Tjalko Riemens, UK General Manager (Interim)

Media information: SIG (Software Improvement Group)

Biography: Tjalko Riemens, UK General Manager (Interim)

Tjalko Riemens is a seasoned sales professional with more than a decade of ICT experience. He is currently responsible for looking after SIG’s portfolio of customers in the financial services field including ABN AMRO, Nationale Nederlanden and ASR, and is acting as interim manager for SIG’s UK business.

He joined SIG in 2011 from Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.

He was previously with enterprise intelligence company Kadenza, with the Business Solutions team at IBM working with ISVs, and was instrumental in starting SCC, an IBM focussed startup.

Tjalko holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Economics from the Hogeschool van Utrecht, and has recently become a parent for the third time. In his spare time his family with three boys and his wife come first. When (and if) there is any time left, he enjoys spending time on the golfcourse.


About SIG (Software Improvement Group)

SIG ( advises clients on Software Quality, Software Risk and Software Economics. It provides management with a fact-based insight into their current IT situation, along with pragmatic and actionable recommendations on how to improve that situation. SIG knows how to govern software projects effectively, when and how to invest in quality improvement, how to rationalize and how to control cost. The company performs both in-depth technical analysis and management level financial analysis and consolidates the two. SIG’s research department advances the state of the art in software research.

SIGs clients are located throughout Europe, and use the company’s services to manage their systems, whether old or new, developed in house or off-shored. SIG boasts an in-house ISO 17025 certified laboratory to perform software analyses, and in association with TÜV (Germany) certifies the quality of software systems. SIG is changing the enterprise software industry by ensuring that quality and risk assessment are part of the procurement process.

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