Blog

5 DevOps Challenges You Must Overcome During Adoption

Copyright: alphaspirit / 123RF Stock Photo
DevOps is now considered by many to be mainstream, which explains why DevOps Engineer is ranked #2 on Glassdoor's 50 Best Jobs in America list. But popular doesn't necessarily mean easy to adopt and implement. As more companies and organizations deploy common DevOps practices, there are just as many considering the prospect of doing so. Simply put,...
Continue reading
  482 Hits
  0 Comments

What Does ‘Shifting Left’ In Software Development Mean?

75086016_m-1-1
Continuous Testing and Continuous Deployment Drive a Left-Aligned Process In software development, the term "shift left" refers to the practice of placing quality at the top of the priority list, from day one. The idea is to eliminate potential surprises or problems that can arise without the appropriate testing at the end of the development cycle ...
Continue reading
  490 Hits
  0 Comments

How To Use Metrics To Measure The Success Of Your Agile Projects

pen-on-graph
This article first appered in Devops.com , written by PSL Scrum Master, John A. Jaramillo . Ah, metrics. A company's best friend. Without them, a business can't be certain it's on track with deadlines. It doesn't know if it's operating efficiently, or even if the last organizational change had any impact at all. According to serial Entrepreneur Dav...
Continue reading
  559 Hits
  0 Comments

The Why, What and How of Chatbots

Chatbot
By 2020, one in four customer service and support operations will have integrated chatbot or virtual customer assistant (VCA) technology and more than 40% of data and analytics projects will be customer-service centric, according to the latest research from Gartner . Engaging customers in a personalized, efficient and seamless manner is what allows...
Continue reading
Tags:
  400 Hits
  0 Comments

PSL Director of Engineering Sebastian Velez Ruiz Featured in New Cloud Storage Survey Report

Copyright: klss / 123RF Stock Photo
Small business users of cloud storage look most to features and capabilities when selecting a cloud storage provider, according to a new survey by Clutch , a B2B research firm in Washington, DC. Over one-third of small business IT decision makers (35%) said features and capabilities primarily influenced their purchasing decision. Less than 5% ...
Continue reading
  450 Hits
  0 Comments

Multi-cloud Strategies Are on the Rise

Multi-cloud Strategies Are on the Rise
As a software outsourcing company, we work with a variety of partners in different stages of cloud adoption, but across all clients the consensus is clear; the cloud is a key component to accelerating business growth and adding value. The annual RightScale State of the Cloud Report dives deeper into the world of cloud and explores exactly what stra...
Continue reading
  543 Hits
  0 Comments

3 Tips for Boosting Your Software Team's Skill Development

3 Tips for Boosting Your Software Team's Skill Development
First version originally published as: Boosting a Team's Skills Team leaders, in any industry, should be encouraging the skill development of their teams. In software teams, developers are usually motivated to learn new skills and often times have to learn new skills when starting a new project, or working with a new team. Based on the experience o...
Continue reading
  686 Hits
  0 Comments

Engaging the Developer Community: The Performance of Platforms

Engaging the Developer Community: The Performance of Platforms
Amazon Web Services (AWS) was named the most developer-friendly platform. — Accenture, 2018 The newest report from Accenture, which surveyed over 750 US-based developers to determine which platforms are best serving their needs, named Amazon Web Services the most developer-friendly platform. The full report, outlines the challenges and benefits dev...
Continue reading
  837 Hits
  0 Comments