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Cygnet Corporate Presentation

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  2. 2. • Cygnet assists Independent Software Vendors to reduce time to market and cut development costs by providing access to technology expertise and skilled professionals. • We assist software companies who are facing stringent time and cost deadlines to complete their projects without compromising quality and
  3. 3. A Typical Scenario • New module / application development • Estimated to take 5000 hours • Target deadline 6 months 5000 hours = 31.25 man-months 160 man-hours per month 31.25 man-months = 5.2 resources 6
  4. 4. The Challenge • You need 5-6 developers • Cost of project will be for this project approx. $400,000 • But what if you have only $80/hr * 5000 hrs 2-3 resources available? • Will you hire additional • What if your budget is staff just for 6 months? only $300,000? • What about additional • Will you ask for testing, analysis and more budget from project management management? resources? • Have you factored in scope creep?
  5. 5. How Cygnet Can Assist Your Project Cygnet’s Project Coordinator Coordinator $70-$80/hour $20-$30/hour onsite offshore • By sharing part of the job with Cygnet, you stand to save ~ $60/hr * 2500 hrs = ~ $150,000 • You finish the project faster with a 24 hour development cycle and also within budget
  6. 6. Cygnet’s Commitment • Cygnet is committed to your business goals, not just to providing technology expertise and people resources • We invest in project management expertise and senior solution architect expertise to supplement client’s resources • We have the ability to add or reduce the resources for a project on a short notice • We can also provide a thin team for maintenance post delivery • Even if you have the resources and the budget, it makes sense to complete the project faster and cut costs!
  7. 7. Engagement Models Requirements Engage Cygnet’s Design Developers Coding Set up an Offshore Use Cygnet’s Testers Development or Testing Testing Team Maintenance Sign a Support SLA Implementation Integration Select specific Skill-sets, Expertise, Technical Knowledge or Experience Customization from Cygnet’s Resource Pool
  8. 8. Engagement Models • Engage one or more technical resources for onsite work for development, implementation or customization Resource • Work is done on negotiated hourly charges Augmentation • Increase or decrease resources as required • Best when client wants extra throughput on the project without hiring regular staff • Hire a small or large offshore team for development, testing or maintenance • Fixed Price model when requirements are clearly defined Extended • Time and materials model when duration cannot be Back Office Team estimated in advance. • A Hybrid model is also possible • Works best when client aims for faster product releases while keeping development costs under
  9. 9. A Little About Cygnetians • Almost 50% staff are • Smart, Bright, Organized Microsoft Certified • Honest, Friendly, Reliable Professionals • Challenging work • Over 30% are SUN environment, adequate Certified Java rewards & compensation Professionals and well defined HR • Technology Experts in policies has resulted in PHP, Mobile, Embedded 95% + employee and Delphi technology retention at Cygnet • Experienced Project
  10. 10. Typical Employee Profiles and Roles • Profiles • Roles – Graduate in Computer – Business Analyst Engineering or Post – Systems Analyst Graduate in Computer – Project Lead Science – Project Coordinator – Junior Developers with 0-3 years experience – Web Designer – Senior Developers with 3-4 – Graphics Designer years experience with – Database Expert Cygnet – Developer – Project Leads with 5+ – Tester / QA years experience – Deployment
  11. 11. The Cygnet Advantage • We are a Microsoft Partner with several Gold and Silver competencies • Running a Microsoft Learning Solutions Center allows Cygnet to ramp up resources for projects in a short time • We have significant number of experienced resources in Java, PHP, Delphi and Mobile development • Proven and reliable methodologies certified by ISO and CMM • A world class infrastructure in a sprawling 25000+ sq. ft. development center provides a strong foundation for a global delivery model to support clients in 5 continents • Operating from a tier 2 IT hub (Ahmedabad) allows Cygnet to offer highly competitive resource
  12. 12. Methodology and Approach Requirements / RFP Proposal with Resource Profiles, Technical Expertise C Estimation of time and cost for the Project C L Selection of Team – Project Manager, Developers, Testers Y I Mutual Agreement on Team Size, Communication, Reporting & Billing G E N N Progress Reports, Mock ups, Reviews Coding Testing E T T Task / Resource / Project
  13. 13. Typical Work Methods with Clients • Project Coordinator • We work 9 hours/day and – Single point of contact 5 days/week unless client wishes to – Business timings overlap communicate with the adjusted depending on time team zone • Project Lead handles • Communication – Code review – Skype / GoToMeeting – Testing review • Monthly invoices – Documentation review • Code Security – Team management – NDA with employees – Provisions for remote access • Business Analyst – IP rights protection – Documentation of requirements/functionality – Usage of bug tracking systems – Mantis, VSS,
