Onshore Software Development News & Information - Techtonic

Delivering Faster While Still Building Quality into Your Code Base

As Agile methodologies and CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Continuous Development) systems have become much more common and are structured around shorter delivery cadences, there is less time for a QA (Quality and Assurance) department to test software and ensure it is production-ready.

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Discipline and Commitment: Agile the Techtonic Way

Commitment and discipline have always been the twin hearts of any strong agile practice. Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban are frameworks designed to build whole systems of strong relationships. The handshake between team members is just as important as that between departments - in either case, individuals and groups make and honor agreements to do what they said they’d do when they said they’d do it.

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The Latest Technology Isn't Always the Greatest

The list of modern software technologies and solutions is a constant, fast grower. Buzzwords like Blockchain, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, Internet of Things, and Quantum Computing dominate the blogosphere. However, most software projects wouldn’t benefit from adopting these bleeding edge technologies. In fact, most projects can be solved using a much older toolbox of tried and true solutions that have been around for quite a while now.

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How to Run a Development Department in a Pandemic: An Interview with Ash Bablani

Ash Bablani, the leader of Techtonic’s delivery department and Director of QA and Dev Ops, took a few minutes out of his day to have a candid conversation about what it means to lead a development team during a pandemic. Transparency. Hope. Results.

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Onshore Tech Solutions for a World on Lockdown

Throughout the United States and the world as a global community, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, business as usual has been turned on its head with no sign of a return to normalcy in the very near future. There are multiple levels of disruption; from states calling for stay-at-home orders, to mass closures of nonessential businesses, to countless other businesses suddenly transforming their structures to operate entirely remotely. In a single instant, all measures were taken to stem the bleeding however possible by businesses of all types, across the world, when it was determined that quarantining became the only option to slow the spread of this virus. However, with the world on lockdown, it is time for companies in the US to start considering the benefits of onshoring their technology and IT functions.

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Digital Transformation - Action & Opportunity

Digital transformation is about changing the way companies operate from a digital standpoint. It’s about implementing changes to drive efficiency, better performance, and rethinking how technology affects your business, your customers, and your employees. The following article will examine what many companies are doing to transform digitally and how certain technologies are at the forefront, delivering change on the front lines.

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