Welcome

Dear, I wish a nice day to all of you who have visited my site, welcome here, on my Web Page.

– this website was build up for those of you, who need (or want) to know something more about me.

My name is Martin Prucha, and I live in small village Kvetnice in middle of Bohemia. I was born I a year 1975, in City Strakonice located in Sout of Bohemia and I grew up in small Town Blatna.
My opinions (maybe more motto):

What I do not know, I can always learn …
Do not hesitate to ask me, worst of all can happen is, I will tell you I do not know, but if you want I will find out, search out, and look for answers …
Tell me more about it and we will find a solution …

WHAT I’M DOING FOR LIVING:

I am currently working for a large multinational company that has its Manufacturing Plants and offices around the world.

Here I hold the position: “Central & East Europe & Russia, IS Regional Manager”

– within this position, I am in charge of a complete ICT / IT / IS area in all our Companies in Central and Eastern Europe (from Sweden, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, CZ, PL to Russia) and regularly also go to our headquarters in France .
– In addition, depending on the ongoing projects, I move throughout Europe and Asia, according to needs and for the required time (even several months, eg: 3 weeks in Bankok, 2 one month in a year in Siberia, 1 month in Sweden, etc. – similar destinations are no exception).

And even more:

In addition to my current work, I also address the needs, problems, advice and help with anything related to Information Technologies, Connections, Computers, Mobile Devices, the Internet and websites (often also of various electronics such as televisions, home theaters, and multimedia sets etc.) for all their friends, their acquaintances, their family, etc. (often their companies and their friends – one example for all, I worked for: Radim Uzel, MD).

Besides, I still have a lot of different hobbies like Fish, Motorbike, Painting, Drawing, Hand Crafting, but also writing Poems, Tours etc. and last but not least, my  House.

DESCRIPTION OF THE CURRENT WORK AND KNOWLEDGE GAINED IN PRACTICE:

Management delivery of ICT / IT / IS services
Setting, maintenance, measurement, and evaluation of metrics / parameters ICT processes / services
Monitoring and reporting KPI ICT services (technical and economic – TCO, ROI)
Coordination resolving incidents
Submission of proposals to improve services / processes based on analyzes performance of services / processes
Management and preparation of professional development and implementation projects, creation of expert analyzes
Creation and implementation of the IT development plan
Creation of company IT budget
Ensuring procurement and selection of suppliers IT equipment
Comprehensive IT management of the company

Run of Environment, development, maintenance, implementation of new technologies in MS Windows / Intel and SUN / Sparc, MS Exchange and business IS
Solutions and solving of user problems, requirements and needs
Troubleshooting in a fully hybrid environment (Windows, Unix, Linux) and run of variouse SW, Applications

Design, Implementation, Installation and administration of various SW including support SW and HW. Database, Application, Terminal, Web and Print Management, Servers, Client Stations. Architecture, planning and building of local networks, their interconnection via the Internet and VPN. System, application and network security, support for users at home and abroad.

Management of ICT / IT / IS in relation to, or according to:
SOX (traded on the US stock exchange)
ITIL
Cobit
ISO / IEC 27001 – Information security management
ISMS
ISO 9000, 27001, 31000, 21500: 2012

Supplier, project and contract management:
Vendor management for both HW and SW applications, Various information systems, etc., also within the ongoing IT / IS projects
Outsourcing Management
Contracts and Supervision of Compliance

Last but not least: day-to-day physical administration, management of all parts of our ICT / IT / IS environment and support for my dear users and colleagues

EDUCATION, STUDIES AND STAYS:

Completed education:

1989-1993              SOU agricultural, subject: agricultural technology operator
– maturity exams/degree
1994-1996             SPS with higher education, branch: IT and processing information, programming, CNC machines
– maturity exams/degree
2007-2010             BIVŠ Praha, field of study: Information Technology, Information Systems Management
Thesis / Dissertation:
– Creating an Information Strategy in the Companies
– Diploma Bachelor

Courses and training:

2001/1       SUN Solaris 7 System Administration I, Praha
2001/2      CISCO “Connecting Networks By Cisco Systems Technology”, Praha
2001/5      SUN Solaris 8 System Administration II, Praha
2002/4     JDEdwards Training OneWorld System Administration XE, UK, Reading
2002/11    Oracle 9i DBA Fundamentals I, Praha
2003/1      Oracle 9i DBA Fundamentals II, Praha

Military Service:
1996-1997
Foreign stays:

1993-1994              Germany (working)
1997-1998              United Kingdom (English language)
2006-4 mon.          Cyprus (working on an international project)
2007-2 mon.           Hungary (working on an international project)
2005-up to now      up to now Work visits ranging from several days to several months across Europe and Asia, whether within the Leadership and Responsibility for our Companies (in different countries), also work on different projects

Language skills:

English:                      Advanced
German:                      Fundamentals (I used to talk fluently-but did not used for 22 years)
Ruský jazyk:               Slightly Advanced (I use daily, also in terms of work and projects)

Driving license group (all inside):      A, B, C, E, T

EMPLOYMENT, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

During my Professional Life I have worked in many different positions and companies both in the Czech Republic and in various countries as well as in several above national societies. Thanks to this, I have gained experience and knowledge in the following areas:

Team management:

SW / IT team management within internal departments
Team SW / IT specialists management at supplier (or customers)
The largest managed team of about 60 employees (both internal and external)

Project management:

management of IS / IT and software projects, their implementation, and teams of workers working on them
management based on different methodologies Project Management (CPM / CCPM, PMI / PMBOK, APF, Lean Six Sigma, PRINCE2, Prism, etc.), mostly according to internal customer needs, or according to the applied methodologies at Companies where I worked

ERP a CRM systems:

Designing, Implementing, Installing and Managing OneWorld Multiplatform ERP System from JD Edwards and all supporting SW and HW. Database, Application, Terminal, Web and Print Servers, Servers, Client Stations, including all SW. Architecture, planning and building of local networks, their interconnection via the Internet and VPN. System, application and network security, support for users at home and abroad.

