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Education is a process that requires constant adjustments, in order to provide positive results. As a more recent learning strategy supported by the digital era, microlearning has gained a lot of attention. 

Microlearning represents focused, self-directed form of learning, with content delivered in small bursts.  With hectic everyday life, finding time for self-improvement may seem difficult. Everything is easier if divided into fragments. Brain can process information more effectively if they are brief and delivered to the learner at his request.

Microlearning provides various possibilities – from language learning to corporate training. It supports any form of learning content – from social media networks, quizzes and videos clips to presentations and book chapters. Moreover, it can be used anywhere – at home, in transportation, during coffee breaks. 

Microlearning; ICodeFactory

Gradually building skills is especially convenient for companies, which can educate team members in this manner, instead of exhausting eight-hour training. Searching for the solution of a working problem on the internet can also be considered as a type of microlearning. This is especially important due to a declining attention span, especially among the millennials. Training materials can be available online, interactive, constituted of 5-minute videos and tutorials. 

Some of the benefits of microlearning are:

  • Boost of motivation – employees work more efficiently;
  • Time saving – more time to focus on the projects; 
  • Immediate results – knowledge can be used instantly;
  • Budget friendly – most of the contents are free and available online;
  • Continuous updates – information change quickly, it is important to adapt;

Here, in ICodeFactory, we have organized learning in several different processes. We deliver full Microsoft Official training, our custom workshops, but also small lessons organized in a microlearning way. It is one of our favorite approaches that has delivered great results. 

How do you arrange your learning system?

Every day is an adventure when you are an engineer, or if you have engineers in your team. They always come up with some cool ideas out of the corner.

Being led by the famous Albert Einstein quote „Creativity is intelligence having fun”, we always encourage our team members to nurture their creativity and implement their vision.

In the moment of inspiration, one of our colleagues who is a PhD student in mechanical engineering, has created by his hands a 3D printer! This was his passion project after work and he decided to spend his spare time to make something useful.

He had a demo presentation at ICodeFerence 2018 in Mokrin House, so we saw how the magic works from the first rows.

Just when we couldn’t be more proud of him, he made a little surprise for us - ICodeFactory logo in 3D shape! 

For those who don’t know, ICodeFactory logo represents a factory of ideas from whose chimney comes out light bulb as an idea. Because of that, our colleague Bojan made an extra effort to blow our mind with surprise – he inserted a small lamp into the light bulb, so we really have “Eureka logo”.

Thank you, Bojan for this cute lamp. We like your curiosity, courage to try something new, attention to details and can’t wait to see your next mechanical project.

What is your passion project in free time?

innovations; 3D printer; ICodeFactory logo

Last year we organized conference named ICodeFerence under our roof at the Master Congress Centre. This year we wanted to make it more special and memorable for our employees so we put our minds to think out of the box and off our everyday beaten path and organized it on the road.

ICodeFerence, ICodeFactory, Mokrin House

We had an enjoyable Saturday at the Mokrin House. Beside our main goal to learn from the professionals in ICodeFactory, we had a plan to have some fun.

The topics we covered this year were from three completely different areas:

  • Our dear Ivana, Master of Science in Graphic and Engineering Design, told us about general guidelines and exceptions in making user friendly forms, and how are the forms one of the most important components of digital product design.
  • We had a very powerful session from our colleague Boško about Web UI testing automation with demo project which was testing our website.
  • Last, but surely not least presentation from our colleague Bojan, who is a PhD student in mechanical engineering, was about 3D printer made by his hands! We heard about tools, materials and techniques he used while making it. With so many fewer resources he successfully challenged himself to make functional 3D printer and printed us a little white ICF cube as a demo of his home project.

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We started our yoga class very hilariously, but as the time went by we relaxed our body and mind. We can surely say that understanding connection between mind and body is easier while sitting at a desk and with a computer keyboard than combining stretching and breathing techniques.

Our second recreational activity was archery. First, we had a short introduction about archery and then we used bows to shoot arrows. It’s simpler to have instinctive shooting when you imagine your favorite bug as a target.

ICodeFerence, ICodeFactory, Yoga, Archery

ICodeFerence on the road was such a great concept. Everyone had a fantastic time in Mokrin House, and hospitality we had in Mokrin was over expected. Thank you all for another great ICodeFerence event. We are already looking forward to organizing next one. 

For more photos from ICodeFerence, please click on the link below to visit our Facebook page: http://bit.ly/2LMMDAm 

As you step out of the comfort zone of education and walk into the job market, it can be difficult to bridge the gap between academics and the “real world.” University gives you the knowledge to do the work, but actually finding a job involves connecting with employers. We believe there isn’t a better way to do that than Student’s Career Fair.

ICodeFactory is glad to support students’ initiative to organize Career Fair at the Faculty of Sciences in Novi Sad. For the third year in a row Students Organization is successfully connecting companies and the University to provide students of all majors and departments the chance to find out the right information about their profession. 

