Infosys uses CMMI® level 5 to strengthen software engineering methodologies and process at client sites
Bangalore, October 30, 2003 - Infosys Technologies (NASADQ: INFY), a global leader in IT consulting and software services today announced that it has successfully completed a CMMI® appraisal of operations across development centers in India and several client locations in USA. Infosys was first assessed at CMMI® Level 5 for its onsite and offshore operations in June 2002.
Infosys has been a pioneer in implementing the practices of the CMMI® model at various offsite and onsite centers. The appraisal conducted by Mr. Edward Weller, Lead appraiser Software Technology Transition, USA, is yet another step in a journey of continuous improvement and global benchmark. The appraisal was conducted from Bangalore, New Jersey and Chicago, covering projects from 14 client locations in the US, and seven Infosys development centers. The appraisal, which was mainly conducted at onsite locations, is a one-of-its-kind for the industry.
"Infosys is continuously seeking to improve and maintain world-class quality in its operations across its own centers as well as at client locations. Our passion for quality has led to the successful completion of yet another CMMI® appraisal where we have been rated again at Level 5. It is an honour and encourages us to strive harder for constantly excelling in quality standards and processes, which we believe, are critical components for competitive success", said Satyendra Kumar, Head-Quality, Infosys Technologies Ltd.
CMMI® is an enhanced version of the Capability Maturity Model that integrates various other frameworks created by the Software Engineering Institute. CMMI® enables not only the strengthening of software engineering processes, but also risk management and structured decision-making. It also facilitates the effective integration of people capability maturity aspects with the software engineering discipline.
"It is my pleasure to report that Infosys is highly customer-centered and process-driven, with an uncompromising attitude towards high quality and on-time delivery", said Ed Weller, the lead appraiser for the appraisal.
CMMI® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Carnegie Mellon University