About the Award

Australia Testing Awards recognizes those organizations and practitioners that have stepped away from legacy tools and processes to create Testing programs that define the future of IT Software Development, services and support. Executives and teams leading IT and Testing at these companies will be recognized among their peers at the Australia Testing Awards ceremony to be held at World Conference Next Gen Testing in Melbourne.

Why enter Australia Next Gen Testing Awards?

Entering Australia Next Gen Testing Awards is an opportunity to be acknowledged and rewarded. With such recognition comes self belief, raised awareness, confidence for each individual, team, and organization.

  • Raise your/company profile
  • Be acknowledged
  • Impress partners, clients and investors
  • Network and share knowledge

Submission Guidelines

Please download the application form given below to submit your entry. Do not exceed the word limit. Entries for the Australia Next Gen Testing Awards will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Measurable Impact on Business Objectives - 25 points
  • Testing Methods used - 25 points
  • Innovative tools and techniques - 25 points
  • Customer centricity - 25 points

May 12, 2016

Melbourne

3 Individual Categories

2 Corporate Categories

Individual Categories include :

1. Testing Lifetime Achievement of the Year 2016 (Honorary)
The veteran Testing Thought leader whose contribution to the industry is memorable. The jury, comprising of CIOs of end user companies and celebrated thought-leaders, shall chose the winner.

2. Test Leader of the Year 2016
This will be awarded to the most outstanding individual test manager or team leader over the last 1 year.

Nominations for Testing Leader of the Year 2016 :

Watie Hassian

Test Director

ANZ Global Wealth

Joel Virtue

Head of Testing and Quality Assurance

Vodafone Australia

Chris Weskin

Head of Testing

Rubik Financial Limited

Vasant Gore

Vice President and Delivery Head

Capgemini

Robby Green

ANZ Practice Head

Infosys

James Elvin

Head of Testing

Macquarie Bank Ltd

Andrew Phillips

Test Director - Personal Banking

National Australia Bank

Gary James Russell

Test Director / Strategist and Head of Testing / QA

Seven Consulting

Anil Kumar

Head of Quality Assurance

Outware Mobile

Rashmi Trivedi

Practice Head - Quality Assurance & Release

NSW Australia

Fadi Hawli

Director

TestPoint Consulting

3. Testing Champion of the year 2016 (via Australia Testing Champion of the Year 2016) - Know More
These are Australia's most knowledgeable Testing Professionals. They need to win the prestigious and highly competitive Testing Olympiad 2015. All nominees shall be mentioned on the website.

Who can apply?
Individuals or corporate team can directly apply for any of the above categories. Agencies may apply on behalf of their clients, in which case an email approval from the brand owner must be attached with the application. In these cases separate certificates will be provided for the agency, but the trophy will bear only the name of the client.

Corporate Categories include :

1. Testing Project of the Year 2016 - Retail, BFSI, Manufacturing, Telecom
Awarded to the most outstanding testing project in the BFSI sector. The jury, comprising of CIOs of end user companies and celebrated thought-leaders, shall chose the winner. All nominees shall be mentioned on the website. However only the Top 5, selected by Jury members, comprising of CIOs of end user companies and celebrated thought-leaders, shall be on the awards main page.

2. Testing Community of the year 2016 for Australia Testing Awards
Will be awarded to the most outstanding community/ies (public or private) that have been playing a pivotal role in shaping Testing programmes and contributing at large to the realm of Software development, services and support. Any Testing or QA community - a not for profit or for profit or within a company, city or state is eligible for this award.

Who can apply?
Corporates (Brand Owners/Marketing team, CXO desk, HR, Program Managers) can directly apply for any of the above categories. Agencies may apply on behalf of their clients, in which case an email approval from the brand owner must be attached with the application. In these cases separate certificates will be provided for the agency, but the trophy will bear only the name of the client.

Submission Guidelines

Award submission guidelines:

1. More than one submissions are allowed in any category.

2. There can be more than one submission from a company.

3. Submissions are free and no fee needs to be paid.

4. A nominal fee needs to be paid when your submission gets qualified for final nominations. Please contact us to know details about the fee.

5. All submitted proposals shall be refered to jury members who shall be selecting the best 5-7 proposals in each category.

6.Your project will be evaluated based on the information you provide. We hence request you to spend comprehensive time in filling out the details pertaining to your project.

7. Once the proposal qualifies for the final nominations, the same shall be informed to you.

8. All the final nominees should be present on the awards day.

9. Winner's name shall be declared on the awards day.

10. Winner's trophy shall be handed over a gala ceremony on the awards day.

Submission Deadlines:

Early Bird Submission : 18th April 2016
Standard Submission : 10th May 2016

Applicants are requested to download the application form (Link provided below) to submit your entry. Do not exceed the word limit.

Instructions

1. Fill in the required details, and
2. Send the completed form to contact@unicomlearning.com.

For More Information :

Contact Mr Arjun Naidu or Sneha by telephone at +91 80 4202 3134 / +91 99869 33533 / 8197092092 or by email at contact@unicomlearning.com

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Jury Members

Tathagat Varma

Knowledgepreneur & Ex-Sr Director Business Operations

Yahoo!

Prasanth Shanthakumaran

Director

KPMG

Jacko Smit

Testing Service Line Co-Lead

Capgemini

Hamish Leighton

Director

Revolution IT Pty Ltd

Ashok T

Founder & CEO

STAG Software Private Limited

Minal Deshpande

Director

Deloitte Consulting India Pvt Ltd

Krishna Rajan

Managing Director & Global Head of Barclays Testing Services

Barclays Technology Centre India

Renu L Rajani

Vice President

Capgemini

Amitabh Srivastava

Technology Evangelist | Mobility Business Leader

Transility (a division of IMPETUS), Impetus

Participating Companies

Accenture Aconex/AHPRA Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Bluedot Innovation Bupa Australia
Bureau of Meteorology Capgemini Cognizant Commonwealth Bank Crawpal Inc
Dell DT Australia Emprove Hitwise Connexity Pte Ltd Infonomics Pty Ltd
KPMG MarkTwo Consulting MethodScience MYOB National Australia Bank
Nihilent Nokia Australia Planit PWC Australia Rabobank
REA Group Reserve Bank of Australia Revolution IT Sensor Dynamics SimplicIT
SMS Management & Technology Suncorp Group Superpartners Pty Ltd Tabcorp TAC
Test Mile UNSW Australia Wakaleo Consulting WIPRO TECHNOLOGIES Worksafe

Event Location

Melbourne Convention Center
1 Convention Centre Pl,
South Wharf VIC 3006,
Australia
Phone: +61 3 9235 8000

Contact Us

Send an Email to contact@unicomlearning.com
(or) Call on +61 390185278