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#MondaySuccessStories Anna Malmsten

  1. 1. GEORGIA #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA Anna Malmsten Trainee autumn 2018
  2. 2. GEORGIA Today I live in Stockholm, Sweden, and work as a business analyst at Avanade. Avanade is a global professional service company that primarily focus on providing IT consulting and services related to the Microsoft platform. #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA What do you do today?
  3. 3. GEORGIA #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA My best memories from Georgia are definitely meeting a lot of new people and enjoying the fantastic city that is Atlanta. One memory that stands out is when we went river tubing in Chattahoochee. In terms of work, I would say the visits to our members' offices. It was interesting to learn more about the businesses and what they do. What is your best memory when you were a trainee at SACC Georgia?
  4. 4. GEORGIA #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA Do you have any connections to Georgia today? Yes, I'm still in touch with some of the people I met during my stay. I became good friends with three Swedes who also lived in Atlanta during the same time as me, but who all now are living in Sweden or Germany.
  5. 5. GEORGIA #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA Why did you apply for this traineeship? I did an exchange semester in Hong Kong during my bachelor and I knew that I wanted to make another semester abroad to gain more international experience and to learn more about different cultures. So, when it was time to apply for internships I found SACC-GA to be a great organization to experience how it is to work in the States but also to get to work with a broad range of organizations.
  6. 6. GEORGIA #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA As a business development coordinator, I learned a lot about stakeholder management and coordination between different actors which is something that is valuable in my role today as a business analyst. Working as a business analyst I often find myself working as the bridge between business, and IT. How did the SACC traineeship prepare you for your current role?
  7. 7. GEORGIA #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA What advice would you give to prospective interns? It is a great opportunity If you want to gain experience of working in another country. You will get the possibility to meet and network with a lot of people from a variety of organizations, so try to engage as much as possible in the events.
  8. 8. GEORGIA #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA As a business analyst, my role is to identify and document business needs within organizations. Recently, I have focused on the Microsoft Power Platform, which is a group of products for building business applications, automating business processes and data visualizations. What’s your role at Avanade?
  9. 9. GEORGIA Avanade is headquartered in Seattle and has 36,000 professionals in 25 countries. Avanade is a global professional service company founded as a joint venture between Accenture & Microsoft. The primary focus is providing IT consulting and services focused on the Microsoft platform. #MondaySuccessStories SACC-GEORGIA

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