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KGK chooses HiQ’s Frends as partner for system integration

In an increasingly digital world, companies are also facing digital challenges. The automotive company KGK has now turned to HiQ’s Frends as its new integration platform supplier for the group. Frends will help the organisation simplify and streamline by standardising integrations, with the ultimate goal of having Frends, in addition to APIs, as KGK’s sole solution for integrations. 

“It’s fantastic that Frends are continuing to grow in Sweden and on the Swedish market! The team has done a tremendous job, and partnering up with KGK shows how integration platforms can help organisations become more efficient and see ROI at an early stage. Great work and go HiQ!”, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ. 

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Magnus Meyer takes chair of HiQ board

HiQ announces today that Magnus Meyer, current member of the board of directors, has been appointed by the board to serve as the chairman of the board effective October 21. Thomas Hofvenstam, who acts as chairman today, will remain on the board as a member.

“I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Magnus Meyer as the new chairman of the board. Magnus is considered one of Sweden's most influential technology consultants, and his solid experience is of great value for HiQ,” says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO at HiQ.

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Erik Ridman – new Head of Region Stockholm at HiQ

The tech consulting company HiQ is taking yet another step to strengthen its position as a full-stack partner in digital transformation. Erik Ridman, former Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Head of Communications at HiQ, is appointed new Head of Region Stockholm at HiQ.

”At HiQ, we have a pretty much unique position in being able to build advanced systems, products and services, and at the same time discuss digital strategies, usability and the repositioning of brands. With background and experience in brand development and recruitment as well as solutions and commitments, Erik Ridman will play an important role in our continued success. And with Erik at the helm of our operations in Stockholm, I’m confident that we will further strengthen our position,” says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ sole winner of Swedish Armed Forces procurement

HiQ wins the Swedish Armed Forces’ procurement of an end-to-end solution for administration and technical development of the armed forces’ websites, applications, and other digital media. HiQ is the only supplier that wins the assignment. 

“We look forward to contributing to the armed forces’ crucial work and digital development with our expertise and years of experience in digitalization,” says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ. 

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HiQ aims high with cybersecurity

In this increasingly digitalized world, there is no denying the significant threats that exist within digital systems. HiQ is building a comprehensive cybersecurity department to help existing and new customers to manage the cyber threat landscape that surrounds them. The goal is to help prepare communities, companies, and organizations to meet cyber threats and secure their continued digitization journey.

“Saying that cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important is an understatement. At HiQ, our aim is to be a one-stop-shop for our customers and cybersecurity is an important component in delivering just that. Today, entire organizations must be aware of all the existing risks, and we want to be a part of that transformation for companies and throughout Northern Europe. That is why we are now building competence in cybersecurity and aiming for a leading position within the field,” says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ wins procurement of digital content agency for Bostäder i Borås

HiQ wins procurement of digital content agency for Bostäder i Borås. The organization needs a partner with a high strategic and creative level. 

"It's great that we win Bostäder i Borås' procurement, excellent work by the team at HiQ who have worked very hard to make this a reality," says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO at HiQ.

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HiQ expands to Jönköping

With the vision of becoming the leading tech consulting company in Northern Europe, HiQ has acquired several companies within a short time period and is now announcing the set-up of the company’s first office in Jönköping. The opening is the next significant step on the company’s expansion journey, and it will create many job opportunities locally. 

“Setting up an office in Jönköping is an important strategic step for us. We want to be the leading tech consulting company in Northern Europe, and we are growing like crazy. There are a lot of great competence in Jönköping as well as several leading companies. It’s important for us to work closely with our customers, and an office and expertise on-site enables us to do so,” says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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Launch of HiQ Leap, the best trainee programme in the Nordic region

HiQ is finally launching HiQ Leap, the company’s new gateway for technology graduates, starting in January 2022. The programme provides trainees with a solid foundation to become a consultant from day one. Its accelerated development curve means that on completion of the three-year programme, the trainees will be senior consultants. Applications are open and the recruitment phase is well underway to find HiQ’s future stars. 

