6 Gestalt rules in the interface design
The rules of Gestalt originated in the early 1900s, when research discovered that people perceive images composed of many different elements as a whole, by subconsciously arranging parts into an organized system. Such knowledge helps to design a friendly and useful interface. Katarzyna Suwała, UX Designer at ITMAGINATION, presents the 6 most important Gestalt rules at Brief.pl.
The DevOps revolution
DevOps as a method of management has become an important element of success for innovative companies and the approach to such organizational culture and its tools have been already permanently used. What is the cause of the DevOps revolution and how to best use its effects in your daily work? Marcin Dąbrowski, CIO at ITMAGINATION explains what DevOps is and why it is worth introducing to the company.
ITMAGINATION gained ISO 27001 certificate
A thorough audit and the document issuance by the LL-C Certification institution guarantees that ITMAGINATION meets the most strict security measures. Receiving the certificate is an important step in international development - thanks to it, the company has strengthened its status of a reliable partner for foreign contractors.
ITMAGINATION intends to increase the share of foreign clients in revenues to 80%
ITMAGINATION intends to increase the share of foreign clients in revenues to 80% by the end of the year from approx. 77% currently. In the first half of 2020, the company recorded consolidated revenues of PLN 44 million, i.e. 11% more y / y. Read the summary of our company's results and the impact of the coronavirus on the company's operations on Wyborcza.biz.
Machines don’t have to break down
Years of experience in building predictive maintenance solutions show that machine failures can be predicted with high efficiency. Aleksander Fafuła, Chief Data Architect at ITMAGINATION explains how, thanks to the failure recognition systems, you can keep the production continuity. The entire expert commentary is available on the website.
The pandemic drives fintechs but not everyone will take that opportunity
“The fintech industry has became one of the dominant industries in the world in recent years. Modern technologies have taken the financial market by storm and allow users to take care of their money 24 hours a day thanks to mobile applications. The coronavirus only accelerated the expansion of such companies” says Daniel Arak, member of the board of ITMAGINATION, in an expert commentary for Forbes Polska.
Personas in UX design – what they are and what they mean for the project
Personas are one of the most important tools in the UX design process. These are user archetypes whose characteristics represent the needs of a larger audience. Thanks to personas, we adjust the product to a specific person by analyzing behavioral patterns, motivation or skills. Read the comment by Katarzyna Suwawa, UX Designer from ITMAGINATION, about the role of people in the work of the UX department in every company.
The digital transformation of business as a reaction to the new reality
The new reality of the coronavirus pandemic has subjected companies to an unexpected verification of the advancement of digital development and the implementation of the remote working model. The collected conclusions from the observation of technology companies and the experiences of customers from many industries help to identify several aspects that are necessary for the effective running of a company in the era of remote work and the "contactless" economy. Read the comment by expert Marcin Dąbrowski, CIO at ITMAGINATION, for BrandsIT.
ITMAGINATION will implement electronic document management system in Nestle Polska
ITMAGINATION announced signing a contract for the implementation of an IT document management system in the Polish branch of Nestlé. The solution will be used by 150 employees. The project will be implemented until September 2020. Read about this cooperation and recent successes in an exclusive article in Puls Biznesu.
Home office is companies’ future
Initially, the obligatory home office was a challenge for most employees and employers. However, people quickly learned how to work from home without losing efficiency. Daniel Arak, a member of the management board of ITMAGINATION writes in an expert commentary for Forbes Polska about the benefits of remote work and what has changed on the labor market due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A crisis is an opportunity
"In total, over 70 percent we generate revenues abroad, and if we take into account the service of Western concerns, it is more than 90 percent ”, says Daniel Arak, member of the ITMAGINATION management board, in an exclusive interview for CRN Polska. Read how the company was born in times of last financial crisis and has survived to this day, facing like others the coronavirus pandemic.
The USA is back in the game – Polish IT companies will benefit from it
In the United States, after the initial shock of the coronavirus epidemic, IT companies notice a return to previously suspended IT projects and many new requests for specialized IT jobs. Read the expert commentary by Daniel Arak, board member of ITMAGINATION, about the IT market in the time of coronavirus.
