Developing a solution that reduces the need for consultants, while being a consultant, may seem like a stupid choice. However, that's exactly the road Johan Barrebo, founder and CEO at IS Tools, chose to take. – We've now managed to establish ourselves in Europe and I see great opportunities to claim market shares also in other countries, he says.
Increased growth meant additional processes and more information that had to be handled. For Eltel, the situation wasn't without its issues. A cloud solution that could evolve at the company's pace and give control over all the details was therefore implemented. – Today we take decisions based on facts and statistics, not on good assumptions, says Per Schjelderup from Eltel.
The FTTH Conference in Valencia was the start for IS Tools' expansion abroad. We had a chat to Johan Wengelin, marketing director at IS Tools, to get a few words after the conference and to find out why IS Tools will be successful in Europe.
Full-scale development of fiber network is ongoing in Sweden. The question is whether it is enough. Nowadays many European countries are investing massively in their fiber networks, which creates a demand for expertise. "A lot of Swedish resources and skills can soon be captured by other countries, while more major markets start to seriously build up fiber networks," said Marco Forzati, researcher at RISE Institute.
— IS Tools project manager Oliver Ahlberg shares some of his smart tips and tricks. Using them can save you a ton of time while working. 1. Save your filters 2. Import spreadsheets with ease 3. Change information rapidly
Next year, the new data protection act will come into place. At that point every company needs to keep a very good eye on their stored personal data, something that could implicate a change of entire IT-systems. This is a problem that the users of the IS Tools IT-system don’t need to worry about. — We already have the functionality required to meet the new demands, says Johan Barrebo, CEO of IS Tools.
— If you can manage an excel spread sheet you can manage Tools. If we need a new feature it is easy to add on, the feature is ready to use within just a few minutes. Niklas Lindström works as IT architect at HSB Business Support. They have been using the IS Tools platform since several years. — The biggest strength is that we now have complete control over all the details and that we can manage everything between invoicing and our different key figures, says Niklas.