Blog

All about Elasticsearch updates
May 05, 2021

All about Elasticsearch updates

Pedro is a Database Architect at The Workshop. As the Founder and current leader of the User Group Malaga Databases, Pedro loves learning about technology and exploring his passion for databases. In this article, he provides some pointers on how to manage Elasticsearch upgrades.
Threat Modeling in Engineering practice
April 28, 2021

Threat Modeling in Engineering practice

Fancy spending your day dreaming up future scenarios? Welcome to the world of Threat Modeling. In her brilliant blog post, our Principal AppSec Engineer Alina explains the process and how you can try it.
World Creativity and Innovation Day: problem-solving at The Workshop
April 21, 2021

World Creativity and Innovation Day: problem-solving at The Workshop

Happy World Creativity and Innovation Day! To celebrate the power of creativity at The Workshop, Barbara, Alina, Nuria and Antonio tell us why #IAmAnInventor equals #IAmCreative
Behind the scenes at The Workshop: A day in the life of a Quality Engineer
April 14, 2021

Behind the scenes at The Workshop: A day in the life of a Quality Engineer

Curious about what a Quality Engineer does at The Workshop? Karolina shares what goes on behind the scenes.
Building a team in a pandemic
April 07, 2021

Building a team in a pandemic

Creating a new team is always exciting and challenging. But what if one day everything changes and you can’t see your colleagues face-to-face anymore?
How we hosted our first remote Designathon event
March 31, 2021

How we hosted our first remote Designathon event

Are you thinking of organising a cross-functional remote event? Say no more – we've got your back. Through running our company-wide Designathon event, we learned how to collaborate and create a sense of togetherness even when we were physically apart. Check out this 10-step guide by our DesignOps Manager Simona on how to organise and run engaging online workshops that drive results.
The importance of user perspective
March 22, 2021

The importance of user perspective

It’s all about perspective! This is even more true when it comes to the end user’s perspective in the software development lifecycle, as our Quality Engineers Karolina and Jose show us in this eye-opening article. Give it a read and get ready to see things from a different point of view!
Happy International Women’s Day 2021
March 08, 2021

Happy International Women’s Day 2021

Let’s unite and celebrate International Women’s Day! The official theme this year is #choosetochallenge, so we decided to conduct an experiment to show how we can all choose to challenge our assumptions, perceptions and biases.

5 Data Privacy Tips for Individuals and Businesses
January 28, 2021

5 Data Privacy Tips for Individuals and Businesses

It's Data Privacy Day! Our Senior Cyber Security Analyst, Nik, has written this insightful piece called “5 Data Privacy Tips for Individuals and Businesses,” in which he reminds us that data ownership is a right as well as a responsibility. Own your Privacy!
Design that speaks code. A guide for developer-friendly UI Design
January 26, 2021

Design that speaks code. A guide for developer-friendly UI Design

Even in the most skilled teams, the design-to-development stage can be proven tricky. Our UI Designer, Andrzej, looks at the basics and offers some suggestions to iron out wrinkles for swift and efficient designer-engineer cooperation.
Quick start with Security Requirements
December 11, 2020

Quick start with Security Requirements

In the second part of her series lifting the lid on the wonders of Application Security, our Principal AppSec Engineer, Alina, shares some valuable lessons learned from real-life projects while applying the OWASP ASVS – the best practice bible for designing, testing and building web applications.
Looks aren’t everything.  Or are they?
November 05, 2020

Looks aren’t everything. Or are they?

According to research, it takes only 1/10th of a second to form a first impression about a person. And it takes about 0.05 seconds for users to form an opinion about a website that determines whether they’ll stay or leave. In this blog article, our UI Designer, Isabel, shares the 'secret sauce' ingredients in a successful product.