Building a new platform

Griffin Real Estate, one of the biggest investment managers in Poland, will soon enter the logistics property market. WBJ sat down with managing partner Nebil Senman to talk about this and the company’s other plans for the near future

Full speed ahead

Transport and logistics are facing a number of challenges: from the increasing pressure on cost optimization, labor market imbalance, legal uncertainties, through to the technological arms race and environmental awareness. WBJ met with Janusz Anioł, General Director of Raben Logistics Polska, to tal...

Logistics challenges ahead

All industries have to stay on their toes to keep up with the changing environment, but the transportation industry seems to be in a particularly difficult spot. Confronted with digital transformation, rising customer expectations, new competitors and their innovative business models, not to mention...

The spam to end all spam

MAY 25, 2018 will forever be the day that people got the most spam, ever. It all started a few days earlier but came to a head on the last Friday of May, when we started receiving dozens upon dozens of emails informing us in a variety of shapes and forms about the new data protection laws, known by ...

Trading up through trade school

In Poland, a junior programmer in their first job can count on a salary of PLN 2,500-PLN 4,000. That’s more than a specialist with up to three-five years of experience makes in most other industries. A senior coder with 10+ years of practice makes five or six times that. There are few industries wit...

Reclaiming your own data

We all understood that companies were feeding on our data. Millennials, who grew up playing Gameboy between classes, surfing for hours on the newborn web, and Generation Z, falling asleep with smartphones shining in their callow eyes. Deep inside we all knew what was going on, yet we failed to act. ...

TECH Gadgets to watch: The Magic Carpet

Polish company Funtronic, launched in 2014, is the producer and distributor of The Magic Carpet, an innovative teaching aid in the form of interactive projection system that can be used on the floor and on tables. The Magic Carpet incorporates a set of multimedia exercises, games and physical activi...

Is your marketing mix future-proof?

In a constantly changing world, the riskiest thing to do is to do nothing. You are facing many challenges and you need to evolve and prepare to change. And change needs leadership to happen.

Struggle for impartiality

The political turmoil surrounding the judicial system is not just a matter for European debate on principles. How does the issue of judicial independence affect regular people? WBJ asked Poland’s Ombudsman, Adam Bodnar, how his job has changed in the current political climate, what problems regular ...

Redefining energy

Our reliance on fossil fuels may be difficult to overcome and has thus far met with a lot of resistance. But change is happening: growing power consumption, increasing awareness of the smog problem and environmental regulations will inevitably make coal and oil energy less attractive, both economica...