Malgorzata Ciesielska

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When designing data visualization, as designers we need to understand the users’ intentions for interacting with our product and what answers to their questions they are trying to find. Typically, during the design process, user flow consists of a series of steps, which they usually finish with an action, such as buying a product, starting an operation,…

Road to IT career – is it possible without experience?

Opening doors to the IT industry isn’t a piece of cake for a beginner, mainly because of the lack of experience. This issue is common for many industries, however, it seems to be a real challenge in IT. It’s not only the time that a newcomer needs to introduce himself. It happens that more experienced workers need to devote their time to the rookie to help him start the IT journey. It all started in high school. This is where I started to be keen on programming. I kicked off some websites and applications not only for my personal use but also for friends and family. Being aware that many IT companies are looking…

Mateusz Dropinski

A newcomer on board – concerns or wind in the sails?

A new person in the company’s structure, regardless of whether it’s a project or a team, always arouses emotions, not only in the person concerned but also in the leader and recruiters. A newcomer on board is a harbinger of changes that the company needs at some stage in its development. And of course, when looking for a new employee, the HR team tries to select the best candidate to meet the company’s vision and mission. But what does the arrival of a new person really mean? And what are some good things we can expect from the changes the newcomer brings from the first day? A new person in the team from the…

Paulina Kondratowicz

We hack the crisis with the EpidemicApp

At Synergy Codes, we design and implement web applications for the client’s needs on a daily basis. But it may happen we take on other challenges that can have a real impact on reality, other peoples’ lives, or even motivate and integrate ourselves as a team. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only forced the transformation of our daily work but has also become a reason to do something good for others. Therefore, when the idea of the HackTheCirsis hackathon appeared, we didn’t wait a moment. This event was a pro bono venture under the patronage of the GovTech organization and the Polish Prime Minister, addressed to IT companies whose task was to create tools to assist in…

Paulina Kondratowicz

Top 5 findings why it’s fabulous to be an IT Wonderwoman

Gina Carey, an American independent filmmaker, and singer, once said: ‘A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink’. With the above in mind, we decided to look at the challenges the IT girls face. In the era of growing feminist movements, the struggle for equal treatment, the gradual emergence of women in men-dominated professions, and finally growing into a real Wonderwomen, seems to be a new wave in the development of this future-oriented industry. Following the example of the iconic character of Wonderwoman, equipped with such qualities as strength, independence, faith in one’s abilities, supported by solid educational foundations, we can put the first sketch of the silhouette…

Paulina Kondratowicz