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Three innovative ways Kodar helps our customers use the cloud

Posted by Strypes on Nov 3, 2020 10:33:21 AM

Kodar is a part of the Strypes family of companies and offers cloud solutions to our customers who want to keep up with innovation. In this white paper, we feature Kodar's approach of gradual modernisation and migration, which preserves the investments that have been made and reduces the risks for the client. 

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Topics: cloud solutions, kodar

From personal assistant to feature integrator–the story of Nadya

Posted by Strypes on Oct 30, 2020 9:30:34 AM

As most of the people who work at Strypes, Nadya was referred by a friend. She remembers this as the time when she didn’t have a technical background and was assisting the C-level management team. Interviewed by the founder Koen van Wijk and Todor, Nadya found the interview to be very friendly and showing a personal attitude. Starting at an administrative position, her vision was to gain technical knowledge.

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Geno and the Group Manager’s Guide to Success

Posted by Strypes on Sep 25, 2020 1:23:40 AM

Geno has been with Strypes for almost 10 years and has seen the company grow from a team of 25 people to over 330 employees. He has had the classic dream career path––from Software Developer through Scrum Master, Project Manager, and now Group Manager. “What helped me grow was that I always strive to take ownership. Taking charge of the issues, the challenges, and the solutions.”

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Denislav: work and live in the present moment

Posted by Strypes on Sep 4, 2020 9:07:36 AM

Seven years ago, Denislav’s journey at Strypes started with an interview with the founder Koen van Wijk and Todor Marinov who is now the current CEO. This interview impressed him and he still remembers it. Denislav shares that what made him join Strypes was that he was asked about his personality a lot. “They asked me where I saw myself in 10 years and I told them that I wanted to build a family and also build a house.” Even today, Denislav still holds that dream and plans to achieve it, looking for the perfect place. “For me, building a house is an intimate experience, especially when I want to do it myself.”

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Jermain on great communication, being raised by same-sex parents, and work ethics

Posted by Strypes on Jul 29, 2020 6:33:39 PM

Jermain Smits joined Strypes in late 2016 when he was approached by his Operation Manager Ad van Dongen and our Sales and Marketing Director Eric Damhuis. There was an opportunity for him to become the Account Manager for ASML. At the time, the role wasn’t clearly defined and this gave him the freedom to shape it. 

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Remote Equipment Monitoring and Diagnostics for the Agriculture Industry

Posted by Strypes on Jul 27, 2020 9:29:48 AM

As part of our services, Strypes offers IoT Application Development that can perform remote monitoring, remote diagnostics, and remote update. These are custom smart solutions as our clients are typically machine manufacturers whose products have thousands or even hundreds of thousands of components. We help them maximise machine uptime and reduce the need to send service engineers on site.

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Topics: remote diagnostics, remote monitoring

Loyalty still exists: Andrey’s thoughts after 20 years at Kodar, our daughter company in Plovdiv

Posted by Strypes on Jul 17, 2020 2:36:40 AM

Andrey saw a computer when he was first six years old, and since then, he has been passionate about technology. He went to youth clubs to learn how to code and read about computers while at school. This path naturally led him to the Technical University in Plovdiv. Before he even graduated as an electronic engineer, Andrey started work at Kodar.

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Desi Kostova: seeing how a software product comes to life

Posted by Strypes on Jul 1, 2020 10:39:07 PM

Desislava Kostova, Desi, has a background in mathematics and information technologies and has worked in the IT industry for the past 20 years. Going through this professional journey, Desi has experienced the industry through the different roles she has undertaken. From developer and PSO consultant, transition/transformation and account manager, senior software project manager and engineering manager and now senior software project manager at Strypes.

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Didi Chonkova and what makes her successful as General Manager

Posted by Strypes on Jun 15, 2020 1:57:59 AM

Up2 is our latest addition to Strypes’ family of companies and this week we feature the story of the General Manager, Dimitrina Chonkova, Didi. 

Technical writing has given her the opportunity to grow in different software companies, coordinate small and big projects, and become Manager of the .Net team. She has always been excited to work on enterprise projects with complex logic where the user experience is paramount.

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Smart Applications: an integral part of business operations

Posted by Strypes on May 25, 2020 9:58:29 AM

Strypes offers end-to-end Smart Applications services, which include development, management, and modernisation. In our new white paper, we help you understand the work process from requirement gathering, development, testing, release to production, and bug fixing.

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Topics: Business impact