GlobalLogic Develops Award-Winning Facilities Management Application for Australia’s Valorem Systems
Web-based Kevah Works Wins Australia’s Premier Cleaning Industry Award. Application will Launch in India in 2012, Addressing an Infrastructure Sector Boom that Presents a Rs 300 Billion Infrastructure & Facilities Management Opportunity New Delhi – January 24, 2012 – GlobalLogic, a leader in software R&D services, today announced that Kevah Works, an end-to-end mobile application service it developed for Valorem Systems in Australia, has received the prestigious 2011 InClean Award for Innovative IT Technology in Australia.Kevah Works, designed from the ground up for facilities services such as cleaning, maintenance, and landscaping, is a result of eight years of R&D by Valorem Systems, in tandem with application development services by GlobalLogic.Providing a comprehensive solution for quality assurance, site inspections and audits, periodical inspections, work orders and extra work, the application allows secure levels of access and reporting for staff and clients across the worksite. Valorem Systems will market Kevah Works to Indian facilities management companies in 2012. A Netscribes India report *, estimated the size of India’s Infrastructure and facilities management industry to be more than Rs 300 billion, presenting a significant opportunity for innovative applications for facilities management. “At GlobalLogic, we help our clients bring their ideas to life through end-to-end product development,” said Mr. Sunil K Singh, Managing Director, GlobalLogic. “Kevah Works is a great example of that practice. Our partnership with Valorem Systems enables us to help deliver innovative technology that will enhance the experience of building service providers. With technology-specific expertise that our consumer team brings to product development, GlobalLogic will continue to help Valorem deliver the kinds of effective solutions for which it has come to be known." Mr. Singh added, “A dedicated team based out of our Noida office developed and will maintain Kevah Works on behalf of Valorem Systems.” The Kevah Works mobile application is supported on Android, Apple iOS, Windows and Blackberry devices. It uses an emerging technology called rho mobile to reduce maintenance costs – enabling one version of the code base to work on all different devices. All the logical features like filling forms, periodical inspections and data collection are supported in both the desktop and mobile versions. Users
can create and edit jobs, inspection forms, work orders and extra-works, and also fill in inspection and feedback forms when on the move. Those changes can later be synched to the server. The development for Kevah Mobility is nearly complete and will be released shortly. “GlobalLogic is a part of the extended Valorem team, and they deserve the recognition for winning the InClean award as much as we do,” said Jon Tinberg, Managing Director, Valorem Systems Australia.“Kevah Works was developed after seven years of industry feedback and R&D by our team, all of which the GlobalLogic team evaluated in developing the product for us. Our aim was to create a simple web-based solution that is platform-agnostic and cost-effective and addresses all our customers’ needs.” He added, “India, with its strong infrastructure growth and ongoing investments, presents a tremendous market opportunity for Kevah Works, and we will bring the service to the Indian building service contractors and professionals in the facilities management industry in 2012.” Kevah Works is one of the many innovations developed by GlobalLogic. The company has developed product and service offerings in the mobile, telecom, healthcare, retail and financial-services sectors and continues to work with prominent Fortune 100 clients. About GlobalLogic GlobalLogic, home to nearly 6,000 people, delivers R&D services to leading technology-enabled organizations. Since 2001, we have remained relentlessly focused on delivering innovative products, services and experiences. We work with both start-ups and technology giants, including 80% of the top global technology brands, to design and build innovative products that provide a competitive edge. With innovation hubs and design studios around the world, GlobalLogic delivers the broad range of technology design and engineering skills needed to help our clients stay ahead. The company is connected globally by its award-winning "Velocity" innovation platform, and its teams thrive on agile collaboration. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Goldman Sachs, NEA, Draper Atlantic / New Atlantic Ventures, and West Bridge Capital, GlobalLogic is headquartered in the U.S. and has global offices in Argentina, China, Germany, India, Israel, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: www.globallogic.com. About Valorem Valorem Systems was founded in 2002 with a simple goal – to make site management easier. Valorem has been working with property owners, managers, contract cleaners and service providers since the mid1990′s. Across the industry we had seen a range of computer system implemented in head offices – systems for accounting, trust management, asset management, lease control etc. But none of these systems extended into the field, to the sites. Our applications make managing sites easier, and deliver real operational efficiencies. Valorem’s multi award winning applications are recognised as lead solutions for progressive service provides in Australia and overseas. For more information, visit www.valoremsystems.com
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Published on Jan 24, 2012
GlobalLogic, a leader in software R&D services, today announced that Kevah Works, an end-to-end mobile application service it developed for...