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2022 in retrospect
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2022 in retrospect

We're back with our annual tradition to review the biggest changes of this past year and set some goals for the next. This has been quite the year to say the least, but we managed to create a somewhat concise overview.

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  • Asma Oualmakran
    in the spotlight

    Meet Asma Oualmakran, Software Security Consultant

    Where there is software and data, there is usually a security risk. Asma specialises in both AI and cybersecurity and her work includes a variety of client work and internal work. Some days she spends time researching how AI's can be trained to be less biased, while other days she might be looking into clients' codebases to spot vulnaribilities and presenting them with solutions and best practices.

    Asma is also an avid fish keeper, who has several fish tanks filled with colourful fish and corals. She even managed to find Nemo!

    9 min read

  • How companies can make it easier for starters to find their first job
    diversity

    How companies can make it easier for starters to find their first job

    We all know that finding your first job can be quite challenging. When talking about the state of employment in IT you often hear about the war for talent. Agoria has predicted that the shortage for tech profiles is bound to triple in the next 10 to 20 years. So why is it that many young talents are struggling to find a job?

    This article is about what we learned from personal experience as well as through the experiences of our community members.

    4 min read

  • Lisa Trapletti
    in the spotlight

    Meet Lisa Trapletti, Tech Lead

    Sustainability is a big part of our future and it's thanks to Lisa that we had the chance to learn some good practices and ways to move forward. Lisa is a tech lead and senior software developer who's passionate about many things. Sustainability definitely being one of them.

    But above all she's kind, emphatic and full of energy! ⚡️ The kind of person you wish to have as a mentor.

    11 min read

  • Floriane Magera
    in the spotlight

    Meet Floriane Magera, Innovation Engineer

    For Floriane, it wasn't exactly love at first sight with programming. It was only after she had to retake the course that she came to love it. Which led her to become an innovation engineer.

    Floriane enjoys to challenge herself and sets out various objectives in order to grow. Whether it's on an athletic or a professional level. Besides cycling, running and hiking, she is also into slow fashion and upcycling clothes. But her biggest interest might be trying out all the different kinds of beer in the world!

    11 min read

  • techtalks

    Recap of our TechTalks summer edition 2022

    Buckle up for the recap of another eclectic edition of our TechTalks! Lisa Trapletti shared some tips on how to eco-design our system, Asma Oualmakran demystified cybersecurity buzzwords, and Liza Morrison walked us through a brand-new framework, Qwik.

    7 min read

  • Laila Bougria
    in the spotlight

    Meet Laila Bougria, Software Engineer

    Laila is a true source of inspiration. From early on in life she has enjoyed learning new things, wether it is out of sheer interest to try out a new hobby or to strengthen her career as a software engineer. But at some point she realised that it's actually the learning journey that appeals to her the most.

    When Laila's passion for software engineering and her love for sharing knowledge was combined with the encouragement of fellow peers she pushed forward as a public speaker. Nowadays you can find Laila speaking at events such as Techorama and international dotNet conferences.

    11 min read

  • Aline Lanckneus
    in the spotlight

    Meet Aline Lanckneus, Frontend Developer

    Aline started out in veterinarian medicine, but after a while she realised that she wanted something different in life. A decision she didn't take lightly.

    Her next career had to be intellectually challenging, have a decent salary and flexible hours  So after doing research she came to the conclusion that IT was the obvious choice.

    7 min read

  • Léa Heitz
    in the spotlight

    Meet Léa Heitz, Game, Tools & Systems Developer

    Have you ever wondered what the career of a game developer looks like?
    We certainly did! Meet Léa, who works as a game, tools and systems developer and who recently applied to a pretty well-known game studio!

    Besides working on games, she's also an avid gamer herself, with a love for Sci-Fi / space-related games such as Astroneer and Deep Rock Galactic. But that's just a fraction of her many interests!

    7 min read

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