Embedded Software Testing: Is Your Organization a Leader or a Laggard?

It has never been as easy to get lost in the rapidly advancing tech environment as it is today, when the is penetrating nearly every aspect of our lives and new technologies are constantly emerging, producing disruptive avalanches of change. The world is evolving faster than ever, and those who cannot embrace the new reality and do not take the time to learn new skills will be left behind.

This simple truth is especially relevant in connection with embedded software testing, which has significantly changed in the last decade. Software testing has always been one of the most important phases in embedded systems development, requiring a heightened code coverage and security level. However, since the traditional waterfall model made way for continuous delivery, it has become the biggest challenge for many embedded developers. 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

Auriga’s Survey Reveals Current Trends in Software Engineering Talent Acquisition and Retention

Talent acquisition and retention has evolved greatly in the last few years, turning from a tactical process to a strategic operational area that has a direct impact on organizational growth. We consider it even more crucial, because it affects not only Auriga’s growth and wellbeing but, more importantly, our ability to provide our clients with the resources required to address the challenges they face.

Being highly interested in the topic, we have recently conducted our own survey on current trends in software engineering talent acquisition and retention. With the assistance of LTM Research, an independent research company, we gathered and analyzed the opinions of HR professionals from 51 US-based software engineering companies. We are pleased to share the key survey findings and insights with you. Continue reading

RUSSOFT Survey Presents Russian IT-Industry State and Trends

Auriga presents a summary of the 10th annual survey on the Russian software development export industry, prepared by RUSSOFT, an association of Russian software development companies. This report is the most comprehensive and reliable source of information on industry dynamics, its position on the global market, and the most relevant development trends.
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Auriga Highlights 2012: Featured Achievements and Events

As 2012 comes to a close we look back at a remarkable year for Auriga and reflect on our achievements as well as set new goals for 2013.

In 2012, we continued to strengthen our market positions in software research and development field focusing on operational excellence and customer satisfaction, enhancing experience in new areas such as mobile development and virtualization. Continue reading