Press release Released for publication: 29 August 2014
www.polestar.fi places the group's entire expertise portfolio at the disposal of companies
Polestar.fi is a unique project aimed at showcasing the Nordic region's ICT expertise to companies at home and abroad. The skills and experience of Polestar.fi's experts covers management of the entire ICT project lifecycle, from idea to product and concept planning to design, development, market entry and after-sales service. Polestar.fi offers an unbeatable opportunity to access the long-standing experience and skills of over 500 world-class ICT experts in developing and implementing new business models.
Our skills portfolio covers product development on different software platforms and architectures, and our experts bring all the passion and innovative verve required to turn ideas into products. With their firm grasp of global market trends from Asia to the USA, our experts know how to use prototypes and usability studies to create competitive and scalable products. This includes the seamless combination of overall management of the product lifecycle with adaptation to changing business environments.
Polestar.fi's experts represent the Oulu region. This “Smart City's” position in northern Finland makes it an ideal location for international companies. Several flights per day place Oulu within easy reach of anywhere in the world. Oulu's development is strongly backed by the Finnish state and the EU, and the city is an outstanding performer in annual innovation and smart city comparisons. Oulu has a top-class infrastructure, a stable economic environment and a highly educated workforce. New start-ups are continually appearing in the city.
"We are achieving a first on the markets by introducing world-class ICT expertise to international companies on this scale. Via the www.polestar.fi website, we want to tell the world about our unbeatable, long-standing expertise, our strong passion for innovation, our hunger for achievement and the huge range of opportunities that we can offer to companies,” says Polestar.fi's Craig Livingstone, who is leading the project.
"Independent, job-creating projects such as Polestar.fi, which are bursting with passion and strong expertise, are highly welcome. Finland is a major centre of international ICT expertise and, in areas like Oulu, projects of this kind are ideal ways of alerting foreign companies to the skills we can offer and of boosting employment," sums up Matti Pennanen, Mayor of Oulu.
The Pole Star is a prominent star in the Northern sky. Likewise, the people working in Oulu, Finland are prominent players in the global ICT industry. Polestar.fi is an initiative that aims to attract companies from far and wide to look to the North. This is a unique opportunity where more than 500 highly experienced ICT professionals are available for new opportunities. We want to make sure that everyone is aware of us, our capabilities, our Northern location and the possibilities we can offer to global business partners. We have world-class professionals ready to serve your business needs.
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