Entries by Jacek Nowak, CEO

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Data-driven culture in banking

Banks collect and process vast amounts of data, yet few approach it as if it were the most valuable of their assets! In fact, it is fair to say that when it comes to extracting relevant and useful business insights from their data, banks are not maximizing their value. According to Capgemini’s “For Successful Banking […]

ISO 20022 implementation: let not the little leaks sink the ship

The world of finance is undergoing the most profound transformation since the launch of the first core systems. Instant payment platforms are  an entirely new market infrastructure, based on the international standard ISO 20022 Financial Services. Improved data,new opportunities ISO 20022 is an increasingly common global language for payment messaging. This standard, based on the […]

Generalists or specialists: does narrow specialization pay off?

The Polish Software Development Association (SoDA) asked me for my opinion whether narrow specialization pays off. As the owner and CEO of a software house specialized in the financial sector, I am a supporter of field specialization. Complex projects connected with specific and complicated disciplines such as finance require a high entry threshold. There is […]

Hello, Britannia! CCA Europe takes up business in the UK

After many successful international projects, we have opened the next chapter in our company’s history. From now on, CCA Europe will also operate in the UK! With Brexit looming on the horizon, many companies are hesitant to venture into the British market. But where other companies see the danger, we see opportunity. On 26 August […]

Software containerization: IT’s money box

Each application creates its processes, uses CPU resources, RAM, disk space and depends on other system components. Migrating applications, running additional instances, testing or separating them to ensure security and stability jeopardizes the environment’s balance. Do you really have to reinstall the application and restore its configuration every time? What if we need a thousand, […]

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Lean scaling in software development

Finding the right talents for the project is one of the biggest challenges the growing IT companies face today. A rapid increase in employment causes a natural productivity drop in the expanded organization. How about scaling- smart? In the world of shared economy, executing all IT tasks with just in-house resources is neither quite possible […]

Customer experience in banking: CCA Europe.pl, NTT Poland and Startquestion launch a partner consortium

The three technology companies that have combined their unique expertise aim to bring banks closer to their customers. Their initiative is to provide IT solutions that would listen closely to the voice of customers and provide real-time feedback. Software company CCA Europe.pl, the Polish branch of the global IT provider NTT Poland and Startquestion have […]

Towards Data-Driven Banking: it is skills that count in IT transformation

Processing and analyzing vast amounts of data is an innate part of projects related to digital transformation, especially in banking. Therefore, it requires appropriate skills from specialists working with data. Over a year ago Gartner warned that organizations with actual maturity in BI and analytics are quite scarce. Data from other sources are also far from optimistic: Big Data, […]