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5 benefits of test automation in software development

When developing software or an application, it is essential to plan for a testing stage during the development cycle. To put it simply, testing means checking the software’s quality, reliability and durability.    Teams in charge of testing try their best to detect errors before production starts. But they still miss some, which shows that […]

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The courage to produce quality

Courage is a quality that incites reflection and resistance against taking the convenient route. As managers, we always have the choice. The real question is whether we have the courage to make this choice. In other words, will we demonstrate strength of character and take a firm stance in doing what needs to be done? […]

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Estimates: a necessary step?

No matter what your role in the team or where you stand in the hierarchy, we all have to estimate time frames and scope.   Due to the number of parameters and the fact that they’re going to change (Guaranteed! Change is the only constant), providing estimates is one of the most complex tasks we […]

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The pitfalls of custom software development: Scope

It’s not always easy to find the right software solution on the market for your company or business process. I’m not here to tell you how to choose between a purchase and custom development. Instead, I want to help you understand what’s at stake when you decide that developing custom software is the right solution […]

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Achieving Trust With Intent-Based Leadership

Two years ago, I was fortunate enough to attend Agile 2017, an important conference organized by Agile Alliance, in Orlando, Florida. Amongst all the conference presented, I mostly focused on the ones that discussed teamwork, collaborative work and leadership, topics that interest me as a Scrum Master and Agile Coach. One word came up again […]

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Why large companies put their trust in Askida

A look at Askida  Askida is a centre of expertise in software development and quality assurance (QA) that optimizes the competitive advantages of its clients while reducing costs and lowering risk. The company develops QA strategies and tested custom software solutions for clients all over North America. Askida has also developed a proprietary application that ensures […]

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How Docker and containers are transforming testing

In 2018, Docker is impossible to ignore. The company’s container technology allows development teams to package an application, tools, libraries and configuration files into an isolated container that can then be deployed onto various host machines according to demand or need. Docker’s data shows that more than 3.5 million applications have been packaged using the […]

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