It’s time for e-elections. Technologies to help the presidential election
Today, when we are forced to limit people-to-people contacts by a corona pandemic, online voting in the presidential election comes to mind as a natural choice. So why not to follow Estonia and take advantage of the benefits of technology and Poles openness for latest IT solutions?
It will be hard to ‘defend’ against digitalisation
We should all try to make the most of the fact that the pandemic crisis will accelerate digitization processes, says Daniel Arak, member of management board in ITMAGINATION. Learn about the history of the company and see how the crisis from2008and the current one, influenced the development of Polish software house.
Digital surveillance of society during the coronavirus pandemic
New solutions that are designed to monitor health and locate people who are sick and quarantined, can violate the principles of privacy and freedom. All in the name of fighting the coronavirus epidemic. Read a comment by Marcin Dąbrowski, CIO of a company about digital supervision in Poland.
Artificial intelligence will help startups develop their ideas
ITMAGINATION has started a partnership with KISSPatent from the Netherlands, which deals with patent and technology consulting for startups. In early April, KISSPlatform was launched, which thanks to the use of artificial intelligence supports innovators, verifying their business ideas. Read more about the project on mamstartup.pl
Pandemic will accelerate innovation in business
We are witnessing the dynamic development of digital services that enter almost every industry and affect both small businesses and powerful corporations. Most companies say they want to innovate, but a small percentage actually implements this goal. Read Daniel Arak, member of management board, about the upcoming era of innovation in the age of the pandemic.
Remote, efficient management of the company during the pandemic
In this current crisis, remote management is a novelty for many managers. However, there are companies that used such a model before it became a necessity. Read the comment of Anna Zadurska-Gołaszewska, Recruitment Manager.
Coronavirus: ITMAGINATION experts analyzed Cloud Technologies’ data
Even after the closure of the borders and the introduction of red zone in northern Italy, at least a dozen people came to Poland – according to Cloud Technologies’ data analyzed by ITMAGINATION experts. What does it mean? Read the report on money.pl.
Cloud and microservice architecture – a new trend
More and more companies, regardless of industry, choose cloud solutions within their IT systems. The need for business is answered by leading suppliers who are constantly improving the quality of services. Read a comment by Marek Boratyński, manager of Software Developement division.
ITMAGINATION announced financial results for 2019
ITMAGINATION achieved consolidated revenues of over PLN 90 million and a net profit of over PLN 9 million, which is 88% more YoY. The increase in profits results mainly from the development on foreign markets. A year ago, the company assumed that foreign contracts would constitute about 70% of revenues and this goal was achieved. Read Daniel Arak's comment on financial results on money.pl.
ITMAGINATION took over Maise – company from Kraków
ITMAGINATION accomplished the first acquisition ever, acquiring the Maise company from Kraków. In this way, the company expanded its portfolio of services. International clients and companies will now receive user interface and user experience support. Read more about acquisition on money.pl.
Cloud investment increases according to the Gartner’s report
According to the Gartner’s report, the global IT spending in 2020 will amount around USD 3.9 trillion, an increase of 3.4 percent year to year. Poland, along with Great Britain, Canada and Netherlands, is among the countries, where the development of cloud services will be the highest. Read Paweł Borowski's comment on the future of the cloud on the IT market on ccnews.pl.
8 innovative technology trends for 2020
The development of autonomous cars and drones, robotic acrobats straight from science fiction movies or a fight against the "deepfake" - these are trends that will set the tone for the development of the industry. Marcin Dąbrowski, CIO in ITMAGINATION at outsourcing.eu indicates 8 innovations that will be a source of changes not only in the area of technology, but also in business.
What Google knows about our Christmas traditions
Before Christmas, on the Internet Poles look for original holidays wishes, spruces and Advent calendars. The three characters reigning in December searches are Jesus, Santa Claus and ... Grinch. Data Science specialists from ITMAGINATION have analyzed thousands of Google search queries from 50 countries, including Poland. Check out the results.
