The challenging project went perfectly
Fingrid selected the cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management solution as their new ERP system. Digia also provided Fingrid with a new invoice circulation system. In addition, Fingrid’s long-serving Microsoft Power BI reporting and analytics solution was updated.
The project was challenging in many ways, and the schedule was necessarily tight. The project was launched in summer 2020, and a complete system was needed as early as late winter 2021. Additionally, because of the critical nature of Fingrid’s business – and because Fingrid is a listed company – any risks in terms of financial management functionality were unacceptable.
The project was concluded as planned in spring 2021. “Deployment went very well. Business ran without a hitch during the process, and there were no disruptions. What’s more, service quality has improved,” says Fingrid’s Finance and Analytics Manager Mervi Marttila, who was responsible for the project’s implementation at Fingrid.
“The project went perfectly. I know from experience that IT projects don’t often get completed on schedule, but this project was an exception,” Montell says.
At the start of the project, special attention was paid to careful planning, after which the project advanced in sprints. “Digia had a very systematic way of moving forward, and their project management was extremely professional,” Marttila says. “A thorough testing phase before deployment was critical, and it was completed diligently.”
Montell and Marttila also praise the experience and competence of Digia’s experts. “Digia had the ability to see the effect individual solutions had on the whole very clearly. That’s why we were able to effectively predict what came next,” Marttila says.