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Cigniti Technologies is now a proud Underwriter of PhillyCIO

PHILADELPHIA - (BUSINESS WIRE)- Cigniti Technologies, a global leader in independent quality engineering and software testing services, is now a strategic Underwriter of PhillyCIO, a local arm of the InspireCIO Leadership Network. Together, they regularly convene leading CIOs, foster meaningful relationships and help CIOs thrive in today’s most challenging C-suite executive role.

As an Underwriter of PhillyCIO , Cigniti would be part of InspireCIO programs such as CIO Philadelphia Advisory Board Meetings, PhillyCIO Awards Nominee Event, PhillyCIO Awards Finalist Event, CIO Only Programs, CIO Wine Experience, and Philadelphia CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards and for the promotions purposes by leveraging the key resources to support the expansion.

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Selects Cigniti Technologies as a Strategic Quality Engineering Partner

MELBOURNE, Australia - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Cigniti Technologies, a global leader in independent quality engineering and software testing services, is now a strategic Quality Engineering panel vendor for Toyota Motor Corporation Australia (TMCA), a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, to help accelerate its Quality & Digital transformation journey over the next 3 years.

Speaking on the occasion, Srikanth Chakkilam, CEO at Cigniti Technologies, said: “It is exciting and a proud moment for all of us at Cigniti to serve a leading automobile company. In this IOT enabled future of connected and autonomous vehicles, Technology will disrupt the entire automobile value chain. Software is going to greatly influence the future of the automobile industry. Digital transformation in the automobile industry will take place in the future across the value chain from the connected supply chain and manufacturing, to providing a virtual experience in the car buying process, Car Mobility as a Service, and autonomous driving. It is very important to ensure that high quality software will enhance the customer experience.”

Cigniti Tech Q2 net profit drops 29% to Rs 25 crore

IT firm Cigniti Technologies on Thursday posted a 29 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 25 crore for the second quarter ended September 2020, mainly on account of a one-time provisioning against an income tax order.

The company had logged a net profit of Rs 35.72 crore in the same quarter a year ago.

Commenting on results, Cigniti Technologies Chief Financial Officer Krishnan Venkatchary told PTI that the company's year-on-year profit has come down on account of one-time write-off of around Rs 8.95 crore which was necessitated for an income tax order received around transfer pricing for 4 years between 2015-2018 in the US.

Cigniti’s Kalyana Rao Konda Joins the Board of Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT)

PHILADELPHIA - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT), an Affiliate of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (The Chamber), inducted Kalyana Rao Konda, President at Cigniti Technologies into its board of directors, earlier this month.

Kalyana Rao Konda (Kalyan) is the President at Cigniti. He drives business growth and ensures client success for Cigniti and wears multiple hats including operational planning, sales management, marketing, partnership alliances, customer success, designing custom solutions and ensuring great service delivery. Kalyan is a thought leader in the Quality Engineering space, has been a speaker at multiple industry forums and has a patent pending at USPTO for intelligent test scenario generation.

Cigniti Technologies is now a proud Underwriter of HoustonCIO

Houston, 22nd Oct 2020: Cigniti Technologies, a global leader in independent quality engineering and software testing services, is now a strategic Underwriter of HoustonCIO, a local arm of the International CIO Leadership Association (ICLA). Together, they intend to foster technology innovation, help Houston IT community become aware of the best practices and trends being implemented, and bring together the CIOs of Houston to a single platform.

As an Underwriter of HoustonCIO association, Cigniti would be a part of the Inspire CIO programs such as HoustonCIO Advisory Board Meetings, Nominee Events, Finalist Events, CIO Only Programs, the Wine Experience, and the Houston CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards and support its expansion by promoting and leveraging key resources.

Cigniti Technologies is now a proud Underwriter of CharlotteCIO

Charlotte, 22nd Oct 2020: Cigniti Technologies, a global leader in independent quality engineering and software testing services, is now a strategic Underwriter of CharlotteCIO, a local arm of the International CIO Leadership Association (ICLA). Together, they intend to foster technology innovation, help Charlotte IT community become aware of the best practices and trends being implemented, and bring together the CIOs of Charlotte to a single platform.

As an Underwriter of CharlotteCIO, Cigniti would be a part of the InspireCIO programs such as CharlotteCIO Advisory Board Meetings, Nominee Events, Finalist Events, CIO Only Programs, the Wine Experience, and the Charlotte CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards and support its expansion by promoting and leveraging key resources.

London based BABB partners with Cigniti Technologies for software testing of their cryptocurrency platform

London, 1st Oct 2020: BABB, the blockchain banking and fundraising challenger partners with Cigniti Technologies to leverage its cutting-edge Quality Engineering expertise.

