GAP's Centers of Excellence (CoE)

Internal Entities that Provide Leadership

GAP’s Centers of Excellence (CoE) are internal entities that provide leadership, coordination, research, support, training and development related to a specific language or technology. These Centers share highlights and experiences gathered throughout GAP projects to support continuous learning.

The mission of each CoE is to improve the technical excellence of GAPsters by creating a strong community; launching new, exciting and innovative initiatives; and supporting other areas within GAP. 

Take a closer look at the current 19 GAP CoEs, and see how this expertise relates to GAP Services.


The QA Center of Excellence encourages all community members to improve their skills in a wide range of knowledge, looking for continuous improvement. We promote the usage, learning and frequent update of new technologies, as well as best practices implementation in agile processes in order to enhance delivery for all GAP clients.

COES Analytics

The Analytics CoE is a community dedicated to the visibility of the different data-related fields. We strive to share knowledge in a responsible manner, pushing for best practices and an ethical approach to data. Our main commitment is to the GAPsters, but we hope to extend our reach to external communities as well.

COES Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity CoE is a group of enthusiasts in this field who contribute to raising the bar on security awareness within GAP by encouraging the learning and sharing of cybersecurity best practices and concepts among GAPsters.


The DevOps CoE has a mission to enable seamless collaboration between development and operations teams, fostering a culture of continuous integration, delivery and improvement. By leveraging automation, agile practices and cloud technologies, we aim to accelerate the software development lifecycle, enhance reliability and optimize the deployment process.

COES .net

.NET & Azure Center of Excellence is a community providing leadership, best practices, research, support and/or training for Microsoft and .NET technologies to encourage GAPsters to get the most out of their talent using Microsoft and .NET technologies.

COES Python

This CoE strives to improve the quality and efficiency of Python-based software development within GAP by promoting best practices, fostering collaboration, driving innovation, ensuring quality, supporting project teams, staying up-to-date, and promoting diversity and inclusion.


The Java CoE seeks to promote collaboration, research and continuous technical improvement to offer quality products and services that meet the highest standards of excellence and the needs and expectations of GAP clients.

COES ruby

 The Ruby Center of Excellence provides guidance and assistance to all members of GAP’s Ruby community to enhance their technical skills and knowledge. We advocate for Ruby as a prime option because of its simplicity, elegance, legibility, productivity and ease of use.


Create a community where PHP lovers can share their knowledge, tips and news. This is a place where GAPsters can collaborate to create content about PHP and evangelize within the company by using microlearnings, blog posts or talks. The CoE is also a support group to help current projects with interviews and questions, and to encourage PHP best practices.


This CoE empowers GAPsters with the knowledge and skills needed to leverage the full potential of AWS services. By promoting the adoption of AWS services and following the AWS Well-Architected Framework, we aim to enable GAPsters to efficiently build and migrate solutions to the cloud. Through various activities and initiatives, we are committed to providing comprehensive support for AWS certifications, sharing best practices and cultivating a community of AWS experts.

COES React

The React CoE is dedicated to achieving high expertise in React and other technologies that work well with React by learning and following the best standards, being up to date with the latest features, and sharing knowledge and experience within the company.

COES Angular

This CoE is committed to promoting knowledge about the Angular framework within GAP. As a team, we aim to establish or define the best practices and code quality standards when developing applications with Angular. 


The mission of this CoE is to create an environment that drives excellence in Node.js development, providing good practices, learning resources, support and training for our GAPsters, fostering a collaborative workspace where knowledge sharing is commonplace 

COES Mobile

The Mobile Center of Excellence is a group of passionate people working on mobile development initiatives that seek to create value for our community, clients and GAP. 

As a community, we provide support and guidance in Mobile, and promote talks, technical growth and learning opportunities.


This CoE collaborates with teams to create exceptional user experiences by providing guidance, resources and expertise in UI/UX design.

COES Agile

Support and maximize an Agile transformation investment by creating and promoting agile processes, experiments and practices to be shared and scaled throughout GAP.

COES Product

This CoE drives product management excellence by fostering cross-functional collaboration, refining product management practices, aligning product strategies with the organization's goals, and continuously improving through data-driven insights. We aim to deliver innovative and customer-centric products that create value, enhance customer satisfaction, and drive the success of our organization.

COES Leadership

This CoE exists to empower leaders to boost the best version of every GAPster, and fully live our culture.
The Leadership COE promotes awareness about leadership, provides learning and training and maximizes the value of leadership structures. These frameworks are tailored to each project, empowering GAPsters in leadership roles who possess a deep understanding of their teams, assume responsibility for their well-being, and work hard to help them succeed


GAP Labs is a technology initiative to research and share findings about new technologies, tools and trends for GAPsters. We bridge new or different technical areas for GAPsters by inviting them to participate in activities and providing adequate space, resources and assistance for research and experiment.


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