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

Developing a Leadership Program in an IT Company: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

The Global Leadership Forecast by Development Dimensions International (DDI) demonstrated that “organizations with the highest quality leaders were 13 times more likely to outperform their competition in key bottom-line metrics such as financial performance, quality of products and services, employee engagement, and customer satisfaction.”

It’s no wonder that companies that want to gain a competitive advantage focus on grooming their own leaders by investing in leadership programs in both good and bad times (probably even more so in today’s rapidly changing and competitive high-tech market environment).

The question we asked ourselves was, Do we have the right leaders in place to take our business where we want to go? Continue reading

Over 40 Auriga Engineers Received Certificates of Training in IEC 62304

IEC-62304Medical equipment software development is one of Auriga’s main areas of activity. For over 10 years, Auriga has been providing a wide range of services, from software lifecycle processes to medical OEMs. During this time, we have accumulated considerable experience in the development of life-support and monitoring systems (bedside monitors, artificial lung ventilation apparatuses, etc.), including those for intensive care units. Along with software development, Auriga’s highly skilled professionals carry out testing, verification, and validation of software products and provide technical support at all stages of the software lifecycle. Continue reading