The BABB business model is primarily delivered via their mobile apps. BABB wanted to ensure their application is highly secure, provides the best user experience and keeps pace with changing market conditions. This demanded an intense and structured approach to testing across devices and platforms (iOS and Android).

Cigniti leveraged it’s proven mobile quality engineering methodology to perform both functional and non-functional testing of the BABB mobile app. The team executed user acceptance testing of the key user journeys that includes multiple functionalities and features. Cigniti also performed security testing in the form of dynamic application security testing, mobile application security testing and API security testing.

Here’s what the CEO – Cigniti Technologies have to say about the IoT trends

Leader's Speak, Sukriti Yaduwanshi | 25 Sep 2020, 11:00 AM

Here’s what the CEO of Cigniti Technologies have to say about the IoT trends

Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept that utilizes these latest technologies to bring cohesiveness to the interactions between the multiple digital assets and devices. Edge computing enables IoT to augment analytics and data ingestion that helps analyze, measure, predict, visualize, and react to the new digital environment, making lives easier. Reducing data latency, boosting data transport speeds, and providing a conducive environment where connected devices can communicate with each other seamlessly is the future of IoT.

Check out the TechGig conversation with Srikanth Chakkilam here.

NelsonHall Recognizes Cigniti as a Leader in AI Testing & Overall Quality Engineering Capabilities

DALLAS - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Cigniti Technologies has been positioned as a Leader in NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) chart 2020 for AI Testing, Continuous Testing, and overall Quality Engineering capabilities.

Evaluating vendors on both their ‘ability to deliver immediate benefit’ and their ‘ability to meet client future requirements’, vendors are identified in one of four categories: Leaders, High Achievers, Innovators, and Major Players. Leaders are the vendors that exhibit both a high ability relative to their peers to deliver immediate benefit and a high capability relative to their peers to meet clients’ future requirements.

Speaking on the occasion, Srikanth Chakkilam, CEO – Cigniti Technologies said, “There is an increased adoption of AI-based systems across the industries to provide better customer experience and delivering quality applications at speed. Cigniti leverages AI to test as well as tests AI-based systems. Our AI-driven quality engineering approach for continuous testing (CT), Agile, and DevOps helps enterprises accelerate their digital transformation.”

Top software testing skills that are high on demand

With software testing becoming more advanced and demand increasing, there is a need for reskilling the workforce as well.

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Software testing is not what it was decade ago. In the last few years, it has transformed and has become part of boardroom conversations thanks to shift in new age technologies.

Srikanth Chakkilam, Chief Executive Officer, Cigniti Technologies, a specialised testing firm, told Moneycontrol that with the shift to new age testing areas there is a need for reskilling in this space as people will have to code and have knowledge of scripting language such as Python.

Specialised testing includes automation, cybersecurity, cloud migration and blockchain. According to a NelsonHall, overall software testing market and specialised testing services would touch $48 billion and $30 billion by 2023, a growth of 5.6 percent per annum.

Cigniti Q4 net profit slips 2 pc to Rs 29.2 cr

Cigniti Technologies, an engineering and software testing services provider, on Thursday said its consolidated net profit fell 2 per cent to Rs 29.26 crore in the March 2020 quarter.

Its net profit was at Rs 29.88 crore in the year-ago period, a statement said. The company's revenue from operations stood at Rs 233.04 crore in the quarter under review from Rs 206.44 crore in the year-ago period - a growth of 13 per cent, it added. For FY20, Cigniti's net profit was at Rs 121.60 crore, while revenue was at Rs 871.97 crore.

"As we move into FY-21, entire world is engulfed with challenges created by crisis. However, this situation shall open up new opportunities and it is all about how quickly we adopt and move forward with new normal and ensure the business continuity," C V Subramanyam, Chairman and MD of Cigniti Technologies, said.

Cigniti Technologies contributes Rs. 50 Lakhs for fighting Corona Virus (Covid-19)

30th March, 2020, Hyderabad: Hyderabad based Cigniti Technologies, Leaders in Software Testing Services, contributed Rs. 50 Lakh to Chief Minister relief fund today, to support Government of Telangana to tackle the unprecedented situation caused by COVID-19. Cigniti’s Chairman & Managing Director, Mr. C V Subramanyam, handed over the cheque to Mr. K T Rama Rao, Minister of IT , Municipal Administration &Urban Development and Industry & Commerce, Govt. of Telangana.

