From traditional classrooms to virtual cross-border arenas premium
The Internet of Things is experiencing explosive growth, and will impact almost every industry. In an international IoT Rapid Protolabs project the goal is to rapidly prototype Internet of Things solutions for European small and medium size businesses.
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What is China’s “new retail” about? premium
China as an e-commerce market is world’s biggest single market. Chinese e-commerce figures are impressive. The market has 927 million active internet users, out of which 84 % shop thru mobile device.
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Entrepreneur, learn how to profit through information premium
The new information created by the continuous changes of the markets is typically not available to everyone at the same time. Sometimes the information is available to the entrepreneur, but not to the buyers and sellers. This type of asymmetric information is a key enabler of new entrepreneurial opportunities. But how can the entrepreneur leverage this information and collect the profits?
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Do you have the qualities of an entrepreneur? premium
Researchers have identified a number of cognitive properties, traits and motivational drivers shared by entrepreneurs. These qualities can be seen in individuals who identify and choose to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. This blog post focuses on the individual qualities that entrepreneurs share, and the ones that might be beneficial for their success.
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Business benefits of the master’s thesis premium
I have presented this research topic in Paris at INTE International Conference on New Horizons in Education, in July, 2018. The full version of the paper is submitted for publication in an international journal. This is a brief summary of the findings of my research. Need for research and objectives This research is needed because […]
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Work-life collaboration: an opportunity for the universities and the working world premium
Collaboration between the universities of applied sciences and the working world has been the talk of education professionals for over 20 years. The EU as well as the Finnish government, and especially the Ministry of Education and Culture, have pushed the universities towards closer cooperation with companies and projects where the students get the chance […]
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Students’ educational performance and drop out factors in the Degree Programme in Business Information Technology (BITE) premium
Students’ performance in educational institutes depends on many factors. These factors are classified as internal and external factors. The internal factors are based on individual psychology and external factors depend on the external factors such as educational environment, family setups, economy, and other contextual factors. In addition to all these factors, economic recession, educational financial […]
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Dear teacher, wait a minute, please premium
Language is a very complex hierarchical system. Ferdinand de Saussure compared language to the rules of chess. The speech (parole) in his comparison is similar to how the player chooses the moves of the chess pieces in the game. But speech itself doesn’t have that much direct impact on our working environment, but concrete body […]
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20.4.2018
Value creation through the integration of sales and marketing: Smarketing premium
This article deals with value creation through the integration of sales and marketing in business-to-business sales. With research funding from the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES), five companies and four research institutions formed the DIVA project. The project sought to understand and support the business-to-business customer’s journey through the purchasing process, to […]
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