Our Clients

Torak understands that most organizations seek out improvement, and want to operate more efficiently. Our goal, at Torak, is to work collaboratively with our clients, by implementing the most effective plan to deliver business value.

Through this collaboration with our clients, Torak has yielded measurable results. Below are several of our satisfied clients, along with tailored services provided by our team of Agile coaches at Torak and DevOps engineers at Agile Testing Framework (ATF).

logo_adot

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is a multi-modal transportation agency serving one of the fastest growing areas of the country. ADOT is responsible for planning, building and operating a complex highway system in addition to building and maintaining bridges and the Grand Canyon Airport. A major component of the organization is the Motor Vehicle Division which provides title, registration and driver license services to the general public throughout the state of Arizona.

Services provided:

  • Agile team training (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilot (Scrum)

AgWorks

AgWorks got its start in 1992 in Preston, Iowa and from the very beginning we have applied our history to build powerful software for ag retail operations. AgWorks was purchased by The McGregor Company in early 2012. Our new management and sales team have a combined 100+ years of agriculture retail ownership and operational experience. AgWorks’ strengthened foundation is allowing a renewed focus toward delivering the agronomy software of the future. We humbly say “we know ag retail” but we also admit that we have “learned something new from every new AgWorks customer.”

Services provided:

  • ATF PRO (.Net) implementation
  • ATF training on BDD
  • ATF engineering to automate regression test cases
  • ATF coaching and paired programming with ATF engineers

amex-logo

American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile leadership training
  • Agile ScrumMaster and Product Owner training
  • Agile release planning (visual mapping, story writing, estimation)
  • Agile workshops to kickoff new Kanban teams/processes
  • Agile facilitation of strategic planning sessions (road-mapping)

logo-apriva-1

Apriva provides an end-to-end wireless solution that enables merchants to process financial transactions from any location using major credit card processors. The product, which is compatible with industry-standard point of sale equipment, is powered by Apriva’s Intelligent Gateway and delivers highly secure, efficient and reliable transaction processing. Apriva offers customers easy-to-use devices, industry standard payment processing functions, wireless wide area network access, web based reporting and centralized management tools.

Services provided:

Contracted to implement Scrum across the organization and deliver a high visibility mobile project in record time while introducing automated testing to increase the quality and increase customer adoption and satisfaction.

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Scrum)
  • Agile release planning (visual mapping, story writing, estimation)

Best Western International is celebrating winning several prestigious awards recently including Business Travel News naming Best Western and Best Western Plus as the best mid-price and upper mid-price hotel chains, four Dynatrace Best of the Web gold awards, and six consecutive AAA/CAA Hotel Partner of the Year awards. Best Western Rewards® also earned top honors from U.S. News & World Report and set new records for the number of hotels earning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award.

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Kanban)
  • Agile release planning (visual mapping, story writing, estimation)

SRC-Corporation-40K-GRY

Charles Schwab is a different kind of investment services firm – one that strives to disrupt the status quo of the traditional Wall Street approach on behalf of our clients. We believe today, as we did on Day 1, that when you find ways to improve the investing experience for your clients, then business results will follow.

Services provided:

  • Agile team training (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile release planning workshops
  • Agile training using Microsoft TFS

Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest and most successful lodging companies in the world. Choice currently franchises more than 6,000 hotels, representing more than 485,000 rooms, in the United States and more than 35 countries and territories. Ranging from limited service to full service hotels in the economy, mid-scale and upscale segments, Choice-branded properties provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality, high-value lodging options throughout the United States and internationally.

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Scrum)
  • Agile release planning (visual mapping, story writing, estimation)g
  • Agile  improvement communities to introduce best practices in Automated Testing and Continuous Integration
  • Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool implementation (Rally)

Concord Servicing Corporation well known as a premier third-party loan servicing provider since 1988, Concord provide their clients with customized technology and loan servicing solutions to fit their needs. Concord has expanded the variety of asset classes they service to include many different types of consumer installment receivables and serving both domestic and international clients.

Services provided:
Contracted to implement Agile across the organization and install ATF Pro Edition, provide automation training and lead the adoption of automated testing and CI practices.

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Scrumban)
  • Agile release planning (visual mapping, story writing, estimation)
  • Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool implementation (TFS)
  • ATF PRO (.Net) implementation
  • ATF engineers to augment Agile and IT teams
  • ATF proof of concept for automating functional, back-end and service testing
  • ATF automation for CI/CD process, load/stress performance testing and web services testing
  • ATF coaching

Discount Tire with more than 900 stores in 28 states, has grown to become the world’s largest independent tire and wheel retailer today. The company was founded in 1960 when founder Bruce T. Halle rented a building on Stadium Boulevard in Ann Arbor, MI. Although the inventory consisted of only six tires (four of which were retreads) and the showroom was not quite the showroom we see today, faith, vision and hard work were then, and still remain, the foundation on which this company has grown and prospered.

