London, November 26, 2013 - Tech Mahindra Ltd. a specialist provider of connected solutions enabling future digital enterprises, today announced that it has achieved a Double Win in two categories at Europe’s premier testing domain platform “The European Software Testing Awards” (TESTA).
Tech Mahindra's Global Test Factory was awarded Best Use of Tools and Best Overall Project at a ceremony held in London in the presence of over 300 Test industry colleagues. These awards build upon the achievements of this year in which Tech Mahindra also achieved a global first distinction of TMMi level 5 certification in the first attempt.
Tech Mahindra was proud to receive these accolades which are judged and awarded by peers in the software testing industry. In the winning project, 50+ industry best and bespoke tools were developed and deployed over the course of the contract to date. These provided significant benefits (with a time saving of up to 97.5% in specific cases) across innovation areas such as Early Engagement (Shift Left), Depth of Testing, Demand (Forecast and Capacity), Test Management, Fail Fast and Defects, Diagnostics & Operation Assurance.
Tech Mahindra Global Test Factory: Best Use of Tools
“Judges felt that the winner successfully implemented a combined approach, utilizing bespoke applications, COTS applications and open-source tooling with in-house developments. The project had clear aims, a robust schedule and a clear mandate to deliver improvements.”
Tech Mahindra Global Test Factory: Best Overall Project
“This company showed a great commitment to high quality and standards, said judges. And their efforts to keep up-to-date with guidelines and trends, and dedication to self- training were commendable.”
Picture comment: Team Tech Mahindra receiving the Best Project award at the ceremony
Sophie-Marie Odum, Chair of The European Software Testing Awards judging panel commented, “Congratulations to Tech Mahindra on these fantastic achievements. They were truly well-deserved as judges and I were very impressed with these entries. I am confident that these tremendous accolades will provide a further boost to the profile of Tech Mahindra. They have certainly set the standard for next year.”
On winning the award, T S Krishnakumar, Head of Global Test Factory, Tech Mahindra said, “The Global Test Factory is a big step in establishing our capability in delivering large E2E testing engagements by going a step above managed services mode. It has helped Tech Mahindra to deliver to the growing business requirements by working as a trusted partner. The testimony of the outstanding delivery capability of the Test Factory is the TMMi L5 certification that we have recently achieved and these TESTA awards are further industry recognition of our Test innovation, capability and added value we deliver to customer. I congratulate the entire Test Factory team for this excellent achievement.”
Tech Mahindra's Global Test Factory is the next generation concept in software testing, providing a superior and flexible alternative to standard off-shoring model. It is a multi- location based testing center of excellence that combines best-in-class test processes, people, techniques, facilities and methodologies. It also offers a full range of scalable testing services, cutting-edge innovation along with optimum unit cost of testing.
The European Software Testing Awards (TESTA) is Europe’s premier platform designed to recognise and celebrate innovation in the software testing and quality assurance market. The European Software Testing Awards has been specifically built to commend the individuals, teams, and businesses that are actively involved in the pursuit of technological perfection.
Aashish Washikar, Global Media Relations
Khayyam Khan, Marketing & Communications, Europe