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3 cornerstones of change: Dialogue, democracy, digital platforms

If you'd like to read this post in Finnish, please click here. Change management professionals believe in virtualization. A digital platform can be used to increase democracy and dialogue in trade ...

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Binders are history: digital orientation for new employees

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. The fall season is here, and so are new employees. All of them must be able to familiarize themselves with their new jobs as thoroughly ...

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Project Institute Finland: Howspace is suitable for virtually any customer

If you'd like to read this post in Finnish, please click here. More efficient ways of working and inspired partners are encouraging the experts at Project Institute Finland to use the Howspace ...

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TOP 5: Key change management trends for the next year

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. In my work, I have the pleasure of meeting hundreds of representatives of various companies from around the world every year, and these ...

20 Facilitation Experts

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20 Facilitation Experts Share Their Top Tips for Effective Organizational Change

We could all use a little help when it comes to implementing effective organizational change and transformation. So we called on 20 facilitation experts from all around the world to share their ...

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Digital meetings also need to be facilitated

There are many facilitators that are incredibly good at leading a group of people in a physical space. A common scenario can be a group of people who are in a development process and have a ...

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10 change management consulting best practices

Even if we do say so ourselves, Howspace is the perfect platform for facilitating complex change management initiatives. To help you make the most of your next project – and your new favorite ...

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Five excuses: Why you keep postponing the digital leap

Implementing change calls for good management and a great deal of courage. Good management includes encouraging participation. In large organizations, ensuring that everyone is heard usually takes a ...

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6 things change consultants need to start doing immediately

Working as a change consultant is not easy. The need to implement transformational change, deliver results, and manage multiple clients at once leaves precious little time to catch one’s breath, let ...

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Just discussions

”Oh, so this is just for discussions”. The look on her face combined with the tone of voice told me that Karen* would never understand what I consider to be the most important part of our product.

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Founder of JLC Concepts Jackie Cuthbert: Six elements of effective change

Jackie Cuthbert, founder of JLC Concepts consulting company and an experienced change manager, knows that change processes require a strong vision and multiple scenarios.

What is digital facilitation?

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What is Digital Facilitation?

Digital facilitation is the use of digital platforms and technologies to enable large groups of people to collaborate and work together towards a common goal. It is most commonly used by change ...

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How to help more than 200 managers to evolve together? Case: E.ON & Implement.

If you'd like to read the blog in Swedish please click here. If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. Inspiring, easy to use and fast. Those are the main qualities of the ...

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GDPR and the human factor

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. By compiling online data, it’s possible to find out what TV shows you watch, where you went on vacation, how many days you called in ...

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Digital cooperation enables everyone to participate

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. Before my current job, I worked in online service development for more than ten years. At times, however, I felt that my job was to ...

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Five lessons Gaia Leadership learned using Howspace

If you'd like to read the text in Finnish, please click here. Catharina Axling, partner and consultant at Gaia Leadership, recently used Howspace in a client project. She now shares five lessons that ...

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The design principles of Howspace

Simple, noiseless, contextual, journey-like, and workflow-based – these are the five guiding design principles behind digital facilitation platform Howspace. But what do they really mean?

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Johan Mjöberg, management consultant: "These are the top 4 must-have skills for change managers"

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. When a manager understands his or her team, leading change will be a breeze. Johan Mjöberg, an experienced management consultant, tells ...

25 Best Digital Facilitation Tools for Consultants

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25 best digital facilitation tools for consultants

With an abundance of apps, tools and technology available to consultants, there is a seemingly endless amount of possibilities to digitalize and improve your ways of working. But with so much choice ...

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GDPR for Howspace customers

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. With its implementation nearing, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is attracting interest and provoking discussion. This ...

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What’s the difference between digital, virtual, and face-to-face facilitation?

One of the greatest things about digital technologies is that they can be used to either digitize existing processes or develop completely new ways of working. However, when it comes to inherently ...

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This is the one skill all great facilitators have in common

If you'd like to read the blog in Finnish, please click here. Digital facilitation is one of my favorite topics. I believe there are no limits to positive change when the facilitator’s attitude is ...

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How to stop email overload with Howspace

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. Where two or more employees meet, they have at least one concern in common: email. Too many messages, too little time. Before you ...

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Sitra President Mikko Kosonen: "Dialogue is the key to successful change management"

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. “No more silos and know-it-alls. This is a prerequisite for constructive dialogue and change in workplace communities and administration ...

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How Gaia Consulting delivers impactful projects across continents with Howspace

When your mission is to make the world a better place, your tools must be up to the task. Gaia Consulting uses Howspace digital platform to promote its multinational projects in sustainable ...

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Why successful leaders choose trust over control

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. We are making major decisions in our private lives: we take on mortgages for hundreds of thousands of dollars, buy cars or invest in ...

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3 powerful questions to ask during a change process

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. It’s difficult to imagine a more rewarding job than encouraging others to embrace change and learn something new. I know I have ...