  14. 14. Cygnet Complies with Industry Standards • ISO 9001:2008 – Defined Quality Policy – Transparent Software Development Life Cycle – Internationally accepted coding standards • ISO 27001:2005 – Information security – Risk Management • CMMi Level III – Maturity in Process – Continuous improvement of processes – Tailoring of execution methodology according to
  15. 15. CASE STUDIES
  16. 16. Offshore Development of Nesting Software CASE HIGHLIGHTS • Cygnet developed a nesting software for the sheet metal cutting process in CNC machines to optimize shapes and minimize wastage. • Client is a large CNC machine manufacturer and industrial subcontractor in Turkey PROJECT BACKGROUND • The client wanted to develop his own nesting software to avoid additional licensing costs of commercial software. • The requirement was to develop a software that would be easy to use by CNC machine operators with the ability to import and export standard Gcode format. CYGNET’S APPROACH • With a small offshore development team, Cygnet used Microsoft .NET to develop the CAD/CAM product based on the requirements given by the client • Cygnet continues to manage this product which is currently running version 3.5 • Client is now commercially offering this software to other CNC machine
  17. 17. Legacy Application to Web Application CASE HIGHLIGHTS • Cygnet is engaged in developing a web application to provide a modern interface for the existing legacy system and gradually develop new web based functionality • Client is a large US based corporation with several communications products like toll free numbers, online fax, hosted email, and others. PROJECT BACKGROUND • Client has been using multiple legacy systems for different processes like shopping cart, billing, sales and customer records. • This made it difficult for customer service representatives to provide accurate information to customers and management found it difficult to get the right reports CYGNET’S APPROACH • Client has hired a medium sized offshore team of Cygnet to develop a unified interface application to cater to the business requirements. • Cygnet’s Microsoft and Java professionals work with the client’s team to understand requirements and deliver the
  18. 18. Learning Management System CASE HIGHLIGHTS • Cygnet has developed a complete software product – an interactive educational portal for spine surgeons - with an offshore team. Cygnet also provides business process outsourcing services for updating content. • Client is a US based provider of online content. PROJECT BACKGROUND • Client was looking for an offshore partner to develop his application. • Cygnet was able to demonstrate its understanding of online content and collaboration models, expertise in technology and experience in following proven methodologies CYGNET’S APPROACH • Client has hired a medium sized team for development of the LMS product which is also being maintained by Cygnet from its offshore center. • Currently Cygnet is maintaining version 3.x. The BPO team has converted more than 7000 printed pages to digital content. Client achieves faster time to market at lower development costs without losing control on
  19. 19. Point of Quote System CASE HIGHLIGHTS • Cygnet has developed a Point of Quote system for a Construction and home improvement company in the US. The application has been developed to run on touch based tablet computers and helps the client’s sales people to provide quotations to their customers onsite and on the spot. PROJECT BACKGROUND • Client was looking for a reliable offshore partner to develop his application based on well defined requirements • Cygnet was able to demonstrate its understanding of Point of Sale models, expertise in technology and experience in following proven methodologies CYGNET’S APPROACH • Client hired a small offshore team from Cygnet to develop this product using Microsoft .NET technology. • Client has been using this patent pending product effectively and is also selling it to other
  20. 20. E-commerce Solution for Optical Retail CASE HIGHLIGHTS • An offshore website development team designed and deployed an online shopping cart with a unique customer experience • Client is US based internet marketing and e-business company delivering online solutions for the healthcare and optical industry. PROJECT BACKGROUND • Client was looking for a reliable offshore service provider to assist in development of this solution. Cygnet displayed excellent understanding of the client’s business model and client in turn got the confidence in Cygnet’s understanding of end- customer needs and Cygnet’s ability to deliver CYGNET’S APPROACH • Cygnet put together a project manager with a small development and testing team. This online application allows customers to search for and try frames and lenses virtually. • Client is now selling this application to multiple optical store and Cygnet continues to maintain the different customized
  21. 21. Maintenance of Load Balancing Product CASE HIGHLIGHTS • Cygnet’s offshore maintenance team is supporting an industry leading network load balancing product. • Client is US based company which offers network traffic management software for Fortune 500 companies. PROJECT BACKGROUND • Client was already using an offshore maintenance team but was looking for a more reliable partner. • After seeing Cygnet’s experience and ability, client developed trust and transferred the maintenance activity to Cygnet. CYGNET’S APPROACH • To prevent loss of application knowledge and skills, Cygnet retained the key people from the project and added fresh people with the required skills to put together a strong maintenance and support
