Solita Frontline Summit 2020

23.4.2020, 9:00-11:30 EEST

Join us virtually for Solita Frontline Summit 2020

This year our Solita Frontline Summit event goes virtual. Register now and watch the presentations on April 23 9:00-11.30 (EEST) from the comfort of your home or remote office!

The event focuses on Fast Data: How to get faster value from your data asset and what are the modern technologies and tools that enable this. Learn how we have succeeded with our clients Fingrid, Ponsse, DNA and UPM. You will also get practical tips on data-driven development from Solita’s IT Architect, Perttu Salli, and insights from our visiting keynote speaker, founder and author, Dr. Mark van Rijmenam.



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  • 9.00 Opening wordsPeter Barkman, EVP, International Expansion & Marketing, Solita

    9.10 Case Fingrid: From IoT buzz to autonomic decision making cost-effectivelyMarcus Stenstrand, Digitalisation Manager, Fingrid

    9.30 Case Ponsse: Harvesting with DataMiika Soininen, Manager, IT and Digital Service Development, Ponsse

    9.50 Solita: Data driven development in practice Lessons learned from successful transformationPerttu Salli, IT Architect and Advisor, Solita

    10.10 Break

    10.15 Case DNA: Building a modern analytics competencyErkka Ryynänen, Head of Analytics, DNA

    10.35 Case UPM: Leading data platform development with business valueTero Miikki, Director, Chief Data Architect, Head of Data Management, UPM

    10.55 Keynote: How to Innovate in today’s worldMark van Rijmenam

    11.25 Q&A + Wrap-up

    11.30 Virtual event ends


  • Dr. Mark  van Rijmenam Author, Founder Keynote speaker

    Founder of Datafloq and Mavin, author of three management books, including The Organisation of Tomorrow: How AI, blockchain and analytics turn your business into a data organisation.

  • Markus  Stenstrand Digitalisation Manager Fingrid

    Markus Stenstrand works as Digitalisation Manager at Fingrid and shares with us how they made the journey from IoT buzz to autonomic decision making, cost effectively.

  • Miika  Soininen Manager, IT and Digital Service Development Ponsse

    Miika Soininen manages IT and Digital Service Development at Ponsse. Miika will be talking about how Ponsse has learned to harvest with data.

  • Perttu  Salli IT Architect and Advisor Solita

    Perttu Salli works as an IT Architect and Advisor at Solita. Perttu will talk about what data driven development means in practice and share lessons learned from successful transformations.

  • Erkka  Ryynänen Head of Analytics DNA

    Erkka Ryynänen leads analytics and marketing automation at DNA. In his talk, Erkka will give us insights on how DNA built their analytics platform and the key learnings along the way.

  • Tero  Miikki Director, Chief Data Architect, Head of Data Management UPM

    Tero Miikki acts as Director, Head of Data Management and Chief Data Architect at UPM. Tero’s talk will be about leading data platform development with business value.

  • Peter  Barkman EVP, International Expansion & Marketing Solita

    Peter Barkman leads international expansion and marketing at Solita and acts as the moderator for this virtual event.

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