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  • TEAM International Capabilities Presentation Date: Presented by:
  • Team International Overview
    • US owned and managed
      • Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL
      • Privately funded, no debt
      • US contracting – protection from US legal system
    • 175 employees worldwide
    • CMMI Level 3 Certified
    • Technologies – JAVA, .NET, C++, Flex, MS SQL, Oracle, Windows, Unix, Linux
    • Development SDLCs/Methodologies
      • Iterative, PMBOK, Scrum, Agile, Test Driven, Staggered Waterfall
  • Operations Center – Kharkov, Ukraine
    • Operation Center opened in 2004
    • Kharkov Ukraine –Technology hub of former USSR
    • World class IT educational infrastructure
      • 3000 + graduates annually
      • Kharkov National University of Radio Electronics
      • National Technical University “Kharkov Polytechnic Institute”
      • National Aerospace University 'Kharkov Aviation Institute'
      • V. Karazin’s Kharkov National University
      • Kharkov National University of Economics
  • Operations Center – Kharkov, Ukraine
    • GMT + 2 Hours
      • 100 % business day overlap with UK
      • 4 - hour business day 0verlap with US EDT
    • Class A Facilities - built in 2007
      • Fiber 10 MBPS Facilities SONET Ring Dual Access
      • VPN capabilities
      • 7/24 Security
        • Magnetic key front entry with Security Guard
        • Key pass entry on each floor
  • Operations Center – Kharkov, Ukraine
    • English as a second language
      • Required for all personnel
      • Four full-time English teachers
    • US Citizens residing in Kharkov
      • President – Chris Walton
      • Delivery Director – Joel Kepple
    • Unrestricted travel to Ukraine for US & UK Citizens
    • Visa required for Ukrainians to travel to US & UK
      • 3-4 week lead time to obtain visas for Ukrainian Citizens
  • Infrastructure, Software development processes, Organizational structure
  • IT Organizational Structure President IT Department Development Department Quality Assurance Department Configuration Analysts Department Project Management Office (PMO) Business Analysis Group (BAG) Quality Improvement Department
  • Development technologies
    • Programming Languages/Technologies
      • .NET,VBScript, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, C#, HTML, C++, XML, Java, J2EE, JavaScript, JSP, JSF, Swing, Portlets, Servlets
    • Databases
      • MS SQL, Transact SQL, Oracle, PL/SQL, MySQL, Interbase/Firebird
    • Platforms/Servers/Applications
      • MS IIS, Apache, ISA Server, JBoss, Tomcat, Websphere, JBPortal, LifeRay, Portal, Reporting Products, Client-Server Apps, Web Apps
  • Quality Management
  • Quality Management overview
    • Quality Management is performed through an integrated system of processes with supporting templates and guidelines that allows efficient Defect prevention, Defect detection and removal.
    • Major Quality Management processes:
    • Quality Control
    • Quality Assurance
    • Quality Management activities cover the entire project lifecycle and exceed it to create a basis for future projects.
  • Quality Management overview, continued
    • Quality Control:
      • Reviews of work products (defect detection at the early phases)
      • Testing
    • Quality Assurance:
      • Workflow definition considering quality requirements, customer needs and historical data from the similar projects
      • Customer needs and requirements traceability during the entire project life cycle
      • Process flow control and evaluation
      • Work product evaluation for adherence to quality standards defined to the project and the product
  • Quality Control. Testing types
    • Testing types:
    • Functional/Black box testing
    • Regression testing
    • Smoke testing
    • Usability testing
    • Automated testing
    • Non-Functional Testing
      • Compatibility testing (JREs, Browsers)
      • Installation testing
      • Stress testing
      • Load testing
  • Quality Control Tools
    • Bug tracking systems
    • TestTrackPro
    • Eventum
    • Mantis
    • Trac
    • Automated testing
    • QA Wizard
    • Test Complete
    • VMWare workstation tool
  • Quality Improvement department
    • Quality Improvement Department was established in July 2008 with the following major goals:
      • Supporting CMMI requirements adherence
      • Maintenance and improvement of internal Quality Management System (QMS)
      • Facilitating project efforts towards Customer satisfaction (using benefits of process approach and integrated Quality Management System)
    • The structure:
      • Department manager
      • Core management team on part time basis
      • Auditors team on part time basis
      • Improvement work groups members.
  • Project Management and Business Analysis processes
  • Project Management and Business Analysis processes
    • To support professional activities and improve maturity of project managers and business analysts the following units has been created:
    • Project Management Office (PMO)
      • Assist Project Managers in all phases of their projects from project initiation to project closure
      • Train / Mentor Project Managers in a full range of Project Management topics
      • Post Project Reviews
      • Project Management knowledge base repository
    • Business Analysis Group (BAG)
      • Develop requirements analysis skills
      • Improve English communications skills through focused English classes
      • Improve cultural differences understanding
      • BAG to be as a center of expert opinions regarding requirements analysis knowledge and experience
      • Business Analysts to be "Universal soldiers" across various types of projects
    • Based on contract model (FP, T&M, ODC) and customer needs best SDLC/methodology is defined and/or tailored
    • Primarily TEAM follows PMI PMBOK and SEI CMMI recommendations
    • Methodologies/Lifecycles in use (not limited to): PMBOK, SCRUM, Test Driven, Staggered Waterfall, Iterative
    • TEAM is flexible to use and/or tailor any methodologies or their practices to fit to the needs of particular customer/project
    • Major project documents:
      • Rough Order of Magnitude
      • Project Scope
      • Project Management Plan
      • Software Requirements Specification
      • Software Design Specification
      • Status Reports
      • User Guides
    Project Management process
    • Major lifecycle processes:
    • Project Initiation (Contract Type, Feasibility, Preliminary Requirements Analysis and Planning, ROM)
    • Requirement Analysis (Detailed Requirements Gathering/Analysis, Specifications, Specs reviews)
    • Detailed Estimates (Efforts, Resources)
    • Planning (Risks, Dependencies, Project Plan, Test Docs)
    • Software Design (Design Specification)
    • Coding (Working Software, Unit Tests, Code Reviews)
    • Testing (Functional, Non-functional, Testing Reports, Issues Resolution)
    • Product Audits
    Project Management process
    • The following techniques are used:
    • On initiation phase – RFP Questionnaire, conference calls
    • On requirements analysis phase – business trips, workshops, conference calls
    • On execution phase – change requests analysis
    • Traceability tools
    • Produced documentation – Project Scope, Software Requirements Specification
    Business Analysis process
  • TEAM International Clients
  • Client’s Testimonials
    • “ TEAM is very responsive and their onsite management is excellent to work with. TEAM brought in skills we didn’t have and put us on a faster track to success. Their consultants have been very creative and productive, and are a reliable and intelligent extension to our U.K. team.”
    • Richard Williams, Strategic Development Manager,
    • Bond International
    • “ TEAM brings real world experience to offshoring – they’ve been successful in the U.S. and brought best practices to the Ukraine. They have the experience to back up their offering, know what they are doing and run a first-class operation”.
    • - Chris Cosmos, Sr VP, Nelson Technology
  • Contacts
    • Chris Walton – President
    • 407-548-6310
    • [email_address]
    • Joe Chiovarou – VP, Business Development
    • 407-708-1145
    • [email_address]