The coronavirus pandemic has caused consumers to change their shopping habits in a short space of time, and this will have a lasting effect on retail in Norway. Using new technology with the objective of providing simplicity and a good user experience will be absolutely central in the battle to win consumers’ favour.
OP Financial Group, Finland’s largest financial services group, and TietoEVRY, the leading provider of software and digital banking services in the Nordics, have agreed to cooperate on a biometric payment card pilot.
The Stockholm region and TietoEVRY have signed a new agreement which supports the implementation of TietoEVRY's digital tool 'Lifecare Coordinated Care Plan'. The product, which was developed in collaboration with inpatient care and municipal care, is part of the region's and municipalities' work to respond to future care needs and has the ambition of providing better and safer care using digitalisation. The agreement is initially valid for four years with the possibility of extending for up to another four years.
Almost 70 percent of respondents in a new Swedish consumer study would be interested in a biometric payment card without having to touch the point-of-sale terminal. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the respondents expressed a strong interest in more hygienic and secure payment methods when shopping in stores. The study was carried out in October 2020 by TietoEVRY together with biometric fintech company Zwipe.
OBOS-banken, the bank subsidiary of Norwegian property management company OBOS BBL, wanted to better utilize key data in order to improve customer satisfaction, reduce customer churn and increase sales on existing customer portfolio.
Ilmarinen expands the use of cloud-based Infrastructure services in cooperation with TietoEVRY and Google Cloud. A core part of Ilmarinen’s strategy is to exploit modern cloud technologies, aiming at flexible and efficient business development.