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Telliant Whitepaper Outlines Application Development Outsourcing Success Factors

AUGUST 12, 2011, JOHNS CREEK, GA – Telliant Systems, a growing provider of software development and IT outsourcing services, has released a whitepaper analyzing the Success Factors in Application Development Outsourcing.

The whitepaper discusses key success factors that are involved in making any application development outsourcing initiative successful. The whitepaper identifies six major factors that contribute to the success of application development outsourcing projects:

  • Selecting the Right Provider
  • Managing Communications Effectively
  • Bridging Cultural Differences
  • Evangelizing the Change Internally
  • Establishing Best Practices

Titled “Success Factors in Application Development Outsourcing”, the whitepaper will equip organizations considering outsourcing their software development, with information that they need to successfully initiate and manage a successful application development outsourcing project. In addition to identifying the major factors that are encountered in application development outsourcing initiatives, the paper discusses ways to manage each of those factors effectively to ensure the success of the project.

Seth Narayanan, CEO of Telliant Systems, confirms, “We have seen good and bad examples of outsourcing over the years. Since software outsourcing is more popular than ever before, we have released this paper based on our years of experience helping organizations create positive relationships and successful outcomes with in software outsourcing.”

About Telliant Systems

Telliant Systems based in Johns Creek, GA offers a full range of services to customers in North America and across the globe. Telliant offers a diverse selection of IT outsourcing services, such as application development, software testing and performance analysis, and software tuning. Telliant Systems’ services are available for a variety of software platforms, such as Java/J2EE and Microsoft.NET utilizing a range of open source technologies like Linux, PHP, MySQL, and mobile platforms in including iPhone development and Android development.

More information on Telliant Systems’ services is available through www.telliant.com. Telliant Systems operates through a state-of-the-art offshore application development center located in Chennai, India as of 2010. Telliant Systems only employs experienced, talented software professionals that are leaders in their industry.

Leadership – Seth Narayanan
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Seth Narayanan

CEO & Founder

Seth co-founded Telliant Systems in May 2010 to create a better software services delivery model so global corporations could truly leverage the benefits of outsourcing and offshore services.

Prior to starting Telliant, Seth founded Avalon International. As founder and CEO, he helped shape Avalon as a leading provider of software products and solutions to the check and payment processing areas of the banking and financial services industries. In 2008, Seth led Avalon to a successful acquisition by Bluepoint Solutions and took on the responsibility of serving as the CTO of the combined organization.

Seth began his career as a software engineer with Unisys Corporation in India and soon settled in the United States. As a consultant to Unisys for over 15 years, Seth gained comprehensive experience in software development and services delivery by working with several Fortune 500 and global customers with a particular focus on financial services and banking.

Seth earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India. He continued his education by receiving an MBA, with specialization in Marketing and Information Systems, from the Xavier Labor Relations Institute in Jamshedpur, India.

Seth lives in the Atlanta area with his family.

Leadership – Kathleen Narayanan
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Kathleen Narayanan

CFO & Co-Founder

Kathleen Narayanan brings over three decades of software and business experience to Telliant Systems. She joined Seth Narayanan in 2012 to help lead Telliant after the successful sale of Avalon International, the duo’s previous venture, to Bluepoint Solutions. Avalon was a leading provider of software products and solutions to the check and payment processing areas of the banking and financial services industries. She managed the financial side of the business as well as contributing to product development, sales and customer relationships. Her enthusiasm, energy and IT experience make her a great asset to both companies.

Prior to Avalon, Kathleen spent more than a decade at Unisys Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility. Starting as a Programmer Analyst, she moved into key roles including Team Leader and Project Manager in several major software development and implementation projects. Kathleen regularly interfaced with large clients, many specifically in the banking industry.

While at Unisys, Kathleen was recognized as a small banking expert and solution provider. She received the Unisys Achievement Award for Excellence for her leading role in the development of the Unisys solution for Mellon Bank's Small Banking Service Center. She also developed the Unisys solution for Credit Union payment processing needs. Kathleen left Unisys to assist Seth full-time with Avalon International and its clients.

Kathleen started her IT career as a Programmer at Farmers' Bank and Trust in Hummelstown, PA while she was earning a BA in Technology Management at Pennsylvania State University and an AS in Computer Science and Accounting at Thompson College.

Leadership – Ravi Krishnamoorthy
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Ravi

Vice President of Global Delivery

Ravi Krishnamoorthy, PMP has over two decades of experience in technology and with a focus on the US healthcare and financial services industries. As Telliant’s Vice President of Global Delivery, he is responsible for developing and implementing Telliant’s global service delivery process.

Ravi works closely with Telliant’s clients to help them realize the business benefits of global sourcing by maintaining excellence through process and quality initiatives. He oversees Telliant’s Extended Delivery Center (EDC), having pioneered the EDC model to establish virtual delivery capabilities and enable the adoption of distributed agile methodology.

Ravi provides the strategic leadership and industry knowledge to scale up and strengthen Telliant’s delivery resources to meet the future demands of our growing business and for ensuring that the internal systems including technology and core infrastructure are solid, secure and scalable.

Ravi’s resume includes some of the best-known technology companies in the world such as Wipro, CSC, Cognizant and eMids and his experience spans leadership positions in client and project management. He earned a MS in Computer Applications and a BS in Physics from University of Madras, Chennai. His PMP credential is from the Project Management Institute, USA.