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Paavo Räisänen

Paavo Räisänen

Paavo Räisänen
Senior manager

Former Senior Manager with extensive experience in corporate strategy, turnarounds and post-merger integration, covering industrial products, energy and IT.

Insights by Paavo Räisänen

Program management

Securing your transformation – program management office practical best practices

22 March 2013 — A program management office (PMO) is established whenever there is a need to manage large programs containing several projects. In this article we go through the PMO establishment process, best practices in running a PMO and common caveats in different phases.

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Turnaround and transformation

Strategies for driving the transformation in the software industry

16 March 2013 — Traditionally, software companies have been purely focusing on developing software and selling it to consumers or businesses. However, during the past five years, app stores and cloud computing have changed the industry logic. Software companies can no longer rely on plain software sales, as the business models have evolved to providing services and solutions.

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Financial performanceSales growthNew business building

From pricing theories to concrete analyses, decisions and actions

20 June 2012 — Everyone acknowledges that pricing is a key contributor for business results. However, pricing is much more than setting up a right price level. This article gives an overview on how pricing analytics should be done, what are the key decision points in a pricing model and what must be taken into account to ensure a successful implementation of a pricing model.

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DigitizationProgram management

Ensuring the value creation of your growing ICT investments through continuous portfolio management

21 June 2011 — The importance of information and communication technology is increasing in all companies. Still, many companies are not monitoring value creation of ICT investments. In this article we describe why the importance and difficulty of ICT portfolio management has increased and what kinds of actions are needed to ensure the value creation of ICT investments.

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