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Tieto enters Connected Industry Ecosystem to reap full benefits of data and digitalization

19 December 2017

The vision of the Connected Industry Ecosystem is to transform rapidly increasing data into creative new business, bringing radically added value to customers in the manufacturing industry. The goal is to refine new products and services out of data.

The needs of companies and consumers are rapidly changing in the market due to digitalization. The value chains of manufacturing industry are also moving due to digitalization towards networks, where people, products, appliances and services as well as production systems and communities are connected. Data lies at the heart of this change.

Connected Industry brings together leading companies such as Tieto, Cargotec, Fastems, HT-Laser, Konecranes, Nokia, Ponsse, Prima Power, Raute and SSAB to combine forces and share data to develop radically new business with customers’ needs in the core. Tieto is proud to be a part of the ecosystem. Ecosystems helps all parties involved reap the full benefits of each other’s knowledge. Rapid innovation is possible in ways not often available for only a single company.

“Working in ecosystems challenges our thinking and helps generate ideas to customer’s full benefit. With this ecosystem’s cross-industry knowledge, I am positive we can create new and innovative services that utilize the power of data and AI. Tieto has previous cooperation with many of the companies, and we are happy to continue exploring new areas and ideas within the ecosystem”, says Ari Järvelä, head of data driven businesses, Tieto.

Tieto’s role in the ecosystem is to provide knowledge and network for boosting the benefit of data, integration and digitalization. The aim is to ensure the development that fully capitalizes on the digital technology opportunities for the benefit of the Finnish industry and the overall society.

In the ecosystem, the companies combine their forces and share their data to develop radically new business, where customer needs are in the core. Artificial intelligence is applied to companies’ activities and platforms and standards are built to enable data sharing between the participants.

The ecosystem is funded by the participating companies and Tekes.

Additional information
Matti Vakkuri
Head of Technology, Industrial Internet
Tel. 040 5126894

Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems.

DIMECC Ltd is an innovation hub for digitalizing industry in Finland, bringing together top expertise from research and industry.

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