Not a Waterfall but a Whirlpool: Embedded Software Testing and Compliance Tracking in the Agile Era

Compliance with industry standards is not something you can skip or build in later—it is an integral part of the entire embedded software development process. It has always been crucial, considering that many industries—avionics, automotive, and healthcare, just to name a few—require highly sophisticated, safety- or life-critical embedded systems. In recent years, however, the role compliance tracking and embedded software testing play in the development cycle has greatly evolved, overturning the whole game’s rules. And when the rules of the game change, you have to change with them to win. Continue reading

Auriga Recognized for Programs for Innovation, Customer References by IAOP®

Auriga, an expert software R&D and IT outsourcing services provider, was once again recognized for its Programs for Innovation, Customer References, and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities by IAOP®. The company enjoyed additional distinction for the excellence it has demonstrated for over a decade. Continue reading

Why it Pays to be a Leader in Embedded Software Testing

Traditionally, or say 10 years ago, most organizations were functionally separated, and there was rarely cross-departmental integration between software engineers, test teams, and IT operations specialists. Departments usually had contradicting goals: developers sought new features, operations strived to ensure organizational stability, and testers wanted to minimize risks. However, the changing technology environment necessitates a change in the approach to the whole software development process. Continue reading

Russian Students Set World Record at 2017 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) finals took place on May 20–25, 2017 in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA. A team of student programmers from the St. Petersburg University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and Optics (ITMO) once again earned the title of World Champions, setting a new world record with their seventh champion cup. Continue reading

Auriga Baltics Once Again Awarded “Strongest in Lithuania” Certificate

We are proud to announce that Auriga Baltics, Auriga’s engineering center in Vilnius (Lithuania), was recently acknowledged as being one of the most financially stable companies in the country, receiving the “Strongest in Lithuania” certificate confirming that the company is reliable and very likely to fulfill its financial obligations in a timely manner in the future. Continue reading