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We are excited about the upcoming DrupalCamp Helsinki 2016. This year we are a gold sponsor among five other companies. DrupalCamp Helsinki will be organised on August 26-27.
In addition to the sponsorship, we also have two speakers at DrupalCamp:
Anastasios Daskalopoulos: QA in the Development Process
Once upon a time I was a student looking for a nice summer job. I noticed there was an opening for a front-end trainee in Exove. I applied, got in and had a great challenging and educating summer as a trainee. Later on I had an opportunity to continue as permanent employee. I was about to start my last year in the university and my career seemed to be already skyrocketing.
A couple of weeks ago the long waited Trainee Program 2016 finally began, as seven fresh talents joined the program. I started as a Trainee myself 1.5 years ago, so let me tell you what is so great about the program.
We are ten years old! Time flies when you're having fun. We had our ten year birthday party in Korjaamo in Helsinki on Friday and as I've now recovered from the festivities, I'll share a few notes of our short and intense history as a company.
Back in 2006, I, Thomas Enholm and Petteri Koponen got together and discussed about founding a web consulting company that would focus on implementing complex and versatile web applications. It was web 2.0 craze then and we were in that bandwagon, too.
Digitalization is the path an increasing number of traditional businesses are taking these days. But nobody really defines what it means. Usually it means that some, even most of the processes are moved from the physical world to the digital one. Some parts of customer interaction, for instance, are moved online.
I started at Exove in May 2015 as a part of the annual Trainee Program. I want to share my thoughts about how it all worked out for me.
Having had some prior experience with web development I came in expecting to be using just the same old technologies and to maybe have a somewhat boring summer. I was mistaken, within my first weeks I was working with technologies that I had only studied but never really had the opportunity to use. My coworkers have always been good for a laugh and if my summer was one thing it was not boring!
Exove won "The Best New Partner" and "The Best Blogger" awards in eZ Systems conference in New York on 5th November 2015. In all, three of nine awards went to Finland.
This year's DrupalCamp Baltics was held yesterday in Tallinn, Estonia. Exove had the opportunity to be both a co-organiser and gold sponsor for the camp, and I was part of the organising committee.
Planning started already early this year when the leaders of Estonian Drupal companies - me from Exove, Ivo Nellis from Fenomen, and Merle Randlepp from Wunderkraut - got together to discuss the date and the location of the camp. We soon invited also Toomas Pippar from Mild Creative to work on the brand and visuals for the camp - and thanks to Toomas, the camp was top-notch visually.
In picture from left: Jani Tarvainen, Kalle Varisvirta, Janne Kalliola
We have been selected to speak in several events in the autumn - and we are also sponsoring a few of them. It is always a true pleasure to join and support open technology events.
We work extensively with open technologies, such as Drupal, WordPress, Node.js, Symfony, etc. We truly believe that open source is the best way for us to serve our customers, as it combines excellent quality, fast innovation, lower costs, and possibilities to tinker with the platform.
I've recently been fortunate enough to be invited to talk about open source goodness in various events. Yesterday I was in ICT Expo in Helsinki presenting my thoughts of why and how open source works better than closed systems.
Aug 26, 2016 - 10:00 - 15:00
HTC Helsinki, Helsinki
We're a proud sponsor of DrupalCamp Helsinki this year. In addition, we have two speakers at the event:
We are looking for a skilled Drupal Developer to work with our exciting client projects. The position is open in all our offices in Finland and the UK.