On 5 July 2018, Digia Plc and the owners of Mavisystems Oy signed an agreement by which Digia Plc acquires the entire share capital of Mavisystems Oy and Mirosys Oy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mavisystems. The transaction is estimated to be closed on 1 August 2018.
Digia has concluded a partnership agreement with Pipol, a provider of Microsoft Dynamics solutions and services. Through the international Pipol network, Digia will carry out projects globally with increased efficiency.
On June 7, Microsoft announced the winners of its Partner of the Year competition. Digia was awarded as the Digitalization Partner of the Year. In its reasoning, Microsoft highlighted the ability to add value to customers with digitalisation solutions by combining many aspects of Microsoft Dynamics products with integrations, analytics and artificial intelligence in a visionary manner.
The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion and the Finnish Society of Financial Analysts handed awards to the best investor pages on 23 May 2018. The aim is to develop investor communications by highlighting best practices. Internet sites are a key part of investor communications.
The utilisation of APIs (application programming interfaces) is the key to accelerating digital development at companies and organisations. Digia is bolstering its API efforts by partnering up with Osaango Oy, an expert in the API economy. Osaango is the only company in Finland that trains and certifies experts to use the APIOps® Cycles method for business-oriented API development.
Digia Enterprise is a Finnish ERP system that has been awarded the Key Flag (Avainlippu) symbol. By participating in the ‘Onhan siinä Avainlippu’ (‘Does it have the Key Flag’) campaign of the Association for Finnish Work, Digia wants to highlight the importance of domestic work behind its products.
DASA (DevOps Agile Skills Association) has appointed Veikko Nokkala from Digia and Sari Alander from KnowIT as the first two DASA Ambassadors in the Nordic countries.
The service received the Hopeahuippu award in the Services category. The awards were presented in a gala on Thursday, 19 April 2018.
The Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command and IT services company Digia Finland Oy have signed a partnership agreement on life-cycle services for systems. The partnership agreement will involve the development and strengthening of long-term cooperation between the Defence Forces and Digia. The agreement will remain valid until further notice.
The annual competition awards the best Finnish digital media work. The award-winning work of Digia included the My Helsinki service and the Bolt mobile app.
Digia Plc and Avarea Oy signed an agreement on 14 March 2018, through which Digia Plc will acquire Avarea’s entire share capital. This acquisition is the next step in Digia’s strategy implementation, in which data utilisation and modern analytics are in a key position.
The aim of the Future City Challenge was to find new innovative solutions and applications that make everyday life in cities easier. In addition to Helsinki, the participants in the nationwide competition included Espoo, Vantaa, Oulu, Jyväskylä and Tampere.
The APIOps® Cycles method, which has been released under a Creative Commons licence, attracted international attention last week at the APIDays event in Paris.
The Critical App Challenge hackathon was held in Munich from 2 to 4 February. It sought new communications solutions for the authorities and other vital societal actors to help save time, money and even lives.