6 guidelines of creating the buttons
Each website or mobile application contains elements essential for their functioning. These elements are buttons. Learn 6 fundamental rules of designing buttons for websites and mobile apps that every UX and UI Designer needs to know at mamstartup.pl.
Pseudo-marathon on Black Friday
ITMAGINATION conducted an analysis of changes in the prices of cosmetics, perfumes and electronics in popular Polish online stores, using big data and data mining technology. Check how stores create the "Black Friday" effect on rp.pl.
Banking application as a management center
A mobile app has become a key channel for contact with clients. Does this mean the end of bank branches? What changes in the banking app will make users use it regularly? Marzena Sokołowska, Banking Services Product Manager, talks about the evolution in digital banking during the debate „Banking of Future” at Interia Group.
Car sharing can compete with Uber with its own weapon
More and more people give up having own car for car sharing. In less than 2 years in Europe the number of such people will exceed 15 million. Read Daniel Arak's industry commentary about innovations for car sharing in Poland.
Value Added Services in banks are standard already
Will Value Added Services help banks gain competitive advantage? Marzena Sokołowska, Banking Services Product Manager talks about VAS, new banking offers and why financial tools in mobile apps are no longer enough, for PRNews.pl.
AI from Polish company will check out influencers
Can artificial intelligence be the key to reporting influencers’ job? Łukasz Dylewski, Head of Data Science, explains how image recognition, thanks to AI, can support influencer marketing, for Rzeczpospolita, Polish leading economic daily.
No more copying customer documents
Is this the end of manual copying of ID documents in banks? Digital onboarding comes into play! It will protect customer data against leakage - says Marzena Sokołowska for BrandsIT, a website dedicated to IT in business.
Success written in code
From a small IT company established by three developers to 450 specialists and international projects for banks, pharmaceutical and automotive companies from around the world. Discover the ITMAGINATION path from the company's founders for a special issue of Puls Biznesu, PB Weekend.
Winning streak of Polish startups worldwide
ITMAGINATION developed for the Royal Belgian Football Association an advanced IT system that will help coaches to create and implement effective tactics for players. The application facilitates exchange of knowledge between trainers and sharing information with footballers. Michał Sarna, Software Team Manager, tells Rzeczpospolita about the project!
AI to reduce shopping queues
An end to queuing, with less customer irritation and employee stress, along with greater loyalty and higher sales turnover. This is what the store of the near future could be like, according to ITMAGINATION, which has developed a system that analyses real-time traffic and in-store queues. Łukasz Dylewski, Head of the Data Science, explains it on eurobuildcee.com
Artificial Intelligence can help to transform the in-store retail experience
Stores without queues, happier customers, promotions that sell out and just the right number of staff … Could this be the way retail stores operate in the future? Łukasz Dylewski, Head of the Data Science team at ITMAGINATION, explains it for Rzeczpospolita, Polish leading economic daily.
ITMAGINATION announces 2018 results – revenue of nearly 100 million PLN, international growth a key driver
In 2018, ITMAGINATION generated revenues of 92 million Polish zloty (approximately 24.5 million USD), an increase of almost 20% on the previous year. For this same period, the Polish software house recorded post-tax profits of almost 4.9 million PLN (over 1.3 million USD). Approximately half of the revenue generated in 2018 came from projects delivered for clients outside of Poland, claims Daniel Arak, co-founder and board member of ITMAGINATION on money.pl.
Data science and AI will save banks from sanctions
Banks have a duty to assess the risk of cooperation with customers and contracting parties and to screen all operations carried out by customers for any illegal transactions, financing of crime, terrorism or money laundering. In industry jargon, this field of banking risk management is called AML. A financial institution may pay dearly for failing to fulfil its obligations in this area, says Adam J. Kępa, VP and Head of Growth at ITMAGINATION on prnews.pl.
Multi-cloud. What is it? And why does every company need it?
Cloud has become the norm. Most companies these days have embraced at least some aspects of the public cloud as part of their overall business and technology strategy. Marcin Dąbrowski, CIO at ITMAGINATION, talks on Multi-cloud on brandsIT.pl.
