Telford, UK â May 11th , 2005 â Cogenture, the software process improvement company, today announced that it has been recognised by IBM as its No. 1 Rational brand training partner for 2004. Cogenture received the coveted award from IBM for its outstanding contribution to the EMEA North Region.
Since its foundation in 2002 Cogenture has attracted many of the most talented and experienced Rational Unified Process (RUP) pioneers, consultants and project leaders who have transformed the software development processes of many of the Worldâs largest companies, and whose backgrounds are steeped in iterative software processes and supporting tools. This pedigree and experience, which stems from the top of the organisation right through to the world class service delivery teams, underpins Cogentureâs service philosophy.
The RUP is at the heart of Cogentureâs services portfolio. The team has considerable experience and expertise in the theory and application of the IBM Rational brand, providing a full range of professional services to help an organisation maximise their investment in IBM RUP and IBM Rational Software.
From its Telford-based Learning Centre, Cogenture provides training on IBM software products, solutions and technologies and holds regular public courses focusing on the core subject and tools of the IBM Rational Unified Process. Cogenture is an advanced IBM Partner World for Software member for the Rational brand and an Authorised Education Centre for IBM Software.
Howard Knowles is Founder and CEO of Cogenture and is delighted to receive this industry recognition from IBM. "This award from IBM is testament to our commitment to the Rational brand, a relentless focus on service quality and an outstanding leadership team. We are only just beginning to scratch the surface with the depth of expertise and experience that we can bring to any organisation, large or small, who is seeking to adopt software development best practices and tools." Howard continues, "We are looking forward to working closely with the IBM account teams to extend our foothold into other companies who need our consultancy, capability assessment, training and mentoring services to improve the quality and effectiveness of their software development programmes."