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NED Software Consulting Oy has been again issued the The Strongest in Finland (Suomen Vahvimmat) Platina certificate by Suomen Asiakastieto Oy, a leading company providing corporate risk management services in Finland.

Suomen Vahvimmat

The Strongest in Finland certificate is an indication of company's reliability and good financial standing. At the sa...

NED has delivered a SharePoint based newsletter application to Kemira Plc. The tool allows company's communication managers to easily produce regular newsletters both to external and internal target audiences using the content, which already exists in the SharePoint based intranet portal or public website. It significantly reduces the newsletter production related time consumption by avoiding manual copy-pasting the con...

On January 1st North Karelia Municipal Education and Training Consortium PKKY has published a new web portal pkky.fi developed by NED in cooperation with Idealmainos (responsible for UI graphical design). The portal is based on Sharepoint 2013 and has a complex and versatile custom functionality. It's one of the first public projects of such a scale developed in Finland using Sharepoint 2013.

NED Software Consulting Oy and Appelsiini Finland have signed a subcontracting agreement. According to the agreement Appelsiini will use NED's consultants to resource SharePoint projects. Practical coperation has started already.

NED has qualified for Gold Partner status with Collaboration and Content competence within Microsoft's Partner Program.

Collaboration and Content competence mainly reflects partner's qualification and ability to serve customers related to SharePoint product line. Obtaining Gold level competence in addition to personal level SharePoint sertifications of personnel requires strong company leve...

NED has performed well in a recent Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSAT) within Microsoft's partner program. In this standard survey customers were asked to evaluate NED's performance in order to define overall CSAT Index and compare it to the average figures among all partners aiming at Gold Certified Partner level.

The main results of the survey are as follows:

NED has been issued the The Strongest in Finland (Suomen Vahvimmat) certificate by Suomen Asiakastieto Oy, a leading company providing corporate risk management services in Finland.

Suomen Vahvimmat

The Strongest in Finland certificate is an indication of company's reliability and good financial standing. At the same time it indicates that a company i...

New senior consultant Andrei Markeev has started in Helsinki in the begining of October.

Andrei is an experienced SharePoint specialist and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for SharePoint. After addition of Andrei NED's MVP pool has doubled it's force, including also Alex Sadomov. Microsoft issues the MVP title for professionals who put strong effort on community development and technology promotion. The tit...

New SharePoint consultant Vadim Gremyachev has started in Helsinki. Vadim has MCPD certification in SharePoint 2010. In addition, he has a strong experience with Nintex Workflow. Vadim is actively blogging at http://vgrem.wordpress.com/.

NED has delivered a SharePoint 2010 based intranet portal to Exel Composites Plc. The solution covers the whole international concern structure and serves as a communication and data management platform. In addition to basic SharePoint functionality, the implemented solution includes customized features for visual appearance, navigation, workspaces, etc.

NED has got two new Microsoft certified SharePoint specialists, as Alexey Dzhigir and Artem Yarulin have recently executed Technology Specialist: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development examination.

NED Software Consulting Oy and Innofactor Software Oy have signed a cooperation agreement that concerns both human resources lease and project subcontracting activities. The cooperation starts with SharePoint 2010 based solution delivery.

NED's consultant Alex Sadomov has become Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. The MVP Award is issued by Microsoft to people who actively participate in development of Microsoft tech community. So it is not a certificate that can be reached by passing exams, but is rather to indicate exceptional contributions of a person to technical communities, and willingness to share passion, knowledge, and know-how.

Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized t...

NED Software Consulting and Sininen Meteoriitti have signed cooperation agreement. According to the agreement NED will provide Sininen Meteoriitti with consulting and subcontracting services related to Microsoft Sharepoint Server technology.

Avanade Finland and NED Software Consulting have signed cooperation agreement. According to the agreement NED will provide Avanade with professional resources for Avanade's end customer projects. First consulting assignment is related to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 based application development.

Customer Satisfaction Index survey made by Microsoft in the end of 2009 within the frame of Gold Partnership program, indicate that customers give high value for NED's services. Subjects of the standard CSAT survey included such issues as overall performance, quality, degree of commitment, loyalty, easiness of doing business, communication, etc.  

According to the survey

During January and first half of February 2010 NED's consultants have been helping Teamware Group with localization of Teamware Collaboration Suite and configuration of the Teamware to SharePoint integration environment. At the same time, customized SharePoint training has been delivered to the Customer.

NED has made a significant progress in Russia by signing a cooperation agreement with leading Russian 4G internet operator Yota (www.yota.ru). According to this agreement NED's subsidiary in Russia OOO NED Software Rus will deliver specific business solutions for Yota's intranet portal based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. This deal will strenghten NED's position on a Russian market as a reliable provider of highly professional services related to SharePoint te...

