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Wizeline’s Best Blogs & Biggest Stories of 2021

Wizeline’s Best Blogs & Biggest Stories of 2021

2021 was a remarkable year for us at Wizeline, and we shared lots of content and news to highlight our work and growth. Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane with some of our most impactful posts and announcements.

Wizeline Apprenticeship Program

Through Wizeline Academy, our learning center, we launched the Wizeline Apprenticeship Program in 2020, providing on-the-job training to people interested in a career in software development, UX design, technical writing, and other disciplines. This post shares more about the program, a success story, and details on how to get involved. Check it out

7 E-Commerce Trends to Improve the Customer Experience

E-retail revenues are growing significantly every year. To capitalize on this growth, brands must adapt to new trends to stay competitive and top of mind for consumers. We shared seven trends you can employ to deliver increased value to customers in 2022 and beyond. See them here.

International Women’s Day 2021 at Wizeline: How We #ChoosetoChallenge

At Wizeline, diversity & inclusion and gender equality are two of our top priorities. To support this, we’ve created various initiatives, such as our Women in Leadership Program (WILP). For International Women’s Day 2021, we highlighted some Wizeliners who shared what “#ChooseToChallenge” means to them and insights on our WILP’s impact on the company. Check out their thoughts here.

Behind the Scenes of Wizeline APAC: Collaborating to Expand & Improve AirAsia’s Superapp

In 2020, we completed a high-impact project with AirAsia, building two new applications and integrating them with the client’s industry-leading superapp to bundle flights and hotels for the first time. In this post, we talked to two Wizeline APAC team members to learn what it was like to work on the project. See the interview here.

Innovation Camp 2021: Creating Opportunities for Wizeliners to Think Outside the Box

At Wizeline, innovation is one of our core values, helping us improve our creativity, efficiency, effectiveness, and competitive advantage to ensure the best results for our customers. We hold an annual Innovation Camp to bring the best out of our Wizeliners and help spur innovation. Read on to explore our 2021 edition.

Into the Metaverse: 6 Next-Gen Technologies Shaping the Future of Reality

For the metaverse to flourish, a set of next-gen technologies must be invested in and developed, but this process may take decades. This post explores the current state of the metaverse and the tech trends that will drive its movement from vision to reality. Learn more here.

Introducing the Refreshed Wizeline Brand

In November 2021, we launched the refreshed Wizeline brand to the world. Our new brand captures our diverse and inclusive, continuous learning culture and how we partner with our customers to offer them the best solutions for their challenges. Learn more about our new brand here.

Wizeline CDPQ

Wizeline Continues Accelerated Growth With Strategic Investment From CDPQ

We announced our partnership with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global investment group that acquired majority ownership of Wizeline in 2021. The arrival of CDPQ marks a significant milestone in our growth, enabling continued expansion of services and geographies.

Wizeline Debuts on Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

We are excited to have ranked No. 1752 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. We attribute our growth and success to our thousands of Wizeliners and global customers, who trust us to deliver digital products and solutions that positively impact their businesses. See more here.

Strengthening Our Presence in Latin America Through a New Delivery Center in Colombia

In 2021, we announced our new delivery center in Colombia as part of our global expansion strategy and focus on enhancing our nearshore capabilities by attracting top engineering and design talent across Latin America. We plan to create more than 1,000 local IT jobs and continue our dedication to talent development through Wizeline Academy and in partnership with local universities. Learn more here.

Wizeline Academy Launches New Free Bootcamps in High-Demand IT Disciplines

We launched five new IT bootcamps through Wizeline Academy, providing a deep dive into engineering disciplines currently in high demand: site reliability, mobile, data, quality assurance, and web development. Our bootcamps present a unique opportunity for experienced engineers to upskill and re-skill in the latest technologies. Students enrolled in bootcamps learn from Wizeline’s subject matter experts and have access to personal mentors for guidance and support throughout the program.

Looking Onward…

As you can see, a lot can happen in a year! For us, it was an incredible journey full of extraordinary achievements. If you’d like to see more of what we were up to in 2021, check out our recap video below!

We are excited to continue to share our company news, work, thought leadership, and diverse & inclusive culture in this new year. Stay tuned!

Aisha Owolabi

Posted by Aisha Owolabi on January 13, 2022