Locked content Comarch with cheapest offer in tender for ZUS IT systems

Software company Comarch has made the cheapest offer in the tender for the maintenance of ZUS IT systems with a bid of PLN 242 million. There were two other bids – one from Asseco at PLN 374 million and finally Atos at PLN 431 million. The budget for the work is PLN 374 million. ZUS’s…

Locked content Mariusz Nowak appointed President of Sygnity

The Supervisory Board of Sygnity has appointed Mariusz Nowak as acting President until a permanent appointment can be made. Furthermore, Piotr Wierzbicki has been made a member of the Financial Management Board, the company said. Mariusz Nowak has more than 15 years of professional experience workin...
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There’s always room for more tech in finance

In Poland, it is banks, not just start-ups that spearhead the FinTech revolution. They have strived to remain at the cutting edge for two decades now. With the introduction of the PSD2 directive, they may face some competition from start-ups, but some are already prepared for the changes and others ...
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Where is Poland’s Silicon Valley?

A software engineer comes up with a tech idea and develops it into a business. He/she makes a proof of concept, assembles a team with the necessary skillset and together they work towards monetizing the idea. They find a VC willing to provide them with financing, validate their prototype and then go...

Locked content Start-up set up costs in Poland in line with OECD average – report

According to the report compiled by ExMetrix, at the end of 2015, the cost of launching a start-up company in Poland was $1,475, which is a value in line with the OEECD average. “The lowest costs were recorded in Central Europe and the Baltic States as well as in North America, while the highest in&...

Locked content ICT market contracted by 3.4% to PLN 101.8 bln in 2016

The Polish ICT market revenues fell by 3.4 percent to PLN 101.75 billion last year, according to Computerworld TOP200 ranking. IT revenues fell by 5.2 percent, while telecoms revenues dropped by 0.7 percent. This is the second time in the 25 years of the ranking, that the revenues declined, the only...
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Big data getting deeper

Building a truly intelligent machine has been the holy grail of computer science since its very beginning. One of the first ideas of how to achieve this, born not long after the dawn of artificial intelligence itself, was to simulate a human brain. Modelling the network of brain neurons has led to a...

Locked content IT investments in Poland with double digits decline – IDC

According to the research company IDC, the value of Polish investments in the IT segment has dropped significantly and has reached double digits. “Polish companies spent less in 2016 on PCs (17.7 percent drop), tablets (-18.7 percent), high-end and middle class servers (-25.9 percent and – 12.1 perc...

Locked content Sii Poland to increase employment by 400 this year 

IT and engineering services and solutions provider Sii Poland is planning to enlarge its team by nearly 400 professionals this year, the company said. It currently employs 2,700 experts in eight branches in Poland. “The fastest growing markets in IT in the past year proved to be in Warsaw, Gda...

Locked content Synektik aiming for 30-40% growth by 2021 

IT company Synektik has revealed its strategy for 2017-2021, which targets an average annual revenue growth of 30-40 percent and a three-fourfold increase in the EBITDA margin at the end of the financial year 2020/2021 compared to the average of 8 percent in 2014-2016, the company said. Synektik’s d...