AI and AR can help make the customer experience more personal
Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) are great tools for improving our online shopping experience. But all companies that tap into AI and AR should hold data privacy, inclusivity, transparency and trust as key values. This is where Finland and the Nordics excel, writes Kimberly Oguilve.
Tampere: The fastest developing startup city in Finland and its first visionaries
Tampere has been home to innovative and visionary entrepreneurs since the 19th century. Today, over 200 startups follow in the same footsteps. “If you are a risk-taker with an open mind, dedication, vision and dreams, it is easy to fit in here,” writes Margarita Khartanovich, CMO at Platform6.
Diversity drives future innovation
Finland is a country of innovation and technology, and it needs to attract and retain international talent to continue its success. It doesn’t take a village but the whole country to create a favourable environment for companies to thrive in today’s globally connected world, says Christine Chang, project director at Helsinki-Uusimaa Region.
Design for science
In this week's column Valeria Azovskaya tells about why collaboration between scientists and designers is beneficial and what role visualisation plays in materials research in Finland.
Learning with joy makes Finnish daycares special
Finnish kindergartens encourage children to be themselves, writes Julia Bushueva.
International talent boosts growth for companies (and Finland)
In order to keep Finland competitive in the global world, Finland needs the best talents. According to Satu Salonen, this means focusing also on talent from abroad.
Learning for a lifetime
There is never a better time to learn something new than right now, writes James O’Sullivan.
You are not alone: Innovation is a true team sport
Innovation is less about a lone genius, hard at work in his lab, than it is about collaboration, writes Lars Hagebris.
The pandemic is still time to start up in Finland
The pandemic doesn’t mean that it isn’t a good time to start up in Finland, writes Karen Grigoryan.
Robotics education should be compulsory for all, from daycare onwards
Pia Engström emphasises the importance of teaching robotics to students for a multitude of reasons.
Practical testing accelerates sustainable product development in the water sector
Laboratories and businesslike environments represent the range of testbed environments ideal for accelerating sustainable product development in the water sector, writes Eero Antikainen.