Announcement of Project Management focused 56th DevClub.lv

Hi!

All of us are involved in many projects. Some of us are happy how projects are working out, some don’t. We invited experienced guys to share their knowledge with different projects and improve our lives.

Join Project Management focused event at 15th June 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office).

Agenda for Project Management focused 56th DevClub.lv:

  • Nikita Tihonovs from Intexsys will give a talk “Agile with waterfall: managing a corporate level project”
    Nikita will tell a story of a friendly business acquisition which turned out to be an enterprise-wide development project. In this speech you will see how to plan & develop in an agile way but report and control dependencies using old-school waterfall project management techniques. A real business case of a 40 million dollar company will be taken as an example.
    (Language — English)
    Tags: Project management, Agile, Waterfall, Corporate level projects

Nikita is Product Owner at Intexsys, currently leading 3 teams, which are developing a complex e-commerce platform. He has 6 years of project management experience in IT, E-commerce and Forex.

  • Eduards Saļņikovs from Intrum Justitia SDC will share his experience about management of geographically diverse projects and lessons learned from running distributed development projects and what matters most if you would like to run a successful culturally diverse project.
    Content key words:
    – Software development in geographically dispersed, international projects
    – Work in geographically diverse teams
    – Integration of systems and teams
    – Cultural differences and barriers
    (Language — English)

Eduards is ITSM professional with 14+ years of technology and management consulting experience running projects with Nordic telecoms Telia, Telenor, Nokia, banking and payment infrastructure providers FirstData, MasterCard, Visa, Amex et al.
Passionate about establishing practices, fixing technology, building highly engaged teams and running projects to its performance limits. Specialties: IT consulting, ERP, cards and payments, technology agnostic architecture, system integration, management of geographically diverse projects, application of Agile SDLC practices in an enterprise.

  • Samat Galimov from Meduza.io will share his experience in managing a distributed development team of 9 highly independent developers in a news media startup (read: short delivery cycles, constantly changing expectations and ‘need tomorrow’ deadlines). Our project management toolkit have changed over 2.5 years, as did our DevOps toolchain.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Gannt diagrams for toddlers, Trello, Github, Slack, Webhooks, Notion, Google Docs & draw.io)

Samat is a CTO for Meduza.io news outlet (React SSR Website, native apps for iOS & Android + tons of internal services and small side projects).

  • Sergejs Matancevs from Scope Technologies will give a talk “GitHub.com for lazy in cloud project management”
    Experience sharing on how we in Scope Technologies have managed to make project management developer oriented or at least not painful for developer. Our project managers once allowed developers to organize project managements the way we developers want. What happened? How we’ve achieved minimization of administrative stuff? How we use GitHub.com as a tool for lazy project management.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Project Management, GitHub

Sergejs is experienced .NET and WEB developer and team lead at Scope Technologies.

 

This year we are organizing first DevOpsDays conference in Riga’s history. We have already opened DevOpsDays Riga ’17 Call for Papers – you are welcome to submit your talks.

 

Did you know that Intrum Justitia Software Development Centre is developing not only financial systems but also working on business intelligence using the latest BI technologies?
Intrum Justitia
 is looking for:
PL/SQL Developer
– .NET Developer (PL/SQL skills desired)
– Product Manager

 

Did you know that at Intexsys many people have gained enough experience to grow from Junior Developer to Software Architect position? Intexsys is currently looking for:
PHP Developer – work on exciting large-scale international projects with us, we have work for any level – from juniors to gurus!
Software Development Manager – would you like to manage multiple Agile development teams?
Android Developer – Join us to create native Android applications for e-commerce!
We promise – it will never be boring!

 

ALSO Cloud keeps doing awesome stuff and looking for awesome people.

 

Did you know that Geta Digital is 1st company in the world with most EPiServer MVP members onboard and 99% of their projects are e-commerce? They are looking for
Front-end Developers
Back-end Developers

 

Did you know that Tieto Latvia has many exciting open vacancies as well as various interest clubs? We are proud of our strategic board games club, motor-bike club, active lifestyle club etc. Join the team!
Dynamics CRM Technical Consultant
MS Dynamics Junior AX Developer
PL/SQL Developer

 

Did you know that Scope Technologies provides innovative, cost-effective and reliable end-to-end telematics products and services using latest .NET stack technologies?


 Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have drinks and snacks:
   geta_ehandel_logo4_cut   Intexsys
ALSO-Cloud        Scope Technologies        Tieto       

Announcement of Computer Vision focused 55th DevClub.lv

Hi!

It is clear now, that Computer Vision helps to drive innovation, from science, robotics to self-driving cars. And this time we will go from micro to macro approach. You will learn how Computer Vision helps in microscopy and how it helps to ‘read’ huge passing trans and wagons on a railroad.

