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  • Privacy Policy

    13. 06. 2017

    What is this Privacy Policy for?

    This privacy policy is for this website www.intecs.cz and served by Intelligent Technologies, s.r.o. and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

    The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

    The Website

    This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all Czech national laws and requirements for user privacy.

    Use of Cookies

    This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information http://www.google.com/privacy.html .

    Contact & Communication

    Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

    This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

    Email Newsletter

    This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

    All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website.

    Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity, this is by no far a comprehensive list.

    This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
    Subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable, clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

    External Links

    Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.microsoft.com or Power BI.)

    The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

    Adverts and Sponsored Links

    This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

    Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

    Social Media Platforms

    Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

    Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

    This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

    Shortened Links in Social Media

    This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls and web addresses.

    Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

  • Chord Diagram: Our new Power BI visualization

    05. 10. 2015

    We love Power BI, a Microsoft‘s tool for visualizing data. It’s well-connected with other Microsoft Office tools and if you spend some time with it you can easily customize it to your needs. Notably visualization needs.

    A graph or a diagram can reveal connections much better than dull tables. For example a Chord Diagram made by our CTO Mr Radim Hampel shows links between dimensions and more than one metric.

    Example? At the first sight you can see which customer orders the highest volume of goods in a category.

    Chord Diagram

    Mr Hampl has created this visualization for Power BI Best Visual contest and up to today it belongs to top ten entries with most kudos.

    Learn more about possibilities of Microsoft Office tools for Business Intelligence and how can we help you utilize them.

  • 2015 Business Intelligence Trends

    08. 01. 2015

    For the beginning of new year we have prepared few thoughts around the trends we see in the area of Business Intelligence that will, according to our opinion, define the year. And here are our ideas:

    Topic Nr. 1: Cloud Services Will Use Locally Stored Data

    In 2015 the number of cloud solutions that will work with data provided by locally deployed databases will increase. Cloud BI platforms were in the past and still are being used primarily for analysis of data coming from other cloud applications. Companies will gradually start to use the potential of easier and flexible introduction of cloud based analytics even for internal company data.

    Topic Nr. 2: Connecting Internal and External Data

    Businesses still focus majority of attention to internally available data (own sales, stock, accounting data). This is not enough any more. Smart approach is to use sources that are outside of company`s data center like social networks or other available public information. The aim is to always get the information instantly from where it is published. For any decision companies need to use context of information that is formed by many views. Not only own sales development matters, but competition and whole market evolution as well.

    Topic Nr. 3: All Employees Are Data Analysts

    New technologies support delivery of data needed for work and decision making in such intuitive forms that people can work with those fast on their own. Anyone can therefore be a data analyst – a salesperson, head of logistics or production manager. Advanced analysis a and predictions will still remain domain of specialists. Those companies who will understand the benefits of this approach for simplification of management functions will implement tools supporting such ad-hoc analytics.

    Topic Nr. 4: Data Management In Times Of Self-Service

    User access to many data sources within and outside of company will have impact on data management – above all quality assurance and security will be the topics. It will not be enough any more to have data warehouse and access rights management to one data source through predefined reports. Organizations have to create strategies to enable users to take data anywhere and in any way and get answers to his/her questions. This will lead towards completely new processes and methods.

    Topic Nr. 5: Analytics Everywhere

    Internet of Things and embedded devices will generate large volumes of structured and unstructured data. It can be simply said that any application and any device will need analytics. By the only existence of such big data is not so important. Specific questions that have to be answered by those data will be in forefront. It is not of value to store terrabytes of information, it is crucial for any business to benefit from using those data.

    Let us know if you share our opinions or have a different one.

    You can as well download our list in form of few slides here: 2015-01-08_BI_Top5_2015_en

  • Presenting at Dataconf, Brno

    14. 11. 2014

    On Saturday 22nd November we will be at Dataconf, a conference held by VUT FIT in Brno. Join us to see how to manage growing amounts of data.

    We will be demonstrating above all Power BI tools. See how to connect to various data sources, analyze those, work with big data and create visually appealing data presentations and interactive charts.

  • We are partners of SpeedCHAIN conference

    30. 10. 2014

    We have become partners of biggest transport and logistics conference in Central and Eastern Europe. On the 9th annual SpeedCHAIN conference on November 12th in Prague Luboš Bednář will speak about “Intelligence in Logistics – smarter company thanks to information”.