Technology is one of the industries most affected by outsourcing. In the mature technology markets like the US, Canada or Western Europe, battle for talent is among major trends. As the software development skills shortage intensifies, many tech companies look overseas – not only for lower costs, higher quality, greater flexibility, and better time to market, but also for valid experience and rare and niche skills.
A new year has already begun, and the time has come to make new plans, set ambitious goals, and rethink priorities for the year ahead. In other words, it is time for us all to choose our direction and decide on our areas of focus. As for Auriga, we plan to deepen our expertise in software development for medical devices and implement the latest digital technologies in our new projects while at the same time staying focused on embedded software development. Continue reading
The healthcare industry is going through a digital revolution. Hospitals pay more attention to technology than ever before. Both patients and professionals realize the benefits of telemedicine, mHealth, wearables, and smart devices and systems. Patient electronic medical records are entered online, letting patients access their own health data from home, helping doctors collaborate with each other remotely, and giving medical researchers access to millions of healthcare records.
But this transformation comes at the cost of security. Digital patient records have become a prime target for hackers due to the huge amount of sensitive information they contain. According to the newly released Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data by the Ponemon Institute, nearly 90% of healthcare organizations experienced at least one data breach in the past two years, and 45% of them had more than five. Continue reading
Auriga, the US-based expert R&D and IT software outsourcing services provider, has recently been selected in the Rising Stars category for the 2016 Global Outsourcing 100® list by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). For the ninth year in a row, the IAOP® has ranked Auriga among the best outsourcing service providers worldwide. Continue reading
The end of the year for each company is a time for reviewing progress. 2015, the year that is behind us, is not an exception. Last month, Auriga’s General Manager, Vyacheslav Vanyulin, summed up the most important business achievements for the company – new clients, exciting sophisticated projects, recognition from the professional community, the opening of a new development center, and the start of strategic projects and collaboration programs with leading Russian universities.
We’ve decided that that review lacked information about the most important thing – our passion for programming, creating complex products and solutions, and the implementation of new practices and methodologies. We asked our experts to tell us what technologies and trends were the driving forces of the IT market in 2015 and how well Auriga fared in relation to them. Continue reading