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How Microservices Change Security Testing: Do They?

October 11, 2018
security testing

Describing microservices, we often say that they are easy to test. It’s true because you can divide responsibilities between testers for each service separately and fix the errors in each one, step by step. Theoretically, testing microservices should be easy. However, multiple Uber security breaches prove that there might be significant roadblocks in security that get overlooked. The thing is, performing security testing for microservice …

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QArea becomes a finalist of the European software testing awards 2018

October 9, 2018

The European Software Testing Awards 2018 has included QArea in the list of finalists in the Best Testing Team of the Year category. With its DueFocus project, QArea is in competition with eight other reputable software companies. This is the second consecutive year that QArea has been a Software Testing Awards finalist! The European Software Testing Awards celebrate companies and individuals who have accomplished significant …

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What is DevOps, and why is it crucial for microservices-based development

October 4, 2018

With Netflix, Uber, eBay, Wix, and other companies, built with microservices architecture, it’s natural for international companies to aim for the same heights. The question is, what management approach to choose and how to build the workflow Let’s get one thing straight firstly. Why go with microservices? Microservice architecture presumes a combination of many small services where each does one task but does it perfectly. …

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Maxim Garkavtsev wins in the “Most Innovative Executive” category of Golden Bridge Awards 2018

September 27, 2018
Golden Bridge Awards 2018 Bronze

Our team celebrates another big accomplishment of our President and Founder of QArea–Maxim Garkavtsev. He won Bronze in the “Most Innovative Executive of the Year” of the Golden Bridge award. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, best deployments, product management, public relations, …

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Bill Gates Highlights Project from QArea’s Portfolio

September 25, 2018

It’s amazing how many life-changing tools you can carry in your bag – Bill Gates Awhile ago, we developed a solution that allows people in Liberia get medical help in time — Last Mile Health. In the country, where 4 million people use the medical services of 51 doctors, a digital solution that provides online digital help anytime anywhere can be truly life-saving. Earlier this …

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Software Developments in Digital Media

September 20, 2018
Digital Media Technology Innovations

Technology and media are, ultimately, in a mutually beneficial partnership. Improvements in technology drive changes in media, and changes in media drive shifts in the technological landscape. Let’s take a look at what the future holds for public information and media development. What are the main trends that are coming in, and which are the ones that have already proven themselves to be successful? Voice …

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QArea is a Finalist of the DevOps Industry Awards

September 13, 2018

We’re proud to say that 2018 is the second consecutive year in which QArea has been a finalist in the DevOps Industry Awards! This year we are the finalists in the Best Use of DevOps Technology category for our work on the microservices-based time tracking software DueFocus. Earlier this year our Product Development team was appraised at CMMI-DEV Capability Maturity Level 3 while working on …

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Using Video and Smart VX for Better Customer Onboarding

August 21, 2018
Using Video and Smart VX

Getting customers or users through the journey and motions of getting “up and running” with a product is how most organizations see their onboarding process. Customer onboarding is an essential part of the user journey and a valuable milestone so it’s necessary to think beyond these motions. Poor onboarding experiences will cause churn and can pretty much kill your growth. Great onboarding experience is not …

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Moving to Microservices: Top Products & Services

August 13, 2018
Moving to Microservices

Microservices is a service‑oriented architecture composed of loosely coupled elements that have bounded contexts. — Adrian Cockcroft Microservices is a popular type of software architecture for many years now. No surprise. They are praised for they are scalable, well-performing, and sustainable. It would be wrong to say that monolith architecture is dead, simply because it still has the purpose. Big corporations with complex solutions opt …

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Leveraging the Internet of Things to drive improvements in logistics industry

August 9, 2018
Internet of things in logistics and transportation

Seoul is repeatedly considered one of the smartest city in the world. This achievement became possible a lot because of the well-developed and tested Internet of Thing transportation system, developed as early as 2004. Since then, the IoT in transportation and logistics have advanced and now Seoul’s buses are capable of gathering information via road sensors, GPS devices, loop detectors, and citizen reports. Such approach has …

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