Join Computer Vision focused event at 24th May (Wednesday) 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office).

Agenda for Computer Vision focused 55th DevClub.lv:

  • Antons Mislēvičs from Microsoft will give a talk “Machine Learning in Image Recognition scenarios” (slides from presentation)
    In this session, we will start by guiding you through the most interesting recent developments in the world of Machine Learning in Image Recognition scenarios. We will then look at how machines “learn” and give you a quick intro into the exciting world of deep neural networks – perhaps one of the most popular machine learning algorithms today. Finally, we will discuss how you can introduce Machine Learning in your projects.
    (Language — Latvian)
    Tags: Machine Learning, Image Recognition, Artificial Neural Networks

Antons is a Senior Consultant, Microsoft and Lead Researcher, Department of Artificial Intelligence and Systems Engineering, Riga Technical University. Joined Microsoft as a consultant in 2008. He works with SharePoint Technologies for over 10 years. In this time, he participated in various SharePoint projects of different scale and complexity in over 15 countries, designing solution architectures and supporting developers. Over the last years Antons is working closely with largest Office 365 Dedicated customers. He is also an active member of SharePoint / Office 365 Dev Patterns & Practices (PnP) Core Team. Antons holds PhD degree in Engineering of Computer Systems and is a regular speaker at conferences and community events.

  • Agnis Jakubovics from Apply will give a talk “CV projects and related issues”
    He will give a brief talk about AI/CV technology used in several systems regarding media and microscopy and brief insight of what issues we have faced when developed those systems.
    (Language — Latvian)
    Tags: Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Experience

Agnis is a Founder and CEO at Apply. He is innovative Latvian IT Entrepreneur creating Artificial Intelligence applications in the fields of Media & Science. He has more than 10 years of IT Project Management experience and has been working in Tieto, Lattelecom and Accenture.

  • Juris Puce from KleinTech Services will be giving presentation on actual uses of machine vision in combination with deep learning as for inspection of passing trains and wagons on railroad.
    Juris will provide information on what kind of tasks KleinTech Services and 4SmartStreets teams are solving as well as information on limitations of vision and deep learning and some ways to possibly overcome them by using common sense.
    (Language — Latvian)
    Tags: Deep learning, Machine Vision, Artificial Intelligence

Juris is a CEO of KleinTech Services, Partner in 4SmartStreets and a technology enthusiast with main focuses on finding ways to use technology in optimisation of different areas. The main expertise Juris has is in areas of DL/Machine vision and information security. Juris has more than 15 years of experience in technology and holds large amounts of different certifications, but more importantly has a lot of practical experience managing teams in related fields.

 

DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge has finished. Please find here info about results and winners of challenge.

 

ALSO Cloud keeps doing awesome stuff and looking for awesome people.

 

Did you know that Geta Digital is 1st company in the world with most EPiServer MVP members onboard and 99% of their projects are e-commerce? They are looking for
Front-end Developers
Back-end Developers

 

Did you know that playground of Intrum Justitia Software Development Centre is financial software? We are developing more than 20 finance related systems at the moment!
Intrum Justitia
 is looking for:
– Testing specialist
– .NET/C# Developer
– Oracle, PL/SQL Developer

 

Did you know that Tieto Latvia has many exciting open vacancies as well as various interest clubs? We are proud of our strategic board games club, motor-bike club, active lifestyle club etc. Join the team!
Junior Finance Process Lead
Business Services specialist
– PL/SQL Developer – send your CV to darbs@tieto.com

 

Did you know that Scope Technologies provides innovative, cost-effective and reliable end-to-end telematics products and services using latest .NET stack technologies?


Did you know that Intexsys has successfully delivered more than 50 000 development hours to its customers in 2016?
They are looking for:
Software Development Manager – would you like to manage multiple Agile development teams?
DevOps Engineer – Chef/Puppet/Ansible lovers, we’re looking for you!
Android Developer – Join us to create native Android applications for e-commerce!
We promise – it will never be boring!

 

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have drinks and snacks:
   geta_ehandel_logo4_cut   Intexsys
ALSO-Cloud        Scope Technologies        Tieto       

Results of DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge

Thank you all for participating in DevClub.lv Endomondo challenge!

We have worked hard and together collected nice amount of calories, minutes and km:

And we have winners of the challenge:

  1. Geta Digital‘s philosophy is “Work smart, not hard” and therefore they provide prize to help us “Workout smart, not hard“. Prize is 100 Eur worth “Complex test of physical load” at Latvijas Olimpiskā vienība, to help to understand how your body copes with physical load and provide you with information about your Aerobic and Anaerobic heart rate zones, so you can train in smart and best way for your body, health and sports results.

And the Main prize – “Complex test of physical” load provided by Geta Digital receives Matīss Rikters !!!

