Finnish Change Management Innovation NOOA Won in International Quality Competition

Finnish company TripleWin Oy has developed a digital tool NOOA, which is a unique SaaS platform for leading and executing change. NOOA, which was launched in Autumn 2016, has continued to gather international attention. This Thursday in Prague it won the international Quality Innovation Award in the category of micro & startup companies 2016. They had already  won the same national category in December.

Quality Innovation Award is an annual competition developed and organized by Laatukeskus Excellence Finland. The competition has been becoming increasingly international throughout the last five years. Currently hundreds of different sized organizations from various countries apply into this international competition for neutral evaluation and recognition of their innovation. The innovations are judged based the novelty value, usability, learning, customer orientation and productivity.

This year’s international competition was very competitive and there were more applications than ever before. In 2016 there were over 350 participating innovations from 11 countries, e.g. from China, Israel and Sweden.  All national winners in each category participate in the international competition. The international awarding ceremony for 2016 was organized on 2.2.2017 in Prague, the capital of Czech Republic. NOOA won the category of micro & startup companies.

TripleWin's CEO Tom Grönstrand receiving the award from Ambassador of Finland to the Czech Republic Helena Tuuri and Excellence Finland's CEO Tani Järvinen
TripleWin’s CEO Tom Grönstrand receiving the award from Ambassador of Finland to the Czech Republic Helena Tuuri and Excellence Finland’s CEO Tani Järvinen

Finnish companies have a history of doing well in the competition and there are many known companies in the previous winners such as Konecranes Oy, Rovio Entertainment Ltd and Smartum Oy.

“This international recognition is a great accomplishment for our whole team. NOOA’s international journey started last Autumn in the U.S. and our first customer projects there are going well. This win strengthens our conviction that we have achieved something truly unique in NOOA, which solves the problems of change management known everywhere in the world. The future prospects for growth look extremely good. We want to thank our partners, especially Tekes and LandInChicago program for being part of this journey,” commented TripleWin’s CEO Tom Grönstrand after the win.

TripleWin's team celebrating the win. From the left: Leena Huotari, Tom Grönstrand, Pekka Juujärvi and Jenny Larikka
TripleWin’s team celebrating the win. From the left: Leena Huotari, Tom Grönstrand, Pekka Juujärvi and Jenny Larikka

Get more information:

Tom Grönstrand
CEO
TripleWin Oy
tom.gronstrand@triplewin.fi
Tel. +358 41 528 0234 (FI), +1 312 792 0320 (US)
www.nooa.global , www.triplewin.fi

TripleWin is a Finnish company that has developed an unique SaaS platform NOOA for leading and executing change. TripleWin serves both national and international customers in two offices, in Espoo (FI) and Chicago (US). Get more information: www.nooa.global/en/.