Exhibition Tools and solutions for e-Skills development

In the framework of eSkills for Jobs 2015 High-Level Conference exhibition Tools and solutions for e-Skills development took place on March 13 at the National Library of Latvia where leading players displayed their tools and services.

Accenture Latvia
Baltijas Datoru Akadēmija
Cisco and University of Latvia
Datorzinibu Centrs AS
Infinitum 8
Tieto Latvia
Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA)
Microsoft Latvia
IT demo centre

start-it-logoAccenture Latvia

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The program Start (IT) offers everyone free of charge education in the basics of programming. This is available as either self-study as a program for inclusion in the school curriculum.

Successful activities include:

  • Having created a solid project team;
  • Creating more than 40 video lectures and tasks;
  • Developing project materials which are used in more than 120 schools in Latvia;
  • Providing training in the basics of programming to more than 350 teachers of informatics;

bda_logo (1)Baltijas Datoru Akadēmija

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Competence-Based Employee Evaluation and Development

BDA has used 20 years of experience to develop an approach in employee evaluation and development based on competences that is suitable for both private business and government institutions. The approach is based on development of competence libraries and required competence profiles for all sorts of employees.

The competence approach provides the companies with a tool that gives them detailed information about what their employees know and what tasks they are likely to complete successfully. It also suggests possible improvements for the employees that have not reached the ideal level of expertise for their position. Based on the suggestions customized and targeted development solutions are prepared.

CiscoCisco and University of Latvia

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Cisco Networking Academy

Every year, Networking Academy teaches thousands of students in the European Union the skills needed to design, build, manage, and secure computer networks, helping to enhance their career prospects and fill the global demand for networking professionals. Present in 28 EU Member States, Networking Academy delivers classroom instruction, online teaching materials, interactive tools, and hands-on learning to students from every socioeconomic background, so that they can develop the knowledge and skills required to succeed in a technology-driven market. Since its launch in Europe in 1997, the program has trained more than one million students. With the support of institutions across Europe, our aim is to grow that figure

dzc-logoDatorzinibu Centrs

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E-learning content and content developments tools

Datorzinibu Centrs is one of the leading software development, e-learning and ICT training companies in the region. Since 2001 we have created rich multilingual e-learning content portfolio focused on e-skills and innovative, ICT-based work practices improvement. Our content development tools are effective and simple-in-use. We are carrying out R&D projects within IT Competence Centre programme to create methods and tools for production of next-generation smart and adaptive e-Learning content.

infinitum-logoInfinitum 8

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Digital Marketing strategies – Search Engine Optimization, Google Analytics, Pay Per Click Advertising (Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, Linkedin Ads) and Affiliate Marketing.

SIA “Infinitum 8” is a fast-growing full-scale online marketing agency based in Riga, Latvia. We are one of the leaders in the digital marketing industry in the Baltics. Providing top-of-the-line digital marketing services, we have helped dozens of companies get online and achieve sustainable results with affordable fresh, up-to-date, custom-tailored digital marketing solutions.

Also we are:

  • Google AdWords Certified Partner
  • Google AdWords Qualified Individual
  • Google Analytics Certified Partner (first and only in the Baltic region)
  • Google Analytics Qualified Individual
  • Google Certified Trainer (Egils Boitmanis, “Infinitum 8” co-founder)
  • AFW certified Project Managers
  • Internet and Digital Marketing Conference “iLive” host and organizer


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Data visualization tool is the data visualization service that brings out the best in your data. Our infographics and charts are quick to use, fast to share, and easy on eye. Our customers range from small businesses to global media organizations, and we’ve been awarded multiple times during our short but fast-paced history. We work on a freemium business model and are looking for additional resources in sales team that is selling our premium subscriptions.

Tieto_Logo_Primary_BlueTieto Latvia

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Mobile application Gudrinieks

Mobile application Gudrinieks is the educational tool, designed for preschool, first and second grade schoolchildren to learn mathematics, as well as to develop mathematical understanding, skills and strengthen the knowledge base acquired at school.

The tasks included in the application are developed based on recommendations by the National Centre for Education and grouped thematically, offering children an opportunity to:

  • learn and recognise numbers;
  • learn how to draw numbers;
  • develop spatial sense;
  • recognise geometric shapes and colours;
  • develop logical thinking;
  • add and subtract;

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E-learning platform –

E-learning platform for scholars, students teachers and parents. Vast database of digital learning materials and interactive exercises – over 5 000 000 different exercises in all school subjects from grade 1 to 12. is a digital alternative for school workbooks. It is also a helpful tool for teachers in everyday school routine.

likta-logo-enLatvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA)

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LIKTA e-Skills Activities

Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA) is a non-governmental professional organisation, encompassing the ICT industry and ICT professionals, established in 1998. With it members LIKTA represents more than 27 000 ICT professionals in Latvia.

The principal objectives of LIKTA are to promote and further the development of Information Society, provide ICT skills evaluation, training and certification for individuals and SMEs and to support ICT industry growth in Latvia.

LIKTA is one of the leading e-Skills and e-Inclusion stakeholders in Latvia: coordinating and implementing practical activities, developing innovative approach and methodologies for e-Skills development and professional ICT training in Latvia. LIKTA is a member of   Pan- European associations: CEPIS, Telecentre Europe and ECDL foundation.

LIKTA has extensive experience in working with young people, job seekers and entrepreneurs, especially SMEs and micro enterprises. LIKTA realize the projects, ICT program development and ICT training activities in close cooperation with the Ministry of Economics of Latvia, Latvian State Investment and development Agency, State Employment agencies, regional municipalities, other sector industry associations and NGOs.

LIKTA is the initiator and coordinator of “National partnership for e-Skills and jobs“ in Latvia , established in March 2013.

Microsoft Latvia

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Ready for tomorrow!!!

Microsoft together with partners created project Ready for tomorrow! to help schools to change according to needs of the 21st century to help teachers to inspire their students to become successful entrepreneurs or employees. We encourage them to integrate ICT tools in all the other subjects and to teach basics of programming since the 1st grade. Project stands on 4 cornerstones: technology, teacher training, digital content and monitoring. We’re sure that project findings will stimulate technology integration in many other schools all over Europe.

it-that-caresIT demo centre

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IT That Cares!

Riga IT Demo Centre is the showroom for the best Latvian Information technology solutions with IT product portfolio and interactive hands-on demos.

In Riga IT Demo Centre you can experience how technology can make your life easier by automation of public services, interactive business offerings and exciting solutions for culture, healthcare and entertainment. Here you can take virtual sightseeing tours around the world, hear how music can be played through buckets, play with prototypes of world’s best sumo robots, be impressed by intelligence of urban surveillance systems, learn how to not lose yourself in translation (special EU presidency edition) and lot more! Take some time to visit Riga IT Demo Centre on 1st floor of National Library of Latvia, just near the main entrance!

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