Forte Group - Company Presentation


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This is a presentation introducing Forte Consulting Group.

Forte Group provides high-quality custom IT talent and solutions, from staffing and consulting to complete project delivery, for the entire Software Development Life Cycle.

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  • Forte Group - Company Presentation

    1. 1. Quick Facts About Forte Group• Based in Chicago, Illinois• In business since 2000• Formerly eTest IT• 100+ employees as of December 2011, 70+ consultants• Parent company of Forte Knowledge• Development Center in Minsk, Belarus
    2. 2. Company Overview• Initial focus on ecosphere of quality assurance testing.• Shift to development services to provide same level of talent.• IT outsourcing, offshore development and maintenance services - Development center in Minsk, Belarus opens.• New working model - customized teams of local on site and global professionals serve as seamless extensions of the clients’ organizations.
    3. 3. Mission and Values“Forte is all about the art of software development. We focus on cutting-edge talent and the creativity of our teams. We bring only the highest quality consultants on board not just to write code, but to deliver amazing results to our clients and partners. We take pride in turning our clients ideas into inspired, innovative and functional applications. ”
    4. 4. Why Forte Is DifferentUnique Recruiting Process • Detailed Vetting Process Variety of engagement ModelsTalent Pool Access Custom • Eastern Europe Development IT Training • USA ClientForte Knowledge Success • IT Training Mobile Direct Hire • Career Development Applications IT StaffingHigh Employee Retention • 50% Employee Base has 3 or more years w/Forte
    5. 5. Services Offered – IT Consulting and Development Full cycle custom application design, development, quality assurance, integration, implementation and maintenance services via a variety of delivery models. • QA and Testing • Mobile Development • E-commerce Development • Custom Software Development
    6. 6. IT Consulting – QA & Testing Services– Automation: HP QuickTest Pro, Selenium, TestComplete– Performance: HP LoadRunner, NeoLoad, MS Visual Studio TeamTest– Methodology driven Manual testing– Custom software testing tool development and frameworks– Client team QA trainingInnovative Testing ServiceCrowd Testing Platform –
    7. 7. IT Consulting – Mobile Development• iOS (iPhone/iPad), Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone• Example mobile apps DealsGoRound - App for re-selling and buying past deals such as Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe, etc. Body Shop Bids - App for free, no-hassle auto repair estimates from body shops in Chicagoland. BellyFlop - App for earning rewards at your favorite places• Mobile Application Testing
    8. 8. IT Consulting – ATG eCommerce• Coherent services from the inception to the implementation stage.• Services on configuration: standard ATG platform functionalities and custom functionalities.
    9. 9. IT Consulting – Custom Development– Microsoft Technologies: .NET Framework 2.0-3.5 (Compact Framework) in C#, Visual Basic and C++. SQL Server 2008, Management Studio, ActiveX, Visual Basic Classic, C++ (MFC), ASP.NET, Silverlight– Sun Technologies: Java, J2EE, Hibernate, Spring, JBoss, NetBeans, MySQL and other Java technologies– Financial: Yodlee, Yodlee SDK, CalcXML– Web: ASP.NET, Silverlight, PHP, Python, AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, DOM, Yahoo Interfaces
    10. 10. Professional IT Training• Quality Assurance – Manual Testing & Test Automation with QTP• Mobile Development – Java/ Object Oriented Programming – Android Development• Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)
    11. 11. Android Development Class• 170,000 Android-powered devices are activated every day• 300,000+ active apps available on Android Market by Sept. 2011.• Covered in Class: – Integrated Development Environment (Eclipse), Android Debug Bridge (ADB), Dalvik Debug Monitor Service (DDMS) and Android Virtual Devices (AVD) – Android application from concept to distribution – Android OS and hardware resources – Location-based services – Benefits of multi-threading – App extension possibilities• Prerequisites for the Course – Understanding of the OOP concepts – Software Development experience and/or Java fundamentals course
    12. 12. Internship ProgramStudents Professionals Forte Internship ProgramOpportunities havebeen provided bythese companies:
    13. 13. Industries Served• Banking/Financial Services/Proprietary Trading• Electronics• Food• Healthcare• Interactive/Creative• Software Development• Office Supply/Equipment• Printing/Publishing• Retail• Telecommunications• Trade Show Industry
    14. 14. Our Partnerships and Initiatives• ITA (Illinois Technology Association) & TechNexus• BSUIR• Chicago Entrepreneurial Center• Chicago Chamber of Commerce• i.c.Stars• AIESEC• Company time donation for causes
    15. 15. Charging Forward• TechWeek 2012 – Official Sponsor – Company Exhibit – Panel discussion• – Affordable, on-demand, scalable and professional crowdsourced testing platform - by real QA professionals across the globe.
    16. 16. Contact UsFORTÉ Group• Phone: (312) 521-0880• Website:• Twitter: @4teGroup• Connect with Forte on LinkedIn: