Happy Independence Day 2017

Today India is celebrating 70 years of Independence! At Gislen Software some of us celebrated this by coming to office with traditional Indian clothes!

What is Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence has been around for more than 50 years. But we have only just about started to notice the impact of it. Unless you are a scientist you would not have noticed much of it until in the last few years. The main reason for this the hardware development which has provided the necessary performance.

We sponsor MEPZ Run 2017

We are silver sponsors for MEPZ Run 2017. Run a Half Marathon, a 10 Km and a 5 Km run. Last year we were 2500+ runners who ran this year will be 2700+. The race is on 5/3.

When will autonomous cars take over?

Autonomous or self-driving cars have made major inroads over the last few years. Nobody need a crystal ball to understand that there will soon be one in a garage near to you. Or perhaps it will not even need one. Autonomous cars already drives safer than humans.

How to start using Agile Development?

Agile teams produce high-quality software faster and better and at lower cost but changing to an agile paradigm can be a challenge. This article motivates why and how to move towards agile and how we made the journey.

Penetration Tests and Data Security

This document gives an overview of Penetration tests, attack vectors and how we develop for and are helping our clients to harden Microsoft Dot Net applications ahead of penetration tests. The document is not comprehensive but is intended as an overview.

Happy Earth Day! Lets improve the environment!

Everyone speaks about the environment! At Gislen Software we are serious about reducing the effect our business have on the environment.

How to Hire Great People

Let's face it, getting the right fit for the job is not always a walk in the park. Some candidates radiate an outstanding vibe that shows they will be a great asset while their records speak otherwise. Some will have inch-perfect qualifications who have few soft skills. Even after decades of revolutionary transformation in hiring practices, the real basic technique on how to hire great people remains a tough row to hoe.

We are silver sponsors for MEPZ Run 2016

This year we are silver sponsors for MEPZ Run. MEPZ Run is featuring a Half Marathon, a 10Km and a 5Km run. Inside and behind MEPZ. Last years MEPZ Run was a success and we were 2500+ runners who ran. This year the race is on 20/3. This year about 40+ of us will run, it is the largest crowd ever! Many of us are already training in MEPZ in the evenings.

Agile software development principles patterns and practices

What are the Agile software development principles patterns and practices? This article will start you off and give some links to study further. The problem with early life cycle methodologies was that they led to overruns, defects and failed projects. Agile methodologies are iterative and there is learning along the way.

Think you’re a good software developer? Try our checklist

Good software developers are the unseen hero’s of this world. Good developers bring functionality and information in ways that are gloriously helpful (and bug free). See how many check boxes you strike off in our good developer checklist to inspire and challenge yourself. Maybe you too are a hero of the night.

Chennai flood catastrophe 2015 and how to help

You may have heard on the news about the Chennai flood catastrophe which happened during the first week of December 2015. The most affected areas are all within an hour’s drive from our office. Each year the North East Monsoon normally brings heavy rains during November which inundates some areas and roads.

Secret to success? Gislen Software celebrates 21 year

Today, Gislen Software celebrated 21 years in business. Gislen Software is not your average software company

She joined Gislen Software 20 years back!

Sumathi has worked with us for the last 20 years. In this post she is looking back at her experience.

We supported MEPZ Run 2015

We took the initiative to start and was one of the sponsors for MEPZ Run 2015

Indian Exporters’ Excellence Awards

Gislen Software received one award for Best Services Exporter and one for Best Overall Exporter by ECGC & D&B

Low Employee Attrition Rate

The Indian IT industry has very high attrition rates. This article tries to analyse why our employees stays.

Chennai Marathon 2014

A large group from our company participated in Wipro Chennai Marathon on December 7, 2014.

D&B Excellence award for IT & IT Enabled Services

Gislen Software was selected as an Award Winner in the SME Segment for excellence in the IT & IT Enabled Services sector.

Celebrating 20 years in business

We celebrated our 20th anniversary in September 2014 together with employees families, clients and friends

Agile India

Agile India is a conference for agile software development and is arranged yearly since 2005.

Treat your friends with your phone!

I was delayed for an After Work with a client and decided to use our latest project to solve the problem.

Solar panels on our roof

Power failures and power cuts are unusual in Western countries.

Collaboration with e-man

Gislen Software and e-man has started a strategic partnership.

Working in India

First of all I would like to rephrase this to 'working in Chennai', Tamil Nadu, which is a state within India.

Developing a jQuery grid component

If you develop web applications it is always tricky to find suitable controls.

Scrum Master

Last week I attended the 'Certified Scrum Master' course and I am now a certified Scrum Master!