Following our article, ‘The value of leadership training for professionals’, where we share a short overview of the leadership training our Saratogans complete – we take a closer look at the experiences and lessons learnt by our staff from the 2022 Leader Within programme. Beyond the valuable programme material and leadership theory that our staff
Annually, Saratoga identifies a number of our staff to attend a training programme that shares with them the skills and knowledge needed to develop their leadership skills. The Leader Within training spans across 5 months, and has been presented to Saratogans in partnership with experienced facilitators from the T Room for a number of years.
By Shinaaz Osman, Senior Quality Assurance Consultant While software testing is an important part of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and a competency we believe needs to form part of solution delivery from the start of a project, there remains common misconceptions about the role, skills and importance of software testing. Shinaaz Osman, Senior Quality
‘Insightful, stimulating, diverse, inspirational and exciting’ are just some of the words used by our Saratogans to describe the recent Devconf events. Devconf is a community-driven, professional software developer focused series of conferences, which bring together the South African developer community to network and share insights. A number of our Saratoga developers recently attended the
By Daniel Barrett, Lead Technical Consultant at Saratoga A few years back I started my DevOps journey at a company that owned its own product. As is often the case with products, we were presented with many challenges, most notably the inconsistency in our deployments and processes in going from development to production. While I’ve
Stephan Bester, Senior Developer at Saratoga, shares his team’s experience of successfully mob programming as a remote team.
Operations Manager of Technical Consulting at Saratoga, Estee Richter is responsible for ensuring our Technical Consultants are continuously developing their personal and professional skills, and are well-equipped to deliver quality software development and professional solution delivery services to our global client base. For Estee, it’s important to create an environment where people can thrive and
Zelanda van Drünick, Marketing Assistant at Saratoga, was one of a number of Saratogans who completed the Leader Within training over the course of a few months earlier this year. When asked whether I would like to join this year’s Leader Within training programme, I leaped at the opportunity to develop my soft skills and
While some organisations and technology professionals may have gone a bit ‘crypto-crazy’, a fast-growing number of businesses are unlocking the real value of the revolutionary technology behind the buzzword ‘Blockchain’. Yaseen Patel, Business Consultant at Saratoga, will be delving into this topic and sharing his insights at the upcoming BA Summit, set to take place