Tech Mahindra has entered into a strategic partnership with Finnish construction and development company YIT Corporation. As part of the deal, Tech Mahindra will provide a major part of YIT’s information technology services, consolidating the current services to a single dedicated supplier. It will also offer support for automated IT services.
With this partnership, Tech Mahindra looks at strengthening its position in the Europe and Nordic markets. Notably, Tech Mahindra also has invested in the innovation hub in Finland’s capital Helsinki. The innovation hub will leverage Tech Mahindra’s research and development arm – Makers Lab, and collaborate with universities and startups to offer solutions to YIT Corporation and other customers.
“Building a strong partnership with one of the leading IT providers allows for greater innovation and enables our organisation to stay competitive in the rapidly evolving digital landscape. The partnership with Tech Mahindra will help us to speed up the transformation, ensure up-to-date IT services and increase flexibility, at a lower cost,” Esa Nykänen, chief information officer, YIT said.
Tech Mahindra will modernise YIT’s IT architecture and system, landscape, while also running its end-to-end IT operations with a focus on customer centricity. As part of the partnership, about 20 YIT employees will be transferred to Tech Mahindra on May 1, 2023.
“As we embark on this journey, Tech Mahindra is committed to delivering operational excellence and a superior customer experience to provide the speed and agility necessary for YIT Corporation. This partnership is yet another milestone and proof of our growing footprint in Finland and across the Nordic region,” said Mukul Dhyani, business head, Continental Europe at Tech Mahindra.
The deal with YIT Corporation is part of Tech Mahindra’s NXT.NOW framework to enhance human-centric experience. It focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions to enable digital transformation. Under the framework, Tech Mahindra has also partnered with the Saudi Arabia and Japanese governments in the past.