What causes the greatest dilemma in companies, which use and work on data? Lack of trust, one would say. In this series, we will cover the most bothering questions related to data and processes occurring in large enterprises. To start with here’s a first step to getting you introduced.
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 functioning during the COVID-19 epidemic. With the programmers at our disposal, a design team, full substantive support from the organizers, our processing forces, and a tireless CEO on board, within 96 hours we created an advanced prototype application called the EpidemicApp. Having all that gathered resulted in distinction in the list of the top 10 best-submitted applications. How we managed it? You will read below.
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.