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Turning DevOps Misconceptions into Opportunities in Colombia’s Software Outsourcing Industry

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With its increasing popularity in the world of software outsourcing, DevOps has quickly become one of those trendy industry buzzwords that overshadow the nature of its true value. According to PSL's resident DevOps expert, Juan Ruiz, Colombia's software development talent pool has recently been driven by the buzzword instead of the cultural philoso...
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Choosing Between Serverless and Containers

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Companies looking for a cloud solution that allows them to write and deploy code quickly without having to worry about infrastructure will find an ideal alternative in serverless computing. But, that's not the only option available. Other companies may find that containers offer similar levels of flexibility without as many of the restrictions that...
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Leveraging Your Data Science Project to Deliver Business Value

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The race to turn data into actionable insight is on. According to a McKinsey Global Institute report , high performing companies, or "Superstars", make up 10% of companies worldwide and capture 80% of global profits. The shift to a more data-driven mindset, means leaders are motivated to use their data to gain a better understanding of their audien...
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Spot Your Specialist: QA vs. QE vs. SDET

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"Why do we test software?" The answers are surprisingly varied. This year's World Quality Report , however, reveals teams are becoming more user-oriented with customer satisfaction reported as the primary reason for testing software. As the WQR puts it, "IT today is not just about ensuring system availability, functionality, and cost reduction. It ...
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Is Your Company Doing Performance Engineering or Performance Testing?

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As performance engineering gains traction in software development, it's important for companies— even smaller ones—to pay attention to the differences between performance engineering and performance testing. With even small-scale e-commerce standing to lose 7% in annual sales for just 1 second page delays , organizations need to take steps towards ...
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PSL’s Women In Tech Introduce Girls to Tech

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Technology is starting to see an influx of women join the ranks of software developers and IT specialists. As a leading nearshore software development company, PSL recognizes that the only way technology will reach new heights is through diversity as these new perspectives and voices serve a vital role to constantly enrich developments. As part of ...
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How Reliable is Automated Security Testing?

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As the Internet of Things expands, software is being embedded in all manner of physical objects. This is boosting the demand for security testing, with automated processes integral to the development pipeline. But not all approaches are created equal.  In order for DevSecOps practices to be properly integrated into a product lifecycle, with th...
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Featured Post: Colombia’s Stake in the Blockchain Revolution of Latin America

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 This article first appeared in Cryptonews , written by our Director of Business Development, Camilo Gomez . A few decades ago, the internet changed how organizations operate in a way that no one would have imagined. Today, many specialists believe that distributed ledger technology (DLT), commonly known as blockchain, will have a similar...
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