NED has achieved a new competency in Microsoft Partner Program. Business Intelligence Competency will complement Custom Development Solutions and Information Worker Solutions, Portals and Collaboration competencies achieved earlier. Our next goal is to earn SOA and Business Processes Competency during next months.

In the very end of the year NED Software Consulting Oy has become a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Achieved competencies include Custom Development Solutions and Information Worker Solutions, Portals and Collaboration.

This remarkable achievement has completed a quite successful year 2009. Despite of the very unstable market situation caused by global financial crisis, NED...

Two experienced MOSS 2007 consultants have started in Helsinki in October serving our long-term customers. Both nominations resulted from relocation of NED's personnel from Saint Petersburg's office.

One of our employees working in NED's office in Saint Petersburg, became Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint Office Server 2007 after three weeks intensive training in US. It's apparently the first MCM for SharePoint outside Microsoft's own organization both for Finland and Russia. All in all globally where are currently less than thirty MCM's for SharePoint.

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NED and Logica Finland have signed a new agreement concerning subcontracting services. According to the agreement NED will provide Logica's Digital Media business unit both on-site and near-shore consulting in the area of Microsoft technologies, such as BizTalk Server and MOSS 2007. Current agreement is an update to the one signed about a year ago.
NED Software Consulting Oy and SYSteam Business Solution Oy has signed a subcontracting agreement. According to the agreement NED will provide both on-site and near-shore consulting in the area of Microsoft technologies, such as BizTalk Server and Share Point Server 2007. SYSteam Business Solution Oy is a part of SYSteam AB, a turnkey-solution IT supplier with a leading position in the Nordic region. SYSteam has offices and subsidiaries in more than 40 locations in the Nordic region and has appr...

Recently, NED Software Consulting Oy has completed certification procedure for Microsoft Certified Partner status with Custom Development Solutions Competency. For a company employing about fifteen certified professionals it was just a matter of time to initiate the procedure and acquire MS partnership.

Finally, we've done it and will keep going further for Gold Certified Partner status.<...

We have continued strong growth in year 2008. Annual turnover has exceeded for the first time 1 ME and the result of the year will be positive. The personnel at the end of the year was 25, which is well in accordance with goals set for 2008. Thus, solid basis has been built for the current period of uncertainty and the main target for 2009 will be to ensure competitiveness of NED by buillding internal infrastructure, keeping existing personnel and developing existing customer relationships.

NED team has grown by five new consultants during August-September, four in Saint Petersburg and one in Helsinki. Three of them are MCSD/MCPD -level certified specialists. New personnel will be distributed among existing customers. After new recruitments NED employs twenty two top-level software professionals. Among them twelve have MCP, MCPD, MCSD or MCAD certificates, eight in Saint Petersburg and four in Helsinki.

Our Russian team has moved to Aviator Business Center at ul. Zastavskaya 23, Moskovskiye Vorota metro station. The new office is located close to Moskovskiy Prospekt and has a direct connection to Pulkovo International Airport.

NED Software Consulting Oy moves to Helsinki. Due to that change we are able to provide more flexible service to our customers in Helsinki downtown.

Since the beginning of 2007 New Era Development will transfer software related operation to newly established NED Software Consulting Oy Ltd. The change is a part of rebranding operation that includes new service concept and new organization structure. All ongoing customer relationships as well as Russian subsidiary OOO NED Software Rus will be transfered to NED Software Consulting.

Two experienced ASP.Net consultants have started in Helsinki from the beginning of March. In addition two new MOSS consultants have joined the Saint Petersburg team. Both new consultants in Helsinki will be allocated to customer premises as on-site resources.

After recent recruitments the total amount of software consultants in NED has reached 15 people.
SanomaWSOY's subsidiary SWelcom Oy has sold its digital media unit 2ndhead to WM-data Finland, that later on became Logica Finland (see press release in Finnish). In this trade Logica has acquired also 2ndhead's subcontracting agreements, including NED's one. 2ndhead and NED has been cooperating since late 2005 and at it's best NED has provided 2ndhead with several on-site consultants and a small development team in Saint Petersburg.

It has been agreed that Logica will keep and devel...
We are finishing year 2007 in a very positive mood. During this year we have been able to keep ongoing customer relationships and has got significant new customers. Growth continues next year. Based on the situation in the last months of 2007 we may expect next year over 1 M€ turnover and comfortable operation profit. We also expect strong personnel growth. Targeted amount of employees by the end of 2008 in both Finland and Russia is 25 people. We thank our customers and partners for fruitful c...