LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 28 May, 2010 – Infosys Technologies Ltd., headquartered in Bangalore, India, has been named the recipient of the 2010 Software Process Achievement Award for establishing an extremely cost-effective, sustained, and culturally integrated quality and productivity improvement program during a period of extraordinary corporate growth.
Co-sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, the award is handed out each year to recognize outstanding achievement in improving the software process. Dieter Rombach, chair of the SPA Selection Committee announced the award at the recent International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE).
SPA Award recipients receive an engraved commemorative plaque and make presentations at appropriate practitioner and researcher community events. Award recipients also produce an SEI Technical Report describing their accomplishments, experiences, and the lessons learned.
The SPA award competition is open to all software professionals who participate in software development, support, or management, and are employed by and participate in the software work of an organization that produces, supports, enhances, or otherwise provides software-intensive products or services.
Infosys defines, designs, and delivers technology-enabled business solutions for Global 2000 companies. Its offerings include business and technology consulting, application services, systems integration, product engineering, custom software development, maintenance, re-engineering, independent testing and validation services, IT infrastructure services, and business process outsourcing.
Infosys pioneered the Global Delivery Model, a disruptive force that led to the rise of offshore outsourcing. The GDM is based on the idea of taking work to the location where the best talent is available, where it makes the best economic sense, with the least amount of acceptable risk.
Infosys operates more than 50 offices and development centers in India, China, Australia, the Czech Republic, Poland, the UK, Canada, and Japan. The company and its subsidiaries employ nearly 114,000 people. More than 97 percent of its revenues come from existing customers.