What a difference a dashboard makes

Here at Sandhata the drive to experiment, learn, innovate, and solve problems cuts through everything we do. This is what we spend a large percentage of our time doing as consultants at Sandhata. It is an integral part of the Sandhata culture.

 

Our DevOps Innovation Platform is just one of the ways we do this. It gives our consultants opportunities to experiment and innovate with the latest technologies, keeping them at the top of their game, and helps to maintain Sandhata’s place at the forefront of the industry.

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Effective team members achieve a state of flow

You are a developer, working on a tricky problem, but you can’t seem to get into the right mindset to solve it. You keep getting distracted by meetings / instant messages / emails, and when you come back to it, the ideas you had have gone out of your head and you spend 10 minutes (or longer) remembering where you got to before you can make any progress!

We have all been there. It is a common and frustrating problem.

But there is hope!

 

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Winners – Tech Ascension Awards 2020

It gives us great pleasure to announce that we have won the “Best DevOps Automation Solution” category at the Tech Ascension Awards 2020!

The Tech Ascension Awards recognise the very best innovations in b2c and b2b technology. The Tech Ascension awards judge applicants based on technology innovation and uniqueness, market research (analyst reports, media coverage, customer case studies), hard performance stats, and competitive differentiators.

Sandhata, in partnership with Vodafone UK, has been recognised for their innovative TIL Transformation Project, delivered by the Vodafone UK Integration Domain, Vodafone VOIS India, and Sandhata.

 

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DevOps Hackathon – New solutions to old problems

 

One of our most experienced employees, Suresh Kotha, was part of the winning team in a recent Hackathon held at one of our clients, NatWest Group.

 

The team of 6, the “Infra Hackers”, competed against more than 20 other teams to build a working prototype using DevOps principles tasked with addressing a business challenge or introducing a new innovative way of working.

 

Their solution, an end to end release automation tool, integrated with the key tools used across the NatWest Group to deliver an end-to-end change governance solution. It was built in 2 weeks and there were multiple rounds of judging from senior roles in the organisation including Head of IT.

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Winners – DevOps Industry Awards 2020

 

We are very proud that, in partnership with Vodafone UK, our DevOps project has won the “Best Overall DevOps Project – Communication Sector” category at the DevOps Industry Awards 2020.

 

The DevOps Industry Awards celebrate the companies and individuals who have accomplished significant achievements when incorporating and adopting DevOps practices. The awards are judged by an independent panel of judges from some of the world’s biggest organisations.

 

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Finalists – DevOps Industry Awards 2020

 
The finalist nominations for the DevOps Industry Awards 2020 are out, and we are thrilled to be included.

 

Sandhata Technologies, in partnership with Vodafone UK, are very proud to have been announced as finalists in 2 categories at the DevOps Industry Awards 2020.

The DevOps Industry Awards celebrate the companies and individuals who have accomplished significant achievements when incorporating and adopting DevOps practices. The awards are judged by an independent panel of judges from some of the world’s biggest organisations.

Sandhata, in partnership with Vodafone UK, has been nominated as finalists at the DevOps Industry Awards 2020 in 2 categories:

  • Best Overall DevOps Project – Communication Sector
  • DevOps Team of the Year
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Mainframe testing: What’s the difference between PopUp Mainframe and physical mainframe?

 

The challenge of testing in the mainframe world

Modern development teams require agile, flexible environments to be able to deliver quick change reliably and enable business competitiveness. But the reality is that fixed, shared mainframe environments cause environment bottlenecks that hinder projects, slow time to market, and result in quality issues and spiralling costs.

The shortage of mainframe test environments is a big blocker to any project across the enterprise which relies on mainframe. Many projects involve a change only in the “front end” but depend on testing the “back end” (i.e. mainframe) even when it is not changing, and suffer from lack of mainframe test environments.

 

How does PopUp MainframeTM solve this problem?

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Sandhata selected as finalists in two categories at the European Software Testing Awards 2020!

Sandhata Technologies, in partnership with Vodafone UK, are very proud to have been announced as finalists in 2 categories at the European Software Testing Awards 2020.

Now in its seventh year the Deloitte European Software Testing Awards celebrate companies and individuals who have accomplished significant achievements in the software testing and quality assurance market.

 

Sandhata, in partnership with Vodafone UK, has been nominated as finalists at the European Software Testing Awards 2020 in 2 categories:

  • Best Overall Testing Project – Communication
  • Testing Team of the Year

 

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Webinar: Programmable Data infrastructure for the mainframe

 

You can watch this on-demand webinar now!

Join us for this live webinar where our very own Nadim Yousaf and John Edwards, along with Chay Thornhill of Delphix, will show a live PopUp Mainframe demo and outline how virtualising your non-production Mainframe environments allows you to adopt an agile strategy that will accelerate application development.

We will also highlight how driving Mainframe modernisation, enabling AI and CX programs and reducing cost is imperative for every company.

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Winners – Digital Technology Leaders Awards 2020

It gives us great pleasure to announce that we have won the “Project Team of the Year” category at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards 2020!

The Computing Digital Technology Leaders Awards exist to recognise the achievements of the individuals and companies who are really making it happen at the coal face of the digital technology stack: from website design and coding to UX and project management, from scrum masters and product managers, all the way up to the CDO.

The Vodafone Integration team, including team members from Vodafone UK and Sandhata, have been recognised for the innovative and far-reaching changes delivered as part of the TIL Transformation Project.

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