Entries by Pankaj Agarwal

Questions to ask when outsourcing technology services

  What are outsourcing technology services? In almost two decades of dealing with clients in the IT outsourcing industry, I have answered almost every hard question imaginable for prospects worried about finding the right IT outsourcing partner. Based on my experience, I would like to share the top five questions you should ask outsourcing technology services […]

Microsoft BI Gold Partner

What are some benefits of working with a Microsoft BI Gold Partner? Recently Optimus Information was certified as a Microsoft BI Gold Partner in Vancouver, British Columbia. This new partnership provides many benefits and opportunities for our clients, which include: Firstly, access to Microsoft software and in-depth product information that helps to guides clients to the […]

Scrum Tools Comparison

Scrum Tools Comparison for JIRA, OnTime, Redmine As a QA Professional, I’m always looking to be in the know about tools and techniques companies use to deliver software.  I’ve worked in companies that have used Waterfall, Agile, and a mix and match of everything in between. With that, I’ve been exposed to a variety of […]

Microsoft Azure Cloud: Move your applications to the cloud

Many clients have been asking us about the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform. Therefore, we’d like to take this opportunity to give a brief overview and let you know what we’ve been working on. The Azure Cloud platform is a platform-as-a-service offering from Microsoft that competes with Rackspace, Amazon Web Services, and Salesforce. It is everything […]

Benefits of Cloud Computing: Where are the Opportunities

What are the benefits of cloud computing? The cloud is a fast-emerging segment that has companies of all sizes measuring the benefits of cloud computing. Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and now Apple are battling for market dominance in the field of cloud computing. The big players are offering services ranging from software-as-a-service (ie: hosted email), to […]