A Great Time to be ThinkSys – A Personal Note
Followers of my occasional posts on the ThinkSys blog site may find this post a bit out of character. I have usually spoken of issues that have equal parts technical or business impact, with a slight tilt towards software testing. This one though is more or a personal note. The last few weeks have been great for the entire ThinkSys team and I wanted to take this opportunity to say just why.
I’m just back from very busy few days in the company of the world’s leading software testing minds at TechWell’s StarWest. Like last year, ThinkSys was a platinum sponsor and, like last year, it was well worth the effort. We met a whole bunch of old friends and made a load of new connects. Clearly, the ThinkSys story of a focus on excellence, cost-effectiveness and efficiency in the QA, Test Automation, and web development services we offer has resonance.
It is this focus that has really made the last few weeks extra-special though. Over this time, we were selected to receive 3 major awards that really validate everything we are doing, as far as I am concerned.
First, we were selected for inclusion in the Inc 5000 – an annual compilation by the prestigious business publication, of the fastest-growing private companies in the US. Eric Schurenberg, President and Editor-in-Chief of Inc. has been quoted as saying, “No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great — usually from scratch.”. When you consider that companies like Microsoft, Oracle and Zappos.com have been included in this list in the past, you can understand the reason for our pride.
Apart from our presence in the US, our primary development center is in India. The region is important to us – as a market as well as a talent pool to hire from. In the first context, our selection as one among the Red Herring Asia 100 award is very significant for us. This is a list of the fastest growing technology companies in Asia. It’s a great honor to be included in this list because of the onerous selection criteria. Red Herring is known to evaluate companies across over 20 separate factors and the companies go through a 3-step review process, designed to eliminate everyone that don’t fully fit the bill. Red Herring says those that do make it could be in for “explosive growth”. That’s great for ThinkSys, I guess!
Our development center is located in the National Capital Region, just outside of Delhi India. In an accolade that, perhaps, represents our contribution to wider technology services sector in the area, global analysis and analytical research company, Worldwide Achievers, awarded us as the “Best Emerging Software Development Company in Delhi/NCR”. The award is decided after comprehensive market surveys and a great deal of research. We got this award from a representative of the highest level of the Indian government at the Worldwide Achievers Business Leader’s Summit & Awards 2016. My view is that this award is a sign of our growing influence as an employer as well as a thought leader in the technology areas we operate in – at least within the region we operate in.
All in all, this has been a great couple of months for ThinkSys. That said, and as I look at the first of our trophies sitting in our offices with pride, I take inspiration from knowing that the best has still to come. So with a promise to look at the future, let me end by thanking every one of our employees, associates, customers and everyone else who thought well of us – you have an equal share in our success!