Toronto software development firm is only Canadian company to make SPI Research’s benchmark list
TORONTO, Ontario (March 27, 2012) – Service Performance Insight (SPI) today announced that Toronto-based Architech achieved seventh place of the ‘Top 10’ firms in SPI’s 2012 Professional Services Maturity™ Benchmark.
Of the 216 participating organizations, Architech was the only Canadian firm to achieve ‘Top 10’ status, significantly outperforming the benchmark average in all five of the study’s service performance dimensions: Leadership, Client Relationships, Human Capital Alignment, Service Execution, and Finance and Operations.
“We’re ecstatic to be recognized as ‘Best-of-the-Best’ among our peers,” says David Suydam, President, Architech. “We knew our team exceeded our goals in 2011 and we were already grateful for that success. But it’s even more rewarding to see the publically defined metrics indicating how well we’re doing in a broad range of critical service areas.”
Standardizing on the Agile methodology has allowed Architech to define internal best practices for client engagement, delivery excellence, staff development, and financial management. Processes now exist to reward excellence, ensure quality, and share knowledge within the firm.
“Architech is proving that it’s one of the top Agile firms in Canada,” says Jungho Kim, CTO & Chief Architect, Architech. “Building software teams that work together project after project has resulted in a highly tuned and coordinated team with a mindset for building great applications. Overall, this mean our projects are executed with better and more predictable results, yielding happier clients, happier staff, and more software joy.”
Architech is a custom software design and engineering company based in Toronto. We create great-looking web, mobile and business applications integrated with backend systems that drive organizations forward. We offer our clients the end-to-end services required to make applications successful including strategy, interface design, prototyping, systems integration, software engineering, product rollout and coaching. Since inception in 2004, our 100+ projects have been successful through small team deployments that follow an Agile process emphasizing collaboration, software engineering best practices, and incremental software delivery. www.architech.ca