“We're always looking for great talent to join our team, so it is a real milestone for us to finally be able to start recruiting for HiQ Leap. We are proud to be able to offer newly graduates a route into worklife. And it is an honour for us to work with eager and driven individuals, who, like us, wants to simplify people's lives through technology”, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ hosts NASA International Space Apps Challenge

HiQ will be hosting the NASA International Space Apps Challenge in Malmö, Sweden. The hackathon is held for the tenth year in a row and engages thousands of people from all over the world every year. The mission is to tackle some of the most pressing challenges in space and our planet for 48 hours. 

"It is super exciting to arrange NASA's Space Apps Challenge! We have some fantastic collaborators and competencies to bring to the table and look forward to receiving many applications for what promises to be the event of the year. I am a fan of all things space-related, so it feels great to be involved with this. At HiQ, we are passionate about creating a better world, and what could be better than solving some of the biggest challenges facing us both on Earth and in space?" says Ivar Mørch, CEO at HiQ.

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HiQ acquires Advicon

With the aim of becoming the leading tech consulting company in Northern Europe, HiQ acquires IT consulting company Advicon, based in Lund, Sweden. The company and its 25 employees will be a strategically important addition on HiQ's expansion journey in the southern parts of Sweden.

“I am very happy to be able to welcome all awesome employees at Advicon to us at HiQ! We have a strong development of our business in the south of Sweden and a fantastic team that works with some of the Nordic region's leading companies. The same applies to Advicon, combining our two operations means that we can strengthen our position further”, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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3 x Red Dot to HiQ

HiQ with its design team from Great Apes wins two Red Dot and one Best of the Best for two projects in this years Red Dot Design Awards. With Lux Nemus, an interactive projection experience and a part of Metsä Group’s visitor center, Pro Nemus, HiQ’s Great Apes wins Best of the Best: Interface & User Experience Design and Spatial Communication: Light Installations. The Levi Resort app wins Interface & User Experience Design: Mobile User Interfaces.

– Fantastic work from Great Apes. That many of their projects keep winning so many awards is proof of the high level of execution from the team, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection selects HiQ to develop its new website

The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection (IMY), formerly the Swedish Data Protection Authority, has commissioned HiQ to develop its new website www.imy.se. The focus is to make it easier for users to find the right information and to make the content accessible to everyone.

– It is exciting for HiQ to assist the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection with their new imy.se website. We have been a strong partner for digitisation in the public sector and I am very proud to be deploying our expertise more widely. Go HiQ!, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ expands in three Swedish cities following the acquisition of Headlight

Earlier this year, HiQ acquired Headlight Group, consisting of Headlight and Relight. This acquisition is an important part of HiQ’s expansion journey and will bring new job opportunities to the cities of Västerås, Örebro and Borlänge due to the great recruitment need. The news comes just weeks after the acquisition was announced and is an important part of HiQ’s effort to become Northern Europe’s leading tech consulting firm.

– We’re so excited to be expanding to Borlänge and in the cities of Örebro and Västerås! This merger enables us to expand further in the Swedish market and bring new jobs to all three cities while also affording us the opportunity to work together with companies in these areas. This is a good step for us on our expansion journey. Let’s go big!, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ wins framework agreement with the Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education

HiQ wins framework agreement with the Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education (MYH). The procurement refers to consulting support regarding system development, architecture, and change management.

– So great for HiQ to win this framework agreement, areas in which we are incredibly strong. Contributing with this kind of competence is the core of what we want to do, and the public sector is an important area for us, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ & BatteryLoop develop more efficient charging infrastructure

BatteryLoop, a company which gives electric car batteries a second life as energy storage systems, launched an energy storage system in the spring of 2021 which makes it possible, among other things, to build charging infrastructure in places where the electricity grid suffers power shortages. In collaboration with HiQ, BatteryLoop is now developing a digital platform that makes it possible to maximize power in the charging infrastructure. The digital platform enables an estimate as to how long a battery has left to live, thus its economic value in a circular business model.

– It is fantastic that our team is joining BatteryLoop on this journey. Circular business models and sustainability are important to us at HiQ, and it really shows with this project. There is an incredible amount to do to streamline the use of energy in society and this solution is an important contribution to that process, says Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ.

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Erik Ridman
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HiQ
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+46 8-588 90 000