Based in Chennai, India, ThinkSoft is a specialist provider of independent and outsourced software testing services to Banking, Financial services and Insurance (BFSI) organizations in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific and India. To expand its customer base and increase its service capabilities, ThinkSoft will set up an Application Testing CoE to showcase its delivery models and improve the effectiveness of its testing capabilities.
The CoE, built on HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, will help ThinkSoft offer new specialized testing services such as application security testing and performance validation. These services will help ThinkSoft customers build applications without adding cost and delays by incorporating quality assurance and client input during development.
"Applications are the lifeblood of all businesses and in the financial services industry, software failures can put business outcomes at serious risk," said Mr. A.V. Asvini Kumar, Managing Director, ThinkSoft. "Our new Application Testing CoE will bring together the industry leading HP ALM Management tools and our financial services- focused, structured testing methodologies. HP’s ALM tools will enable us to achieve operational excellence and enhance business value resulting in quantifiable improvements in customer satisfaction levels."
"To remain more responsive to business needs it is critical for financial services companies to ensure the quality, performance and security of their applications," said Mr. Kamal Dutta, Director, HP Software & Solutions, HP India. "HP’s unique agile approach to application lifecycle management integrates quality assurance and user feedback into the development process. This enables software development teams to better adapt to customer requirements and meet time to market objectives without compromising on quality."