Archives for October, 2017.

How Automation Helps Reach Target Product Launch Dates and Increases Engineer Morale

By SPK Blogging Team | Published October 27th, 2017

Automation isn’t just for manufacturing tasks. In fact, many of the grinding, repetitive tasks your engineers can’t stand can easily be automated out of existence. Any task that is repeatable is automatable. That means you can save big money on man hours, letting your engineers do what you pay them to do and what they’re passionate about — design better products. Not only will automation create a more efficient use of payroll hours, it will also raise morale among engineers, making it easier for you to retain top talent.

Electric Flow 8.0 New Feature: Manual and Automated Retry on Error

By David Hubbell | Published October 16th, 2017

Electric Cloud recently released version 8.0 of their build and deployment orchestration tool, Electric Flow. This latest release includes many new features, but the focus of this article will be the ability to retry tasks and stages from a failed pipeline and why this is a very useful feature.

Neglecting Proper Boiler Maintenance Can Mean Major Loss in Efficiencies

By Goodway Blogging Team | Published October 6th, 2017
Neglecting Proper Boiler Maintenance Can Mean Major Loss in Efficiencies One problem you see with boilers in large institutions such as schools and universities is that cleaning and maintenance can be overlooked. This is often because boiler maintenance is not in the scope of work for HVAC maintenance staff and falls in the scope for the plumbing staff, who often don’t realize it’s part of […]