Sören Janstål

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Data Research DPU ab
Torsvikssvängen 34
181 34 Lidingö

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Sören Janstål
Sören Janstål
Data Research DPU
Data Research DPU ab
Data Research DPU for Evaluation of Information Technology

Sören Janstål
Sören Janstål

Data Research DPU



Sören Janstål

Detailed CV

Sören Janstål, at Data Research DPU has a mission to support companies and organisations in acquisitions and evaluations of computer software and hardware. Partners in France, UK, Germany and Norway. For detaild CV click here.

The DPU-concept

Data Research DPU has published check-lists with standardised requirement specifications, established a public data base and a method for evaluations. The method matches custom-made needs according to the check-list and the product ratings in the data base. Applications covered are accounting, 4GL and office automation. 200 systems are included in the data base. So far 5.000 check-lists are sold and more than 300 evaluations are made. More than 4 000 companies in Scandinavia have used the services from Data Research DPU. Representations and partnerships have been established in Norway, France and England. Data Research DPU is agent for Bloor Research Group, CTR, IT Research GbH and OVUM evaluation reports in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and France.


In addition to the DPU-concept Sören Janstål works as an adviser and consultant in the field of acquisitions and evaluations with activities as

  • specification of systems requirements
  • specification for quotations request
  • product and vendor surveys
  • audit and evaluate vendors offerings
  • comparison of offerings
  • audit systems specifications and project plans
  • risk analyses
  • benefit analyses
  • negotiations with vendors
  • implementation control
  • analyses of reasons for cost overdraw
  • executive control board assignments

Education - Key note speaker

Sören Janstål gives lectures and leads advanced seminars for computer science. Some examples are lectures within office automation, accounting systems, evaluation methodology and systems development for Data Processing Society in Sweden (Dataföreningen i Sverige), Nordic Forum for Information, AIC, the university of Linköping and the Institute for Marketing (IHM). In an earlier employment by IBM, Sören Janstål gave 50 lectures at IBM Nordic Education Centre within project managing and systems development.


Sören Janstål was author to the report "Office automation - in practical usage" (Kontorsinformationssystem - i praktisk tillämpning).

Earlier experiences

Sören Janstål has more than 25 years of experience in the computer science field as programmer, systems engineer, project leader, systems manager, DP-manager, consultant manager, and marketing manager from IBM, AGA and Cap Gemini. The 11 years with IBM included 1.5 year assignment to an advanced world wide projects in Boca Raton, San José/USA and Mainz/Germany.


Some of the 3.000 customers are AGA, AstraZenica, Ericsson, Föreningssparbanken, Gambro, Investor, Kinnevik, OM Gruppen, Sandvik, Scania, Skandia, Skanska, Larfarge BRAAS Scandinavia, SSAB, Stora Enso, SCA, SHB, Swedish Match, Telia, Volvo, Stockholms läns landsting, Philips, Systembolaget, SEB, Hugin Sweda, Pharmacia UpJohn, SIF, Assidomän, Mässrådet, Ferrari, Orust kommun, Stockholmsmässan, Icon Medialab and Computer Associates.

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