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Online-Schule für Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Virtual Learning Platform for German as a Foreign Language

How to balance foreign language and IT skills? Set up an online language school. This idea was developed by Christof Deininger, the founder of Sitex, who has many years of experience in software development and language teaching. On the virtual learning platform for German as a foreign language (DaF) qualified teachers teach via Skype video conferencing in small groups or give individual tutoring lessons. A Moodle server supports learners by providing interactive exercise materials. With our new offer, we try to deliver convenient and efficient language learning formats to the home desk, mainly based on intensive language practice. This makes us different from the purely mechanistic, fully automated language acquisition model of other platforms.

We are currently building our online marketing via social networks. In addition to our video channel on YouTube, we also want to reach our customers via Vkontakte, Facebook and Twitter.

The language school starts with offers for Russian learners of German. We plan to bring our offer also to other regions.

Technologies and skills: CMS WordPress, learning platform Moodle, e-learning, German as a foreign language (DaF), video marketing, video production, Vlog, blog.



Online Video Marketing Services to Small Businesses

Videos are an integral part of the online marketing of products and services. Our creative department produces image films, product and explanatory videos at attractive conditions. Contact Sitex when it comes to video marketing on YouTube, Vimeo, etc.

One of our latest products: We created a product presentation video and training and support videos for the note-taking software CintaNotes. The customer wanted visualizations for his sophisticated software solution with many hidden functions under the hood, with which everybody could use the note manager quickly and safely. The complexity should be reduced to a clear level.

During the investigation of the workload, we got a sweat. Because it was about no less than to compress the extremely well and extensively documented software into a video that no longer Than 10 minutes should last. Our feasibility study convinced the customer so thoroughly that we eventually created a our own training area on the website , where the most important Information about the software and the user himself can control how deeply he wants to enter the learning process.

Contemporary Software Version Control

What do “commit”, “checkout”, “revision”, “branch”, “merge” and “repository” have in common?  All these words describe important functions of the version control process.  This process is one of the core elements of developing software in remote teams. In this article we will talk about the industry standard products “Git” and “Bitbucket”.

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Russian Economy Heads towards Innovation

According to the Bloomberg L.P. company Russia is ranked at position 12 under the 50 leading innovative economies 2016 world wide. Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The Bloomberg Innovation Index is an annual ranking of how innovative countries are. It is based on six criteria: research and development, manufacturing, high-tech companies, post-secondary education, research personnel, and patents.Bloomberg uses data from the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Intellectual Property Organization, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the OECD and UNESCO to compile the ranking.

Bloomberg Innovation Index 2016



Sitex takes its consultancy services to Germany

As an IT-outsourcing company Sitex has recently made its services available for German speaking countries by setting up an office nearby Darmstadt. Our company provides high quality IT services for small and middles-sized companies around the world.

This chart demonstrates how the oil prica has been changing over the last decade

Software Outsourcing in Russia? Now?

Unfortunately, over time Russia has built up quit an ill reputation. This is the reason why it is particularly difficult for international customers to start offshore software development projects in Russia. However, collaboration with Russian specialists will allow you to get a high quality product at quite a reasonable price. Wonder why? Let me explain.

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