The Finnish Information Processing Association goes digital with Talentum's Summa service

| Source: Talentum Oyj

Helsinki, Finland, 2013-12-18 06:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  

Talentum Oyj      Press release      18 December 2013 at 07:00 am

The Finnish Information Processing Association goes digital with Talentum's Summa service

As of the beginning of 2014, about 14,000 ICT professionals will have access to the ICT news channel of Talentum's digital Summa service.

The Finnish Information Processing Association (FIPA) has ordered the ICT news channel of Talentum's digital Summa service for all of its members. With the order, Summa's ICT channel will be available to all 14,000 members and the contents of the Tietoviikko, MPC and Tietokone magazines will be available to all those who are interested.

"FIPA has offered new kinds of perspectives into the IT world to its members for already 60 years. The Finnish Information Processing Association is up with the times, which is why we also improve our member benefits. In the future, the member benefit magazines will feature more digital content," says Robert Serén, Chief Executive at FIPA.

"We are delighted that FIPA chose Talentum's Summa services for its members. The order is a clear indication of how media houses can build sustainable business by listening to their customers," says Tuomas Hämäläinen, Director, Talentum’s Magazine Business Finland.

The Finnish Information Processing Association promotes professional know-how and networking within the sector. FIPA's main objectives are higher profitability and economic growth through ICT. Under these objectives, FIPA also participated in the establishment of the Tietoviikko magazine over 30 years ago.

Summa is Talentum's new digital service that combines Talentum's magazines, books and online content into one content service. In addition to familiar magazine brands, content is offered by subject area, such as in the ICT channel ordered by FIPA.

Content for Summa is produced by the editorial offices of Talentum's magazines together with Talentum's network of writers. Summa contains all familiar brands, such as Talouselämä, Tietoviikko and Tekniikka&Talous, and new comprehensive subject channels with which users can tailor Summa according to their needs. Summa is a HTML5 application that is responsive, i.e. it adapts to the DTE, and can be used with a computer, tablet or smartphone at

Additional information:

Robert Serén, Chief Executive, Finnish Information Processing Association, +358 (0)400 446 300
Tuomas Hämäläinen, Director, Magazine Business Finland, +358 (0)40 342 4435

The Finnish Information Processing Association (FIPA) is a national and independent ICT cooperation organisation consisting of nearly 30 regional associations, theme associations and student associations. Its members are 14,000 professionals of the field and over 500 companies and other organisations that produce or use ICT. FIPA's objective is to develop the professional skills and prestige of its members.

Talentum is a publisher and producer of information for professionals, aiming to be the largest and most profitable player in its field in the Nordic countries and other selected markets. Talentum Group’s net sales totalled EUR 77.2 million in 2012. Talentum Group employs some 750 people in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the Baltic countries and Russia. Talentum's medias in Finland are Talouselämä, Arvopaperi, Fakta, Tekniikka&Talous, MikroPC, Tietoviikko, Markkinointi&Mainonta, Metallitekniikka, Mediuutiset and Tietokone while in Sweden it publishes Affärsvärlden, Ny Teknik, Dagens Media, Lag&Avtal and Arbetarskydd. Talentum is also the leading publisher of a wide range of legal and professional literature and an instructor in the legal field. Talentum Events is a leading provider of events and training for business management and experts. Talentum Oyj is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy.