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This blog is intended for software system engineers, architects and managers or people generally interested in development, testing and integration of software systems. It is part of profiq’s community effort that has the objective of sharing knowledge and ideas about software system integration, testing and development. In addition to this technical content, we share updates about life at profiq.

Are margaritas the key to developer velocity? If not, what is?

Posted 4 weeks ago by Gabor Puhalla

What happens when you get 12 Colorado technology leaders at fast growing small to mid-sized software companies together on a Zoom Tech Leadership RoundTable to discuss,  ‘Are margaritas the key to developer velocity – if not, what is?’ That’s exactly what we did a few weeks ago, with the intent to bring tech leaders together […]

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Decoupling Policies From Your Software With Open Policy Agent, Part 2

Posted 1 month ago by Milos Svana

In a previous article, we introduced Open Policy Agent (OPA), a simple open source tool that lets you decouple your organizational policies, including service authorization rules, from other parts of your software stack. We showed you many ways how OPA can be integrated into your service architecture, and also presented a few policy definition examples. […]

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Decoupling Policies From Your Software With Open Policy Agent, Part 1

Posted 3 months ago by Milos Svana

Organizations operate in an ever-changing environment. These environmental changes for example include an introduction of a new law, technological progress, or even large-scale crises, such as the one we are experiencing right now. Organizations often need to react to these outside factors by updating their organizational policies. Many of these policies are implemented in software. […]

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Automating Folding@Home Setup: Expediting Distributed Computing Research

Posted 10 months ago by Petr Bednar

For nearly two decades, volunteer distributed computing projects have helped advance scientific research and understanding of infections and hereditary diseases. Scientists need to understand how diseases work to formulate therapies to fight them. One key way to arrive at this understanding is to create models and run multitudes of molecular dynamics simulations.  These simulations are […]

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Creating a Chatbot-Based Reservation System with Pandorabots

Posted 11 months ago by Petr Bednar

If you’ve ever shopped online, created a playlist with Spotify, or tried to learn a new language with Duolingo, or chatted on WhatsApp, you’ve interacted with a chatbot. In addition to being used by industries as wide ranging as news sites, retail, and real estate, chatbots have also become quite popular. According to a recent […]

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Test Drive: Web-Scale Authentication and Authorization With FusionAuth

Posted 2 years ago by Ľubomír Mlích

Overview Every web application is intended for humans. If interaction is expected, the application obviously needs to authenticate users, create accounts for them, and keep their credentials secure. This can be a complex task due to security and privacy concerns. While it is possible to create our own solution, it is much easier to use […]

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How To Safely Store Your Data on the Cloud

Posted 2 years ago by Christian Krutsche

For more than a decade, the cloud, cloud computing, and cloud storage have been some of the hottest and enduring buzzwords in our industry. While most companies understand the benefits of moving their servers to the cloud and have made the leap, there are still many holdouts. The reason for this is simple; they do […]

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ForgeRock: Digital Identity Management From Silicon Valley

Posted 2 years ago by Lukáš Trnka

Our client of seven years, ForgeRock, is at the forefront of the the digital identity industry. Thanks to its fast, comprehensive, and developer-friendly platform and tools, ForgeRock is changing how organizations communicate with their customers and employees, as well as the devices and means they use to do so. Headquartered in San Francisco, ForgeRock is […]

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DivvyPay Inc.: The #1 Tech Startup to Watch in Silicon Slopes

Posted 2 years ago by Filip Vavera

DivvyPay is an innovative online FinTech payment platform and mobile app that simplifies expense management. Publicly introduced last year, DivvyPay is growing rapidly in the triple digits. As is often the case with startups, DivvyPay’s creation stemmed from a problem Blake Murray, its founder was trying to solve. Now this company is changing the rules […]

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Creating a data-secure app with IronCore Labs

Posted 2 years ago by Christian Krutsche

  “Cyber crime is the greatest threat to every company in the world.”       Ginni Rometty – Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM The consequences of data breaches are devastating. In 2017, there were 1,579 data breaches in the U.S. alone, an increase of nearly 45% from 2016. And it’s expensive. The average cost […]

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