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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.

profiq has a new CEO

Posted 11 months ago by katerina.hronova

Jiří Manda has taken over the reins from the previous CEO and co-founder of the company, Gábor Puhalla. Jiří has successfully built and led LinkSoft for many years. Gábor will continue to develop business opportunities at profiq in his role as VP of Business Development and has something new in the works. To learn more […]

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Machine Learning in Dataiku: Let’s train an image classifier!

Posted 1 year ago by Milos Svana

More and more companies are integrating machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) into their products. Last year was unusually fruitful. We experienced the release of Github Copilot, DALL-E 2, Stable Diffusion, ChatGPT and many other interesting AI services. Getting your company onboard with ML and AI can be challenging. The number of experts in […]

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What’s working in DevOps and the latest tools and trends? Listen in with Martin Prokeš, VP Engineering at profiq

Posted 2 years ago by Anke Corbin

Over the past ten years DevOps has become the standard for software engineering. DevOps introduced processes of automation that make software development and QA effective and accessible not just for large engineering teams, but startups, as well. However, like all new technologies, DevOps has changed quickly over the past decade. In this episode of the […]

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New Engineering Leadership at profiq

Posted 2 years ago by Eva Bordovská

We are pleased to announce the promotions of Martin Prokes to VP of Engineering and Petr Vecera to CTO. Both began working at profiq in 2014 as junior engineers, and have grown into technical and people leaders in our organization.  Our people are our greatest assets, and the reason for our success. We grow organically […]

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profiq’s Technical Research Team

Posted 3 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

If you’ve visited our website, profiq.com, you’ve likely noticed a heading on our Your Team page that claims “Technology and a love of learning are in our DNA”. If you’ve wondered what that means in real life, this article is for you. It’s in our nature as a global software service provider to explore and […]

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Automating Folding@Home Setup: Expediting Distributed Computing Research

Posted 4 years 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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What Makes For Great Software Engineers? Technical Skills Are Just The Start

Posted 7 years ago by Anke Corbin

Rastislav (Rasta) Kanócz, the CTO and Co-Founder of profiq, has extensive experience in hiring and training many types of software engineers involved in QA, R&D, and the newly emerging discipline, DevOps. The software engineers he hires and trains at profiq are then allocated to projects for profiq’s customers. Rasta recently shared his thoughts on the […]

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[LinkedIn Post] Building trust remotely

Posted 7 years ago by Anke Corbin

Trust is not always top of mind. But when trust is missing, you know it immediately. In software development, it is not uncommon to work with distributed teams and deeply embedded contract developers who are located in different cities or even in other countries. So how do you create trust across different geographical locations, time […]

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Could Agile software companies benefit from hiring an international software engineering team? Consider the pros and cons

Posted 7 years ago by Anke Corbin

Profiq’s co-founder and CEO, Gabor Puhalla, recently published an article on LinkedIn to offer his personal insights on how Agile software companies could benefit from hiring outside engineering teams. Gabor explores the key considerations in his post, “Could Agile Software Companies Benefit From Hiring An International Software Engineering Team? Consider The Pros And Cons”. Gabor […]

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