Services provided:

  • ATF test automation training
  • ATF coaching

Edgenuity provides engaging online and blended learning education solutions that propel success for every student, empower every teacher to deliver more effective instruction, and enable schools and districts to meet their academic goals. Edgenuity delivers a range of Core Curriculum, AP®, Elective, Career and Technical Education (CTE), and Credit Recovery courses aligned to the rigor and high expectations of state, Common Core and iNACOL standards and designed to inspire life-long learning.

Services provided:

  • ATF test automation training
  • ATF coaching

First Things First was established to help provide greater opportunities for all children five and under in Arizona to grow up ready to succeed. Through the passionate, dedicated work of the Board, staff, volunteer Regional Partnership Council members, our state agency partners, involved community providers and early childhood champions, more and greater opportunities to achieve success will be made available for each Arizona child in the coming years.

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Agile release planning (visual mapping, story writing, estimation)

First Solar is the global leader in photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. With more than 8 gigawatts (GW) installed worldwide, First Solar believes that clean affordable solar electricity is an essential part of the worldwide energy mix. Their proven energy solutions have diversified the energy portfolio and reduced the risk of fuel-price volatility, while delivering an LCOE that is cost competitive with fossil fuels.

Services provided:

Contracted to implement Agile across the organization and automate manual test cases for clients web applications, backend and web services.

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool implementation (TFS)
  • Agile workshops to kickoff new Kanban teams/processes
  • ATF PRO implementation
  • ATF proof of concept for automating functional, back-end and service testing
  • ATF training for TDD
  • ATF coaching

logo-jda

JDA is experiencing unprecedented growth as we staff our 11-story patient tower. This state-of-the-art medical structure and focal point of our $588 million expansion is equipped with the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies in use today. If you have a desire to work with the best, help us achieve our vision of becoming a world class medical campus dedicated to the highest standards in children’s health care.

Services provided:

  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP)
  • Agile pilots (Scrum)
  • Agile community based approach to streamline the delivery (ScrumMasters, Product Owners, Testers)
  • Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool implementation (Version)

Since LifeLock was founded in 2005, we have become the industry leader in identity theft protection. Our vigilant protection services not only help to protect the identities of independent consumers, but we also help businesses and organizations to provide solutions to safeguard the identities of their members, customers and employees. The foundation of our products is an intelligent alert system that proactively scans for threats, and alerts members of potential misuse of their personal information.

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Kanban)
  • Agile workshops to kickoff new Kanban teams/processes

MayoClinic-150x150

Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of “the needs of the patient come first.” More than 3,800 physicians and scientists and 50,900 allied health staff work at Mayo Clinic, which has sites in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz. Mayo Clinic also serves over 70 communities through Mayo Clinic Health System with locations in MN, IA, GA, and WI. Collectively, these locations care for more than 1 million people each year. 

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile story writing workshops
  • Agile team trainings

At Republic Services we are passionate about what we do because we are passionate about you – our customer. Every day, we strive to make your world and our planet better. We are committed to providing reliable and responsible recycling and waste disposal services to you because we know our efforts have a direct impact on your homes, your communities, and your businesses.

As we serve residential, municipal, commercial, and industrial customers nationwide, we are dedicated to bringing you dependable solutions for your recycling and waste challenges. We are committed to on-time service for your needs while bringing positive changes to the environment in ways such as expanding our recycling offerings, responsibly handling your waste, and adding low-emissions vehicles to our fleet. We make it our priority to find new and innovative ways to best serve our customers, minimize environmental impact and make our planet better.

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile release planning (visual mapping, story writing, estimation)

SkyTouch Technology is built on a solid history in the delivery of critical technology solutions that maximize efficiency and increase profitability for your business. The SkyTouch Hotel Operating System™ solution is based on Choice Hotels award-winning solution that was introduced over a decade ago to meet the needs of its franchisees in managing reservations, guest stays and rates on any device with an Internet connection. Through a commitment to innovation and continuous research and development, this system has become the most widely used cloud-based property management system in the world, with more than 5,500 successful installations in hotels worldwide.

Services provided:

Contracted to implement Agile across the organization and implement an automated testing framework (ATF) to increase the quality and decrease the time to market for the SkyTouch Hotel Operating System™ solution.

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool implementation (Rally)
  • Agile workshops to kickoff new Kanban teams/processes
  • ATF PRO (Java) implementation
  • ATF engineers to augment Agile teams
  • ATF staff evaluation to assist in hiring for future quality engineers
  • ATF service testing module
  • ATF coaching

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services, we understand people. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into the IT labor market enable us to help clients achieve their business goals—while optimizing their IT workforce strategies.

Services provided:

  • Agile coaching and training for TEKsystems clients
  • ATF training course development for TEKsystems clients

Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Professionals and students have long relied on our textbooks, reference products, and journals. Our bibliographic, reference and pharmaceutical databases, drug information software, point-of-care tools, web-based information systems and online continuing education products also support the delivery of health information via interactive formats.

Services provided:

  • Agile leadership coaching
  • Agile coaching (Scrum, XP, Kanban)
  • Agile pilots (Scrumban)
  • Agile community based approach to streamline the delivery of data-warehouse processes
  • Agile workshops to kickoff new Kanban teams/processes