5# June 2012
IN THIS ISSUE
CENTIGO PARTNERSHIP INDPRO IN QATAR PRAKASH IN SWEDEN GOA WEDDING AND MORE
MAKES YOU GROW
WORDS OF INDPRO Indpro makes you grow. With these words in mind we came to start Indpro. In this magazine you will get to know our company, our members and our values. We work with values in our company. Values are important. They will guide you, they will give you comfort and provide a foundation for effective communication, production and decision-making. Values provide the foundation for the organization to move forward as one entity. Values provide the informal rules and routines that make the formal organization work as a community of practice pursuing a joint enterprise in the name of the company and its members. These values do not only make our company and members grow, it enables us to provide services to our clients that make them grow.
Our mission has always been to make our organization, our members, and our clients grow. And we work towards professionalism and personality. We work towards communication, collaboration and agility. We work together with our clients to achieve business wellness and growth. Together we will grow!
04-05 | NEW SALES MANAGER
06-07 | CENTIGO PARTNERSHIP
08-09 | PRAKASH IN SWEDEN
10-11 | MATHEM EXPANDS
12-13 | QATAR AND BANGLADESH
14-15 | GOA WEDDING
NEW SALES MANAGER VISITS BANGALORE David Dahlborg has been appointed sales manager with a background of 10 years experience in selling complex IT solutions.
What drives you as a salesman?
What is the state of outsourcing in Sweden?
I’m passionate about marketing and see the sales profession as a very important part of every business and it’s important that everyone in the company sells in their own way.
In the largest study in Sweden, four out of five surveyed companies were “very satisfied” with their Indian outsourcing provider. And only 6% of respondents had outsourced to other countries. We see an increased understanding of the importance of our cooperation with Swedish companies and their development. Our work is not only to sell but also to educate and understand our customers needs.
How was the trip to Bangalore?
I had high expectations before the trip and they were exceeded in every way. Especially to get an understanding of the production and to see how the entire supply chain works.
For us to become part of their development department, we must become better at listening and being pro-active - to stay ahead. Then we will manage to deliver the extra mile beyond their expectations. I’m extremely proud to be working with so many great people and be a link between Sweden and India. How does your everyday look like?
My life is all about educating businesses and listening to their needs. It’s not always about technology and programming, but about larger issues - the global change, user behavior and where development is changing very quickly. And Indpros customers, it’s about being able to compete with faster deliveries, being proactive and able to sell new services. Companies must be flexible and prepared for rapid changes to be able to succeed. Thank you David! We wish you good luck and a big welcome to Indpro!
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CENTIGO ENTERS INTO A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH INDPRO
Microsoft Research TechVista
Centigo enters into a strategic partnership with Indpro AB. Centigo is a consultancy business with more than 200 employees that helps leading companies and organizations in the Nordic market through critical change projects. Centigos way of looking at the characteristics of successful companies, and how to create them, they call Business Wellness.
“Our involvement in Indpro gives us a unique opportunity to deeply understand the opportunities and challenges in building a profitable business in an emerging market like India. Centigo already have consultants in place in Bangalore to support Swedish and Indian companies wishing to develop their activities in line with our Business Wellness philosophy. In the short term, we will work to support Indpros ambition to further develop the profitable growth, based on our experience of having built up Centigo.” said Mattias Olsson, partner in charge of Centigo India Invest.
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“We are very excited about this partnership with Centigo because it gives Indpro an opportunity for a more stable growth, while it creates opportunities for a wider choice and a synergy of business opportunities both locally and globally for both companies.“ Said Marcus Lippert, CEO Indpro.
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Microsoft Research TechVista PRAKASH IN SWEDEN Prakash went to Sweden for the first time during the spring. Still cold enough to give any person chills down the spine. Prakash is one of the project leaders at Indpro Bangalore and work with projects using the .NET framework and mobile applications. His visit to Sweden was to tie tighter bonds with Swedish clients and to follow up on some of the project improvements going on.
