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A competent IT lifecycle management supports GDPR compliance

21 Sep 2017

EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect next year. This will also mean tightening data security requirements for many organisations. Both public and private sector organisations will need to adopt even stricter practices to ensure the safety of personal data they are...

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3 Step It strengthens its leadership team with a second top recruit

18 Sep 2017

Sari Leppänen will join 3 Step IT from 18 September as Group CIO. Sari is the second new top recruit to 3 Step IT’s executive team since August when Jari Lemmilä joined the company. For the past 5 years Leppänen has worked for Telia, first to set up and lead the Telia Group architecture function,...

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Jari Lemmilä appointed as 3 Step IT’s CFO

22 Aug 2017

Jari Lemmilä has been appointed as 3 Step IT’s Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Previously Lemmilä worked at the multinational technology company ABB where he was the Group Vice President – CFO for their Marine & Ports business unit. He has over 18 years of international...

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3 Step IT gears up for UK growth with new MD

23 Feb 2017

Bracknell, UK, 22 February 2017 – 3 Step IT, the specialist IT financing and lifecycle management company, has appointed Jason Skidmore as managing director of its UK operations. Jason takes over the leadership of the business from Jon Davies and Peter Hetherington, who established the UK office 12...

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3 Step IT is expanding in Finland

12 Apr 2016

Press release April 12, 2016 3 Step IT, which specialises in IT leasing, asset management and the resale of used IT equipment, has appointed Marko Tarkiainen as the new Managing Director of 3 Step IT Finland. Tarkiainen’s mission will be to further expand the company’s service offering. He returns...

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Circular Economy – Deriving Value from Sustainable IT

01 Apr 2016

“When I started in the IT financing industry the objective was relatively straight forward: to help clients acquire IT equipment while conserving cash and lines of credit, and managing a balance sheet. But we have moved on from the mainframe in the machine room: now the CIO manages a vast array of...

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Bad tools make work tough and slow

01 Mar 2016

We conducted a survey to identify the attitudes of Finnish IT leaders towards the phenomenon of consumerisation. The term means that people use their own tablets and smartphones for work and demand that their employer offers similar equipment. The results indicated that many companies regard...

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Carmen Ene: IT leasing industry needs to innovate to add value with services

05 Jan 2016

Carmen Ene’s career saw her lead IBM Global Financing in Europe, then running IBM’s risk analytics services business. She then became CEO of 3 Step IT, a Finnish-based financing company – from industry giant to fledgling. Six months later, she outlines the changes in leasing and financing to Brian...

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Veto! Veto! Veto!

01 Aug 2015

I’m doubled over, red faced, gasping and wheezing for every breath. I have been working like a galley slave and after 3 months as 3 Step IT CEO I am being shouted at: VETO! But I am not sitting in our board room, I am in a long boat. And luckily, VETO is not a rejection of a business decision, but...

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