OP Home Loan Service – Developing an unparalleled service with cutting-edge technologies and practices
“From a systems developer’s point of view, the interesting thing about OP Home Loan Service has been developing an entirely new banking service by taking advantage of cutting-edge technologies and service-oriented architectures,” says Developer Antti Friman.
OP Koti – a cloud-based real estate agency service built using modern software stack
OP’s digital real estate agency service OP Koti (“OP Home”) is being developed full-time by a crew of three full stack developers. Developer Teemu Kotiharju and two other developers are part of the multi-professional team in charge of the entire OP Koti business.
Customer focus on the whole organisation’s agenda – how OP’s one hundred designers work
”In a nutshell, one could describe us as a group of one hundred design professionals around OP. We are eagerly taking steps forward on a change journey of customer-orientation and design thinking,” explains Competence Lead Tuomas Manninen who supervises the designers in OP’s Development organisation.
Agile restructuring driven by DevOps and a committed organisation
OP has been transitioning towards an agile corporate culture since the beginning of 2019. Instead of a one-off project, this restructuring process is a journey and all about learning a completely new way of approaching our business, which also requires us to thoroughly overhaul the way in which we work.
“This is much more than just a core system renewal” – OP’s technology organisation and business units are collaborating to implement a comprehensive renewal of wealth management systems
In 2017, OP’s Development & Technologies organisation was facing interesting times. Wealth management services are part of OP’s core business. Developing these services along with the customer experience in accordance with OP’s strategy was going to be one of the priorities of the upcoming years.
The Payment Services tribe went agile in the middle of a massive project – What is unique for a developer working in a genuinely agile team at OP?
A major transformation of payments has been underway in the last few years both in the international banking industry and at OP. The market has seen an ongoing emergence of new payment methods. In 2018, OP too started massive projects to reform its basic payment services.
How Pohjola Insurance is carrying out the biggest system reform in its history
What is the biggest system reform in the history of Pohjola Insurance like? Which teams, working methods and technologies are used to implement the giant non-life insurance reform project in OP Financial Group’s Development & Technologies organisation?
In the midst of a technology reform within Personal Finance and Housing-related Services, a development specialist finds that customer orientation and corporate responsibility make his work relevant
Within our technology organisation, we offer technological solutions that make our customers’ lives and employees’ work easier. We are currently reforming the systems and processes of granting loans and processing collateral. Our goal is to make them as automatic and easy as possible within the framework of regulations for both our end customers and our bank employees. In future, our end customers will be able to use modern tools to buy a new home while sitting on their sofa at home, and computer automation will take care of the majority of the bulk tasks on employees’ behalf.