Advisor in buying web projects

Advisor in buying web projects

North Patrol is your expert in selecting the best vendors and technologies for your next web project. We are an independent consulting company without ties to system vendors, and can help select the best implementation plan and vendor to save you headaches in the long run.


We’re here to support for the whole lifecycle of a web project. Our main focus is at the critical stages of project planning, defining requirements and selecting the best partners. Additionally we support the implementation and assess the results.

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Bring in the experts

We’ll find you a web project solution that fits your needs – not something that’s convenient for a vendor to build. We have an exceptionally wide-ranging expertise with Internet, intranet, extranet and e-commerce platforms as well as content management solutions.

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Buyer’s guide to web projects

Our blog provides topical information about planning and buying web projects.

A team you can trust

North Patrol’s industry experts are Perttu Tolvanen, Hanna Korhonen, Kimmo Parkkinen, Virpi Blom, Sami Kalanen and Mikko Jokela. Together, we have 90 years of experience in hundreds of small and large projects in their various stages.

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Recent Posts

What are the advantages of commercially licensed web content management platforms over open-source products?

Platforms based on open-source code are conquering the world of online services. WordPress, in particular, has spread with vigor. The platform is constantly developing, and there is no shortage of implementation partners. With the number of installations as the criterion, WordPress is probably the world’s most popular content management system.

It is suitable for relatively simple websites, and thus mostly for small and mid-size companies, for whom it is enough to offer the visitor a pleasant visual experience and publish some basic content, such as news. An open-source product for slightly more complex solutions is the very popular Drupal, a platform technically more capable than WordPress. In addition, other platforms building on open-source code abound.

There are, however, many scenarios for which I think open-source solutions are not at all, or, at least, very well suited. These include needs for digital marketing capabilities or multi-language management, to name a couple of examples, which many organizations have regardless of their industry. In these scenarios, commercial products have a clear lead over their open-source challengers.
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