Tuesday, 12 May, 2015: The German expert for software and systems engineering and supplier of process management solutions recently signed a partnership agreement with KPMG in India, one of the leading consulting companies in India. According to this agreement, KPMG in India is now an official reseller of Stages in the Indian market.
Stages was developed by Method Park and has become an important tool for the management of software and system development processes worldwide. Stages integrates into other common development tools and helps to ensure compliance to regulations and sector specific standards.
During the past years, Asia and especially India has become one of the fastest-growing markets for Method Park. Starting to work in this market since 2010, Method Park consultants were able to successfully win several regular customers due to their knowledge about Automotive SPICE® in particular.
“KPMG in India has an excellent reputation in consulting on software and systems development and in particular, CMMI. KPMG in India’s reputation and its deep know-how can help us support the Indian market for Stages”, says Prof. Dr. Bernd Hindel, CEO of Method Park, of the Erlangen-based company.
“Stages perfectly complements our portfolio. Signing the partnership agreement with Method Park has enabled us to not only consult with our customers on their development processes, but also to provide them with a tool that can enormously ease project work,” says KK Raman, Partner, KPMG and Head of Business Excellence. “There is an ever increasing need for QMS automation and using Stages can result in an improvement of customers’ processes, helping them to be more successful,” says Prasanth S, Director, KPMG.
About KPMG India
KPMG was established in India in September 1993, and has rapidly built a significant competitive presence in the country. The firm operates from its offices in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Goa and offers its clients a range of services, including financial and business advisory, tax and regulatory, and risk advisory services.
KPMG in India provides services to over 4,500 international and national clients, in India. The firm's global approach to service delivery helps provide value-added services to clients. The firm serves leading information technology companies and has a strong presence in the financial services sector in India while serving a number of market leaders in other industry segments.
The Business Excellence service line of KPMG provides CMMI, ITIL, TMMI COBIT and P-CMM-based advisory services to close to 300 clients, globally. The other key services include Software Testing, Process Automation, Performance Engineering and Customer Centricity.
About Method Park
For many years Method Park has successfully offered consulting in questions of software for safety-critical systems in the automotive industry and in the medical technology area, for which the company develops its own software solutions. Method Park brings extensive know-how to fields with high and extremely high safety requirements. With this knowledge Method Park offers its customers a variety of solutions from a single source that contributes to the success of each company.
Method Park is the competent partner for consulting, coaching, training, engineering services and products for all questions of software development processes. The Stages Web-based process management portal developed by Method Park supports users with the practical implementation of development processes. Stages ensures the realization of predefined quality standards and process models and can be integrated in all common development environments. Furthermore, Stages enables the global distribution of development tasks beyond corporate boundaries.
Founded in Erlangen in 2001, Method Park employs around 125 persons at sites in Erlangen, Munich and Stuttgart, as well as in Detroit and Miami in the USA.
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 155 countries and have 174,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.