India Limited, today announced that its Noida global delivery
centre has achieved Software Engineering Institute''s (SEI),
Software Capability Maturity Model (CMM) level 5 rating.
TechSpan had earlier achieved People-CMM level 3 rating
in February 2002 and post the SEI-CMM level 5 assessment
joins the elite group of 20 companies in the world that
are simultaneously People-CMM and Software-CMM assessed.
was assessed SEI-CMM level 5 after an exhaustive evaluation
involving software development, testing, maintenance and
support activities at its Noida Global Development Centre
(GDC). The scope of assessment included software ®
CMM (version 1.1) maturity level 2 through 5 KPAs (excluding
software subcontract management) where TechSpan achieved
the best possible maturity level rating of 5. The assessment
was based on the CBA IPI (V1.2) methodology and was led
by SEI certified lead assessor Rajesh Naik along with
10 members of TechSpan team.
satisfaction on the SEI-CMM level 5 assessment, Harsh
Singh Lohit, managing director, TechSpan India Limited
and Sponsor Global Software Process Improvement said,
"For a young organisation like ours, the S-CMM level
5 assessment is a strong endorsement of our process excellence
and stringent quality standards."
added, "Preparations are already underway to make
our Bangalore Securities Centre Software-CMM level 3 assessed
by December 31, 2004."
is a research and development centre chartered to improve
software engineering practices. The CMM rating is awarded
after exhaustive independent evaluation involving analysis
and review of software development capabilities, processes
and products. This assessment is designed to help buyers
evaluate and determine reliable and low-risk suppliers
of software products and services.
software CMM level 5, Techspan''s clients can now look
better cost, effort and schedule predictions, highest
productivity levels providing a cost benefit and a strict
control on product quality.