2. Tieto and Intrum Justitia provides us with motivational gifts – sports bottle, sports bags, reflectors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intrum Justitia’s sports bag wins Elina Judelovich,

Tieto’s
sports bottle, back pack and reflector wins Oskars Ertmanis,
back pack and reflector wins Mārtiņš Dīcis,
back pack and reflector wins Jana Smelena,
reflector wins Aigars Gedroics,
reflector wins Austris Cīrulnieks.

Congrats! 🙂

All winners are welcome to receive their prizes at next – Computer Vision focused 55th DevClub.lv.

Announcement of CryptoCurrency focused 54th DevClub.lv

Hi!

CryptoCurrency, Bitcoin and Blockchain have been buzzwords already for a while and many new FinTech start-ups are already building products using them. Banks acknowledged the importance of Blockchain. Which means you can be next who can influence this trend. And to help you we have invited guys with experience in CryptoCurrency to share their knowledge with us.

Join CryptoCurrency focused event at 20th April 18:30, Zaļā iela 1, 4th floor (Microsoft Latvia office).

Agenda for CryptoCurrency focused 54th DevClub.lv:

  • Konstantins Vasilenko from Paybis will give a talk “High Level Intro to Blockchain”
    An overview of Blockchain technologies, Crypto Currencies, how these technologies have been developing in the last years, why there is so much hype right now and finally how these technologies are being and planned to be used in various industries.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Blockchain, Bitcoin, Industries

Konstantins is a Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder at Paybis.com, Board Member of Latvian Blockchain Association and has extensive experience in Crypto Currency domain. He holds PMP and SCM certificates and has 10 years of IT Project Management experience as project manager in Accenture.

  • Yurijs Pimenovs from Paybis will give a talk “Technical Intro to Blockhain”
    He will give an introduction talk about Blockchain technology technical aspects like cryptography, protocols, APIs and scripting with focus on explaining how Bitcoin and other blockchain works and what they consist of.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Blockchain, Cryptography, Blocks, Bitcoin

Yurijs is a Chief Technical Officer at Paybis, blogger at coinside.ru , blockchain enthusiast since 2011.

  • Anatoly Ressin from AssistUnion will give a talk “Programming Smart Contracts on Ethereum”
    He will briefly cover infrastructure of the Ethereum platform, smart contract execution principles including the “gas economics”.
    High-level programming language for smart contracts Solidity will be presented with practical examples.
    In the conclusion we will speak about common problems that could be solved in our society using smart contracts, and why it is worth to learn smart contract programming now.
    (Language — Russian)
    Tags: Ethereum, Smart Contracts

Anatoly is a Senior Software Developer at C.T.Co, Co-founder at AssistUnion, Board Member of Latvian Blockchain Association. He is a TSI ex-lecturer with more than a decade experience in teaching functional and logic programming and compiler design. Anatoly is a crypto-currency and blockchain enthusiast since 2011

 

If you are doing some sports or just doing some kind of physical activities to deal with sedentary lifestyle and want to compete with others or just have healthy and friendly motivation, join DevClub.lv Endomondo Challenge and win prizes from Geta Digital, Tieto and Intrum Justitia.

 

Did you know that Geta Digital is 1st company in the world with most EPiServer MVP members onboard? They are looking for
Front-end Developers
Test Engineers

 

Did you know that in Intrum Justitia Software Development Centre we speak not only in English, Latvian and Russian but also write in PL/SQL, Java, C#, HTML, CSS, Javascript and other languages?
Intrum Justitia
 is looking for:
– Software Developer (PL/SQL and PHP) temporary position based in Italy (for 6 month)
– Oracle, PL/SQL Developer
– FullStack JAVA/Angular Developer

 

Did you know that Tieto Latvia has many exciting open vacancies as well as various interest clubs? We are proud of our strategic board games club, motor-bike club, active lifestyle club etc. Join the team!
Dynamics CRM Functional Consultant
Dynamics CRM Technical Consultant
Software Developer

 

Did you know that Scope Technologies provides innovative, cost-effective and reliable end-to-end telematics products and services using latest .NET stack technologies?
They are looking for Android Developer


Did you know that Intexsys has successfully delivered more than 50 000 development hours to its customers in 2016?
They are looking for:
Software Development Manager – would you like to manage multiple Agile development teams?
DevOps Engineer – Chef/Puppet/Ansible lovers, we’re looking for you!
Android Developer – Join us to create native Android applications for e-commerce!
We promise – it will never be boring!

 

ALSO Cloud keeps doing awesome stuff and looking for awesome people.

 

Thanks to our sponsors we are able to make DevClub.lv events and have drinks and snacks:
   geta_ehandel_logo4_cut   Intexsys
ALSO-Cloud        Scope Technologies        Tieto