The story of WiTech began last year, when Natasha Asimiadis, Information Engineer at Sigma Technology, and Diana Unander, Research and Project Coordinator at Linnaeus University, met for a lunch and shared the idea of starting a meeting place for women working in the IT industry and female students pursuing higher technical education. The first WiTech…

From left to right: Samuel Bengmark (CESA), Hanna Carlsson (CESA), Rebecca Finne (CESA), Nataly Duyko (Sigma Technology), Christian Björkman (Sigma Technology), and Simon Sundström (CESA) This year, Sigma Technology has started cooperation with the Computer Education in Southern Africa (CESA) project. The purpose of the project is to provide a better education through donated computers…

On November 24th, Sigma Technology Växjö office transformed into a meeting place for around 60 women who gathered to set up a framework for the first female IT network in the region. The group is organized by the cooperation of the business and academy, which makes it an even more attractive platform for further development.…

Every year, Mensa HungarIQa, the Hungarian branch of Mensa, the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world, organizes the Intelligent Company of the Year competition. According to the rules, the winner of the Intelligent Company of the Year award becomes the company with the highest number of employees with a “Mensa-score.” Mensa-score is…

Information Technology is one of the most developed areas nowadays. Its growth stipulates the interest of students and businesses to IT. The majority of companies have also recognized that balanced and diversified work environment brings the best productivity. However, the interest for technical education and IT is not equal between men and women. Therefore, female…

Last weekend, Sigma Technology enjoyed many enthusiastic and inspired people in our office. Those people gathered to take part in OpenHack, an Open Source hackathon organized on behalf of Engineers without Borders Sweden (EWB). The OpenHack participants had only 48 hours to create solutions to problems within humanitarian and development aid. This year’s event focused…

After a two-year transition period, the new regulation to govern data protection comes into effect. It will harden and unify data protection for natural persons at the territory of the European Union and will also apply to organizations based outside the EU in case they deal with personal data of EU residents. The sanctions for…

Fredrik Sträng is a Swedish adventurer with an extensive CV, whose next campaign to K2 is planned for June-July. The expedition should become a real adventure to follow globally by thousands of Fredrik`s followers as he is going to run a real time blog of the ascent. During two months he is going to report…

IOTAP Brochure 2016 released by Malmö University gives a glimpse of the projects conducted in the IOTAP research center over the year. The goal of this center is to be the leading research environment in making the Internet of Things useful and usable. For achieving this goal, scientists from two main areas have united their…

Photo: Johnny Fägersten, Jessica Mitrosbaras, and Robert Åberg. Tele2 IoT Challenge: LPWA started in January and united 135 participants from 28 countries. The theme and main point of the experiment in the competition was a new LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) IoT network based on LoRa technology. The IoT network was launched by Tele2 IoT in collaboration…

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