A3 Book chapter

Chapter 8: Information Technology Issues in Finland

List of Authors: Mikko Ruohonen, Nicholas Mavengere, A.K.M. Najmul Islam, Alexander Serenko, Ulla-Riitta Ahlfors, Aykut Hamit Turan

Publication year: 2020

Book title *: The World IT Project: Global Issues in Information Technology

Title of series: World Scientific-Now Publishers Series in Business

Volume number: 17

ISBN: 978-981-120-863-8

eISBN: 978-981-120-865-2

ISSN: 2251-3442

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/11508

URL: https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789811208645_0008


Information technology (IT) industry is essential in Finland because of its significant export contribution, extensive workforce, and research and innovation contributions. This chapter highlights key issues in this important industry. For instance, IT reliability and efficiency are the top issues necessary for the Finnish IT industry’s competitiveness in a global context. Furthermore, business intelligence and analytics tools, techniques and skills are central to the Finnish IT industry. The industry has a very experienced workforce that is however aging and thus there is a need for training of young personnel to join the industry. Generally, the Finnish IT workers are satisfied with their jobs and exhibit low turnover intentions.

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