Sweden: a hot spot for IT solutions

Global IT solutions are defining the way we live, and nowhere more so than in the Nordics. Sweden is a hot-bed for IT software, solutions and hardware companies to rapidly advance new technologies, grow sales and set new global standards. Position yourself in Sweden, the heart of the Nordics and grow your regional sales and footprint while testing innovative approaches and business solutions that will accelerate your global reach.

Sweden: a hot spot for IT solutions

Global IT solutions are defining the way we live, and nowhere more so than in the Nordics. Sweden is a hot-bed for IT software, solutions and hardware companies to rapidly advance new technologies, grow sales and set new global standards. Position yourself in Sweden, the heart of the Nordics and grow your regional sales and footprint while testing innovative approaches and business solutions that will accelerate your global reach.


Take a glimpse into the future


Take a glimpse into the future


Join the future of Nordic IT


Join the future of Nordic IT

six attributes critical for swedish market success

Across all industries and sectors, Sweden’s collaborative ecosystems and open approach to digitalisation has created fertile ground for IT companies, providing access to fundamental complementary resources that enhance transformation capacity.  

Being based in Sweden is delivering Nordic and wider global market growth for many companies. But this is just the starting point for companies to successfully navigate digital transformation. The following six attributes have proven key for IT companies’ success in Sweden and the wider European market. 

   

 

 

Digital Leadership 

Robust executive sponsorship and broad, capable digital leadership drives innovative digital transformation. 

 

Competencies 

Great talent is hard to secure but will boost digital transformation profit and innovation. Identify, attract and assimilate talent to meet your needs. 

 

 

 

Functional Clarity 

Clear, functional articulation of company-wide direction ensures agile and quick execution of operational digital initiatives. 

 

 

 

Governance and Performance 

Implement a governance model to support the desired future mindset, new ways of working and an agile decision-making process. 

 

 

 

Way of Working 

A nimble, innovative ‘start-up’ mindset and methodologies powers innovation but works best with a corporate approach for operational and strategic governance compliance. 

  

 

 

Technology Development 

Separate operational and development IT technology will fast track build and scale development and will not compromise operational IT. 

   Digital Leadership 

Digital transformation should have robust executive sponsorship and broad, capable digital leadership to drive forward change and innovation. 

Functional Clarity 

A clear functional responsibility for articulating a company-wide direction and executing operational digital initiatives will secure agility and speed.  

  Way of Working 

Embrace a start-up mindset and methodologies into the business where agility and innovative are essential and corporate practices for operational and strategic governance and compliance. 

 

  Competencies 

Competition for talent is tough. Identifying, attracting and assimilating talent to support a digital transformation agenda is imperative, both for economic and innovative reasons. 

  Governance and Performance 

A governance model should support the desired future mindset, new ways of working and an agile decision-making process necessary to succeed with implementing your digital transformation agenda. 

  Technology Development 

Separate operational and development IT technology means fast tracking of build and scale development is not hindered and does not compromise operational IT. 

 

 

Behind the stats

Investing or expanding in Sweden and the Nordics has proven potential. But how do companies identify the right geographical, sector and technological hot-spots compatible for their investment? The abundance of stats is one place to start, but what’s behind them and what information do they provide? Radar analyst, Patrik Mernissi Granlind explains how they collate information, what it means and how companies can use the information to gain a market advantage. 

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For a glimpse into the future

What are the current and future trends in the Swedish and Nordic IT market and how are global solutions helping to shape tomorrow’s world? 

customer voice

Sweden has a very interesting culture. As the labour market is relatively small, people have diverse skills which brings a breadth of knowledge to the labour force which a global organisation can harness.

Pankaj Tagra
EVP Nordic and Dach Head
HCL

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