About the Award

India Testing Awards will recognize 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 India Testing Awards ceremony co-hosted with World Conference Next Gen Testing 2016 on Thursday, 21st July 2016, in Bangalore.

Why enter India Next Gen Testing Awards?

Entering India 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 India 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

July 21, 2016

Bangalore

3 Individual Categories

6 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. Testing Leader of the Year 2016
This will be awarded to the most outstanding software Testing leader.



Nominations for Testing Leader of the Year 2016 :

Manas Chakraborty

VP and Global Head

Mindtree

Brijesh Prabhakar

Testing Head, India GDC

Atos

Ramasubramanian K

Senior Vice President and Global Testing Practice Head

Polaris Consulting & Services Ltd

Sundar Ganesh

Director Quality Engineering & Assurance

Barclays Bank Plc

Muralidhar Mannengode

Vice-President and Head- Testing Practice

Mphasis

Narayanan Palani

Lead Quality Assurance(QA)-Thomson Reuters, Author of Software Automation Testing Secrets Revealed

Thomson Reuters

Hari Sankaranarayanan

Program Director

Amadeus Software Labs India Pvt Ltd

Nemirajaiah ys

AVP and Head Testing Practice

Sasken Communication Technologies

Pramod Sukhija

Head of Test

AVEVA

Diwakar Menon

Founder

Last Mile Consultants

Mr. Arunkumar Khannur

Chairman & CEO

ISQT Process & Consulting Services Pvt ltd

Srinivasan Desikan

Vice President - Business Operations

Altisource Labs

3. Testing Champion of the year 2016 (via India Testing League)
These are India's most knowledgeable Testing Professionals. They need to win the prestigious and highly competitive India testing league 2016. 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 retail, BFSI, Manufacturing and Telecom 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.



Nominees

Tech Mahindra

IBS

Manhattan

Manhattan

Barclays

Tech Mahindra

IBS

Manhattan Associates
Project - 1

Manhattan Associates
Project - 2

Barclays



2. Testing Team of the Year 2016
Will be awarded to the most outstanding overall testing team of the year. 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 thoughtleaders, shall be on the awards main page.



Nominees

Tech Mahindra

Airtel

Flipkart

IRCTC

Unisys

Tech Mahindra

Airtel

Flipkart

IRCTC

Unisys



Wipro

Valtech

Barclays

Accenture

Wipro

Valtech

Barclays

Accenture - British Telecom



3. Mobile App Testing Award of the Year 2016
It will be awarded to the best mobile app testing company. 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 thoughtleaders, shall be on the awards main page.



Nominees

Tech Mahindra

RapidValue

Barclays

Tech Mahindra

RapidValue

Barclays



4. Emerging Technology in Testing of the Year 2016
It will be awarded to the company using the most emerging technology . 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 thoughtleaders, shall be on the awards main page.



Nominees

Tech Mahindra

ClicTest

Tech Mahindra

ClicTest



5. Testing Startup of the year 2016
The best and most promising startup in software testing gets this award. . 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 thoughtleaders, shall be on the awards main page.

*Any company with upto than 1000 employees can qualify as a start - up.

6. Testing Tool/Product of the year 2016
The award is for the most productive tool that enhances the testing process. Product companies can use this category to nominate themselves. Open source tools shall be chosen based on a survey by UNICOM.



Nominees

Tech Mahindra

ClicTest

Cisco

IBS

Tech Mahindra

ClicTest

Cisco

IBS



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. A nominal fee of Rs. 7500 /- + taxes will be a onetime payment per category to ensure serious nominations

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

5.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.

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

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

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

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

Submission Deadlines:

Early Bird Submission : 15th June 2016
Standard Submission : 19th July 2016

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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Judges

Become a Judge - India Testing Awards 2016
Judging for India Testing Awards 2016 will take place in June to July of 2016. You will be asked for approximately 8 hours remote judging over a 2-3 week period and one full day, of which physical attendance will be required on the Awards function evening (Friday, 21 July, 2016), in Bengaluru.

If you would like to be considered as a judge, please email up to 500 words about yourself to contact@unicomlearning.com

Your submission should include:

  • Your experience, skills, expertise, in the software testing market
  • Any qualifications
  • Any additional value you would add to the judging panel
  • A head and shoulders picture of yourself
  • Your full contact details to include company name and your job title
As an added benefit of being on the revered judging panel, you will also receive one complimentary access to the VIP reception. You will also be able to use the awards logo and associate yourself to the program.

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

Trainings

Agile

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Big Data

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Cloud

UNICOM has been a prominent provider of software and systems Development and Testing conferences and training. Its events and training including popular certifications such as ISTQB and Certified ScrumMaster and courses address upcoming challenges presented by moving to Agile, DevOps and Mobile environments. Conferences include SEPG Europe, Agile Business Conference, ALM Conference, TestExpo and Next Generation Testing Conference.

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Participating Companies

Accenture ADP Airtel Amadeus Software Labs India Pvt. Ltd
Amdocs ANZ Operations &Technology Pvt Ltd Aricent ATOS
Barclays Technology Centre India Blob City CA Technologies Capgemini
Cisco Cognizant Technology Solutions Collabera CSC
Dell Deloitte Ericsson Fidelity
Fiserv Flipkart Globallogic HCL Technologies
Hexaware Technologies Ltd HSC Huawei Technologies IBM
iGate Impetus InfoTech (I),Pvt. Ltd Infosys InMobi
Intel ITC Infotech India Ltd Jardine Lloyd Thompson India JLT Groups
JPMorgan Global Commercial Card Technology L & T InfoTech Ltd. Lexmark International (India)Pvt Ltd Mahindra com viva
Manhattan Assocaiates Mastek Ltd McAfee Microsoft
Mindtree Ltd Netmagic Oracle India Pvt. Ltd. Persistent
Philips Planon Software Services Pvt. Ltd Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited Samsung
SAP Labs Electric Scope International Pvt Ltd Seagate Technology HDD (India)Pvt Ltd
Sears IT & Management Services India Pvt Ltd siemens Societe Generale Global Solution Centre Pvt. Ltd. Sonata Software Limited.
Tata Teleservices Limited Tech Mahindra Thomson Reuters India PvtLtd ThoughtWorks
TIeto Visa VMWare Vodafone
Wipro Zensar Technologies    

Event Location

Movenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore
115, Gokula Extension,
HMT Road, Near BEL Circle,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560054
Phone:080 4300 1000