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My First Weeks at Fortech, a Company where People Really Matter

Ever wondered how working at Fortech feels like? Well I did. Right before I joined the company, I found myself thinking about the group of people that I am about to join. After a few weeks here, I can say I found a great team and a great environment. Friendly people, respectful and an optimistic atmosphere.

Romania – Destination for Software Outsourcing

We have the pleasure to start a series of articles about the software outsourcing phenomenon in Romania and Cluj-Napoca. Starting from glancing at the labor market and continuing with the advantages Romania brings as an outsourcing destination, we will try to paint a complete picture into this landscape.

Crowdsourced Software Testing

Crowdsourced software testing is a methodology that leverages a community of diverse external expert software testers from around the world. It is frequently used in mobile applications and game development projects in the beta stage. Learn how crowdsourced software testing works.

The Romanian Software Outsourcing Market

The National Association of Software and Services Industry recently conducted a study on the Romanian IT market. According to the study’s conclusions, the Romanian software outsourcing market grew by 5.7% in 2012 and is forecasted to grow with 2.4% annually, in the next five years.

Romanian Teenager Ionut Budisteanu – In the top 16 of the Most Influential Teenagers

Ionut Budisteanu is the Romanian teenager who won the top prize at the Gordon E. Moore 2013 competition. He developed a self-driving car prototype by using artificial intelligence and a video camera to identify traffic lanes, curves, other cars involved in the traffic and even pedestrians.

Agile Methodology – the Key to Successful Software Development

While classic software development methodologies still bring great results in many projects, others require a more flexible environment, where requirements may change multiple times and the need to adapt fast is crucial. Here is where Agile comes into play, as an alternative to traditional methodologies.

Romanian Teenagers Awarded @ Tech School

Tech School is a contest organized by UPC Romania and supported by the Ministry of Education and by Romanian and international partners. It is an opportunity for college and high school students passionate about digital media, gaming, robotics and programming to be awarded for their prototypes.

Romanian Testing Conference 2013 – An Event of the Romanian Testing Community

The Romanian Testing Conference is a reference point for Romanian software testers who what to share their ideas and software testing experience with alike professionals. The 2013 edition of the conference attracted prestigious speakers from around the world, who shared their rich experience.

Historical Perspectives of IT in Cluj-Napoca

The first reports of IT activities in Cluj-Napoca date back to 1957, when a well-known mathematician founded the “Computing Institute”. From the same year we have the first notion of a “Computer Department”, the department which built the first computer with Marica relay in its first two years.

UBBots – The Day of the Intelligent Robots

UBBots is an annual competition organized by the Babes-Bolyai University as an alternative to traditional education. Its purpose is to create interaction contexts between students and the private sector, while bringing together students passionate about building robots that address practical daily life issues.

The First Edition of CLUJ IT Innovation Days

Cluj IT Innovation Days is a regional event organized by the Cluj IT cluster. Its purpose is to strengthen the relationships between national and international partners while consolidating the local IT community in Cluj-Napoca. At its first edition, the event brought together important players from the industry.

International Olympiads in Informatics and Mathematics

The Romanian Olympic team ranked 1st in Europe and 10th in the world at the 2013 International Mathematical Olympiad, held in Argentina. At the Central-European Olympiad in Informatics, they won 4 medals (2 gold, 2 silver). Read more to discover their remarkable results.

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Employing 700+ software engineers and growing, we are one of the largest software outsourcing companies in Central and Eastern Europe. Since 2003, two hundred clients chose Fortech as their software engineering partner.