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What was your expectation before going to Sweden? To have a better collaboration with the clients I am working with and also experiencing and knowing more about Swedish culture, people, food etc. Was there anything that strike you as different in Swedish culture compared to India?
Yes, there are lot of differences between Indian and Swedish culture . As everyone knows, the main difference is joint family and nuclear family. Swedish people are not dependent on each other as we are. This difference has its own pros and cons based on the country. Apart from this less traffic, more cleanliness, no honking, public transports are on time, people are punctual etc are some of good aspects which we miss in India. How was the climate?
It was really good when I visited. I was there in the beginning of the summer and the temperature started rising gradually from 6 degrees. I enjoyed the climate a lot as it was neither too cold nor too hot. But I missed snow which I havenâ€™t seen in my life yet. Did you like the Swedish food?
Yes, I liked the swedish food. I tried different varieties of food everyday. Even though it was not as spicy as indian food, it was good. What is your best memory from the trip?
The entire trip is a memorable one in my life.
Name: Age: Origin: Role: Current project: Time of visit:
C. Prakash Kumar 30 Tamilnadu, India Project Leader Time Care, Assistansboken 22nd April to 5th May 2012
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MATHEM ACQUIRES TASTELINE AND NETXTRA MatHem.se, one of the leading food e-commerce websites in Sweden, now offers customers to get products and recipes directly to your home through the acquisition of Sweden’s leading recipe bank Tasteline.com and also NetXtra from Axfood.
With the acquisition of Tasteline.com and NetXtra, MatHem.se will find additional ways to expand in to new market areas. “Tasteline.com is the strongest brand on the net when it comes to food, they have produced a fantastic offer, and we will continue to manage it well. We see great synergies between MatHem and Tasteline where we are pleased to offer Tastelines customers ingredients for the recipes straight to their home” says Tomas Kull.
“NetXtra have long been on the Swedish market and has solid knowledge, experience and knowledgeable staff. We are pleased that thru the acquisition of NetXtra we gain access to this and above all their own stock, something we have previously been missing. Now we can strengthen our offer to customers with a better and wider selection and more competitive prices” says Tomas Kull founder and CEO of MatHem.se
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Microsoft Research TechVista INDPRO IN QATAR AND BANGLADESH
As a part of Indproâ€™s continued expansion we are seeking new clients and interesting markets. Two of the latest include Qatar and Bangladesh. This May a delegation from Indpro went to Qatar to take a part in the Qatar project 2012. The services marketed was the AEC and BIM related business that Indpro run in Bangalore.
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AEC, or Architectural Engineering Construction, constitutes our division for CAD and BIM modeling. This division has been a part of our in-house expertise since the very start of Indpro as a company. Our current client collaborations and partnerships with Swedish companies within this area extend over several years.
“Our involvement in Indpro gives us a unique opportunity to deeply understand the opportunities and challenges in building a profitable business in an emerging India. Centigo already have We also havemarket a broadlike experience of working consultants in place in Bangalore to support within the BIM (Building Information Model-Swedish and Indian companies wishing to develop their activiing) concept, where we – by using the 3D models ties in we linehave withcreated our Business Wellness which – already at the philosophy. design In the short term, we will work to support stage carry out collision analysis, calculate Indpros time ambition to further the profitable growth, and material usage, develop as well as the cost for the spebased on our experience cific construction project.of having built up Centigo.” said Mattias Olsson, partner in charge of Centigo India Invest. “We are very excited about this partnership with Centigo because it gives Indpro an opportunity for a more stable growth, while it creates opportunities for a wider choice and a synergy of business opportunities both locally and globally for both companies.“ Said Marcus Lippert, CEO Indpro.
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WEDDING IN GOA A big congratulations to our COO Tom Bergstrรถm that married Tanya Gracias in Goa on 11th February 2012. We wish you all the best for the future Tom and Tanya!
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