Digitalisation is transforming business activities in all sectors by reshaping business models, productivity, management practices, and competition for new markets and customer relationships. Digitalisation leads to growing data streams and advanced, affordable technologies, providing an opportunity to promote business and competitiveness with data processing and analysis.
The rapid changes under way in our customers’ business environments are creating strong demand for Digia’s information utilisation services. This growing area includes integration and analytics solutions and services, supported by consulting services. Information utilisation is an integral part of Digia's overall service and concept offering.
As an information utilisation partner, companies want a reliable, collaborative service provider which is able to use a range of analytics and integration solutions to generate measurable value.
Digia's integration and analytics solutions enable customers to identify cause-and-effect relationships amongst the growing data volume, to engage in extensive data analysis and to predict changes in the highly cyclical business environment. With our advanced solutions, our customers are able to enhance the efficiency of their operations, and to build new services and earning logics.
Our information utilisation services are backed up by in-depth customer understanding, strong expertise in integration and analytics, a productised offering and our service centre concepts. In response to changing customer needs, Digia uses scalable, flexible and agile development and delivery models.
For Digia's Utilizing Information services, 2015 was a period of continued strong growth.
Key focus areas in 2015 included delivery capacity improvement and service centre concept development. A large number of skilled professionals were recruited, and existing competence was upgraded. Offering and services were developed and expanded to support changing customer needs. The key trends leading our development work included data visualisation, device independence, Big Data, cloud services, the Internet of Things and proactive analytics.
Growth in 2016 will be sought by expanding existing customer relationships and by providing solutions and services based on a more comprehensive delivery concept. Active development work on our offering and delivery models will continue in line with the short-term and long-term growth opportunities identified in the service business. Solutions and services designed to improve information quality and security will represent an increasingly important part of the service offering.
Brisk demand for integration and analytics solutions is set to continue in 2016, outgrowing the general IT service market.