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Latest news and events

2017

The very latest software testing news from 2017.

Our news pages list stories chronologically, the most recent appearing at the top of the list below. Expand each story to read it in full by click the "More information" button below each headline.

nFocus Named Finalists in Leading Vendor Category

14/11/2017

Reigning 'Leading Vendor' winners nFocus Testing discuss being named finalists again for the upcoming European Software Testing Awards 2017!

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nFocus are delighted to have been named finalists for the second successive year, earning the chance to retain their 'Leading Vendor' title at the European Software Testing Awards 2017.

nFocus' Managing Director Phil Edwards explains, "What an amazing year it has been for nFocus! We’ve helped more new clients this year than in any other previous year; providing a greater range of services as well as going above and beyond for all our clients past, present and new, to help them protect their reputation and guard against any software disasters. It is with immense pride that I want to say a huge thanks and congratulations to our team for helping us get this far, a terrific effort by all and we will look forward to celebrating the success of our industry at the awards ceremony on 21 November".

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nFocus Exhibiting at Test Expo 2017

30/10/2017

Come and speak to the nFocus team at Test Expo at Heathrow on the 31st October.

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Being held at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel Heathrow in London, the Test Expo is a chance for test professionals from all backgrounds to come together and enjoy a day of great sessions and discussions on testing. We will be running a prize draw for the choice of either an all action Go Pro Hero 5 Session or a sophisticated Nespresso coffee machine, so make sure to come visit nFocus to talk about all things software testing, test automation, Agile, DevOps and plenty more!

nFocus Testing are an industry leading multi-awarding winning test consultancy operating across the UK since the year 2000. nFocus help organisations flex, scale and manage the high peaks and low troughs of their testing requirements. They have delivered a full range of testing services for many clients across numerous verticals.

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nFocus Sponsor Assurance Leadership Forum October 17

19/10/2017

nFocus sponsors Assurance Leadership Forum

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nFocus are delighted to be sponsoring the 56th Assurance Leadership Forum taking place on Wednesday 25 October 2017 at the conference centre at Balls Brothers, Minster Court, London.

The Assurance Leadership Forum is a not-for-profit group and is geared towards supporting experienced Assurance and Testing practitioners. Uniquely the sessions are discussion based, rather than being presentations and encourage networking and the exchange of information between peers.

nFocus' Scott Summers will be delivering a session titled, “Why we will never have world peace until we consistently recruit good testers”.

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Phil Edwards named Finalist at European Software Testing Awards 2017

17/10/2017

nFocus' Managing Director Phil Edwards named finalist in the Testing Manager of the Year category at the European Software Testing Awards 2017!

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nFocus are today proud to announce their Managing Director, Phil Edwards, has been named a finalist in the 'Testing Manager of the Year' category in the European Software Testing Awards 2017.

Although he’s the MD, Phil still actively consults in the real world, keeping his skills and technology understanding up to date and he loves to work alongside our clients and his talented colleagues. To date he’s advised and worked at over 70 companies throughout the UK, 20 of which are FTSE 100 companies in many different business sectors including, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Technology, Retail, Logistics, Service Sector, Leisure, Construction and Gaming.

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nFocus named in 20 Leading Testing Providers 2017

11/10/2017

TEST Magazine select nFocus Testing as one of their 20 Leading Testing Providers of 2017!

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nFocus are today thrilled to announce they have been selected by TEST Magazine as one of their 20 Leading Testing Providers for 2017!

The TEST Magazine has a readership of over 10,000 test professionals and was created specifically as a voice for professionals serious about software testing and quality in the modern environment. To support the testing industry, the magazine collates an annual "20 Leading Testing Providers" that includes the top testing service and product companies that should be considered for any purchasing decisions.

nFocus' Managing Director Phil Edwards explained, "We're honoured to have been recognised by the TEST Magazine with our inclusion in their 20 Leading Testing Providers 2017. To be handpicked by one of the industry's leading publications as one of the best testing providers is a proud moment, and is testament to the hard work and commitment of our innovative delivery team."

For more information about the "20 Leading Testing Providers" please visit the magazine here.

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nFocus Exhibiting at IP Expo Europe 2017

27/09/2017

Come and speak to the nFocus team at IP Expo Europe in London on the 4th & 5th October.

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Being held at the ExCel Centre in London, the IP Expo is Europe’s number one enterprise IT event and will see nFocus return to exhibit on both days. We will be bringing our popular Nespresso coffee machine to the event, along with some of our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We will also be running a prize draw for the choice of either an all action Go Pro Hero 5 Session or a sophisticated Nespresso coffee machine, so make sure to come visit nFocus on stand G6 to talk about all things software testing, test automation, Agile, DevOps and plenty more!

