Dragon masks

Dragon masks

As Polish cities become increasingly polluted, Poles are taking to respirator masks. WBJ talked to Mateusz Jasiński, founder and owner of Dragonmasks, which is well positioned to take advantage of the emerging market

Cyber arms race

Companies spend millions on security software; meanwhile hackers are still on the winning side of the fight. Often, entrepreneurs don’t realize what they should be protecting and how to go about it. WBJ talked to Michał Kurek, director at the IT Risk Management Department of EY, about the most commo...
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Show me your social network and I’ll tell you who you are…

Over the last decade social media has revolutionized the way people all over the world interact with each other, resulting in new types of data being produced every day at an unprecedented rate. Interesting patterns found in our private networks of friends and the content we share and consume are us...
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A school for machines

Nowadays, machine learning seems to be the go-to solution for all non-trivial problems in the digital world. You want to target a new customer segment with an online ad campaign? You need to forecast demand for a new product? Or maybe you are looking for a way to increase sales by providing personal...
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Overwhelmed by information

In March of 2016, the number of web pages reached 1 billion. The growth rate of the amount of surrounding knowledge continues to outpace all past projection. Yet, the rate at which we absorb information hasn’t changed. Can machines help us with this information overload?
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Where is my parcel?

Same-day deliveries, parcel tracking, flexible delivery options – customer expectations are growing as the e-commerce industry expands. The amount of data and the speed of information exchange necessary to meet their expectations place strains on their software providers
Michał Krupiński

Banking on banks

WBJ Observer spoke with Michał Krupiński, CEO of PZU, Poland’s biggest insurer, about its plans to repolonize foreign banks and the current economic climate
Zbigniew Gajewski, Director of EFNI

The end of labor

WBJ Observer talked with the director of the European Forum for New Ideas Zbigniew Gajewski about this year’s edition of EFNI, which will be held under the title “The future of work. Realities, dreams and delusions.”
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Corporate Social Responsibility – is it a PR-like hoax or science?

When asked about the implementation of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), many owners of Polish companies reply in the affirmative. When asked what social responsibility stands for, they answer that it is a way of performing philanthropic-like activities. The thing is that CSR, above all, is not...
Sylwester Biernacki chairman of the board of ATM S.A. (Atman)

Brexit: Welcome to Poland

Britain’s decision to leave the EU means that a portion of the City will be seeking new locations within the EU. This offers a great opportunity for Poland as a European competency hub. We have a lot to offer to foreign investors – our ever improving infrastructure, highly qualified specialists and ...