The purpose of this Fair is to inform students where to invest their gained knowledge after graduation. On the one hand, this is a great opportunity for students who wish to interact with as many companies as possible all under one roof. On the other hand, companies can easily present the advantages of their work to the right audience as well as get to know a lot of interesting graduates.

Being part of this great event makes us proud since we are the official partner with the Faculty of Sciences. We are looking forward to continuing our partnership and welcome students’ initiatives to make the first step in starting their career the right way.
 

Faculty of Sciences, Partnership

During our 13 years of work we have built our clients' and partners' network surrounded with people who share similar business model, oriented to Microsoft technologies:

  • We develop software solutions based on Microsoft technologies.
  • We teach Microsoft Official Courses to programmers across Europe.
  • We offer consulting services for those who need our expertise and experience.

Today we would like to gratefully announce that we have renewed our annual membership as Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Application development.

This is the highest level of competence. It has required years of hard work to prove our expertise and earn qualifying partner points.

Benefits as Gold Certified Partner are many and they include: technical support, free licensing, updates, access to Microsoft software, news and other useful materials and information.

This will help us to stay productive and competitive. Our professionals in team will keep following new trends in technology and prepare for the next levels of Microsoft professional certifications.

ICodeFactory will keep building and delivering high quality and innovative software solutions and training on the global market. Stay tuned.

Microsoft Gold Partner, ICodeFactory

The importance of sharing knowledge with young professionals in the making is what ICodeFactory recognizes as crucial in the educational process. Combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience is what helps students reach their career goals as soon as possible.

This time we had a chance to share our expertise with Economics students in Novi Sad. 

Due to our collaboration with Faculty of Economics we were more than glad to accept their invitation to participate in Business Application Development class. We spoke about modern trends of developing business applications and their current challenges. 

Students had a chance to find out more about ICodeFactory and all the possibilities we provide for their future employment. We emphasized the importance of lifelong learning besides formal education and discussed their visions of their first job.

Faculty of Economics, ICodeFactory

19 Mar 2018 Konteh here we come!

We are looking forward to participating in the Konteh fair at the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad once again. This two-day event provides students the unique chance to meet different business organizations and discover various choices for the first steps in their professional path. 

Bring your passion for IT and come visit us on the 21st and 22nd of March. ICodeFactory is waiting for you with new openings to start your career! 

Find out details about different opportunities at ICodeFactory:

We will be glad to answer all your questions about our company and the possibilities we have for you. We are proud to be a part of this great event and we can’t wait to meet our future colleagues.

ICodeFactory Konteh

Last year was the year of education for ICodeFactory and we have traveled all across Europe providing IT training. This year we are planning to do the same thing not only in the area of education, but also in software development and IT consulting.

Part of ICodeFactory team visited our valuable business partner in Hannover in January. Our success story with this German partner started over ten years ago and cooperation between us is only getting stronger as the years go by.

It is always exciting to try something new and move our collaboration to a higher level. Within this visit, we wanted to revise what we have done by now and define what we have to do in the next period. We talked about new case scenarios, duties, responsibilities, values and how we should approach the business with new strategies.

Long-lasting partnership is truly like a great friendship. It requires lot of mutual understanding, open communication and shared vision, but one thing is for sure, we are better together than alone.

Partner, visit, Hannover, ICodeFactory, Micrososoft Partner

Over the past years, a large number of studies have shown benefits from the use of technology in education. The question is no longer if technology enhances learning, but rather how do we improve our use of technology to enhance learning?

With that question on our mind, we are proud to be a part of developing a modern, powerful and multilingual e-learning platform for easy management and use of learning content for enterprise purposes. E-learning provides both management and employees the ability to fit learning around their lifestyles, effectively allowing even the busiest person to gain new qualifications and improve their career. 

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E-learning is the key factor in many industries. The advantages are plentiful because of its flexibility and many possibilities that it provides. In comparison with traditional learning, e-learning significantly reduces the time needed to locate information. There is no University in the world today that does not possess any type of e-learning materials in addition to the traditional methods of teaching because that has become inevitable in the modern world of education.

The future of the educational system is practically determined by the development and improvement of technology. We are sure that the greater use of e-learning will even more revolutionize education for the better, considering that the trend for e-learning continues to grow.

There are no limits to what can be done with e-learning software. Our contribution to this field is in progress for more than three years. We are glad for participating in this ongoing trend and for being able to make our contribution to the improvement of the educational system and its future.

It is again the season of happiness, joy and new beginnings!

Being surrounded by a young and talented team made 2017 like a short and inspirational journey that moved our goals for the next year at a higher level.

Thank you for the support and trust you have placed in us during this year. Our plans are to grow our business even more in the upcoming year.

What’s your New Year’s resolution?

We are looking forward to seeing what 2018 brings to us.

ICodeFactory wishes you Merry Christmas and wonderful and prosperous New Year! See you in 2018!

ICodeFactory, Christmas, New Year 2018