With 6 events under one roof, including over 300 exhibitors and 300+ free to attend seminar sessions, it’s sure to be a valuable source of information for anyone interested in current and future IT trends. It’s free to register until 7:00pm on the 3rd October.

nFocus Testing are an industry leading multi-awarding winning test consultancy operating across the UK since the year 2000. nFocus help organisations flex, scale and manage the high peaks and low troughs of their testing requirements. They have delivered a full range of testing services for many clients across numerous verticals.

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nFocus expansion into Norfolk

19/09/2017

nFocus are today delighted to announce that due to recent client acquisitions and exciting company growth, a brand new office has been opened in Norwich to service Norfolk and the surrounding areas.

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The historic city of Norwich was selected as a result of a number of client relationships in the surrounding area including a fully-outsourced testing service to one of the UK's most well known brands and FTSE 250 company.

nFocus' Managing Director Phil Edwards explains, "what a twelve months it has been here at nFocus. Not only did we scoop THE major industry award, but we've also on-boarded more customers in the last year than in any other year before. The Norwich expansion marks a new era at the company enabling us to run more cost effective remote project teams, access to even more of the best test professionals in the UK and even more satisfied customers".

Norfolk is at the heart of East Anglia, bordering Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk and is less than two hours by road from London. The City of Norwich is the regional capital and is the county’s commercial, retail, leisure and cultural centre, while the wider Greater Norwich area is the engine of growth for the whole of the East of England. There are ambitious plans for Norfolk - 73,000 more homes, 57,000 more jobs and 5,300 new businesses by 2026 including nFocus Testing.

nFocus' Norwich Testing Office, 'The Union Building, 51 – 59 Rose Lane, Norwich, NR1 1BY', is now fully operational. If you're interested in learning more about nFocus, and the services we can provide, please get in touch with the team on info@nfocus.co.uk or call on 0370 242 6235 and we'd be delighted to invite you to the new office, or alternatively schedule an introductory call.

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nFocus Named as Double Finalists at the European Software Testing Awards

18/09/2017

Reigning 'Leading Vendors' named double finalists for the second year running at the European Software Testing Awards 2017!

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nFocus are today proud to announce we have been named double finalists for the second successive year and have earnt the chance to retain our 'Leading Vendor' title at the European Software Testing Awards 2017.

We have been named finalists in the 'Leading Vendor' and 'Testing Manager of the Year' categories.

nFocus' Managing Director Phil Edwards explains, "Being selected as finalists in two categories by a panel of our peers is a momentous occasion for us. I want to say a huge thanks and congratulations to our team for helping us get this far, and will look forward to celebrating the success of our industry at the awards ceremony on 21 November".

The winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner in London on the 21st November 2017.

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nFocus launch Flexible IT Resourcing Service!

06/09/2017

nFocus Testing are delighted to announce a new formal service offering for Flexible IT Recruitment and Resourcing.

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This includes being able to provide all project delivery roles, with the unique difference that as a testing consultancy, all of our team come with a track record of getting quality right.

nFocus' Managing Director Phil Edwards explains, "We understand that business demands and challenges require organisations to be fast and flexible. This means having a resourcing approach that combines a core group of permanent employees with a contingent workforce to scale as needed. Our service has been designed to help you flex, scale and manage the peaks and troughs of your software delivery requirements."

nFocus is the longest established independently owned test consultancy in the UK. With a 17 year track record of success, we understand that quality delivery is not just about testing but encompasses roles across the whole delivery lifecycle from Developers to Programme Managers. Having delivered these roles to many of our clients for a number of years, we are delighted to announce a new formal offering – Flexible IT Resourcing!

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nFocus on the Government Gateway GCloud 9

06/06/2017

nFocus Testing, , an industry leading multi-award winning testing services provider specialising in Agile, Automation and Performance Testing, are delighted to announce that we have been accepted on to the GCloud 9 store. This is the fifth consecutive year that nFocus have been on the GCloud and we are excited to be able to continue offering our innovative software testing solutions to the public sector.

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Having worked with the public sector since 2000, nFocus have a track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget to a wide range of public sector organisations, including The Government Gateway, Department for Work and Pensions, a multinational defence organisation, and a wide range of other public sector organisations that we’re unable to disclose.

Our services include Testing Health Checks, Test Automation, Testing in Agile, Testing in DevOps, Test Resources and Partnering, Non-Functional, Performance Testing, Security Testing, Mobile Application Testing and Recruitment Services.

