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Tech news: February


1. Top 8 tech events in Barcelona

Here you will find a list of top 8 tech events in February. Don’t miss them, they are absolutely worth your attendance.


2. Product Ownership Course

Last January, Apium Academy organized the first edition of the Product Ownership Course in Barcelona. This course provides detailed information about the role of the Product Owner, a position with high demand today. The program reviews the different attributions and responsibilities of a Product Owner in an Agile environment. Students know and implement technical aspects such as Backlog management, User Stories, prioritization and soft skills such as communication, expectations management and leadership, among others.

The course teacher, Ramon Felip, is Apiumhub’s Product Owner. Here you may find the testimonials

The next edition of the Product Ownership Course will begin on June 2, 2020.

¡Early Bird price now available!

Register now



3. February 18th – Legacy Code Course Begins

On February 18th, the new edition of Apium Academy’s Legacy Code Course begins, courtesy of our Principal Engineer, Alvaro García. During this course, the student will learn:

  • What’s legacy code.
  • Best practices for dealing with legacy code.
  • Why most (all) projects end up being legacy.
  • Palliative care techniques for legacy code.
  • Techniques for preserving business value (e.g., golden master, mutation testing, characterization testing).
  • How to test from a white-box / black-box perspective.
  • How to choose the proper tools for every issue.
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There are still free spots, so if you are interested, do not let any more time pass and register now. Currently, only the Late Birds Tickets remain at a price of 550€.

For more information, feel free to contact Apium Academy.


4. February 19th – Meetup with vpTech


On February 19th at 19:00 we’re preparing a Round Table discussion with software architects from Apiumhub and vpTech. As software architecture is key in every software project and many companies start hiring experienced software architects to achieve scalability and high performance, we would like to share our experience and key highlights regarding the role of an architect within the company.

18:30 – 19:00 – Registration
19:00 – 20:00 – Round table discussion
20:00 – 20:30 – Networking

Sign up here


5. State of Software Development 2020

Each year, Apiumhub collaborates on the State of Software Development report series, which focus on the software development industry, covering topics such as developer management, agile methods, and growing technology trends. Find out here.


6. Global Software Architecture Summit 2020:
Latest Blind Tickets!

We’re preparing GSAS second edition , our software architecture event that will take place on 1st – 2nd October 2020, and there’ll also be hands-on workshops. We can already confirm all these speakers:

  • Neal Ford
  • Carola Lilienthal
  • Mark Richards
  • Nathaniel Schutta
  • Ben Evans
  • Rene Weiss
  • Eoin Woods
  • Vladik Khononov
  • Emily Bache
  • João Rosa
  • Clare Sudbery
  • Sonya Natanzon
  • Mathias Verraes
  • Marit Van Dijk
  • Mike Amudsen
  • Luca Mezzalira

We are selling our latest Blind Tickets at a price of 350€ + VAT (325€ in case you are a group of 3 or more) until the 29th of February, so we recommend that you take advantage of the opportunity!

Get your blind ticket!


7. Testimonials

We are happy when our clients are happy! Let us share with you some of the testimonials that we received:

  • “It has been a pleasure to work hand in hand with the Apiumhub team. They have met our expectations and launched a robust web platform ready to scale in just 6 months. His team of software architects, DevOps and Front & Back programmers used the best practices and showed their professionalism ” – Santiago Vernetta -COO & Co-founder of Carnovo

  • “Apiumhub has been key to our rapid growth and success. Their professionalism and deep knowledge in software development together with their way of working as if they were part of the team of the company for which they work for, make ApiumHub a highly advisable option from the experience that AGORA images has had with all of them” – Octavi Royo – CEO & Co-founder of Agora Images

  • “Apiumhub is a synonym for quality and predictability. The team is highly qualified and decisive. We haven’t found any challenge that they couldn’t overcome”  – Pau Borrell Sorroche – Product Owner at Privalia

  • “I am quite happy working with Apiumhub because I enjoy working with Agile methodologies as well as working with a company of that size. They can quickly react to changes based on market demands, while always offering the best talent for those technologies. Other than that, the team comes with a big dose of positive energy and enthusiasm to grow and improve the customer’s satisfaction, by thinking creatively and looking ahead.” –  Gerardo Gómez – Mobile development lead at Adidas
  • “We had a new & important project related to mobile and usability, and we wanted to work with Apiumhub. They became a key partner when it comes to delivering our solution to the market, but also adding value to the process and adapting to the project’s amendments. Pragmatic & efficient, the team always maintained an opened dialogue and attitude that allowed to overcome all the obstacles.” – Mariona Campmany – CMO at Icar
  • “We believe that Apiumhub has a highly qualified team specialized in software architecture and software development. They helped us introduce best practices to the team and enabled the applications to evolve safely in the long term. Other than that, they are professional in infrastructure automation, architecture documentation, system migrations, TDD, DDD and CI implementation. We have a long-term collaboration with Apiumhub and we are very happy about it because they focus on scalability, performance and cost reduction.” – Ricard Bernat Martinez-Hidalgo – CIO at Dexeus
  • “Our experience is very positive and we hope to continue collaborating with Apiumhub”. – Xavier Montesinos – IH Software Project Manager at Grifols 
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  • Ekaterina Novoseltseva

    Ekaterina Novoseltseva is an experienced CMO and Board Director. Professor in prestigious Business Schools in Barcelona. Teaching about digital business design. Right now Ekaterina is a CMO at Apiumhub - software development hub based in Barcelona and organiser of Global Software Architecture Summit. Ekaterina is proud of having done software projects for companies like Tous, Inditex, Mango, Etnia, Adidas and many others. Ekaterina was taking active part in the Apiumhub office opening in Paseo de Gracia and in helping companies like Bitpanda open their tech hubs in Barcelona.

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