Category Archives: Insights

From Browser Wars to Cloud Wars: Avoid Getting Locked In

How are cloud wars today similar to the browser wars back into 1995-2000? And how are developers affected by the fierce competition between cloud providers? Read more about the effects of vendor lock-in and the possible solutions to these challenges

7 benefits of continuous integration

If we were to sum up the benefits of continuous integration (CI) in only one word, that would be quality. Our development teams use CI to achieve excellence and deliver outstanding results faster. Looking further into the practice methodology of

Is automated testing right for just everyone?

At a time when software development cycle times have significantly reduced from years to months and even weeks, time is of paramount importance for clients. The need for speed in taking products to market puts extra pressure on everyone involved

Our experience with DevOps transition, opportunities and challenges

While there is still much debate about the future of DevOps as an industry standard, market demand for DevOps skills is growing, DevOps engineers are among the highest sought-after IT practitioners today, and organizations are embracing DevOps as their work methodology. In this

4 myths and half-truths of cloud computing

Are you looking to migrate your business to the cloud but you have a hard time cutting through the noise and hype around it? As with every new and fast evolving technology, there is no single right way of doing

Introduction to virtualization and its incredible computational power

Have you ever wondered what is the maximum clock speed a central processing unit (CPU) can achieve? Considering the technological advancements there should not be any limit but – surprisingly – the speed of commercially available CPUs have been limited

How rule engines can help achieve business agility of telco IT systems

In discussing how rule engines can help achieve business agility of telco IT systems we focus on three essential requirements of the operators regarding telecom software solutions: high flexibility, ease of use and cost effectiveness. We share from our experience

How we support Agile teams in estimates

The context for how we, Scrum Masters in Computaris, support our Agile teams in estimates is given by the specific challenges of the telecom industry. We activate in an industry where our software must be up 99.999% of the time,

Upcoming Computaris webinar: Multithreading inside out

On May 31, 2016, Computaris invites you to join the “Multithreading inside out” webinar, held by Florin Ganea, Computaris System Architect. As in the modern software development, good old teachings are often shadowed by huge volumes of information, all too

What lessons can the utilities industry learn from telecoms? (part II)

This article is a continuation of the discussion opened here, looking further into the lessons that the utilities industry can learn from telecoms in terms of: Power to the people: Compared to telecoms, the utility industry might seem archaic. In telecoms, most mobile