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nFocus Exhibiting at Cloud & DevOps World – TechXLR8

18/05/2017

Come and visit the nFocus team at Cloud & DevOps World in London from 13th to the 15th June.

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The popular Cloud & DevOps World will be returning this year as part of London's TechXLR8 event and will see nFocus return to exhibit over the 2-and-a-half-day event. Held at the ExCel Centre in London from 13th to the 15th June it will attract 20,000 attendees over the course of the event.

Packed with seminars and conference talks, as well as a huge exhibition, the event promises to be incredibly insightful and exciting for anyone interested in current and future trends and methodologies in the tech world.

If you haven't booked already tickets are still available, so make sure to book yours and come say hello to the nFocus team and talk about all things Testing and DevOps. We will also be giving out free Nespresso coffees and holding a prize draw.

About nFocus

nFocus Testing are an industry leading multi-awarding winning test consultancy operating across the UK since the year 2000. nFocus help organisations flex, scale and manage the high peaks and low troughs of their testing requirements. They have delivered a full range of testing services for many clients across numerous verticals. Most recently, nFocus have won the prestigious Leading Vendor Award at the European Software Testing Awards – voted on by 16 of the industry’s top experts in Quality Assurance.

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nFocus Attend IP Expo Manchester 2017

28/04/2017

nFocus recently attended the popular IP Expo Manchester exhibition.

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Held over the 26th & 27th April at Manchester Central, the exhibition attracted over 5,000 attendees from the tech and IT world.

IP EXPO Manchester is part of Europe's number ONE Enterprise IT event series, for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward.

The event showcases brand new exclusive content and senior level insights from across the industry, as well as unveiling the latest developments in IT. IP EXPO Manchester now incorporates six events under one roof including: Cloud, Cyber Security, Networks & Infrastructure, AI, Analytics & IOT, DevOps and Open Source.

nFocus were represented by Ryan James, Andy Vaisey and Sara Thomas. Armed with a new Nespresso machine, an eye-watering amount of coffee and a prize draw for an Apple Watch, the nFocus stand proved popular with delegates who were keen to talk testing over a coffee.

About nFocus

nFocus Testing are an industry leading multi-awarding winning test consultancy operating across the UK since the year 2000. nFocus help organisations flex, scale and manage the high peaks and low troughs of their testing requirements. They have delivered a full range of testing services for many clients across numerous verticals. Most recently, nFocus have won the prestigious Leading Vendor Award at the European Software Testing Awards – voted on by 16 of the industry’s top experts in Quality Assurance.

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nFocus Attend Testing Showcase North

23/02/2017

nFocus recently attended Testing Showcase North in Manchester.

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On 21st February nFocus attended Testing Showcase North in Manchester. Held at the Mercure hotel, this was nFocus' second year attending.

The event proved to be a popular one with a big turnout with companies from a multitude of different sectors being represented, all eager to learn about the latest trends and developments in software testing.

nFocus’ stand proved a popular one with many delegates keen to enter our prize draw for an Apple Watch and to talk to our friendly on stand staff about their software testing.

About nFocus

nFocus Testing are an industry leading multi-awarding winning test consultancy operating across the UK since the year 2000. nFocus help organisations flex, scale and manage the high peaks and low troughs of their testing requirements. They have delivered a full range of testing services for many clients across numerous verticals. Most recently, nFocus have won the prestigious Leading Vendor Award at the European Software Testing Awards – voted on by 16 of the industry’s top experts in Quality Assurance.

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nFocus Testing exhibiting at Testing Showcase North

09/02/2017

Come and visit the nFocus team at Testing Showcase North in Manchester on 21/02/2017

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Being held at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, the event will be co-located with DevOps Showcase and Agile Showcase, this year’s event will be focusing on ‘Testing in the 4th Industrial Revolution’. The event aims to look how testing is coping and what changes are needed as we enter a world which will see more digital products and interfaces than ever before.

As well as seminars from world class speakers, delegates will also benefit from networking opportunities and round table sessions where they can discuss opinions and ideas about testing with a range of people working in testing.

nFocus Testing are an industry leading multi-awarding winning test consultancy operating across the UK since the year 2000. nFocus help organisations flex, scale and manage the high peaks and low troughs of their testing requirements. They have delivered a full range of testing services for many clients across numerous verticals. Most recently, nFocus have won the prestigious Leading Vendor Award at the European Software Testing Awards – voted on by 16 of the industry’s top experts in Quality Assurance.

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