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ABOUT THE AWARDS

Your success in winning/being shortlisted will be more widely recognised now as we are expanding our territories to SE Asia this year due to its accomplishment as India Testing Awards. The 9th edition of the annual software testing awards – South East Asian Software Testing Awards 2021 (formerly India Testing Awards) is back!!
South East Asian Software Testing Awards recognises those organisations 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 recognised amongst their peers at the South East Asian Software Testing Awards online ceremony co-hosted with World Conference Next Generation Testing 2021 on Wednesday, 24 November 2021.

WHY ENTER SOUTH EAST ASIAN SOFTWARE TESTING AWARDS?

Entering South East Asian Software Testing Awards is an opportunity for the market as a whole to be acknowledged and recognised, as well as bringing high levels of exposure and acclamation for individuals, teams, and organisations. This is a unique platform that provides an opportunity to network, interact and gain knowledge.

A Leadership forum enabling complete reach and engagement to showcase some of the best capabilities from SE Asia’s top brass software testing fraternity.

REASONS TO ENTER:

  • A win at South East Asian Software Testing Awards gives a seal of approval to your activities and is a sign of quality and high standards within your business
  • Just being shortlisted can boost your brand awareness and promote your business.
  • The South East Asian Software Testing Awards recognises the hard work and achievements of your employees, helping to boost staff confidence.
  • Being shortlisted can impress your business partners, clients, investors and potential investors.
  • Winning award boosts your hiring stature within the market, helping to attract the very best talent

JURY MEMBERS

Sudeepta Guchhait

Director – Quality Assurance, Tools & Test Management
NASDAQ, Inc.

BERND BORNHAUSEN

Director Quality Assurance,
Logibec

SUDEEP CHATTERJEE

Head Of QA And Testing
London Stock Exchange Group

MELISSA TONDI

Quality Engineering Leadership
E*TRADE/Morgan Stanley

NOVEMBER 24, 2021

Online

1 Individual Category

5 Corporate Categories

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY INCLUDE :

1. Testing Leader of the Year 2021
This will be awarded to the most outstanding software testing leader.

Jury will be looking for:

  • Excellent people management and communication skills
  • Evidence of achieving project aims and targets through effective leadership
  • Proof of commitment to the wider testing and QA community
  • Examples of procedures put in place to ensure high quality results
  • Evidence of a commitment to high quality and standards
  • Demonstration of self-evaluation, commitment to self-learning and improvement
  • Evangelise modern test practices, methods and find new ways of doing things – Ex: Usage of machine learning tools, analysis et al

CORPORATE CATEGORIES INCLUDE :

1. Testing Project of the Year 2021
Awarded to the most outstanding testing project

Jury will be looking for:

  • Evidence of working closely with stakeholders to deliver the project on time and within budget
  • Demonstration of a successful software testing project utilising a best practice method/technique
  • Verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results
  • Evidence and evaluation of overcoming project challenges/obstacles
  • Detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of resource choices
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards
  • Evidence of cost savings, revenue generation or any value generated to the customer (internal, external)

Winner

Software Testing Awards

Runner-Up

Software Testing Awards

2. Emerging Technology in Testing of the Year 2021
Awarded to the most outstanding emerging technology in testing

Jury will be looking for:

  • Detailed discussion around project methodology and justification of Emerging technology choices and application
  • Cutting-edge and fit-for-purpose technology was correctly and effectively used.
  • Verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results
  • Evidence and evaluation of technology being used to overcome project challenges/obstacles
  • Evidence of commitment to industry best practices and standards
  • Evidence of adoption of technology and that resulted in significant business benefits (cost savings or revenue generation)

Winner

Software Testing Awards

Runner-Up

Software Testing Awards

3. Testing Team of the Year 2021
Awarded to the most outstanding overall testing team of the year.

Jury will be looking for

  • Evidence of a cohesive team identity and unity
  • Outstanding communication demonstrated within the software testing team and with other stakeholders
  • Evidence of achieving project aims and targets through effective team work
  • Commitment to the wider testing and QA community
  • Evidence of a strong team ethos
  • Proof of continued commitment to improving, up-skilling and self-development
  • Evidence of teams creating or contributing to open source, intellectual property like publications, or testing community contribution

Winner

Software Testing Awards

Runner-Up

Software Testing Awards

4. Testing Tool/Product of the Year 2021
Awarded to the most outstanding testing tool/product

Jury will be looking for

  • Did the product provide cost saving or revenue generation to the organization?
  • Did it improve productivity of the testing teams?
  • Did the product provide any “wow” factor that impacted customer (internal/external) business?
  • How did the product perform in terms of product adoption, ease of use, implementation Is it referred/used in community and usage at various levels of eco system in the industry?

Winner

Software Testing Awards

5. Graduate Tester of the Year 2021
A recent graduate, who has completed university or an apprenticeship scheme in the last 2 years, who has shown outstanding commitment and development in the testing field.

