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HiQ behind Yamaha Motor’s first-ever connected vehicle in Europe

HiQ and Yamaha Motors are launching Yamaha Motor’s first-ever hardware-connected scooter in Europe, which you can connect with the MyRide app. The NMAX 125cc and 155cc Yamaha Motor’s first iOT connected vehicle in Europe and the start of a digital experience when riding your scooter.

“It is very exciting for us at HiQ to be part of and contribute to the journey where Yamaha Motor’s launch their very first connected vehicle in Europe,” says Samuel Skott, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ builds an interactive website based on Anders Wallensten’s youth version of Hälsogåtan

Anders Wallensten has published a new version of his successful book Hälsogåtan aimed at young people. HiQ develops and designs an interactive website that schools can use without charge when working with the book.

“We are delighted and honoured to be working with Anders Wallensten and Hälsogåtan. Health, especially among young people, is an issue that is important to us, which is why we have created this interactive website for schools,” says Samuel Skott, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ grows in the German market as Scandio acquires the consulting unit of K15t

HiQ announces the next step on the company’s expansion journey today. The tech consulting firm is growing in the German market as Scandio, that HiQ acquired in 2021, welcomes the consulting unit of Atlassian experts K15t. With the transaction, HiQ and Scandio establish its first presence in Stuttgart, Germany.

"I’m happy to welcome the teams from K15t to HiQ and Scandio! Adding to the digitization powerhouse that Scandio is strengthens not only Scandio but also HiQ as a group. To see us expand our expertise within the Atlassian ecosystem and boost our positioning in the local market is great,” says Samuel Skott, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ signs IT security framework agreement with Kammarkollegiet

HiQ enters into a framework agreement with the Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency (Kammarkollegiet) to provide consultancy services in IT security and projects. The framework agreement covers one of five areas in which the agency procures IT consultancy services. HiQ submitted successful tenders in four of the five areas in the procurement process. 

“Great that we are entering into this framework agreement with the Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency! IT and cybersecurity are increasingly important growth areas within digitization. HiQ has a wealth of expertise and experience in this field, and I am proud that we can use this to benefit the continued development of the public sector in Sweden,” says Samuel Skott, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ acquires integration expert Abizko Consulting – will become part of HiQ’s Frends

HiQ has its sights on becoming the leading technology consulting firm in Northern Europe. Today, the group announces that it is acquiring the integration specialist Abizko Consulting, with offices in Stockholm, Örebro and Malmö. The company will eventually become part of HiQ's Frends. 

"I am pleased to welcome Abizko Consulting to the HiQ family today, during my first week on the job. We are extremely impressed by how Abizko Consulting has managed to grow in terms of skills and the quality of their services over a relatively short period of time. I'm particularly pleased that our company cultures are such a good match, with employees enjoying time together both at work and outside working hours. We see that different interests connect people at both organizations,” says Samuel Skott, CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ partners up with Women in Tech Sweden for 2022

HiQ announces today that the company and Women in Tech Sweden are entering a partnership that extends throughout 2022. The acclaimed organization and tech consulting company will, apart from the yearly Women in Tech conference, organize two events together during 2022.

“I am incredibly proud to be able to announce today that we are teaming up with Women in Tech Sweden! For HiQ, it is important that everyone feels welcome in the tech industry. Together with Women in Tech Sweden, we will aim to develop our own work at HiQ and hope to contribute to a more inclusive industry with greater diversity,” says Samuel Skott, CEO of HiQ.

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Samuel Skott appointed new CEO & President of HiQ

Samuel Skott is appointed new CEO and President of HiQ. He will lead the company's continued successful development in the Nordic region and Europe. 

"It feels incredibly inspiring and exciting to become a part of HiQ. I have followed the company’s development from the customer side for many years. There is no other tech consulting firm in the Nordic region that has combined such deep technical know-how with a comprehensive offer in digitization quite so successfully. The demand for the services that HiQ offers has increased rapidly in recent years. It will be an honor to lead such a fantastic organization as HiQ,” says Samuel Skott.

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HiQ relieves accounting anxiety with Acconomy

Accounting may well be the thing small businesses in all sectors long for the least. HiQ gets the task to create a communicative concept for Acconomy, highlighting how time-saving and straightforward their accounting software is.

“We are excited to work with Acconomy on this assignment! They want to make life easier for their customers, which is just in line with what we want to accomplish – to simplify people’s lives through tech, design, and creativity. Congratulations to the team at HiQ on a job well done working on this project and the product itself! This has been an excellent interregional collaboration within HiQ,” says Fredrik Malm, acting CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ to build bidding application for Svensk Bilsport

Svensk Bilsport, the association for Swedish motorsports, is ready to take the next step into the future by developing an app for the entire bidding and purchase process for vehicles in the sport of folk racing. An invitation to tender has been out to several tech companies for some time, and the board of Svensk Bilsport has now chosen HiQ to perform the work. 

