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Being an HR Officer at JIDOKA

June 24, 2019

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Who am I?  Let me first start by introducing myself. I’m Paula and have been working at JIDOKA as an HR Officer for about 2,5 years now. I graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor degree in translation and interpretation but never could imagine myself in any professional work environment being responsible for language translation or even […]

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WakeUp.WriteLine(Coffee)

June 4, 2019

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What do you do finally get the chance to fulfill your life-long dream of becoming a software developer? You grab that chance with both hands and take the plunge!  After a career of 10 years in customer service management, our intern Maarten Knapen decided to enroll himself to a new training course called Train4SmartServices. An 18 […]

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  Last week, I started migrating a current project to AndroidX libraries. The app was originally built in 2015 so it contains some older code. I followed the android documentation how to migrate an existing project to AndroidX. According to the documentation, the migration is quite simple… Well it’s not.   AndroidX   In september […]

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Having fun with raspberry pi’s

April 24, 2019

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JIDOKA Labs  On the 26th of March, we held a JIDOKA labs event for creating our own retro gaming consoles, which would later be used during lunch breaks at our offices in Hasselt and Mechelen. We got the idea from a colleague during a lunch break. She mentioned that she wanted the “new” retro PlayStation […]

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Investigating a go-to-market strategy
Investigating a go-to-market strategy

March 6, 2019

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Mathias and Jan are two marketing students at the PXL. During their internship they will do research on and draw up a go-to-market plan. As a subject for their bachelor thesis they will investigate whether Gamification can have an impact on the intrinsic motivation of employees. Are you interested to know more about the adventures […]

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You can’t spell hero without “HR”

May 23, 2019

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HR is her passion Sophie is a bachelor student in her final year Office Management at PXL. She has chosen for the major Human Resources (HR), because she enjoys the social contact. As the last part of her education, she did a 3-month internship at JIDOKA. During her internship she supported the HR Officer and […]

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Redesigning a custom CV application
Redesigning a custom CV application

February 27, 2019

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The internship adventures of Sander Steinbusch Sander Steinbusch is a bachelor student interactive multimedia design at Thomas More in Mechelen. During his internship he will work on the internal CV application of JIDOKA. Would you like to know more about the internship adventures of Sander? Then click on this link. Sander will regularly add new blogs. 

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Launching a Brand-New Website
Launching a Brand-New Website

February 22, 2019

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On the 12th of February we held a SIG (special interest group) session on the launch of our brand-new website. Lately, we’ve had the feeling that our current JIDOKA website was a bit out of sync with who we are and what we stand for. It doesn’t explain clearly enough what our main differentiator is, […]

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The internship adventures of Silke Henderickx
The internship adventures of Silke Henderickx

February 19, 2019

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Adventure is out there  Follow this link to discover Silke’s internship adventures at JIDOKA! 

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Building a custom recruitment tool
Building a custom recruitment tool

February 1, 2019

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Mijn naam is Jordy Swinnen en ik ben een student op de Hogeschool PXL te Hasselt en ik studeer binnenkort af als Professionele Bachelor in de Toegepaste Informatica: Application Development. Coderen is altijd een grote passie geweest van mij, vandaar dat ik begonnen ben met deze opleiding op de Hogeschool PXL om er mijn carrière […]

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A PWA, excuse me?

January 9, 2019

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A PWA is the abbreviation of a Progressive Web App. A Progressive Web App is an application that is distributed by the web. Native applications (iOS/Android apps) are distributed by the App Store or Play Store. It gives you the ability to build your own application for Desktop(browser), Mobile and tablet with just one codebase. […]

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MQTT: An internet of things protocol

December 14, 2018

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What is MQTT? MQTT is an abbreviation of Message Queuing Telemetry Transport. It’s a lightweight network protocol used for publish/subscribe messaging between devices. It’s designed to be open, simple and easy to implement, allowing thousands of lightweight clients to be supported by a single server. An ideal solution for Machine to Machine communication and Internet […]

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The internship adventures of Chris Oortman

November 19, 2018

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What was the internship about? Chris Oortman was a student Interactive Multimedia Design at Thomas More in Mechelen. He followed the design track and was also a member of Designosource, a practice enterprise of the education.  During his internship at JIDOKA Chris was responsible for UI/UX and graphic assignments and also worked as a Front-end Developer.  https://chrisoortman.wordpress.com  Go to the […]

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Social Media, a journey into the unknown

November 15, 2018

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11 followers on Youtube. “Do we really have a Youtube channel?” “And why do we only have 11 followers?” The reactions speak for themselves: we weren’t quite up to date with what JIDOKA was doing on social media. Needless to say, it immediately became clear why our Office Assistant and HR Officer organised this SIG […]

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