Synechron Affirms Productivity Benefits of GitHub Copilot

Feb 13, 2024

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], February 13: Synechron, Inc., a leading global digital transformation consulting firm focused on financial services and technology organizations, has deployed GitHub Copilot, a premier and widely adopted AI developer tool, for broad use by its developers in India.
Synechron has conducted multiple internal experiments across numerous projects within its global Financial Innovation Laboratories (FinLabs) and examined the impact of various Generative AI (GenAI) tools, including GitHub Copilot, on developer productivity, versus traditional, non-AI enhanced development processes. These broad initiatives resulted in productivity gains of up to 40 per cent when GitHub Copilot was used as part of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) - including code generation, code migration and optimization, documentation and test automation.
Synechron found that the use of GitHub Copilot reduced both the time and effort required across the entire development lifecycle - from a developer's initial creative spark to code review and deployment. To measure the impact on both productivity and developer happiness, Synechron conducted regular surveys to gauge developers' success against a presented project plan. Synechron also found that the speed, efficiency and productivity gains realized through leveraging GitHub Copilot helped reduce stress among its developers. These proven effects on productivity and developer happiness have led to Synechron's accelerated use of GitHub Copilot for a variety of program development initiatives.
Sandeep Kumar, Head of FinLabs, Synechron said, "At Synechron, we are constantly seeking ways to improve and enhance the entire software development lifecycle so that we can better serve our clients. Much to our delight, the use of GitHub Copilot not only enhanced the productivity of our experienced developers, but they reported less stress and a heightened state of happiness."
Sharryn Napier, VP of APAC at GitHub, said, "We are thrilled to enable Synechron with GitHub Copilot, empowering its developers to be happier and more productive while accelerating overall innovation. Our own research reveals that developers are writing code approximately 55 per cent faster with GitHub Copilot, and Synechron's internal experiments affirm these productivity gains. We are excited to go on this journey with Synechron as we continue to transform the way organizations build software in the age of AI."
About Synechron:
At Synechron, we believe in the power of digital to transform businesses for the better. Our global consulting firm combines creativity and innovative technology to deliver industry-leading digital solutions. Synechron's progressive technologies and optimization strategies span end-to-end Artificial Intelligence, Consulting, Digital, Cloud & DevOps, Data, and Software Engineering, servicing an array of noteworthy financial services and technology firms. Through research and development initiatives in our FinLabs we develop solutions for modernization, from Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain to Data Science models, Digital Underwriting, mobile-first applications and more. Over the last 20+ years, our company has been honored with multiple employer awards, recognizing our commitment to our talented teams. With top clients to boast about, Synechron has a global workforce of 15,000+, and has 48 offices in 19 countries within key global markets. For more information on the company, please visit our website or LinkedIn community.
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