The year in brief

January
15.1.

Tieto reinforces its Product Development Services portfolio by acquiring part of Siemens Convergence Creators telecom R&D.

February
10.2.

Tieto's Leadership team gets a new member as Håkan Dahlström is appointed as Executive Vice President of Public, Healthcare & Welfare.

March
6.3.

Glatfelter CFBU chooses Tieto as its IT-partner. The two-year contract covers implementing Tieto's Integrated Paper Solution (TIPS), which combines best practice SAP and paper industry specific planning.

20.3.

Annual General Meeting gathers over 500 shareholders in Helsinki, Finland.

April
7.4.

Mikko Leinonen is appointed as Head of Customer Experience Management, one of Tieto's key growth investments.

14.4.

Tieto and LähiTapiola expand their collaboration by signing a framework agreement on application maintenance and development.

16.4.

Tieto Sweden is awarded with the 2014 Oracle Excellence Award Engineered Systems – Sweden, for being the Specialized Partner of the Year.

24.4.

Tieto releases a study on business transformation from the Nordic executives' perspective

May
12.5

Taneli Tikka is appointed to lead Tieto's Industrial Internet business. The agile start-up within Tieto will move Tieto to the frontiers of the next industrial revolution.

20.5

Tieto and Microsoft launch a new Lifecare home care application for Windows 8 tablets and Windows phones.

June
18.6

Tieto is included in the Magic Quadrant for Integration Service Providers, giving confirmation to Tieto's mission to provide end-to-end integration services.

26.6

Tieto begins partnership with the Finnish construction company Lemminkäinen by IT outsourcing.

July
10.7

Tieto signs a five-year agreement with Swedish Volvofinans Bank to improve its IT infrastructure and end-user services.

September
3.9

Tieto and UPM expand their partnership in the Application Management services. UPM will outsource and consolidate the services of certain business areas and functions to Tieto with the three-year agreement that includes two optional years.

16.9

Tieto and SAP's 20 years of co-operation awards Tieto the SAP Gold VAR Partner status.

29.9

According to Prime Investment annual review, Tieto ranks among the top IT service companies in the Baltics.

October
6.10

Tieto takes Varma to the cloud and signs a five-year agreement to deliver operations management services.

9.10

Finland's biggest retailer, the S Group, selects Tieto as one of its main partners for data centre and capacity services.

14.10

Tieto and Cisco announce a close collaboration on the Internet of Everything and a new Tieto Industrial Internet platform for Internet of Things (IoT) applications

21.10

Energy company Vattenfall selects Tieto as the provider of its Energy Utilities Industry Software as a Service solution (SaaS) to support Vattenfalls retail business in the Finnish market.

22.10

Tieto signs a contract with the Finnish Government ICT Centre Valtori for data centre and capacity services. Tieto aims to generate government-level cost savings through economies of scale.

27.10

Tieto and the global leader International Paper sign an agreement for the delivery of a new Manufacturing Execution System (MES).

28.10

Tieto's sustainability work is rewarded as Tieto earns leadership status by the CDP for climate change transparency.

28.10

After ten years of collaboration, If Insurance extends its IT infrastructure agreement with Tieto for the third time. With the new agreement, If gets access to modern and cost-effective cloud services.

November
26.11

Tieto wins an outsourcing deal with Jämtland County Council. The four-year deal includes the delivery of IT infrastructure services for service desk, server operations and network operations. 

December
8.12

Tieto and Outokumpu expand their partnership in infrastructure server capacity services by using the Tieto Cloud Server. The renewed three-year agreement covers all Outokumpu locations globally.

10.12

FOREX Bank selects Tieto for developing and renewing the customer experience in its digital channels.

11.12

The international entertainment group Modern Times Group (MTG) extends its existing outsourcing agreement with Tieto. The new agreement runs for three years with an optional fourth year extension.