IT Drives Engineering

This week, we have a Tasktop customer visiting the Vancouver office and I truly don’t think our team could be more excited! We’ve been working closely with this customer, a leading premium manufacturer of automobiles, to turn their visions into realities (which Tasktop CEO, Mik Kersten, explains in his blog post, how the code in …

Happy International Women’s Day!

Every year, March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day.  A day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women in addition to reflection on the progress made to accelerate the gender parity and the advocacy for change that is still needed. At Tasktop, 35% of our employees are female industry …

Announcing the Tasktop DevOps Integration Hub

Some of the most interesting problems in technology only surface at scale.  For the past few years, the majority of Tasktop’s customers have been using Sync to achieve scaled Agile. Without tool chain integration, it is impossible to get hundreds or thousands of IT staff adopting enterprise Agile methodologies such as SAFe, DAD, Scrum.org’s Nexus …

What It’s Like Working At Tasktop

Tasktop has at least 7 co-op students year-round at our Vancouver headquarters. They are here for eight-month internships of development, quality assurance, and solutions work. But, what distinguishes Tasktop from any other software company in Vancouver? And moreover, what’s working at Tasktop really like? Jennifer Lui and Emily Tyhurst, two Junior Quality Assurance Engineers, have …

Latte Art and the Art of the Agile Team

These past eight months I’ve spent working at Tasktop, I’ve picked up some truly interesting and marketable skills. Among the expected skills for a Quality Assurance Engineer (attention to detail, ability to assess large swaths of code for functionality, critical thinking for creating tests, communication skills) one of the skills my colleagues point out is the fine …