Deferred payments in our smartphones
Every year, Poles are more and more willing to borrow money "in installments". Marzena Sokołowska and Adam J. Kępa talk on the growing popularity of deferred payments and “Pay later” model on alebank.pl - the BANK monthly website.
It’s time for micro-personalization of the offer in banks
Quick decision on granting credit, assistance in planning expenses, individual promotions and discounts offered during a visit in a shopping mall - such a micro-personalization can be provided by behavioral analytics, using big data and AI. Adam Kępa, Head of Growth, talks on the newest innovations on gb.pl – the „Gazeta Bankowa” Polish monthly website.
Innovation as a service?
What can be a competitive advantage in the digital revolution era? Find out more about "Innovation as a Service" in an interview with Marcin Dąbrowski, CIO, for businessinsider.com.pl.
PWA – game changer for mobile commerce?
Thanks to PWA technology, Tinder reduced application load time by more than half, and Pinterest increased advertising revenue by 44%. Marcin Dąbrowski, Chief Innovation Officer, talks on the best PWA benefits on ceo.com.pl – Polish business website.
Digital weapon against fraudsters
In the age of digital banking, there will be less and less room for illegal operations involving money laundering and violation of international law. Adam J. Kępa, VP and Head of Growth at ITMAGINATION, talks on the best KYC and AML solutions for banks on PRnews.pl
Banks are preparing to counter the attack
A wide range of data about clients, technological giants have, is sometimes called the weapon of mass destruction. What will its detonation mean for Polish banks? Adam J. Kępa, VP, Head of Growth at ITMAGINATION, shares his opinion with “Parkiet” – Polish leading investors’ daily.
Are Polish companies ready for agile?
Agile methodology is becoming the project management standard for companies around the world, including Poland. Today, agile, beside the IT sector, is also adopted in the telecommunications, advertising, financial and industrial sectors. Read more on PulsHR.pl – one of the leading Polish human resources portal.
Three key challenges for banks after PSD2
Banks in EU have opened their environments for testing by TPP as part of the implementation of the EU Payment Services Directive 2. Adam J. Kępa, VP and Head of Growth at ITMAGINATION talks on upcoming challenges for banks on PRnews.pl – one of the most popular websites among bankers in Poland.
The ITMAGINATION system will predict consumer behavior “here and now”
At FinovateEurope 2019 in London, ITMAGINATION presented a platform based on the Behaviolytics® proprietary engine (CRM-online system), which analyzes consumers' activities and daily needs in real time. Read more about our innovation on ISBtech.pl - Polish technology news portal.
UX. How will applications be created in 2019?
Barbara Jura, UI Designer at ITMAGINATION describes key trends for design style and functionality of mobile applications creation in 2019 on interaktywnie.com, Polish Internet and marketing magazine.
Clothes are selling like mad, but companies have problems
Chain stores will not takcle the market challenges without advanced technology – comments Grzegorz Starościak, Data Team Manager at ITMAGINATION for Rzeczpospolita, Polish leading economic daily.
By 2020, 85% of customer interactions will be handled by chatbots
[VIDEO] Will bots lead to a reduction in employment in the banking sector? Watch Adam J. Kępa, Head of Growth at ITMAGINATION answer this and other important questions for Puls Biznesu, the leading Polish business daily.
Will bots lead to a reduction in employment in the banking sector?
Are there areas where human beings cannot be replaced by machines? Find the answer in the latest interview with Adam J. Kępa, Head of Growth at ITMAGINATION on PRNews.pl – one of the most popular websites among bankers in Poland.
Polish businesses will invest in these technologies in 2019
Marcin Dąbrowski, Chief Innovation Officer at ITMAGINATION forecasts the most important trends in the IT industry, to affect businesses over the next 12 months. Source: AleBank.pl, website of the BANK monthly, banking and financial market magazine.
Polish customers were likely to spend two times more on electronic gifts for children than for adults
Find ITMAGINATION’s analysis on customers’ activity around Christmas time in electronic stores, both online and traditional from last two years on Money.pl – one of the most popular Polish bussiness websites.