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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Internet addiction, new challenges for educational institutes and information society to encounter premium
The popularity, accessibility, and affordability of the internet enables people to use it for various purposes. The effective and efficient use, however, has always been questioned by parents, teachers, and researchers. Internet Addiction (IA) become a major concern since it is on the rise, which brings many social and psychological challenges. Despite the fact, that […]
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What makes an entrepreneur such a good employee? premium
Working life is changing radically, that is not news. Careers are diverse and divided into multiple phases. One’s ‘shelf life’ in an organisation only gets shorter. A person might have several employers at the same time. One of them might offer a job – but only if the person has their own company. That could […]
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Making three parties happy in a software project course premium
At Haaga-Helia UAS we run several software project courses, where software engineering students build software for real clients. In autumn 2017, we started a school project for building mobile learning applications for two Finnish education technology companies, Viope and Promentor Solutions. The goal was to help them expand their operations to Brazil and possibly to […]
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Learning through mind and body premium
Imagine you are walking outdoors. It´s bitterly cold, and there’s a fierce storming with hard rain blowing straight into your face. You can see and hear it, but the experience is most acutely felt on your skin. Our skin and the whole body have this most amazing memory. Every single experience builds up in the […]
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The challenges and opportunities of user experience in AR based applications premium
Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are getting their momentum to become a major mass media. AR, as a supporting technology, has been around for many years. However, popular smart devices, such as smartphones, have so far failed to provide a friendly experience for AR applications. In recent years, applications such as Pokémon and […]
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Knowing yourself ensures success when building a business premium
“Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love.” Mark Cuban, billionaire and serial entrepreneur. Is there some kind of madness or obsession what drives people to start a company? Probably you would say yes, if you think about great entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, Walt Disney or Henry Ford. They were stubborn, […]
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