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Newsletter 12/2017

19 Dec 2017

Celebrating 20 years – thank you for making 2017 the best year in our history! 2017 saw us reach new heights, fulfill new goals, and surpass old limits. We could not be more proud of how far the past 20 years have taken us, with the support of loyal customers. Find out how our company’s founder and...

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Building the future

13 Dec 2017

Our customers expect the leasing industry to deliver offerings that reflect fundamental changes in the IT landscape. I went to two asset finance industry conferences recently: Leaseurope in the summer, and Leasing Life in November. At both, I had many thoughtful and thought provoking discussions on...

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20 years makes for a great beginning

12 Dec 2017

The end of the year is often a time for reminiscing and reflecting on past experiences before gearing up for the new year – and sure enough, this feeling of gratitude is ever greater this December, as 3 Step IT celebrates its 20th birthday. What more can I say – it’s been quite a ride. What started...

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3 Step wins Sustainability award

04 Dec 2017

The 13th annual Leasing Life conference , one of the main events in the asset finance industry’s year, was held in Amsterdam on November 30th. With over 200 delegates, most of the industry was there to hear presentations and panel discussions about the challenges and opportunities the industry...

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Is the world finally ready for the circular economy

27 Nov 2017

The 4th industrial revolution is driven by The Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and other advanced computing technologies. But what makes this revolution complete is a new attitude towards re-using and re-cycling the IT devices so central to our modern world...

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Information security with ISO 27001

14 Nov 2017

Minimise the risk of data leaks Information security with ISO 27001 To ensure that organisations meet security standards we can use the ISO certification. In this blog post, we explain what ISO 27001 is and why it is an important certification to consider when choosing your supplier or partner...

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Budgeting and planning checklist 2018

03 Nov 2017

1. Focus on where the money is Investments should be targeted towards core business growth. So, think carefully about what you want to own in 2018. Movable assets and office supplies are not lucrative investments. It’s time to lease IT assets. Leasing releases resources so you can concentrate on...

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Carmen Ene named among the 50 most influential people in asset finance in 2017

19 Oct 2017

Carmen Ene, CEO, 3 Step IT, has been named on the Leasing Life Power 50 for the second year in a row. Published annually, this is a list of the 50 most influential people in the European leasing industry. “I am very happy to be on this list”, says Ene. “It is good to see that our hard work is...

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Extending IT lifecycle is key to sustainability

05 Oct 2017

Sustainability is an important part of decision making Jonas Rosqvist, 3 Step IT’s Chief Remarketing Officer discussed sustainability with Sören Enholm, CEO of TCO Development . TCO Development has been in the forefront of developing sustainable IT solutions for 25 years. During these years...

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IFRS 16 reporting lease contracts considerations for finance teams

04 Oct 2017

The IFRS 16 standard introduces significant changes to lease accounting and clarifies the definition of a lease contract. According to Timo Ihamäki* from PwC Finland, the definition hinges on who has control of an asset: ‘The new standard highlights the concept of control,’ Ihamäki explains, ‘in a...

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