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Hexacta Corporate Presentation

Hexacta Corporate Presentation 15
Corporate Presentation About Hexacta Excellence in software development About Hexacta Hexacta is a Software Development and IT Consulting company with more than 14 years of experience in the market. We are 300+ people, distributed in our four development centers in Argentina: Buenos Aires (our headquarters), Paraná, Bahía Blanca and La Plata, in addition to our offices in Montevideo (Uruguay) and São Paulo (Brazil). We work for large international corporations throughout Latin America, in the US and in selected European countries, in projects that demand leading edge software development skills. We have been providing outsourced offshore services since 2002. Around 70 of our revenues are generated by offshoring projects, a fact that underscores our commitment and abilities to work with clients outside Argentina. ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Our positioning Technical Excellence Fulltime team dedicated to Process Improvement and QA HAT (Hexacta Architecture Team): experienced pool of Architects available to support development teams at no additional cost Disciplined processes and leadingedge methodologies ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Our positioning Client Focus Large enough to execute big projects; small enough to be agile Simple organization with strong commitment to customer service Solid understanding of business processes,, trends and best practices in the industry. instruments ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Our positioning High Performance Teams Compatible time zone with U.S. and Europe Cultural affinity Best talents in the region ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Our services Development and maintenance of Java Usability Consulting or .Net based projects Heuristic Analysis Fixed Price/ Fixed Scope projects or User Interface Design Time Materials engagements Prototype Construction Software UX Design Staff augmentation Development Offshore development QA Testing Consulting Test case definition and execution Definition of technological strategies Test automation BPR (Business Process Redesign) QA Services and Consulting Functional specification of Scrum Developer Training software solutions Definition of technological architectures “93 of our clients consider that working with Hexacta have given them a competitive edge.“ 2010 Microsoft Customer Satisfaction Index Excellence in software development Strong presence in the US More than 20 active projects Seattle WA Dedicated team assigned to each Portland OR engagement Chicago IL Samford CT Work seamlessly integrated with the client teams New York NY East Brunswick, NJ Philadelphia, PA Rockville, Chevy Chase MD San Francisco, Los Angeles, Saint Louis Pleasanton CA MO Atlanta GA Dallas, Houston, Palm Beach Garderns FL Austin TX Excellence in software development Some of our clients United States Europe / South America Excellence in software development We work on a wide range of technologies MAIN PLATFORMS WEB TECHNOLOGIES MOBILE TOOLS JAVA HTML5, JQUERY, BOOTSTRAP, NODE.JS, BACKBONE, ANDROID. iPHONE, iPAD, WINDOWS TESTING: JUNIT, NUNIT, SELENIUM, ANGULAR.JS MOBILE, BLACKBERRY JMETER, MARATHON. C / C++ / VB.NET PHP SPRING MVC, WICKET, SEAM NATIVE APPLICATIONS CI: JENKINS, TFS BUILD, CRUISE CONTROL RUBY / PYTHON MVC4, WPF, SILVERLIGHT, REPORTING SERVICES PHONEGAP, TITANIUM, JQUERY MOBILE SCM: GIT, SVN, TFS, MERCURIAL MS SQL SERVER RAILS, DJANGO, GRAILS ORACLE REST SOAP SERVICES MYSQL / POSTRESQL COLLAB., PORTALS, CRM DESKTOP INTEGRATION MS SHAREPOINT PORTAL SERVER SWING MS BIZTALK RCP SUGAR CRM, JOOMLA JBPM WPF, SILVERLIGHT WORDPRESS, DRUPAL ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Our methodology Over the time we have developed two methodological approaches for developing applications: Our “traditional” model, mainly based on RUP and CMMI practices, is generally used in turnkey, fixed priced contracts. An iterative/incremental lifecycle model is used. Two different flavors, depending The other approach is mostly based in Agile Methods, in particular Scrum and Extreme on the project characteristics Programming, and is used in “team based” engagements. An iterative/incremental lifecycle is also used in these projects. We believe that our quality and productivity improvements will allow us to provide a better service to our clients and improve our profitability at the same time. We are improving our positioning in markets that appraise the efforts invested in Why are methodologies so process improvement (like the US) and because we are convinced that this will important to us become even more relevant in our region. We aspire to be the best software development company in Argentina and one of the best in Latin America. ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Main milestones in Hexacta’s methodology Sadosky Award for Best IT Solution – CESSI / Received the European Seal of eExcellence. 2013 Hexacta was assessed as CMMI Level 3. 2012 “European Seal of eExcellence” with a Special Mention in Latin America. 2011 Chosen among the Best 100 Outsourcing Services Provider by the consulting agency Global Services. “Best Companies to Work in Argentina” Ranking Great Place to Work Institute (Position 6). Recognized by ExportAR Foundation as a service exporting company in Argentina. Host Company of MIT Sloan School of Business “Global Entrepreneurship” Laboratory. 2010 “Best Companies to Work in Argentina” Ranking Great Place to Work Institute (Position 2). Chosen among the Best 100 Outsourcing Service Providers by the consulting agency Global Services. Accepted as Registered Education Provider by the Scrum Alliance. Winner of “Exporting Excellence” La Nación Banco Galicia Awards. Finalist in the European Software Institute (ESI) Awards in the “International Category”. Chosen among the Best 100 Companies to Work in Latin America – Great Place To Work Institute. 2009 Chosen by the CESSI as the Best IT Company in Argentina Sadosky Award 2009 / Assessed as CMMI Level 3 (Scampi A). “Best Companies to Work in Argentina” Ranking Great Place to Work Institute (Position 6). 2008 ISO 9001:2008 Certification. 2007 “Best Companies to Work in Argentina” Ranking Great Place to Work Institute (Position 6). ISO 9001:2008 Certification. “Best Companies to Work in Argentina” Ranking Great Place to Work Institute (Position 28). 2006 Assessed as CMM Level 4 (CBIIPI). 2005 4 Stars in the Microsoft Quality Competitiveness Program. Assessed as CMM Level 3 (CBIIPI). 2003 ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Methodology Two different approaches depending on the project and the client “TRADITIONAL” APPROACH AGILE METHODOLOGY Main practices Based on RUP, CMMI Based on Scrum and XP Iterative and incremental lifecycle Iterative and incremental lifecycle User Stories Acceptance Criteria Use cases Requirements management Test cases based on acceptance criteria Test cases based on use cases Testing Agile estimation Effort estimation Estimation by points Burndown charts Metrics Scorecards Sprint Planning Meeting Sprint backlog Planning Project plan / schedule Daily standup Status meetings Project tracking UAT User Acceptance Test Sprint review meeting User acceptance Post mortem meetings Sprint retrospective meeting Process feedback Excellence in software development Scrum at Hexacta Dedicated team assigned to each project Different team configurations depending on each need Requirements Baseline Hexacta resources embedded in the client team (mixed team) All team members are from Hexacta Sprint duration: 2 weeks Main activities: Sprint planning Daily standup meetings Sprint review / Demo Sprint retrospective Excellence in software development Flexible team configurations We assign dedicated teams to each of our projects, composed of different profiles according to each need. Developers Hexacta Client Partner Sponsor Business Scrum Designers Analysts Master Team Product Leader Owner Q A Excellence in software development Our support teams In addition to the dedicated project teams, there are other groups taking care of process improvement quality assurance: HAT QA SEPG Hexacta Architecture Team Process Quality Assurance Software Engineering Process Group Responsible for ensuring that the Provides advisement and solutions to Organization's focal point for software organization is following the defined project managers on issues of process improvement activities processes architecture, design, technologies and Receives proposals from the whole frameworks; enhancing services quality Involvement in each project during their organization and engineers teams productivity. lifecycle: tailoring, audits, monthly meetings, audits It is our “elite” team. Discusses changes to processes and evaluates new tools Monitors QA issues Works as our RD department, researching new technologies and Launch process improvement initiatives, Trains new people in methodology frameworks. and is responsible for leading and Provides Scrum training outside the implementing each of these efforts Dictates training, publishes papers company articles. Key player in QA assessments, certification processes Participates in the community (conferences, seminars, workshops) ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Our infrastructure Main services Internet connection (primary and secondary) and Firewall with IDS State of the art Development Center in downtown Buenos Aires Network / Directory Service Over 1500 m2 of office space Inventory Management equipped with all the technology Corporate Antivirus protection and services required for our work Backup policies Version Management Physical security UPS Temperature and humidity control Fire detection system Contingency plan in the cloud ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Value proposition for our people The Company We believe that Hexacta is a great place to learn and grow professionally. Work with new technologies. Best practices in software development. Work for big and important companies around the world. Environment that facilitates learning and collaboration. Continuously looking for improving our processes and all the employees are part of this challenge. We are “HR oriented”, and we work hardly on the HR processes (mentoring, coaching, career development, evaluations, benefit programs, etc.). We consider personal interests. We want to establish a longterm relationship with our people. ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t Value proposition for our people Our facilities The infrastructure and the modern design of our development centers allow for a fluid communication and team building. Our offices are strategically located in quiet neighborhoods. Our culture We believe that excellence and quality is not divorced from having fun. English classes, social events, wine tastings and marathons are typical activities of our culture. ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t How to engage with Hexacta First Select Pilot Project Prepare the team iteration 24 weeks 2 weeks Two to six months duration Select/present team Project kickoff members Create backlog Minimum to moderate risk Define and tailor Build initial release plan Two to six team members methodology, select tools a Setup infrastructure technologies Define and sign agreement ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t How to engage with Hexacta – Rates card for 2014 Long term Short term / by the hour engagements engagements Monthly Retainer Hourly Fees Monthly Fees Technical Manager 8,232 56 9,408 Architect/Specialist 7,056 48 8,064 Senior Developer 5,880 40 6,720 Midlevel Developer 4,872 33 5,544 Developer 4,032 28 4,704 Senior Functional Analyst 5,880 40 6,720 Functional Analyst 5,040 35 5,880 Test Lead 6,552 45 7,560 Senior Tester 5,544 38 6,384 Prices are in US Midlevel Tester 4,704 32 5,376 Dollars. Long tern Tester 4,200 29 4,872 engagements are projects with Senior Graphic Designer 5,544 38 6,384 typically more than six months duration. Graphic Designer 4,704 32 5,376 ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t How to engage with Hexacta – Rates card conditions General conditions for long term rates Services are provided on a time and materials ("TM") basis and customers shall pay Hexacta for time spent performing such services at the end of each calendar month based on a monthly retainer model. Holidays and reasonable sick days will be invoiced as working time. Regarding sick time, Hexacta will not invoice time off due to extraordinary circumstances (e.g. if somebody takes more than 2 days in a month; or if somebody takes 1 or 2 days every single months, in those cases discount days will be applied) Regarding vacations of team members, Hexacta will try to cover up the vacations time off replacing these members during that period of time (whenever it makes sense to the project because of the learning curve time and because of knowledge transfer required). If resource is not replaced / covered up during time off, Hexacta will discount those days off. About Christmas week: Hexacta is virtually closed between December 25th and January 1st. Rates include the infrastructure required for the adequate performance of the regular activities of software development. They do not include travel expenses that will be billed separately. For each service engagement, Client and Hexacta will sign a “Statement of Work” (SOW) that should include a list of the staff profiles assigned, incorporation dates and length of the service period. These rates are valid until the end of 2014. They might be adjusted for the year 2015 (with a previous notice / agreement) ExEcx ecle le lln ec nec e in i n sof sof tw tw ara er e d e dveevle opm lopm en etn t ARGENTINA Clay 2954 Buenos Aires (C1426DLD) tel: 54+11+5299 5400 BRASIL Cardoso de Melo 1470 – 8, Vila Olimpia San Pablo (04548004) tel: 55+11+3045 2193 URUGUAY Roque Graseras 857 Montevideo (11300) tel: 598+2+7117879 HexactaArg USA Hexacta 12105 Sundance Ct. Reston (20194) tel:+703 842 9455 www.hexacta.com
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