Lauren Berrington is a founding member of and heads up the ALICE team. ALICE is an audit robot and provides audit-as-a-service in the IT space using cognitive automation, including machine learning, robotics process automation and artificial intelligence. She automates audit workforces. Lauren also serves as the Chief Audit Executive of the Bidvest Group Ltd and has been responsible for the integrated and digital assurance strategies implemented across the Group. She is pioneering the futuristic landscape of IT-related audit services both inside of the Bidvest Group Ltd and beyond. During her 16-year tenure in the audit industry, Lauren worked for the South African, Boston and London offices of PwC before joining the Bidvest Group Ltd in 2012. Lauren holds a B(Com)(Hons) degree in Accounting from the University of Pretoria. She is a qualified CA (SA) and CISA. Lauren received the PwC Experience Award in 2011 and was a Top-10 Finalist in the SAICA Top 35 Under 35 Competition in 2014. She finds reward in equipping her team with the opportunities and skills to be relevant and successful in a disrupted future.
FinChatBot develops bespoke Artificial Intelligence-powered chatbots to help financial service providers acquire and retain customers, while reducing operating costs. The smart chatbots enable clients to customise and automate important customer interactions including quotes, sales conversions, debt collection, customer service, claims, FICA/RICA and more.
Please visit: finchatbot.com.
Impimpi Technologies’ core competencies include software testing and quality assurance. Within these domains, we offer a test center of excellence, training courses, career development, recruiting services, software testing solutions, and consultation services.
We customize testing solutions that address our clients’ unique business risks, thereby ensuring confidence in their product quality. We believe in solutions that are visible, traceable and that will measure the return on investment.
Please visit: www.impimpitech.com.
South African Software Testing Qualifications Board (SASTQB) is a not-for-profit exam service provider and provides a variety of international certifications that focus on software testing and quality assurance. As a member board of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) we provide a local ISTQB service for South Africa.
We promote software testing as a professional career not only in South Africa but for the African continent.
Please visit: www.sastqb.org.za.