“We are delighted that Svensk Bilsport has chosen to expand their collaboration with HiQ! We are incredibly strong in app development, and we have noticed a growing demand for our expertise in this field. This transition is not limited to ourselves; it is becoming increasingly important in the digital world we live in. We are looking forward to continuing our excellent collaboration with Svensk Bilsport and to this specific assignment as well,” says Fredrik Malm, acting CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ opens its doors in Helsingborg

HiQ, with the vision of becoming northern Europe’s leading tech consultancy firm, has in a short period of time acquired several businesses and opened new offices, including in Jönköping. The company now reveals the next stage of its expansion, opening a new office in Helsingborg. This is the next stop on the company’s expansion journey and will create many new jobs locally.

“We are growing in the south of Sweden, which is awesome! The fact that we are opening an office in Helsingborg shows the importance of the Skåne region. Both because of all the companies based there and because we can add even more awesome colleagues to our team, who can join us in simplifying the world through tech, design, and creativity. Having an office in Helsingborg means that we can reach even more customers and new colleagues,” says Fredrik Malm, acting CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ commences strategic partnership with Brink Commerce

HiQ and Brink Commerce are entering into an agreement for a strategic partnership regarding digital commerce, with the common goal of becoming the leading alternative in Europe for global players and fast-growing companies in retail, D2C and B2B. The partnership is in line with HiQ’s vision of becoming the leading tech consulting company in northern Europe and further enhances the company’s position as a one-stop-shop in digitization. 

“We are delighted to enter into this partnership with Brink Commerce. Digitization is an integral part of what we do at HiQ, and our vision is to simplify people’s lives with the help of tech. Working together with a platform that solves highly relevant problems in the industry while also making life easier for businesses and consumers alike is a great match for us. We look forward to a great partnership”, says Fredrik Malm, acting CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ is appointed Karriärföretag 2022 for the third year in a row

Karriärföretagen annually appoints Sweden's most attractive employers who offer unique career and development opportunities for students and young professionals. HiQ is now named Karriärföretag 2022 for the third year in a row.

“I am proud that for the third year in a row, we are appointed Karriärföretag. We work hard with employer branding, and it is great that it shows. Not least when HiQ Leap, our trainee program, has its first start in early 2022,” says Fredrik Malm, acting CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ acquires Cogitel

HiQ acquires the IoT specialist Cogitel based in Karlskrona. With its 30 employees, it will be a strategically important addition to HiQ's continued efforts to be a one-stop shop for customers in digitization. The acquisition is the next step in HiQ's journey towards becoming northern Europe's leading tech consulting company. 

“I am thrilled to be able to welcome Cogitel to HiQ! We see a solid development and consistent growth within IoT, and today, we work in close relationship with some of the Nordic region's leading players. The fact that Cogitel comes in with its deep knowledge, and both important customers and partners, enables us to broaden our offering in this area, which is fantastic. Together we are stronger,” says Fredrik Malm, acting CEO of HiQ.

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HiQ acquires Lamia

With the aim of becoming northern Europe's leading tech consulting company, HiQ is now acquiring the digital commerce specialist Lamia. The company, founded in Finland in 2012, specializes in building and designing digital services and multi-channel e-commerce solutions. The acquisition of Lamia will be a strategically important addition to HiQ's investment in retail with its constantly growing business consisting of 90 employees today.

“It is very exciting to welcome Lamia to us at HiQ today! We’ve seen a solid, almost explosive, development in the demand for digital commerce-based solutions. Lamia will, with its deep know-how within design, development, cloud and data and important customers as well as partners, contribute to our continued development in the area,” says Fredrik Malm, acting CEO of HiQ.

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Sven Ivar Mørch to leave HiQ

Sven Ivar Mørch, CEO of HiQ, will leave his position with the company effective immediately. Fredrik Malm, CFO of HiQ, will take over the role as interim CEO until a formal successor takes over. The recruitment process for a new CEO of HiQ is underway.

“I want to thank Sven Ivar for his hard work as CEO of HiQ during the last year. He stepped in and up at a transitional time for HiQ and has achieved a lot in a short time. When considering the company’s future plans and direction, we have, after many mutual discussions, however concluded to part ways. I wish Sven Ivar luck in his future endeavours”, says Magnus Meyer, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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Sandra Siljestedt
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