HiQ simplifies digital services for users at the University of Turku

HiQ wins the assignment to develop and manage the University of Turku’s SharePoint services. The new digital service channels are used in daily work by around 30 000 students and scientists.

The new solution supports the University's intranet and extranet systems as well as the external web. Services that are a foundation for the communication between the university and its various stakeholders. Thanks to the digital workspaces, information concerning research projects can be managed easily and efficiently.

"A high-quality research and education organisation requires high-class work tools. The digital services play a significant role in the operation of our entire university. The aim of this renewal project is to make sure that we get the best possible use out of our work tools – both regarding efficiency and security. To do this we needed a skilled partner, who can take responsibility for extensive and challenging entireties and scale the solutions according to our needs," says Yrjö Saarikko, Head of IT at the University of Turku.

Among other things, the HiQ team optimizes both functionality and usability. Information security and user identification play an important part in the project.

"Developing practices and tools for knowledge work is an area of expertise at HiQ. The University of Turku has a dynamic and result-oriented approach to this type of work, which made it easy for us to find common ground. We are proud to have the opportunity to streamline our client's operations, while at the same time supporting Finnish and international research, " says Jukka Rautio at HiQ Finland.

"Yet another example of how we use technology to simplify people's everyday lives, whether they are working or studying. It also shows how the digital development affects all organisations, at all levels," says Lars Stugemo, President and CEO at HiQ.

The University of Turku is an internationally competitive university, the operation of which is based on high-quality multidisciplinary research. The university, established in 1920, has 7 faculties and 11 independent units. Based on the number of students it is Finland's second largest university. The university has over 20,000 students and 3,300 staff members.


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Lars Stugemo
HiQ International
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Jukka Rautio

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Jukka Rautio
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HiQ Finland
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HiQ International
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