2020 in Review – Daxx Highlights

2020 was a transformative year for everyone. Despite the pandemic and global lockdown, Daxx managed to promptly adapt to new conditions and continued to demonstrate a stable positive traction. Let’s look back at the accomplishments we’ve had throughout this year. Daxx 2020 in review is waiting for you!


First and foremost, 2020 has brought some big news to us! 

Daxx became a part of Grid Dynamics — a Nasdaq-listed public technology services company and a leader in enterprise-level digital transformation. Grid Dynamics ensures growth and bolsters competitive advantage for Fortune 1000 companies: Google, Apple, Microsoft, Tesla, PayPal, and other tech giants. The union of our companies brings together up to 1000 experienced tech specialists in Ukraine. The event signifies the record-breaking growth among the tech companies in Ukraine and marks a new milestone for our companies. Read more here

2020 in review - Grid Dynamics + Daxx

GROWTH & RECOGNITIONS 

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ACTIVITIES & CHARITY EVENTS

  • On April 1st, we launched Daxx WFH Marathon and challenged Daxxers with new exciting tasks on learning, improvement, and having fun. 
  • For World Health Day, which is traditionally celebrated on April 7th, we devoted the whole week to a healthy lifestyle and called it Daxx Healthy Week. From sports contests to culinary master classes — we prepared a bunch of online activities for our teammates.
  • On November 16-20, we held Daxx Healthy Week 2.0 — Pre-winter Recharge. Each day, health experts from different fields — from nutrition to physical therapy — shared their knowledge with Daxxers to help them fully prepare for the winter season. 
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Daxx WFH Marathon
2020 in review - IT Hillel School students at Daxx Kharkiv
IT Hillel School students visited Daxx Kharkiv office (February, 2020)
  • We continue to support Be QA Today — an educational social project that teaches people with disabilities to test software and changes their lives for the better.
  • Daxxers from Kyiv played their first game at IT: What? Where? When? 
  • Daxxers participated in two first-aid workshops.  
  • We held a CS:GO tournament across our offices in Ukraine. Counter-Strike fans from our team showed all their zeal in this competition and defined who are the champions.  
  • We conducted an online chess tournament. Our savvy chess players gladly participated in the competition and showed decent results. 
  • Daxx Kharkiv team continues to take care of prehensile-tailed porcupines at Feldman Ecopark. 
  • Daxxers supported a charity action “Lots of socks” and raised funds for people with Down syndrome during the international initiative happening yearly on March 21.
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Daxxers supported a charity action “Lots of socks”

TECH MEETUPS & PARTNERSHIPS

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Cybersecurity Hackathon at Daxx Kyiv (January, 2020)

SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • Daxxers showed their best at IRONMAN 70.3 Turkey 2020. Mykhailo Korzun and Dmytro Zhuzhniev conquered one of the toughest triathlons in the world. 
  • We held a Daxx Table Tennis Cup in Dnipro. 
  • Daxxers from Kharkiv participated in a triathlon IRON WAY 70.3
  • Daxx runners took part in numerous marathons, including:
  • Sportbank London Run Online Marathon
  • WORK.UA KYIV HALF MARATHON
  • Avantazh Kharkiv International Marathon
  • 11th Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon 
  • 5th Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon
2020 in review - Daxx runners
Daxx runners

CORPORATE CELEBRATIONS

  • On September 12th, we celebrated International Programmer’s Day and congratulated our IT engineers on their professional holiday with comfortable hoodies.
  • On June 21st, we celebrated Father’s Day and prepared an interview with our colleagues and proud fathers from all Daxx locations. 
  • On June 1st, we celebrated one of the most heartwarming holidays — Children’s Day — and prepared pleasant gifts for little Daxxers.   
  • On May 21st, we celebrated Vyshyvanka Day and proudly put our vyshyvankas on. 
  • On May 10th, we honored all working moms at Daxx with Mother’s Day
  • On April 27th, we celebrated King’s Day
  • For National Women’s Day, we shared the career stories of females at Daxx. 
  • During quarantine, we missed Daxxers a lot and cheered them up a bit with Daxx Care Boxes
  • On February 14th, we expressed our gratitude to the colleagues and sent thank you letters to each other. 
  • On February 28th, we celebrated Pancake Day (Maslyana) in our offices. 
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Thank You Vibes Day at Daxx Kharkiv (February, 2020)

Last but not least, all Daxxers received Daxx Hygge Boxes on New Year’s Eve to feel cozy vibes and enjoy the festive spirit. 

2020 in review - Daxx Hygge Box
Daxx Hygge Box

A new 2021 is right upon us, and we feel very positive about it!

Happy and healthy holidays, everyone!


Read 2019 in Review — Daxx Highlights here.

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