Business:    Business Negotiations with Customers for the Sale and Implementation of ERP and CRM Information Systems.
Technology:    Architecture and design of Information Systems, installation and implementation of IS, solution of common problems and customer requirements in IS implementation. Customer Support and Implementation Team Support at Technological Level.
Team leadership:    Technical team management (up to 60 employees) to meet all needs Implementation and administration of the IS.
Project:    Managing the technological side of the project with customer implementations.
Support:    Customer support, negotiation with suppliers, troubleshooting and troubleshooting in GO-LIVE traffic.

OW, J.D.Edwards Projekty: 
BSC Praha,  + internal projects – 3x B7333, 1x B7334, 1x B9, 1x B8.94
iFORCE Center, Presentation B7333  – installation
MetroStav CZ – podpora OW tech group – B7331
BAXTER – All Europe – v. B7333 installation and tech support. group
ASBIS – All Europe – v. B7333 installation and tech support. group
LIGHTTECH – HU – v. B7333 installation and tech support. group
HOFFMAN – HU – v. B7333 installation and tech support. group
e-BEST – HU – v. B7333 installation and tech support. group
OSPAP Czech – v. B7334 installation and tech support. group
SCANSKA Czech –     v. B7334 installation and tech support. group
HVB Bank Czech – v. B7334 installation and tech support. group
AZD Czech – v. B9 installation and tech support. group
TGSSC Toyoda Czech – v. B9 installation and tech support. group

Administration:

I can also physically administer, install, configure, operate and maintain all of the ICT / IT / IS components:
Managing networks, servers, workstations, laptops and mobile devices, network security, data backup, user support, applications, consulting and realization of new possibilities of IT usage, procurement of new components, PC and equipment.

The size of the managed environment:
A) up to 300 application servers (Windows / Intel)
B) 100 Domain Servers (Windows / Intel) – Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, File Server, Print Server, Backup, DFS, RIS, etc.
C) to 5000 PCs and laptops
D) Up to 8000 Windows desktop and laptop users
E) Experience from environments distributed in different countries around the globe (ie SW, Applications, Systems and users with different language requirements) whether in centralized or decentralized structures (or a combination of them ) as well as several Data Centers (type SO, ITC / DATA Center). And from environments up to 1000 smaller locations (Stores / Sales Offices, etc.)
F) Experience with environments and in manufacturing plants

Detailed and Practical Knowledge in Technology:

IT management: 
Optimization Updating, development and implementation of IT resources (system security, databases, business IS, etc.)
Creating internal IT policies and guidelines
Effective management of IT resources
Management of ICT services delivery
Creation and implementation of IT development plan
Creation of company IT budget
Setting, maintenance, measurement and evaluation of ICT processes / services metrics / parameters
Monitoring and reporting KPI ICT services (technical and economic – TCO, ROI)
Coordination of incident management
Management and preparation of professional development and implementation projects, creation of expert analyzes
Purchasing and selection of suppliers IT equipment
Comprehensive managing the company’s IT equipment
Managing a local IT team
Securing professional IT support (eg consultation, training, technical support)
Work on international projectsh

Programming:         Fox Pro, Pascal, C ++ Basics, Visual Basic Basics,
Graphic Design, Design and Processing:      icrostation, Designworks, Photoshop, Corel DRAW, Gif Animator and others,
Operating System:       DOS xx, Windows xx, WinMil, Win2000, WinNT, Win XP, Win7, Win8, Win10, Different Linux, Apple Stations, Macbooks and iPhones,
Network. Operating system:     WinNT 4.0, Win 2000, Win2003, Win2008, Win2012, Win10, Unix – Sun 450, Linux, Novell 4 and 5, OS2, Redhat ES v5. v6. v7.,
Database Software:    Oracle 8i and 9i under UNIX WIN NT / 2000 DB2 under Windows NT / 2000, MS SQL,
Other applications:         MS Exchange, Lotus Notes, MS Office 95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, HTML, common Office applications and many more,
Network Security:         FireWall, Proxy, MS ISA Server, Antivirus systems, network security, inf. systems, applications, security policy, overall protection and data backup,
Data storages: Various types of small, medium and large data storage (NAS, Fiber, etc.), from IBM, HP, Synology, and so on.

Further knowledge:    Network protocols and their routing based on CISCO, HP, Lan and Wan Knowledge, TCP / IP
Routers, Switches, HUBs, Network Monitoring and Management, etc., Print Ports, Network Services such as DNS, DHCP, , Manage Domains, File Servers, Print Servers, Microsoft Mail and Lotus Notes, various FTP and WEB services, SW and HW Raid Fields, PC Component Building, PC Networking, Wiring, Networking, VPN Lines, Architecture Networks and more

Internet and WWW: Development and operation of various websites and web applications (on Drupal, WordPress, Delphin, SotialDating Pro, iCupid), PHP / SQL / Linux (HTML, XML, JavaScript, etc.) records, emails, etc.

Special knowledge:    Large global integrated information systems (and various smaller ones) and ERP, CRM solutions, their architecture, implementation, installation, integration, operation and support.

Contact:

– if you need to contact me, write to me what I can help you with and how can I contact you, at:

martin.prucha@zatkoviny.cz

(With pleasure, I will contact you back)

Conclusion:

If you have read here, then I would like to say goodbye to you, I wish you this way: let your dreams come true and thank you for your time spent on my site.

M. (Z) P.