Jury will be looking for

  • Evidence of outstanding commitment and development in the testing field
  • Proof of excellent communication skills with all stakeholders
  • Efforts to keep up-to-date with trends, guidelines and best practices in the industry
  • Evidence of a dedication to self training and improvement
  • Demonstration of successful outcomes that meet the aims and targets set
  • Proof of engagement with the wider testing and QA community

Winner

Software Testing Awards

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Award submission guidelines:

1. More than one submission per category is allowed.
2. There can be more than one submission from a company.
3. The nominee must be an organization or individual as appropriate for the category
4. UNICOM program committee may invite people or organizations to nominate themselves, without guarantee or prejudice
5. Nominees must complete the nomination form and include all relevant information for validation and confirmation
6. There would be a nominal fee per category to ensure serious nominations (details given below)
7. All submitted proposals shall be referred to jury members who will be selecting the best 5 proposals in each category.
8.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.
9. Once the proposal qualifies for the final nominations, the same shall be informed to you.
10. Winner’s name shall be declared on the Awards day.
11. Winner’s trophy and certificate shall be couriered to their respective company address.

Submission Deadlines:

Last Date of Submission is 10 November, 2021

For More Information :

Contact Debjoy by telephone at +91 95388 78795/99 or by email at debjoy@unicomseminars.org

Awards Price List

Application Type Description Standard Price
Single Application One pass for the nominated individual by company INR 10,000 + GST (≈ USD 137)
Two Applications Two passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 18,000 + GST (≈ USD 246)
Three Applications Three passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 25,000 + GST (≈ USD 342)
Four Applications Four passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 32,000 + GST (≈ USD 438)
Five Applications Five passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 38,000 + GST (≈ USD 520)
Six Applications Six passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 42,000 + GST (≈ USD 575)
Seven Applications Seven passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 50,000 + GST (≈ USD 684)
Eight Applications Eight passes for the nominated individuals by company INR 55,000 + GST (≈ USD 753)

Nominees may use the banner above for their LinkedIn profile cover

SUBMIT YOUR CONTRIBUTION WORK

Applicants are requested to fill up the details by clicking on the link provided below to receive the application form for submission of your entry.

JUDGES/JURY MEMBERS

Become a Judge – South East Asian Software Testing Awards 2021
Judging for South East Asian Software Testing Awards 2021 will take place in October-November. You will be asked for approximately 8 hours remote judging over 2-3 weeks period and one full day and virtual attendance will be anticipated on the Awards day (Wednesday, 24 November, 2021)

Please send an email with your bio and relevant work experience up to 500 words to contact@unicomlearning.com

Jury Members

Your submission should include:

  • Your experience, skills, expertise, in the software testing industry
  • Any qualification
  • Any additional value you would add to the judging panel
  • A head and shoulder 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 be able to use the Awards logo and associate yourself to the program.

Past Participating Companies

PAST WINNERS

1. Testing Lifetime Achievement of the Year
2015
ISRO - Mars Orbiter Mission Team
Honoured by UNICOM
2016
Prof. S Sadagopan
Author, Academia Par Excellence and thought leader Director IIIT - Bangalore
Honoured by UNICOM
2018
Dr. Shankar Ramamoorthy
Professor- Information Science Engineering CMRIT
Honoured by UNICOM
2019
Diwakar Menon
Founder LAST MILE CONSULTANTS
Honoured by UNICOM
2019
SANTHOSH TUPPAD
Software Tester & Founder Test Insane
Honoured by UNICOM
2. Testing Leader of the Year
2015
Renu Rajani
2016
Sundar Ganesh
2017
HARI BHASKAR SANKARANARAYANAN
2018
Sujata Dutta
3. Testing Startup of the Year
2015
Test Insane
2017
Appknox
4. Testing Project of the Year
2015
IBS Plc
2016
Barclays
2017
Manhattan Associates
2018
Vodafone
2019
Vodafone
2020
TESTING PROJECT OF THE YEAR 2020 – FINALISTS
5. Testing Team of the Year
2015
Tech Mahindra
2016
Accenture & BT
2017
IBS
2018
Accenture
2019
Accenture
2020
TESTING TEAM OF THE YEAR 2020 - FINALISTS
6. Emerging Technology in Testing of the Year
2015
Tech Mahindra
2016
Infotree Solutions
2017
Tech Mahindra
2018
Vodafone
2019
Tech Mahindra
2020
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY IN TESTING OF THE YEAR 2020 - FINALISTS
7. Mobile Apps in Testing of the Year
2015
Manhattan Associates
2016
Rapidvalue
8. Testing Tool/Product of the year
2017
Rapidvalue
2017
2018
LTI
2019
Accenture
2020
TESTING TOOL/PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2020 - FINALISTS
9. Graduate Tester of the Year
2020
GRADUATE TESTER OF THE YEAR 2020 - FINALISTS

FAQs

1) Why should I participate in South East Asian Software Testing Awards?

  • Entering South East Asian Software Testing Awards is an opportunity to be acknowledged and rewarded.
  • With such recognition comes confidence, fame for each individual, team, and organization.
  • Improve your company/individual profile
  • Acknowledgement and fame
  • Impress stakeholders
  • Networking
  • Just being shortlisted can boost your brand awareness and promote your business.

2) How do I participate for South East Asian Software Testing Awards 2021?

You have to register yourself for the selected category/categories (category details given in website) by paying a nominal fee. Once we receive your registration, we will send you the forms/s for the category/categories you have registered and provide you ample time to fill it and send us back.

3) How do I fill the forms? Can I add images within template and/or give a supportive deck for the entry?

The ‘filled-in’ forms can be submitted either in pdf or word format and if you want to insert images within template, please make sure you insert limited in order to keep your entry simple and compact. 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.

4) Can there be more than one submission for the same category from a company?

Yes, that is possible.

5) Can I even register after the submission deadline if unfortunately, I missed to see the details somewhere?

I am afraid that would not be possible. No registration shall be entertained after the submission deadline.