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Placing limits on core applications helps Wärtsilä focus on differentiating ones

Published: 06 June 2012

ID: G00235996

Analyst(s): John P. Roberts, Bill Swanton , John Mahoney


Acquisition-fueled revenue growth left Wärtsilä, a Finnish company that provides life cycle power solutions to the marine and energy markets, with a sprawling legacy application portfolio. By placing limits on core applications and emphasizing differentiation and innovation, the IT organization can help the business sell more effectively.

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Case study

  • Company description
  • Capitalizing on the cloud and mobile technologies
  • Innovating ultimately benefits the customer
  • Preparing the business for new technologies

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