Work 2.0 – How technology is upgrading our jobs

People desperately want to know whether technology and machines are going to take work away from them – but this question should be reversed: Who will work in the Digital Age, the world of Work 2.0?

Getting a foothold

Poland has long enjoyed its position as the top outsourcing destination in Europe. Where is the BPO sector headed now and can it drive growth in emerging office markets?

Local talent on display

In a time when a growing number of Poles are having their say in fashion design, two young entrepreneurs have established a website that helps sell their products

E-cigarette industry flourishing in Poland

They are hip, cool and trendy! Electronic cigarettes are gaining in popularity, but health experts worry about the dangers they may pose. Nevertheless, the market for e-cigarettes is growing and they are becoming the talk of the town in Warsaw

In the fast lane

Long gone are the days of the Fiat 126p “Maluch” and its big brother, the 125p. No longer will you see Skoda 120s scuttling down the streets of Warsaw. And if you see a Trabant, it’s usually there as a tourist exhibit of times gone by

Liquid gold

Without water, a person can only survive a few days, and it covers over 70 percent of the globe. This makes it a perfect product to sell. But just as with many businesses, the fight for every penny in the beverage sector can be brutal. Celebrity endorsements, lawsuits and stiff competition is just a...

Flicks, around the corner

Surveys published by pollsters such as CBOS and Ipsos last year showed that 57 percent of Poles don’t go to the movies at all. Aside from the expense (about PLN 25 to see a film at a Warsaw multiplex, for example), Poland is still mostly rural, putting cinemas physically out of reach for many people...

Coming of Age

From its humble beginnings, the IT sector in Poland is now set to take off over the coming years. WBJ Observer takes a look at the history of information technology in the country and where it’s headed