  22. 22. For more case studies, visit • •
  23. 23. COMPANY
  24. 24. Introducing Cygnet Infotech COMPANY EXPERTISE CUSTOMERS • Established in 2000 • Software application • 20 countries in 5 • HQ in Ahmedabad, development for web, continents India device, mobile and • USA, Canada, Mexico • Offices In USA & UK desktop • UK, Italy, France, • 200+ talented IT • Offshore Development • Australia professionals • Software Testing • South Africa • World class • IT support • India, Vietnam, Middle infrastructure • Business Process East • Mature Offshore IT Outsourcing Delivery
  25. 25. Our Credo Client Satisfaction • We make every effort to understand the requirements and deliver a solution that helps to achieve the client’s business goals High Standards • We ensure that our development work conforms to international standards of Quality, Reliability and Security Close Engagement • We intend to surprise our clients with accurate status reports, fair estimations and a personal touch Commitment • We deliver what we commit and commit only what we can
  26. 26. Technology Expertise MICROSOFT JAVA PHP MOBILE • .NET • Struts • Moodle • iPhone • SharePoint • Spring • Drupal • Android • Dynamics • Hibernate • Joomla • Windows CRM • Maven • WordPress Mobile • BizTalk • Gorm • Magento • Blackberry • Silverlight • Grails • Rails • Windows • Groovy • CakePHP Mobile • Zend DELPHI EMBEDDED • Application • Application development
  27. 27. Service Offerings Software Development • Custom application development for desktops, Integration, web, mobile and devices Implementation, • Business Workflow Migration Implementations • Business Intelligence Testing, Verification applications & Validation • Integration of functionality from disparate systems Business Process Our Microsoft certified and Sun Outsourcing certified professionals can be relied upon to offer world class software development services on IT Support and the Microsoft and Java platform.
  28. 28. Service Offerings Software Development We provide end-to-end implementation, customization, Integration, and third party application Implementation, integration services for Migration • Microsoft SharePoint • Dynamics CRM Testing, Verification & Validation We also have experience in re- engineering legacy applications, developing new web interfaces, Business Process data and application migration Outsourcing and SaaS (Software as a Service) or Cloud implementations. IT Support and
  29. 29. Service Offerings Software Development Our comprehensive testing experience, customer centric Integration, innovative approach, certified Implementation, professionals, effective testing Migration methodology and testing tool expertise results in accelerated Testing, Verification testing and reduced costs for our & Validation clients Our expertise is in Business Process • Functional testing, Outsourcing • Performance testing, • Automated testing and • Security testing IT Support and
  30. 30. Service Offerings Software Development Our BPO services include • Data entry tasks (company reports, manuals, dictionaries), Integration, • Publishing content on website / Implementation, intranet / portal, Migration • Digitizing of content, • Conducting online or phone based Testing, Verification surveys for market research, & Validation • Web research for contact names or information for your portal, • Performing data validation, de- Business Process duplication, aggregation, Outsourcing cleansing, enrichment, • Developing mailing list through web search and directory search IT Support and
  31. 31. Service Offerings Software Development We have over a decade of experience in providing technology and infrastructure support. Integration, Implementation, Our services range from “Break-Fix” Migration IT support to Managed IT support. Testing, Verification Engagement model can be on time & Validation and resource basis or fixed cost. We provide 24 x 7 support including Business Process remote desktop, server, and network Outsourcing management, diagnostics, system configurations and virus protection monitored via a Service Level IT Support and Agreement.
  32. 32. Industry Exposure • E-Commerce • Optical Industry – Shopping Carts • Telecommunications • E-Learning • Real Estate – Online Publishing • Media & Entertainment – Online Training • Travel & Hospitality – Educational Sites • Healthcare • Manufacturing • Retail – Point of
  33. 33. Partnerships, Accreditations & Memberships • Microsoft Partner • Accreditations – GOLD Competency – ISO 9001:2008 • Web Development – ISO 27001:2005 – SILVER Competency – CMMi Level III • Software Development • Content Management • Memberships • Portals and Collaboration – NASSCOM • Search – Indo American Chamber of • Mid-market Solutions Provider Commerce • Data Platform – Ahmedabad Management Association • Microsoft Small Business Specialist • Intel Software
  34. 34. Visit Us • Corporate Office • Email – 2-A, Manikyam, Opp. Samudra Annexe, Nr. Shilp Cross Roads, Off. – C. G. Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380009 Gujarat, India. – Phone: +91-79-30487400 • Corporate website – • Regional Office – 403-404, Aditya Arcade Nr.Choice Restaurant, Swastik Cross • Group Sites Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009, Gujarat, India. – – Phone: +91-79-30087900 – – • USA – – Mack-Cali Centre III 140 East Ridgewood Avenue, Suite – 415 ST, Paramus, NJ 07652 – – Phone: +1-201-600-9012 – – • UK – Phone: