Sara Ilievska

Surrounded by our people - Ibornians, partners, clients, collaborators, and friends, this Friday we celebrated our 10th anniversary at Vila Ina in Skopje. 

After exactly two years of working remotely, we're officially starting the hybrid work model at iborn. 

The cloud is not something new. It appeared years ago but the latest pandemic situation eliminated the doubts around cloud environments.

The tourism industry has experienced many crises throughout history, although none of them can be compared to the current one, which is becoming very long and complicated.

In the last decade business technology has evolved exponentially. Lately, we’ve been witnessing extraordinary events that strengthened the need for a modern technology environment that is agile and responsive enough to meet rapidly evolving business dynamics.

We’re happy to announce that we’ve launched the first app of the My Iborn platform - iborn’s digital library Alexandria. 

From an eminently commercial point of view, creating value means offering something to someone who wants to fulfill a need and hopes to satisfy it by making some kind of sacrifice - usually economic.

This year the number of new people at has increased by 40%. As we grow, so do the HR activities and it becomes more difficult to deal with them, and for us, employee satisfaction has always been our priority.

The pursuit of simplifying things and optimizing time has always been a challenge for software companies, so processes for achieving that are constantly changing. Their goal is to deliver the product in a shorter time, but with the same quality and durability.

Due to the health crisis, we're suffering, many researchers and scientists are collecting and sharing data, to learn from viruses and manage future pandemics. One of the technologies that are being used is machine learning.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism and hospitality industry were the most affected areas.

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the online classes were a measure that was taken overnight, without training, which has many teachers overwhelmed.

After several months of delays and considerable uncertainty, version 9 of Angular, one of the most widely used Front-End development frameworks in the world, was finally released.

The insurance sector has some special features in terms of business model, distribution channels and relationship with the end customer that make it unique.

The coronavirus - an unprecedented global health crisis that is taking a serious toll on human lives, has been ravaging Europe for more than a month and rapidly spreading across the world. Some countries have taken a harder hit so far, and everyone is coping with the new reality in their own unique way. 

With the boom of big data, organizations began hiring data scientists and adopting new technologies to obtain valuable information from data analysis. Being a data researcher requires high precision and responsibilities since people with this role have a very small margin for errors.

Your company may not be the size of Netflix or Amazon, but you can still apply Machine Learning to make it better. This technology can be used to define and apply strategies, predict future actions and optimize and automate processes in areas as diverse as marketing, operations, human resources or finance.

It may not seem that Tourism and Big Data have a lot in common, but in fact, they have more in common than you may think. With the new technological developments, it is possible to refine tourism proposals and essentially help companies in the tourism and hospitality industry grow and become more efficient.

Companies don’t always understand the advantages of Machine Learning, which in turn prevents them from starting to implement it. In fact, the lack of information and understanding is the key issue. We explained the advantages of Machine Learning in our previous blog article.

Thanks to technological advances, concepts like machine learning no longer seem obscure or meaningless. This particular concept revolves around the ability of software to learn by adapting certain algorithms, usually by entering data into the system.

It is common among company owners and managers to think that the digital transformation process is completed simply by implementing an ERP system. But, this is a misconception, as that’s just the beginning. The question “And, now what?” follows logically.

Digital transformation is, in fact, a business transformation. Traditional business transformations were slightly different, but in the modern world, companies transform themselves by going digital. Digital transformation is transversal, and it can affect different businesses that operate in different industries.

What is ‘DevOps? There are many definitions of the term «DevOps». Is it a movement? A process? A job title? Or just a way of thinking?

Resistance to change, lack of vision, technological legacy, financial constraints... These are just some of the reasons why cloud migration plans fail. In this article, we’ll go through 12 of the most common challenges faced by companies that are looking to do cloud migration, paired with tips and ideas on how to overcome them.

We’re living in a digital world, so it is fair to say that we’re quite dependent on the internet and technology in general. That’s pretty obvious. Whenever we need information on any topic, we go online.

There is a wide range of assumptions and, we have to say, myths about DevOps that we hear and read on a daily basis. Some organizations and their management teams think of DevOps solely in the sense of cooperation between the development and the operations departments, but, in fact, it is a much broader term.

Nowadays it is considered trendy to have a website, a mobile or a web app for your business, and, generally speaking, have an online presence. But it is not just trendy, in many cases, it is what the business needs.

Reactive Programming is a new declarative paradigm. It makes it possible to work with finite or infinite data flows asynchronously, allowing it to propagate generating changes in the application. As it is indicated by the title, it ‘reacts’ to the data by executing a series of events.

SEO for React.js? Is it possible? In the age before JavaScript, static HTML code was commonly used to create websites. With JavaScript, it became possible for web developers to add more interactive features to websites. Navigation, as well as the actions that the user was able to take,  became more interactive.

New technologies can be very beneficial for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), especially technologies that can improve and simplify business management processes without increasing costs. Are you familiar with the concept of Software as a Service (SaaS) and how SMEs can benefit from it?

We live in a globalized world where companies that aim to be successful on an international scale are facing a lot of competition. In order to be a fast-growing company and climb high up the ladder, you should have a large team. 

Myths, false beliefs and assumptions obstruct the communication and software development process. Is it really custom software development slow, expensive and complicated? It doesn't necessarily have to be that way.

The insurance industry has one pretty unique feature: it sells the same service since its beginning. This could lead you to think that this industry doesn’t change or improve. Nothing could be further from the truth; a lot of things are changing in the insurance industry.

Cloud Computing slowly made its way into the business world, and nowadays it is used by companies and individuals alike. Things that used to take up a lot of time in the past are now handled a lot faster and a lot more efficiently, and that enables companies, particularly start-ups to grow a lot faster.

I am pretty sure that you have heard/read the term PWA (progressive web app) at least several times, after all, it is often used by companies like Google.

Digital transformation is enabled by software development companies. These companies play an essential role in this process. Companies that are looking to become digitally savvy need to choose their software development partner very carefully.

Isn’t it frustrating when the software you are using suddenly stops working? If a website or an app takes more than 3 seconds to load, we close it immediately. Let's be honest, we live in a time when nobody has patience with poor quality software.

Data science pretty much became a buzzword, should we say a buzz-phrase, in the past few years, especially in the world of start-ups and data-driven businesses. But the increased importance of data science is making it one of today’s most promising career choices.

It is very likely that you have already heard about the importance and value of data. It seems that everyone is talking about Big Data, Data Science or Data Analytics nowadays.

When doing website migration, or even just content migration, a lot of companies experience problems such as decreased traffic. Depending on the nature of the business and the website and their previous traffic level, companies can lose quite a lot of traffic and, ultimately, revenue.

Digital transformation is something of a trend right now, but as it is the case with many trends in the world of business, not everybody understands what it means exactly. 

We’re witnessing serious changes in the healthcare industry thanks to information technology. Of course, this is not to undermine the other important changes that are also happening in medicine, but here we’re focusing on technology and how it is transforming the healthcare industry.

This is a dilemma that most innovative software companies and business owners face at some point. It is a decision between two choices in most cases – either to invest in custom software development or go with one of the off-the-shelf software products.

Nowadays is so easy to travel and visit various destinations.

During the last seven years, we had many ups and downs, which is common for every young company. We do mistakes, and we do learn a lot. The important thing is to never give up, to believe in yourself and your team. Today we are very happy with what we have achieved so far!

If you’re reading this, you probably have a great idea for a web project or an app. I’m pretty sure you have some ideas about how to do it.

Thousands of new software products are released every day. They serve a wide range of purposes and are used by millions all over the globe. The success of each software product depends directly on how easy it is to handle it, i.e. it’s user-friendliness or lack of thereof.

Today we’ve attended the presentation of the new project "Improved good governance of state-owned enterprises and independent state bodies" implemented by IDSCS and financed by the UK through the UK government.

Last week we had an awesome external event. We hosted a QA workshop "Pursuing the quality in software" for 8 attendees. The purpose of this workshop was to create awareness for the QA position, to process all the methods and aspects that includes this area and explain the main difference between QA and Tester.

If you work with software development I’m sure that you’ve already heard words like BDD, TDD, ATDD, etc. But, have you heard about SBE? SBE or Specification by Example is a collaborative method for specifying requirements and test.

Traditionally, coding has been associated with competences considered masculine, linked to the size of the amygdala, or the left side of the brain, such as logical-mathematical reasoning, focusing on results, etc., etc.

There has been a lot of talk lately about the revolution in the world of web programming with PWA (Progressive Web Apps), but let’s see what are they really?

Do you know the real functions of a QA? Do you know the main difference between QA and Tester? Are they heroes or villains? Let’s go through the most common myths regarding the process of testing and try to debunk them.

Customer experience is sacred for modern business and companies are willing to put out a red carpet for their clients, pamper them and shower them with attention.

Does your business handle huge amounts of data? Do you have a lot of unstructured data that’s valuable and important to you? Do you want instant search and smart analysis? Does it take long for your client base to receive relevant product information?

Drupal is one of the best CMSs (Content Management System) thanks to its versatility, stability, and the level of security it provides. It is an open source solution without limits, and it is not surprising that many companies opt to use it to create and manage their websites.

Yet Another Knowledge Sharing Session because "knowledge is power" and "sharing is caring"! And at we do care about each other and we have the power, that's why we started our event YAKSS.

Getting a stable job can be a real challenge when you do not know where to start. Putting a lot of effort and energy, as well as showing a high degree of professionalism are the key traits of interns that manage to land a steady job at the company where they interned.

After months of hard work, we’re excited to announce our new and improved Drupal 8 website. With a fresh look and intuitive design, we designed it with you in mind.

Endomarketing is one of the most effective ways to reduce turnover (employee turnover rate) and attract new highly qualified professionals to the company.

The strategy helps to create an image of a good place to work and make people feel like their current position is a dream job.

Having satisfied clients is a key concern for pretty much all business regardless whether they’re offering products or services, or perhaps both. We are using the term ‘services’ more often, but the same principles apply if you’re providing products.

More and more companies are striving to extract value from the huge amount of information stored in their databases.

Let me introduce you to Impact Mapping - a collaborative technique created by Gojko Adzic. If you want to visualize connections and make decisions based on business objectives, participants and the impact that they want to generate in their behavior through tangible deliverables – you wi

Quality assurance is a term used to signify a practice aimed at preventing mistakes in products and services, but the term or the abbreviation often refer to the person in charge of it, so instead of quality assurance manager (QAM), you may hear people talking of quality assurance when describing a job profile.