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Entering the Valley

“Silicon Valley is more of a state of mind than a physical location. It has no large monuments, magnificent buildings or ancient heritage. There are no tours of companies or venture capital firms. From Santa Clara to South San Francisco it’s 45 miles of one bedroom community after another. Yet what’s been occurring for the last 50 years within this tight cluster of suburban towns is nothing short of an “entrepreneurial explosion” on par with classic Athens, renaissance Florence or 1920’s Paris.

(Hackers Guide to Silicon Valley by Steve Blank, 2011)

The 5 Rules for Silicon Valley Success That Can Work Anywhere

Source: http://www.enterpreneur.com

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Bringing innovation to life from new office in Ostrava

01/11/2014 Leave a comment

The demand for profiq’s services from Silicon Valley based hi-tech companies is increasing. This brings new opportunities for technical talent in the Ostrava region. People started seeing us as a competitive alternative to existing IT vendors on the job market of the region, even before moving to Ostrava. Opening a new engineering center in Ostrava increases our dedication to being the alternative.

Most of all, we are now even closer (couldn’t be any closer than that :) ) to university students to enable them to work on technically challenging projects. We welcome fresh graduates with IT background, who are eager to bring innovation in technology to life.

Please visit us to have a chat in person over a coffee or tea. We are interested in hearing from you and ready to share things that you may be interested in hearing about us. You can find us just next to Technical University of Ostrava at premises of Business Incubator on Studentska 6202/17, Ostrava – Poruba:

Studentska

If you do not have a way around, please check our currently open positions at jobs.profiq.cz or contact us at jobs@profiq.cz. We are happy to get in touch!

Partnering with ForgeRock to deliver Open Identity and Access Management Solutions

profiq just announeced strategic partnership with ForgeRock for system integration of open-source and standard-based Access and Identity Management (IAM) products. This is a fundamental milestone in fulfilling profiq’s system integration and system testing strategy. We have spent the last 8+ years with deploying and testing ForgeRock products and their predecessors and looking forward to offering an extended service to customers in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary with ForgeRock.

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profiq becomes an ISTQB Accredited Training Provider

11/10/2012 Leave a comment

We are happy to announce that profiq just became an ISTQB accredited training provider for the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level for English language. We are now one of the two official training providers in Czech republic and Slovakia. Read more…

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Software for life

Software for life – that’s the slogan that we have chosen for our effort helping the Association of Voluntary Rescue Workers, Czech Republic (Asociace dobrovolných záchranářů Česká Republika, or ADZČR). That’s what we do, we help producing software for real life!

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profiq team is expanding

10/02/2012 Leave a comment

Working patiently and passionately on implementing the strategy to deliver best-in-class Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance services to our customers and partners we see it paying off over the time. To be able to satisfy the increased demand from our clients for specialists in Software Testing, we are looking for Read more…

Road to better quality – Testing conference

12/10/2011 Leave a comment

Bunch of us just attended Lates conference where overall theme was

Testing – The way to better quality of software

Conference has been targeted to people responsible for overall software quality such as CIO, COO, CFO, Test managers, support managers or people that take over software solutions from their vendors.

I’m not going to describe how event went or comment on general conference highlights (although it was overall pretty good), but rather let me just put down some points we have collected during presentations. Non of these ideas are novel or eye-opening, it is however good to re-iterate them from time to time, especially when you consider improving your quality or engage with test professionals:

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