MassTLC’s unConference: Long Live the Spirit of Innovation

Contrary to the popular assumption, innovation is not just a good idea. How many supposedly good ideas are born every day in all parts of the world? And how many of them make it to a final product? How many of them change people’s lives for the better?

If you don’t have a process in place to implement your idea, if you don’t focus on its testing, improvement, and refinement, your idea is (I’m sorry to say) useless. It will never turn into an innovation. The companies that understand this are productive and successful; they are the ones changing our future. Continue reading

Multifaceted CEE-SECR 2015: From Software Development Technologies and Methodologies to Entrepreneurship in the IT Industry

At the end of October, Auriga’s experts once again participated in the Central & Eastern European Software Engineering Conference in Russia (CEE-SECR 2015). This year, Auriga was also the embedded sponsor of this key event for the software development industry in Russia and Eastern Europe. Over 500 people—experts from the leading IT companies, tech entrepreneurs, investors, professors, and IT students—participated in the conference. Continue reading

RUSSOFT Presents Results of 12th Annual IT Industry Survey in Russia

Russoft_Logo_EngRUSSOFT, an association of Russian software development companies, has recently published the results of its 12th annual survey on the Russian software development export industry.

RUSSOFT’s report is the most comprehensive and reliable source on the current state of the IT industry in Russia, its place in the global market, and the most important development trends. RUSSOFT unites more than 100 Russian IT companies, from startups to large international companies. Nowadays, RUSSOFT is the best source of relevant, up-to-date information from the key market players—no other report provides more detailed information. In this article, we have highlighted the most important findings from RUSSOFT’s report. Continue reading

Auriga to Participate in Medica 2015 in Düsseldorf

medica 2015Auriga looks forward to meeting you at Medica 2015, the world’s largest event for the healthcare industry being held on November 16–19 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

According to organizers’ estimates, the event will gather over 4,500 exhibitors from 70 countries. As usual, Medica is well structured. This year, there will be five thematic focal points, including electro medicine; medical, information, and communications technology; physiotherapy, orthopedic equipment, disposables, commodities, and consumer goods; and laboratory equipment and diagnostics. Continue reading

Auriga’s Testers Receive ISTQB Certification

ISTQBA few of Auriga’s testing professionals passed the ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) exam and received an ISTQB® certificate. Currently, six more engineers are preparing for the ISTQB® Certified Tester exam.

The ISTQB®, founded in 2002, is an international organization promoting the value of software testing processes and regulating the content of certification programs and exams. Today, the ISTQB® Certified Tester program, consisting of three levels (Foundation, Advanced, and Expert), is one of the most popular certification programs for testing professionals. Over 350,000 testing experts from all over the world have already received certificates. Continue reading