Waynord Cluster was established in 2016. The idea of smaller IT companies to join and tackle larger projects with joined force is not new at all and for us, it was a no brainer – our combined knowledge, our diverse experiences, skill sets would benefit clients. One may always go to their partner in IT and ask for help, but when in a cluster every participant takes full responsibility for the end result, which could only be achieved seamlessly and organically within the cluster.
At the start, Waynord was a 5-company union with goals to expand thus creating a multi-layer comprehensive service offer for any sort of a client. We have grown and now 8 companies strong: Aciety (coordinator), digitouch!, Front-IT, Osos, iTO, Devus, Indeform, We Are Marketing. Every one of our companies has grown in the number of professionals and revenue over the years with a margin of that growth coming due to cluster value.
Aciety is the “mastermind” and coordinator of Waynord Cluster. As a B2B platform for IT companies all over Europe, it has close ties with originations that were hand-picked and approach with the idea of this Nordic value cluster.
Aciety is a marketplace of professional IT companies and their developers, helping clients to find the best long-term outsourcing partner match. We achieve the result in two major steps:
- We pre-screen suppliers to admit only those that are capable of delivering quality results so that clients wouldn’t have to do research on their own.
- We use a matchmaking engine which gives a few but highly matching results, rather than asking clients to post projects and wait for dozens of (largely unrelated) bids from countless providers.
As our main general work is to pre-match and coordinate client and supplier interactions, it was natural to exactly doing so within the cluster. Aciety’s intercommunication skills, experience in multi-level cooperation management is essential for a flowy cluster steering.