Sonata partners with TMMi Foundation
Will contribute to advanced testing processes leading to future TMMi levels
Endeavour to evaluate, measure and improve testing and quality activities globally to serve customers better
Bangalore, March 23, 2010 - Sonata Software, a leading IT consulting and software services provider, today announced that it has joined the TMMi Foundation. The TMMi Foundation is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to improving testing processes and software quality on a global scale. As a part of this initiative, Sonata will contribute to the development and review of new levels of TMMi. Sonata will also participate in the overall awareness and growth initiatives of the foundation that are targeted towards improving global testing standards.
TMMi Foundation is committed to promoting the uptake of TMMi model as an international industry standard for assessing and rating organizations’ testing process capabilities. Over the years, the TMMi standards have gained acceptance with many organizations across the globe, for standardizing and streamlining testing processes as well as optimizing the overall cost of quality.
Sonata has established itself as a prominent player in software testing services, helping organizations achieve predictable and improved software quality levels to meet their business goals. With Sonata’s Test Consulting Services (SonnetQcheck), based on the Test Maturity Model (TMM), customers have experienced 30 to 40 percent improvement in efficiency, both in terms of costs and quality, in addition to faster testing cycles and better control on RoI. By joining hands with TMMi Foundation, Sonata will further enhance its capabilities of developing a common, robust model of test process assessment in the industry.
Mr. C.V. Narayanan, Head - Testing Practice, Sonata Software, said, “More companies across geographies are looking at streamlining their testing operations and are using software quality as a catalyst to optimize the overall cost of IT. The metric and KPI-based TMMi framework, combined with Sonata’s expertise in implementing a continuous improvement framework, will especially benefit enterprises that are looking at adding credibility to their testing processes.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Klaus Olsen, Commercial Work Stream Chair, TMMi Foundation said, “The TMMi Foundation is pleased to welcome Sonata Software as one of its newest supporting organizations. The Foundation is dedicated to improving test processes and practice in the software industry. Our prime focus is the development of a common, reference model for test process assessment and improvement in IT organizations. Our association with Sonata will enable us to work actively and continuously towards our stated objectives and improve testing processes for everyone.”
The partnership with TMMi Foundation will help Sonata to reinforce its position as a leading provider of Consulting-Led Testing Services in the industry.
“We will be able to strengthen our offerings by aligning our approach completely with TMMi best practices. Sonata will leverage this enhanced capability to help its clients in adoption of latest TMMi methodologies to mitigate testing challenges, improve testing efficiencies and reduce the overall cost of operations,” Mr. Narayanan further added.
Sonata’s Testing Services also include ERP Testing, Tools Setup, Test Automation, Managed Testing as well as Performance and Security Testing.
About Sonata Software Limited
Sonata Software, headquartered in Bangalore, India, is a leading IT consulting and services company. Sonata's customers are located across the US, Europe, Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Its portfolio of services includes IT Consulting, Product Engineering Services, Travel Solutions, Application Development, Application Management, Managed Testing, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure Management and Packaged Applications. As per the industry rankings released by NASSCOM for 2008-09, Sonata Software figured among the Top 20 IT Software Services Exporters in India for the second consecutive year. Sonata Software has also been ranked Global #2 in the 2008 Top Ten ESO: Outsourced Software Development in The Black Book of Outsourcing.
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