04 Jul

The IT Leaders Competition will take place soon!

The IT Leaders Competition is an event accompanying the IT Future Expo Gala. All companies that offer clients innovative information and technology solutions can take part in the competition. Prizes will be awarded, among others in the following categories: IT Security, Infrastructure Innovation and Mobile Trends. The competition results will be announced on September 25 at Legia Stadium in Warsaw. Who will sit on the jury? 

What is the IT Leaders Competition?

What is the IT Leaders Competition?

The IT Leaders Competition is an initiative addressed to IT producers and distributors. The goal of the event is to select from the competition and reward the most innovative product of this sector. Services and Polish IT solutions that facilitate everyday work are taken into account.

On September 25, 2019, the competition will be settled at the Legia Stadium in Warsaw. It will accompany the IT Future Awards Gala. This is the sixth edition of both events.

Last year’s IT leader competition 2018 was very popular. The winners of the competition will receive statuettes for their achievements. The meeting will be a great opportunity to exchange experiences and learn about the offer of IT companies operating on the market. The program of the event includes: announcement of competition results, expert debate, banquet or artistic performance of the evening star.

In what categories will the prizes be awarded?

In what categories will the prizes be awarded?

The IT field is very wide. For this reason, the organizers have provided prizes for various categories. The best solutions for the following departments will be selected in the IT Leaders Competition:

  • IT Security – IT security;
  • Workflow Management – document flow;
  • Infrastructure Innovation – physical infrastructure;
  • Data Center Leader – data center;
  • BPM Leader – business process management;
  • ERP Trends – enterprise resource planning systems;
  • Cloud Computing – solutions in the cloud;
  • Backup & Storage Leader – backup and archiving;
  • Mobile Trends – mobile solutions;
  • E-commerce Innovation – solutions for e-commerce;
  • BI Trends – business intelligence;
  • Network – network infrastructure;
  • Computer & Equipment Technology – hardware components and solutions;
  • Innovative IT Startup – startup in IT;
  • Industry Dedicated IT Solutions – IT industry solutions;
  • IT Services Leader – IT services;
  • Innovation of the Year 2019;
  • The best IT solution according to Internet users;

Competition jury

Competition jury

During the IT Leaders Competition, representatives of the largest information and technology enterprises will meet. They will sit on the jury to determine the winners. At the Legia Stadium, there will be:

  • Krzysztof Jarosz (Media Markt Saturn Polska – IT Director);
  • Tomasz Kędziora (P4 Sp. Z o. O. – IT Infrastructure and Security Director, CISO);
  • Dariusz Gołębiewski (PZU Lab – Vice President of the Management Board);
  • Piotr Frankowski (DUKA – Director of e-commerce);
  • Rafał Krzyżański (TVN Digital – Head of Ecommerce);
  • Arkadiusz Olchawa (Nowa Itaka Sp. Z oo – IT Director);
  • Jacek Presz (Bank Pocztowy SA – Director of the IT Management Office);
  • Szymon Mecik (Bank Zachodni WBK – Managing Director of Technology)
  • Bogusław Święcicki (Atlas Group – CIO);
  • Krzysztof Wykręt (Hochtief Polska SA – CIO);
  • Tomasz Krawczuk (Forte Furniture Factory – CIO);
  • Sebastian Starzyński (ABR Sesta – President);
  • Bartosz Brosowski (Lotos Group – IT Management Director);
  • Małgorzata Dąbrowska (Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas – Director of IT Transversal Programs, IT Division);
  • Agata Strzelecka (Alior Bank – Vice President of the Management Board);
  • Rafał Gęślicki (Eveline Cosmetics – CIO);
  • Krzysztof Han (Helios SA – IT Director);
  • Michał Rączka (mBank – Head of IT Strategy and Project Management);
  • Sylwia Bielińska (Ministry of Digital Affairs – Plenipotentiary for supervision over the ICT security of the Ministry of Digital Affairs);

How to submit a company to the competition?

How to submit a company to the competition?

The IT Leaders Competition is addressed to all companies that provide innovative services. To submit an IT and technological solution to the competition, simply download, complete and send a special form. Companies and public institutions operating in Poland can take part in the competition for the best IT solution. Importantly, the size of the company does not matter.

The deadline for submitting applications for the competition is August 23, 2019. Participation in the competition is free for IT Future Expo exhibitors. Voting is possible through a special internet platform. Internet users can cast one vote in each category. A press release about the Winners and award-winning solutions will be published in the industry media.

 

20 Jun

The 7 advantages for banks and credit institutions of collaborating directly with partners

Sean Cole, Commercial Director of Good Finance, and with more than 20 years of experience in senior positions in the comparators and digital markets sector, shares the 7 main advantages that exist for banks and credit institutions to the Time to work with partners directly.

1.Access to a filtered customer network.

1.Access to a filtered customer network.

When dealing with partners directly, banks and credit institutions can more agilely report the type of customers that best adapt to each of their products, thus accessing a filtered customer network.

2. Receipt of feedback.

2. Receipt of feedback.

Banks and credit institutions can receive feedback on the different commercial actions they carry out through informal talks or specific reports with partners.

3. Development of brand recognition.

When a partner knows what the mission and vision of a brand is, it is capable of transmitting it correctly to the final customer and, as well as resorting to that brand in those discussion forums where it should be present.

4. Adaptation of promotional campaigns.

Collaborating with partners directly helps banks and other providers find specific solutions for each campaign and improve performance in future action plans.

5. Collaborate in product development.

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If a bank or credit institution wants to try a new product in the market, comparators become the perfect tool to perform the test.

6. Specific account management.

Collaborating with partners directly means having the assistance of someone who understands the provider’s business and will always be there to help.

7. Assistance in achieving objectives.

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If in a given period a supplier needs an extra push to fulfill an objective, having a partner can make the difference between achieving it or not.

If you want some information on how can you collaborate with credit institution. Just keep in touch with our website. Keep in mind that we are willing to help you to get financial independence.

30 May

Why is it not convenient to apply for a vehicle loan in dollars?

In the last month, the dollarization of vehicle loans fell to 22% in October, which means that more people are opting for financing in soles for their vehicles.

This is in accordance with the recommendations provided by financial experts, but do you know why?

Most financial advisors advise that if you are going to borrow

Most financial advisors advise that if you are going to borrow

Most financial advisors advise that if you are going to borrow, do so in the currency in which you receive your income. This means that if your salary is deposited in soles, which would apply when applying for a vehicle loan is also to do so in soles.

First, changing money from one currency to another, in most cases it generates a loss since it can sometimes be difficult to find a competitive exchange rate. Secondly, you will always demand some more time, since you must withdraw the money, buy the dollars and then make the corresponding payment.

Foreign currency is always volatile to changes

Foreign currency is always volatile to changes

Thirdly, and for many the most important reason, it is because the foreign currency is always volatile to changes. As much as it remains stable for some period, the exchange rate can always vary. If it increases, it would mean that the credit will cost you more expensive than you thought. This is in accordance with the recommendations provided by financial experts, but do you know why?

Experts advise not to take that risk

Experts advise not to take that risk

It can also happen the other way around, and the dollar is cheaper, but experts advise not to take that risk.

If what you are looking for is to save on your car purchase, before committing, compare the alternatives available for vehicle loans, so you will know which one suits you best and offers you the best rates and benefits. This is in accordance with the recommendations provided by financial experts, but do you know why?