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CIO Review >> Magazine >> April - 2016 issue

Tavant Technologies: Comprehensive Test Coverage to Improve Time to Market and Reduce Cost


Software is all pervasive, and software quality cannot be an afterthought. There has been a paradigm shift in the way software testing is perceived in today’s market. There is an increasing need for seasoned testers who are technically competent on various technology stacks. The need for test automation and its acceptance at earlier stages in the project lifecycle is also rising.

Tavant Technologies has a team of certified domain experts, who provide test solutions to address the needs of various industries. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Tavant Technologies is a specialized software solutions and services provider that provides impactful results to its customers across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Founded in 2000, the company employs over 1500 people and is a recognized top employer. The company has adopted early test automation solutions to provide end-to-end testing services with reduced testing costs and cycle time. In addition, Tavant Technologies is focused on building the testing team with more SDETs (Software Development Engineer in Test).

“We have a Testing Center of Excellence that focuses on developing frameworks, equipping test engineers with the required industry and tools knowledge, and institutionalizing best practices,” said Sarvesh Mahesh, CEO, Tavant Technologies. The company’s expertise in critical test processes includes test strategy and planning, test automation, functional and non-functional requirement testing for industries such as Media & Entertainment, Consumer Lending, Capital Markets and Manufacturing. Apart from following CMMI Level V practices, Tavant offers a flexible engagement model and a wide spectrum of on-shore, off-shore and hybrid testing services. Tavant follows a statistical approach toward test management, test execution, and test monitoring. The test strategies cover the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC).

“ZeroD model is the company’s proactive means of ensuring defect prevention right from the inception of the project. The model comprises of QA practices, test artifacts, solutions accelerator, measurable test metrics and, time-tested test methodologies to ensure better test efficiency,” says Meera Krishnan, Global Head-Testing Practice, Tavant Technologies.

“Tavant’s FIRE Framework and Solutions Accelerator aim at optimizing the testing efforts and delivering high quality releases. The framework comprises of multiple in-house components viz. Tavant FIRE Web, Tavant FIRE Mobile and Tavant FIRE Analytics that cater to different areas of testing such as functional testing, mobile testing and Big Data/analytics testing. “Tavant FIRE Solutions Accelerator helps in mitigating most of the automation testing challenges faced by the industry. The solutions are easy to use, maintain and enable faster time to market,” said Meera Krishnan.