Tricentis Accelerate 2018 - Explores how Continuous Testing Drives DevOps Success

Monday, 10. September 2018 15:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tricentis, the leader in Continuous Testing, is pleased to announce Accelerate Vienna 2018, Europe’s largest Continuous Testing conference. The event will take place on October 9-10, in Vienna, Austria. Now in its twelfth year, Accelerate Vienna provides its global audience with a look at how Continuous Testing enables enterprises to ensure exceptional user experiences amidst today’s highly-accelerated release cycles.

Accelerate 2018 features more than 50 speakers, panel discussions, workshops and training sessions, networking opportunities, after-event dinners and parties, and interactive ways to engage with Tricentis leadership and technology and innovation experts. Accelerate 2018 will also feature CIO panel discussions, a keynote by Clark Golestani (retired CIO of Merck), and a panel discussion that explores how senior quality leaders align testing with CxO expectations.

Powerful Keynotes, Success Stories, and Panels
Accelerate 2018 will feature keynotes and panel discussions presented by Tricentis’ executive team and experienced leaders from ExxonMobil, Merck, Experian, HSBC, Tyson Foods, SPAR, Swiss Re, Telstra, Toll Group, and Duke Energy. Attendees will also learn best practices and global insights from Tricentis partners, including Accenture, Wipro, Automators, BearingPoint, SQS, and Sogeti, among others.

The conference will also include “The Great Debate: Testers’ Role in DevOps Continuous Testing.” Wolfgang Platz (Tricentis Founder), Mik Kersten (Eclipse Mylyn creator and Tasktop Co-Founder), and Jeff Wilkinson (Managing Director, Accenture) will square off in an unscripted, lively debate what types of testing are needed in Agile and DevOps, whether testers or developers should be responsible for software quality, and will AI take over testing from humans across all roles.

Confirmed keynote sessions include:

Clark Golestani, Managing Director of C Sensei Group and former Global CIO of Merck: Clark will share his insights on why digital transformation is so critical to every business—and why Continuous Testing is essential for digital transformation success.

Sandeep Johri, Tricentis CEO: Sandeep will present an overview of key Tricentis developments over the past 12 months, including details on the QASymphony merger and Q-up test data management acquisition. Sandeep will also share insights on how the industry is changing and Tricentis’ strategy for the leading the future of testing.

Wolfgang Platz, Tricentis Founder and Chief Strategy Officer: Wolfgang will share his vision of what software testing will look like in the digital future,how enterprise application architectures and associated delivery models are changing, how testing must evolve to address these changes, and what testers must do to navigate the road ahead.

Emmet Keeffe, Insight Venture Partners: Emmet will lead an all-star panel that will explore the transformative digital transformation initiatives currently on the CIO agenda—and how software testing impacts their ultimate success. By looking at specific examples of current digital transformation initiatives in some of the world’s leading enterprises, attendees will go beyond learn the requirements to meeting the accelerated expectations of tomorrow.

For a full list of confirmed keynote sessions, please visit Tricentis Accelerate 2018 – Agenda.

Workshops and Training Sessions
Accelerate 2018 will offer attendees numerous opportunities to explore continuous testing techniques and strategies that can be implemented right away at their organizations. Training and workshop topics include risk-based testing, model-based test automation, load testing, SAP testing, mobile testing, and more.

Entertainment, Networking, and Awards Presentations
Accelerate 2018 offers numerous opportunities for attendees to connect with Tricentis Tosca experts and network with peers. Welcome receptions, lunches, and the Expo all provide a fun, professional environment, and each evening features an exclusive event for attendees to wind down at the Palais Auersperg, and Palais Wertheim.


  • Accelerate 2018, Europe’s largest Continuous Testing conference


  • October 9, 2018 – 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • October 10, 2018 – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.


  • Austria Center Vienna, Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, 1220 Wien, Austria


  • Register here to attend.

About Tricentis

With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Through risk-based testing, scriptless end-to-end test automation, and the industry’s most extensive technology support, Tricentis breaks through the barriers experienced with conventional software testing methods. Our innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. The result is accelerated software delivery speed, improved cost efficiency, and reduced business risk.

Tricentis is the only vendor to achieve “leader” status in all three top analyst reports (i.e., the “Triple Crown”). This honor is based on our technical leadership, innovation, and a Global 2000 customer base of 800+ companies, including global enterprises such as Allianz, ANZ Bank, Experian, First Data, HSBC, Lexmark, Merck, Sentry Insurance, Starbucks, Telstra, UBS, Vantiv (now WorldPay), Vodafone, and Whole Foods. These customers rely on Tricentis to achieve and sustain test automation rates of over 90 percent—increasing risk coverage while accelerating testing to keep pace with Agile and DevOps.

Tricentis has a global presence in Austria, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, India, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Poland, United States and the UK. To learn more, visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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