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  • 1. Our Clients How Starpoint Can Help Your Business Chris Tobin Regional Sales Director Partnering with
  • 2. Corporate Mission Since 1982, Starpoint Solutions has been a trusted source of human capital and solutions to help our clients achieve and exceed their business goals.
  • 3. Corporate Highlights
    • Solid company
      • Founded in 1982
      • Privately held
      • Headquartered in New York City, 10 offices nationwide
      • Experienced management team
    • Fortune 500 customer base; 75% repeat business
    • Recognized industry innovator
      • Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 & Fast 500
      • VARBusiness VAR of the Year for Custom Systems
      • VARBusiness 500: 7 consecutive years
      • Crain’s NY Largest Software Companies: 8 consecutive years
      • Inc. 500 Hall of Fame: 5 consecutive years
      • International Association of Web Masters & Designers Golden Web Award
  • 4. Starpoint Offices
    • Ten offices nationwide plus offshore development centers in Moscow and Kiev
      • New York City Headquarters
      • Long Island, NY
      • Boston, MA
      • Stamford, CT
      • Iselin, NJ
      • Philadelphia, PA
      • Bensalem, PA
      • Chicago, IL
      • Dallas, TX
      • Washington, DC
  • 5. A Decade of Success Online benefits application Online travel reservation system Vendor management & staffing Application development & staffing Web-enabled financial planning tools Ariba time & expense implementation iForge site builder & HomeAgain portal PeopleSoft, Siebel, Lawson implementation 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 New stock records matching product 2007 Staff augmentation 2008
  • 6. Starpoint’s Flexible Offerings Human Capital IT Finance Accounting Communications Management Consulting Right to Hire Contingency Committed Search Package Selection/Assessments Implementations Project Augmentation Upgrades SOX Compliance Onsite Offsite Offshore Professional Development Application Development Network Infrastructure Security Audits Enterprise Software SAP Oracle PeopleSoft JD Edwards Siebel Approva
  • 7. Starpoint ’ s Resource Qualification Process
    • We provide higher-caliber, qualified resources
    • Starpoint employs a three-tier screening methodology
      • for hiring employees for a client’s team or our team
      • for screening our resources for client projects and project augmentation
        • Step 1: Trained from a functional and technical perspective, our resource managers source, screen and interview initial candidates. Approved candidates are then forwarded
        • Step 2: Starpoint functional and technical managers validate skills and confirm candidates’ hands-on experience
        • Step 3: Starpoint CTO and practice director conduct final interviews to approve or reject the candidate
  • 8. Technology Staffing
    • Nationwide network of senior technical recruiters
    • Proven, automated process for expediting hiring
    • Project augmentation, team staffing, and right-to-hire
    • Executive search: CIO, CTO, VP of IT openings
    • Full understanding of client’s goals
      • Technology SMEs meet with client’s technology managers to understand in detail the project and position requirements
      • Help clients develop the position requirements from which to recruit
    • Technical screening and verification process
      • Technical interviews and assessments with Starpoint’s Professional Development Services staff prior to submitting candidates to clients
    Staff augmentation Vendor management & staffing Staff augmentation
  • 9. Technology Staffing
    • Starpoint is on the preferred vendor lists of major companies
  • 10. Centralized Vendor Management Office
    • Centrally managed program with a dedicated, onsite Recruiting Manager
    • Enables you to focus on core business issues and grow revenue
    • Delivers highly qualified permanent and contract technology professionals — in a shorter timeframe
    • Offers cost savings — hard and soft dollars
    • Leverages Starpoint’s extensive experience managing the recruiting process — with no administrative cost
    • Integrates Starpoint’s processes with your current processes
    Vendor management & staffing Vendor management & staffing
  • 11. Finance and Accounting Staffing
    • A complete range of staffing services for Finance, Accounting, and Banking services
    • Onsite management services
    • Executive search
    • Project augmentation
      • Restatement activities
      • SOX
      • Consulting
      • Full-time
    • Investment operations
      • Derivatives, fixed income, portfolio management
    • Three-tier screening and verification process
      • Subject matter experts conduct interviews and assessments prior to submitting candidates to clients
    Staff augmentation Staff augmentation Staff augmentation
  • 12. Professional Development Services
    • End-to-end solution offerings
    • Custom application development
      • Business domain expertise, business process redesign
      • User-centric information architecture and user interface
      • Custom application architecture, existing frameworks, portal technologies
      • Specific focus on highly client-interactive projects, taking the time to know our clients
    • Application maintenance and support
      • Provide teams to do on-going enhancements
      • Clients can work directly with Moscow or through a Starpoint provided on-site technical coordinator
    Custom portal iForge site builder & TEMODAR Web site New stock records matching product
  • 13. Professional Development Services
    • Flexible delivery models
    • Outsourced
      • Team located at Starpoint US and/or client sites, plus at Starpoint facilities in Moscow and Kiev
      • US engagement team consists of Project Manager, Business Analyst, Information Architects, Application Architect and Development Lead
      • Entire team can be US-based at our NY Development Center
    • Project augmentation
      • Team located at client site with governance and advice from Starpoint management as appropriate
      • Position requirements are created by Starpoint management with a team orientation after reviewing client goals
      • Uses Starpoint’s resources screening system, where client typically does final interviews
    Stock option product & real estate portal Extranet & digital asset library Application framework
  • 14. Professional Development Services
    • Talented Moscow & Kiev based employees
    • Starpoint employees
      • Located in Starpoint-leased facilities
      • Established for eight years
    • Highly skilled computer scientists with focus on scientific and mathematical analysis
    • Proven staff structure
      • Senior resources educated and practically trained working for corporations, military and space clients
      • On-going intern program to augment senior staff
      • Intern program produces Doctoral and Masters graduates from two facilities (where our facilities are located):
        • Moscow Physics and Technology Institute (the “MIT” of Russia)
        • Institute of Cybernetics (largest Computer Science research center)
    Online reservation system Portal development Web financial tools
  • 15. Professional Development Services
    • Proven iterative methodology
    • Starpoint follows a modified version of the Rational Unified Process (RUP), right-sized for each client project
    • Focus on short, iterative deliverable cycles for higher levels of client interaction
    • Common, integrated set of disciplines and procedures that link all components of a project
    • Strong governance and change management
    • Tight documentation control, tailored for each client project
  • 16. Professional Development Services
    • Key areas of technical competency
    • Platforms/portal technologies
      • Java (J2EE): Sun Certified Java Center
      • Microsoft .Net Framework with Enterprise Web Services
      • WebLogic: BEA Integration Partner
      • WebSphere: IBM Advanced Partner
    • Data/database
      • Architecture
      • Design and modeling
      • Database analysis, development, and migration
    • Algorithmic design, analytics design, mathematical modeling
    • Middleware design, development, and implementation
      • TIBCO
      • MQ Series
      • JMS
  • 17.
    • Areas of expertise
    • ERP:
    • CRM:
    • SOX Compliance:
    Enterprise Software Services
  • 18. Enterprise Software Services
    • Service offerings
    • Project augmentation
      • Contract, consultants, staffing: Full-time, and right-to-hire
    • Consulting services
      • Product evaluations, assessments, analysis (fit gap)
      • Business case, discovery, PMO
    • Project-based services
      • Implementations, upgrades
    • Software evaluations and recommendations
    • Assessments
      • Fit gap
      • Business case
      • Discoveries
      • Onsite functional training and support
    Implementation & upgrade: PeopleSoft Implementations: PeopleSoft, SAP, Siebel Staff augmentation: SAP
  • 19. Enterprise Software Services
    • Strategic service offerings
    • Emerging markets
      • PeopleSoft Financials and HCM for companies of less than $500m
      • Reseller of PeopleSoft Financials and HCM for companies of less than $100m
    • SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley)
      • Control & Compliance Practice
      • Certified software partners with Approva and Security Weaver
    Implementation: Oracle Upgrade: JDE Upgrade: SAP
  • 20. Enterprise Software Services
    • Upgrade and implementation skills
    • Functional and technical expertise
      • Procedure manuals
      • User training
      • Conference room pilot
      • User acceptance testing
      • Cutover planning
      • Post implementation/support
      • Project management/methodologies
      • Business process analysis
      • Technical installation process of enterprise software
      • Application configuration
      • Integration & modifications
      • Data conversion
  • 21. Starpoint Communications
    • Senior communications executives with more than 20 years of business and technology experience
    • Focused on creating a competitive advantage for our customers through communications technology and services:
      • Integrated communications services: voice, data, video
      • Communications technology: mobility, broadband, IP
      • Operational productivity gains: engineering, ordering, monitoring, billing
    • Integrated with the existing capabilities of Starpoint Solutions
      • Integration/application development/off-shoring
      • Staffing – technology, financial, executive
      • Enterprise solutions
    • Integrated with partner products
      • Security assessments, telecom cost management
    New VOiP security product Staff augmentation Staff augmentation
  • 22. Starpoint Communications
    • Business development
    • Senior executive level business development to match business needs with the right technology
    • Quantitative analysis to make sure the technology solution makes business sense for your company
    • Architecture, requirements, vendor selection
    • World class technology, business and executive staffing
    • Experienced implementation and project management with a track record for delivering technology solutions
    • Communication challenges
    • How can my company gain advantage from the latest communications technologies?
    • What’s the business value of implementing a communications technology solution
    • How do I make the right technology choices
    • Where will I find the right expertise to ensure success
    • How do I manage quality in a cost effective manner?
  • 23. Starpoint Communications
    • Telecom cost management (TCM) solution
    • Automates provisioning and service change processes in a single platform
    • Reduces or eliminates ordering and provisioning errors
    • Introduces and enforces consistency in ordering/provisioning
    • Creates and maintains accurate inventory of all working products and services
    • Facilitate reporting and reconciliation of vendor involves
    • Link with external systems for additional automation
    • Does all this in the context of your processes, vendors, services, contracts, locations, staff, etc.
  • 24. Starpoint Communications
    • Implementation services – two effective delivery approaches
    • Outsourced
      • Team located at Starpoint US and/or client sites, plus at Starpoint facilities in Moscow and Kiev
      • US engagement team consists of Project Manager, Business Analyst, Information Architects, Application Architect and Development Lead
      • Entire team can be US-based at our NY Development Center
    • Project augmentation
      • Team located at client site with governance and advice from Starpoint management as appropriate
      • Position requirements are created by Starpoint management with a team orientation after reviewing client goals
      • Uses Starpoint’s resources screening system, where client typically does final interviews
  • 25. Why Select Starpoint
    • Project experience, expertise and practice-based resources
      • Support our consultants
      • Serve as trusted advisors to our clients
    • Tried and proven three-tier resource screening process
    • Ample supply of consultants that are known entities
    • Project, project augmentation, consulting services and full-time placement services are driven by our clients’ desire to engage
    • Strategic partnerships
    • Starpoint value
      • Quality resources, ability to complete the work in a shorter period of time, and competitive pricing equals the most cost-effective solution and highest value for our clients
  • 26. INSPIRED THINKING Proven Experience