Blog

Discover our latest blog posts. We hope they will serve as an inspiration.

May 19, 2020

My JIDOKA journey

Huh? JIDOKA? What? I am Charlene Asvestas, a graduate student at PXL. I study Business and Languages with the option Human Resources. And yes, I’m also an intern at JIDOKA, so welcome to my blog. Then you start wondering how an HR student ended up at an IT company? Well, as everyone knows, we are […]

Human Resources, Internship

April 22, 2020

Creating clouds and and connecting them with tunnels

A long time ago in a JIDOKA office space not so far, far away, a certain idea came to live after an interesting discussion with the JIDOKA DevOps team. The idea consisted out of the possibility to build a Kubernetes cluster on Azure with the sole purpose of acting as a test environment for some […]

Cloud, DevOps, Technology

April 10, 2020

How we deal with the CORONA crisis

Giving the important message to stay home I must say, the past few weeks haven’t been easy. In the weeks before lockdown we already started feeling the extra pressure and large attention from the news, social media, the government… on how companies should organise themselves in the upcoming and fast-moving crisis.  So in the evening […]

Human Resources, Technology

March 6, 2020

Identity and Access Management for modern applications

When we heard JIDOKA was organising a Hackathon we immediately knew which challenge we wanted to solve. Said challenge kept rearing its head during internal projects:  “Who are you and what are you allowed to do?” Context Every internal JIDOKA app had its own identity & access management system, some more advanced than others. Our […]

Hackathon, Security, Technology

February 28, 2020

Bringing Ideas to Life

A quick introduction on Ruben Pieters, one of our interns. He’s a student at Thomas More, Interactive Multimedia Design. During his internship Ruben will work, together with another intern, on upgrading our internal coaching tool. He’s a full stack developer and always on the hunt for a new adventure. Ideating, designing and developing ideas into […]

Human Resources, Internship, Technology

February 27, 2020

No Time Left

At the end of November last year JIDOKA organised a hackathon from Friday evening after work until Sunday in the late afternoon. Together with 2 colleagues I formed 1 of the 7 teams that participated. The subject that we chose is something that almost every developer in the world has some sort of problem with: […]

Hackathon, Technology

February 21, 2020

Let’s Get Virtual

The decision on what project we wanted to do during the JIDOKA Hackathon weekend was not a hard one to make. A long time ago we were asked to give a Knowledge Night about Unity 3D, and we had to dust off our knowledge of Unity. At the time our office was being remodeled, so […]

Hackathon, Technology, Virtual Reality

February 17, 2020

Coaching tool – the revision

The tool to employee success Everyone wants to have control of their own decisions and destiny. To support this at JIDOKA, we have several coaches who provide coaching sessions on a regular basis to help employees progress their career by setting goals, hosting Knowledge Nights, attending conferences, and much more. As JIDOKA grows, the need […]

Hackathon, Human Resources, Technology

February 7, 2020

Yoo-Bik-Wi-Tee

Leave no one behind In case of an evacuation, an employer must at all times know who was present in the office. However, registering when arriving at work or when leaving will be an intrusive change in daily routine which we expect will not be followed punctually by all employees. Therefore, Sander, Nele and Maarten come […]

Hackathon, Technology

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