13%. Shares fell 4% in response to [...]
One of the ‘buzziest’ names in software testing is uTest, the US-based company that is pioneering the crowdsourcing model in the testing world. For those not familiar with uTest, its proposition is to enable clients to test their websites, mobile apps and other software by tapping into a community of 43,000 testers spread across 178 countries. This week, PAC spoke [...]
A good indicator of the growing maturity of the testing services market is how suppliers are jostling to differentiate themselves in an increasingly crowded space. PAC recently met with Qualitest, a privately owned Israel-based testing specialist with 1,000 employees that has built a profitable and expanding business purely focused on onshore delivery. Qualitest’s proposition appears to go against the grain [...]
Arnold Aumasson manages the Business Development Team in France and several consulting projects in the field of Marketing Strategy and Sales for PAC’s clients. Arnold also carries the PAC’s expertise in the field of Transports, Testing and IT Quality.
Biswajit Banerjee’s main responsibilities include market analysis and strategic consulting for the software and IT services industry in APAC with main focus on India. As a senior analyst he is responsible for hardware maintenance, system infrastructure software and project services product segments. His main focus verticals in this region include Manufacturing, Transport, Telecom, Banking and Insurance industry.
Eugen Schwab-Chesaru joined the Bucharest team in February 1999 to help set up PAC’s subsidiary in Romania and he also led the launch of PAC’s SITSI® program of off-the-shelf reports in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). His main responsibilities include heading PAC’s operations in Bucharest and the greater CEE area, as well as delivering strategic consulting to clients and partners.