TJ Group founds a subsidiary – PlanMill Ltd.

The starting point of the new company is good.

TJ Group founds a subsidiary – PlanMill Ltd.
We believe that Workforce Optimization is a large, new market opportunity, which PlanMill is ideally suited to lead, given its heritage in PSA and collaborative project management, says Thomas Hood.

The new company consists of TJ Group’s Project and Time Management business, personnel and technology. Additionally, two persons from the TJ Group management will transfer to the new company to strengthen its business operations.

TJ Group Plc, which offers CRM solutions, has founded a subsidiary called PlanMill Ltd. PlanMill Ltd will focus on solutions for European project-driven organizations, such as professional service companies and corporate IT and R&D departments. PlanMill will help service and project organizations to achieve best possible productivity by improving the overall management of personnel, projects, and business goals.

– We believe that Workforce Optimization is a large, new market opportunity, which PlanMill is ideally suited to lead, given its heritage in PSA and collaborative project management, says Thomas Hood, who will be transferring from the position of Sales Development Director of TJ Group to the Chief Executive Officer of PlanMill.
– The starting point of the new company is good. It is backed by several experienced professionals, who have very similar views on how to benefit customers and make profitable business in the PSA and collaborative project management market.
– Transferring the functions of the Project and Time Management unit to PlanMill is part of TJ Group’s strategy adjustment program published in March 2001. According to it, we adjusted the solution portfolio so that it focuses on solutions built around customer relationship management (CRM), says Mikko Setälä, CEO of TJ Group Plc.

PlanMill started its operation on October 1, 2001. The company has offices in Helsinki, Finland.

PlanMill Ltd delivers easy-to-use solutions, which enable organizations to optimize the productivity of their valuable workforce and improve their profitability. PlanMill’s solution enables organizations to optimize their strategic workforce by integrating and automating key processes that lie at the intersection of people and work they deliver. More than 60 leading professional service companies and corporate IT and R&D departments in over 12 countries have chosen PlanMill solutions. Customers include Nordea, Raiffeisen Bank, Skandia, and Tecnomen. TJ Group is also using the PlanMill project management system.

TJ Group Plc is one of the leading European electronic business solutions providers developing solutions for extended customer relationship management. TJ Group’s offering includes CRM, digital content and communication management,and electronic finance and commerce. TJ Group delivers a variety of services from a single solution to complete electronic business systems. The TJ Group service offerings include consulting, training, extensive customer support, and systems integration. TJ Group has over 500 employees in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, with customers in over 20 countries.

For further information, please contact:

CEO Mikko Setälä, TJ Group Plc
Tel. 0205 5151 or e-mail: mikko.setala@tjgroup.com
www.tjgroup.com

Managing Director Thomas Hood, PlanMill Ltd
Tel.+358 40 558 5138 or e-mail thomas.hood@planmill.com
www.planmill.com

 

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