Hyderabad, India, January 10, 2015: Alfa Mutual Insurance Co. has partnered with Cigniti Technologies to establish a dedicated Test Center of Excellence (TCoE). This multi-year, multi-million-dollar contract is just the latest step Alfa is taking to enhance its technology.
“Creating a Test Center of Excellence enables the company to improve the quality of our enterprise applications,” said Alfa Vice President of Quality Assurance (QA) Ron Wilson. “By partnering with Cigniti, North America’s largest independent software testing services organization, we were confident we could create a quality model that focuses on increasing the efficiency and transparency of the entire QA organization. The resulting TCoE will follow our goal of securing proven software testing technologies while maintaining focus on the pressing need to keep the test organization lean and highly optimized. Through Cigniti, Alfa can accomplish both tasks.”
Cigniti Executive Vice President Gary Smith said he is excited to welcome Alfa to its esteemed list of clients.
“We are committed to building a successful, long-term relationship with all of our clients, and we are glad to have been chosen as the preferred strategic testing services partner to establish the TCoE for Alfa insurance,” Smith said.
“Our IP-led testing services and proprietary SmartTools assures accelerated test life cycle with optimal return on investments for Alfa Insurance,” said Sanjay Jupudi, president Cigniti Inc. “Cigniti will leverage its proven methodology in building Alfa’s TCoE. The phased approach adopted will leverage Cigniti’s process framework to ensure Alfa’s both short-term and long-term QA needs are met during the TCoE establishment.”
Alfa and its affiliates provide insurance and other financial services in 11 states. Alfa Life Insurance Co. currently has more than $25 billion in force, and Alfa’s property and casualty companies service more than 1 million policies. There are nearly 400 Alfa service centers with more than 2,500 people dedicated to serving customers needs. For more information, visit AlfaIns.com.
About Cigniti: Cigniti Technologies (www.cigniti.com) is the World’s 3rd largest Independent Software Testing Services Company, headquartered in Dallas, TX. With a team of over 1400 people, Cigniti operates out of 1,40,000 sq.ft. of office space spread across US, UK, India, Australia and Canada. Cigniti’s test offerings include Agile and Devops testing, Test Consulting, Test Advisory services, TCoE, Enterprise Mobility Testing, Testing on Cloud, Big Data Testing, Functional, Automation, Security and Performance Testing services. Over the last 15 years, Cigniti has helped Enterprises and ISVs across verticals build quality software while improving time to market and reducing cost of quality. Cigniti has translated its R&D into SMART Tools that accelerate testing and help improve the quality of services delivered to clients.Cigniti is also the world’s first Independent Software Testing Services Company rated at CMMI SVC1.3 maturity level 3 and is an ISO 27001:2005 certified organization.