Cigniti Technologies contributes 50 Lakhs for fighting Corona Virus (Covid-19)

Cigniti Technologies Q3FY20 Revenue: Consolidated Revenue Rs. 217 crores and Net Profit Rs. 28 Cr Standalone Revenue Rs. 75 crores and Net Profit Rs. 15 Cr

Consolidated Financial Performance for Q3FY20 v/s Q3FY19 (Corresponding Year)

  • Revenue of

Rs. 216.75 crore v/s. Rs. 209.97 crore [á 3%]· EBITDA of Rs. 28.62 crore v/s. Rs. 38.70 crore

  • PAT of Rs. 28.11 crore v/s. Rs. 28.79 crore

Consolidated Financial Performance for Q3FY20 v/s Q2FY20 (Corresponding Quarter)

  • Revenue of Rs. 216.75 crore v/s. Rs. 214.60 crore [á 1%]
  • EBITDA of Rs. 28.62 crore v/s. Rs. 36.87 crore
  • PAT of Rs. 28.11 crore v/s. Rs. 35.72 crore
Consolidated Financial Performance for 9MFY20 v/s 9MFY19 (Corresponding Year)

  • Revenue of Rs. 638.93 crore v/s. Rs. 609.64 crore [á 5%]
  • EBITDA of Rs. 97.14 crore v/s. Rs. 103.61 crore
  • PAT of Rs. 92.34 crore v/s. Rs. 117.49 crore

Hyderabad, January 22, 2020: Cigniti Technologies Limited, a global leader in independent quality engineering and software testing services, announced the consolidated financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2019.

Cigniti Technologies wins the ‘Corporate Leader of the Year’ award at the 15th Indo-American Corporate Excellence (I-ACE) Awards

September 2019: Mr. Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Ministry of MSME, presented the ‘Corporate Leader of the Year’ award to Mr. C V Subramanyam Chairman & MD, Cigniti Technologies at the 15th Indo-American Corporate Excellence (I-ACE) Awards on Friday, September 20, 2019, in Mumbai. The award recognizes businesses which have served as an industry benchmark, showcased high performance, and discharged their fiduciary duties to all stakeholders effectively.

Cigniti Technologies consolidated net profit rises 404.89% in the September 2018 quarter

Sales rise 21.26% to Rs 204.96 crore

Net profit of rose 404.89% to Rs 49.53 crore in the quarter ended September 2018 as against Rs 9.81 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2017. Sales rose 21.26% to Rs 204.96 crore in the quarter ended September 2018 as against Rs 169.02 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2017. ParticularsQuarter EndedSep. 2018Sep. 2017% Var.Sales204.96169.02 21 OPM %18.138.26 -PBDT56.9711.57 392 PBT56.2710.89 417 NP49.539.81 405

Cigniti Technologies Ltd Net Profit up in Q1FY19

Hyderabad headquartered Cigniti Technologies Limited, a global leader in independent quality engineering services on Tuesday announced the consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018.
The company's Net Profit ffor Q1FY19 stood at Rs 39.15 crore (Net Profit inclides one-time reversal of tax provision amounting Rs 13.62 crore in Cigniti Technologies Inc., USA) as against Net Loss of Rs 5.68 crore in Q1FY18, a company statement here said.

Cigniti Technologies Q1FY19 Net Profit at Rs 39.15 cr as against Q1FY18 Net loss of Rs 5.68 Cr

Q1FY19 Revenue grew by 16% to Rs. 194.71 cr

Consolidated Financial Performance for Q1FY19 vs Q1FY18 (Corresponding Quarter)

  • Revenue of 194.71 crore v/s. Rs. 168.48 crore [+16%]
  • EBITDA before exceptional items of 28.18 crore v/s. Rs. (0.09) crore
  • PAT at 39.15 crore v/s. Rs. (5.68) crore

Consolidated Financial Performance for Q1FY19 vs Q4FY18 (Sequential Quarter)

  • Revenue of 194.71 crore v/s. Rs. 178.64 crore [+ 9%]
  • EBITDA before exceptional items of 28.18 crore v/s. Rs. 21.23 crore
  • PAT at 39.15 crore v/s. Rs. 19.80 crore

Hyderabad, July 31, 2018: Cigniti Technologies Limited, a global leader in independent quality engineering services, today announced the consolidated financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2018.

Gartner Positions Cigniti Technologies as a Niche Player in 2017 Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide

This achievement reinforces our ability to provide world class IP Led testing and Quality Engineering services to clients of most sizes, helping them succeed in their Digital, Agile, and DevOps transformation initiatives. We have invested in our domain capabilities and over the years we have developed strong success stories in airlines, BFSI, high tech, retail, and energy & utilities verticals,” says Srikanth Chakkilam, CEO - Cigniti Technologies Inc.

Even Minor Glitches And Breaches Can Kill Brands

Even Minor Glitches And Breaches Can Kill Brands. Read this article from Sairam Vedam, VP & Global Head-Marketing at Cigniti Technologies, talking about how such issues not only leads to financial losses but also smudges the image of the brand in the public sphere, and the role of Quality Assurance to prevent such situations.