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  1. 1. How Starpoint’s Professional Development Services Can Help Your Business Michael P. Savoy Senior Account Manager/Recruiter
  2. 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. 3. Corporate Highlights <ul><li>Solid company </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in 1982 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Privately held </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headquartered in New York City, 10 offices nationwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced management team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fortune 500 customer base; 75% repeat business </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized industry innovator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 & Fast 500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VARBusiness VAR of the Year for Custom Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VARBusiness 500: 9 consecutive years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crain’s NY Largest Software Companies: 8 consecutive years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inc. 500 Hall of Fame: 5 consecutive years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Association of Web Masters & Designers Golden Web Award </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Starpoint Offices <ul><li>Ten offices nationwide plus offshore development centers in Moscow and Kiev </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York, NY – Headquarters and Development Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boston, MA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Iselin, NJ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Philadelphia, PA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bensalem, PA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago, IL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dallas, TX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Washington, DC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plainview, NY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moscow, Russian Federation - Development Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kiev, Ukraine- Development Center </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. A Decade of Success Online benefits application Online travel reservation system 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 Vendor management & staff augmentation
  6. 6. Human Capital IT Finance Accounting Communications Management Consulting Right to Hire Contingency Committed Search Assessments Implementations Upgrades Control & Compliance Data Stewardship Onsite Offsite Offshore Development Application Development Network Infrastructure Security Audits Enterprise Software SAP Oracle PeopleSoft JD Edwards Siebel Approva Security Weaver Global IDs Starpoint’s Flexible Offerings
  7. 7. Professional Development Services Onsite Offsite Offshore
  8. 8. Starpoint ’ s Resource Qualification Process <ul><li>We provide higher-caliber, qualified resources </li></ul><ul><li>Starpoint employs a three-tier screening methodology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for hiring employees for a client’s team or our team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for screening our resources for client projects and project augmentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Step 1: Trained from a functional and technical perspective, our resource managers source, screen and interview initial candidates. Approved candidates are then forwarded </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Step 2: Starpoint functional and technical managers validate skills and confirm candidates’ hands-on experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Step 3: Starpoint CTO and practice director conduct final interviews to approve or reject the candidate </li></ul></ul></ul>“ I have been working with Starpoint for the past 6 years. They do an outstanding job of screening candidates properly in both technical skills and soft skills. We know that when Starpoint has partnered with us on a project, staffing initiative or retained search, we will find the right resource in a short period of time.”
  9. 9. Professional Development Services Offerings <ul><li>End-to-end solution offerings </li></ul><ul><li>Custom application development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business domain expertise, business process redesign </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User-centric information architecture and user interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom application architecture, existing frameworks, portal technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific focus on highly client-interactive projects, taking the time to know our clients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application maintenance and support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide teams to do on-going enhancements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clients can work directly with Moscow or through a Starpoint provided on-site technical coordinator </li></ul></ul>Custom portal iForge site builder & TEMODAR Web site Stock records workflow
  10. 10. Professional Development Services Delivery <ul><li>Flexible delivery models </li></ul><ul><li>Outsourced </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team located at Starpoint US and/or client sites, plus at Starpoint facilities in Moscow and Kiev </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US engagement team consists of Project Manager, Business Analyst, Information Architects, Application Architect and Development Lead </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entire team can be US-based at our NY Development Center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project augmentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team located at client site with governance and advice from Starpoint management as appropriate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Position requirements are created by Starpoint management with a team orientation after reviewing client goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses Starpoint’s resources screening system, where client typically does final interviews </li></ul></ul>Stock option product & real estate portal Extranet & digital asset library Enterprise risk management tool
  11. 11. Professional Development Services Employees <ul><li>Talented Moscow & Kiev based employees </li></ul><ul><li>Starpoint employees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Located in Starpoint-leased facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Established for eight years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Highly skilled computer scientists with focus on scientific and mathematical analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Proven staff structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior resources educated and practically trained working for corporations, military and space clients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-going intern program to augment senior staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intern program produces Doctoral and Masters graduates from two facilities (where our facilities are located): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moscow Physics and Technology Institute (the “MIT” of Russia) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Institute of Cybernetics (largest Computer Science research center) </li></ul></ul></ul>Portal development Web financial tools Direct marketing integrated system
  12. 12. Professional Development Services Methodology <ul><li>Proven iterative methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Starpoint follows a modified version of the Rational Unified Process (RUP), right-sized for each client project </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on short, iterative deliverable cycles for higher levels of client interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Common, integrated set of disciplines and procedures that link all components of a project </li></ul><ul><li>Strong governance and change management </li></ul><ul><li>Tight documentation control, tailored for each client project </li></ul>“ The Starpoint team of software engineers, architects, project managers and business analysts provided a high-level of quality in both their design and code delivery. We are very pleased with the quality of work that was delivered by Starpoint and would be completely comfortable engaging with them on future projects.”
  13. 13. Professional Development Services Competency <ul><li>Key areas of technical competency </li></ul><ul><li>Platforms/portal technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Java (J2EE): Sun Certified Java Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft .Net Framework with Enterprise Web Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebLogic: BEA Integration Partner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebSphere: IBM Advanced Partner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data/database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design and modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database analysis, development, and migration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Algorithmic design, analytics design, mathematical modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Middleware design, development, and implementation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TIBCO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MQ Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JMS </li></ul></ul>“ Things are going great with the new program. This one Accounts Payable clerk said it was the best thing she has seen since she has worked here. By the end of that day, I sent an e-mail to my superiors telling them we had a winner!”
  14. 14. Professional Development Services Client Snapshots <ul><li>Client snapshot: Broadridge </li></ul><ul><li>For Broadridge, Starpoint redesigned and developed the firm’s Workflow Stock Record (WSR) and Workflow Firm Balancing (WFB) applications – as part of an overall re-write and upgrade initiative involving 16 applications </li></ul><ul><li>Client snapshot: Wyndham </li></ul><ul><li>For Wyndham, Starpoint developed an online hotel booking system for its eight hotel brands with an easier, more intuitive method for searching and reserving rooms </li></ul>Online reservation system Stock records workflow
  15. 15. Professional Development Services Client Snapshots <ul><li>Client Snapshot: Schering-Plough </li></ul><ul><li>For Schering-Plough, Starpoint built an automated tool called iForge so all of Schering’s drug brand managers could easily build and maintain product Web sites using a common set of templates, content and rules to adhere to brand and technical standards </li></ul><ul><li>Client Snapshot: Schering-Plough </li></ul><ul><li>Also for Schering-Plough, Starpoint redesigned the full TEMODAR® drug Web site and developed interactive components including 3-D animations, an interactive treatment diary, and a dosage calculator </li></ul>iForge site builder TEMODAR Web site
  16. 16. Why Select Starpoint? Flexible approach Proven experience Stellar clients Expert screening Stability and commitment
  17. 17. Why Select Starpoint <ul><li>Project experience, expertise and practice-based resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support our consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serve as trusted advisors to our clients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tried and proven three-tier resource screening process </li></ul><ul><li>Ample supply of consultants that are known entities </li></ul><ul><li>Project, project augmentation, consulting services and full-time placement services are driven by our clients’ desire to engage </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Starpoint value </li></ul><ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul></ul>“ The service and partnership that we receive from Starpoint is excellent. The team at Starpoint was able to understand our culture and find candidates quickly.”
  18. 18. Questions & Answers <ul><li>Thank you for your time </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A/Discussion </li></ul>
  19. 19. INSPIRED THINKING Proven Experience