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Offshore Brochure

  1. 1. Distributed Agile at ThoughtWorks Redefining Offshore Software Delivery Are you struggling with your distributed development project? Are you considering offshoring, but worried about the risks? Do you need to find ways to do more with less?
  2. 2. ThoughtWorks redefines offshore software delivery Too many distributed projects run into problems like late delivery, failure to meet expected cost/benefit goals, compromising on innovation, and missing key project requirements. Over the last 10 years, ThoughtWorks has pioneered and refined Distributed Agile to mitigate these problems. Our approach is based on transparency, highly-disciplined Agile, and technical excellence. “ThoughtWorks delivered the solution in 57% of the time a traditional outsourcing company would have, reducing the total cost of delivery by 30%.” * Traditional risks of offshoring • • Communication and cultural barriers Poor quality deliverables • • Lack of visibility & control Misunderstood business vision Mitigating offshoring risks using Distributed Agile Process We use Agile practices like inception, showcases, short iterations, pairing and retrospectives which ensure that we deliver well tested, high quality, production ready software. People Constant cross-pollination between geographically distributed teams helps build relationships, ensures smooth knowledge transfer, and increases visibility. ThoughtWorks is home to thought-leaders and world-class innovators in every area of software development. Technology We engage in best practices such as continuous integration, refactoring, test-driven development and test automation to meet your most complex enterprise software development challenges. Benefits to our customers Delivery on time and on budget High quality, future ready results We deliver exactly what your business demands, as fast as possible Our people & practices ensure that the delivered IT asset is maintainable & flexible to changing business realities Benefits Faster results, responsive to changing requirements Access to a geographically distributed talent pool Our Agile approach significantly reduces the time-to-benefit for our customers, and is responsive to changing business requirements We use our global footprint to offer customers tailored engagement models & distributed teams, bringing the exact expertise required *Forrester Consulting: The Total Economic Impact™ Of Using ThoughtWorks’ Agile Development Approach
  3. 3. Compelling customer experiences What Our Clients Say For almost two decades, we have helped clients deliver innovative, functional products using uncommon but common-sense techniques that elevate human factors to the same importance as the technology. ThoughtWorks consultants bring experience in all facets of customer experience management, and a grounding in Agile methods that can be highly beneficial to your bottom-line. From research through ideation, prototyping and evaluation of results, to delivering complex interactive digital experiences, we can help you bring measurable benefits to your products, no matter what the stage of their lifecycle. "We trusted them with the success of our future business and they delivered." - David Jack, CIO, The Trainline Some of our clients "The agility of ThoughtWorks and their focus on delivery was fundamental to BT being able to create this revolutionary super product." - Catherine Galton, Head of Product, BT Super for Life "Not only did we get a fantastic product to market in a short time that embraces all the functionality our clients need, we are adding unique functionality that reflects the latest changes in a rapidly evolving marketplace." - Philip Walter, CEO, Insurecom “ThoughtWorks was able to come in and help us quantify how big this effort truly was. If we saw that a team had more work than could be done in the timeframe available, ThoughtWorks helped us prioritise, focusing on value to the business and sorting through dependencies.” - Mark Andrew, Operations Director - Digital, Lonely Planet
  4. 4. About ThoughtWorks ThoughtWorks, Inc. is a global IT consultancy providing systems development, consulting, and transformation services and products to Global 1000 companies. The company's pioneering approach, which includes industry-acclaimed Agile and Lean best practices, helps CIOs maximise investment performance across a portfolio of complex, business critical applications, while reducing time and risk. In 2006, ThoughtWorks Studios was founded to create software products based on the best practices established during the company's history. ThoughtWorks' 1300+ professionals serve clients from offices in the United States, India, the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Canada and Brazil. Offshore Services Custom Application Development Agile Consulting Application Evolution and Support Testing Strategy Offshore Product Development Project Rescue For more information on our offshore services, contact India - Bangalore Ph: +91 80 4064 9570 Email: Brazil Ph: +55 51 3433 7607 Email: India - Chennai Ph: +91 44 4395 3500 Email: China - Beijing Ph: +86 10 6407 6695 Email: India - Pune Ph: +91 20 4002 7863 Email: | Copyright 2010 ThoughtWorks, Inc.