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Why consultants are moving from change management to transformation

If you'd like to read the blog post in Finnish, please click here. Our customers no longer want to buy planning from us. They want to buy change and its implementation. For us  – as consultants or ...

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Merja Ranta-aho, Head of HR at Elisa: "To learn new things, you must give yourself a permission to fail."

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. Merja Ranta-aho, EVP, HR at Elisa, has used blended learning in her work for more than twenty years. This has resulted in many insights ...

Customer stories

How HR4 develops customer and employee experiences with Howspace

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. In 2014, HR4 realized it needed a digital learning and collaboration environment for its customer training programs. Today, many of the ...

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How RÖTT uses Howspace to reinvent leadership training

If you'd like to read the story in Swedish, please click here. Jos haluat lukea tekstin suomeksi, paina tästä. Swedish consulting office RÖTT helps companies develop their customer experience. An ...

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Digital learning expert Petteri Kallio: "The circle of blended learning consists of these 5 elements"

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. “The genius is not in ideas. It’s in the way you put them into practice,” says consultant Petteri Kallio, an expert in digital learning. ...

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How Howspace helps you switch focus from individuals to teams

Organisational culture is created in local discussions. Organisational culture is changing all the time, discussion by discussion. Because the discussions are local, they are really hard to capture. ...

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Better Meetings CEO Wenche Strømsnes: "10 simple tips for better meetings"

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. Wenche Strømsnes has more than twenty years of experience in leadership and business development. Now she is focusing on helping ...

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How to facilitate a 10-minute workshop for 500 people with Howspace

The quality of the dialogue is built or destroyed by the structures and settings of the collaboration. Think about a team meeting with ten active participants. Let’s say that an average length of ...

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How Howspace powers collaboration and co-creation

I believe in a dialogue-driven and collaborative way of working.   During my work as a change consultant, I’ve learned that engagement is co-created through involvement and participation. No-one is ...

Customer stories

How Prego revolutionized organizational learning with the help of Howspace

If you'd like to read the story in Finnish, please click here. Nora Ojala is the founder of Prego, a management development company, and an advocate of blended learning and practical leadership. One ...

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How Mukamas Learning Design used Howspace to engage 600+ participants in a dialogue

There are always limited encounters in one process. That’s why Vilma Mutka looked for a solution that would help her to permit the extension of the learning process as a whole at both ends.

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How Howspace helps you get more done in less time

What if you could: make better decisions create unseen engagement get more people involved quickly and with less resources implement change and new practices in an effective way  create an agile ...

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How Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute delivers effective blended learning programs for thousands of students with Howspace

Jos haluat lukea tekstin suomeksi, paina tästä. Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute searched for a digital solution to help them manage the needs of the different courses, students and educators.

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Why Howspace user interface feels familiar yet radically different from anything else

There's no denying it,  digital facilitation platform Howspace is simultaneously: easy to use, as it feels familiar right away. There is no learning curve, everyone can start using it immediately. ...

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How Basware accelerated co-creation with hundreds of customers using Howspace

Jos haluat lukea tekstin suomeksi, paina tästä. Basware runs the world’s largest open commerce network. The Basware Network provides access to more than 220 global partner networks and over 1 million ...

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Humap CEO Olli-Pekka Juoperi: "The best technology adds human touch to change processes"

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. “Sustainable changes emerge from within an organization. They cannot be imposed from the outside,” says Olli-Pekka Juoperi, CEO of Humap.

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How Flow helped Metsä Group transform into a service organization through virtual collaboration on Howspace

Lukeaksesi asiakastarinan suomeksi, paina tästä. Wood trade is changing, and Metsä Group’s wood supply and forest services wanted to increase the focus of its wood supply chain on customer experience ...

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How facilitator Christina Bush fell in love with digital facilitation platform Howspace

Over the last few years I have been learning a great deal about digital facilitation. I have used all sorts of different tools for facilitation and yet Howspace is the only one that I have ever ...

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HSD Institute Founder Glenda Eoyang: "Sustainable change requires different levels of interaction"

If you'd like to read this text in Finnish, please click here. “Nobody changes in isolation,” says Glenda Eoyang, Founding Executive Director of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute. “Rather than ...

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How Sovelto revolutionized training and consulting methods with Howspace

Lukeaksesi asiakastarinan suomeksi, paina tästä. It’s easy for people to study new things independently these days. But for the newly learned skills and knowledge to make an impact, companies need to ...

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How the Federation of Finnish Technology uses Howspace for co-creation

Keeping track of many great ideas and conversations can be a challenging task.

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Case: scaling up the impact of a one-day workshop

A Danish consulting company ran a one-day workshop for its client as part of a larger development program for middle management. Leveraging digital facilitation platform Howspace, the consultants ...

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Case: harmonizing company culture after a series of acquisitions

With mergers and acquisitions, what starts as a legal and financial transaction quickly becomes a company cultural exercise. How to turn previously separate organizations into one coherent entity ...

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Face-to-face and online – Why digital facilitation is the future of organizational development

The development of social media has created a lot of expectations of digitalizing our work. Indeed, many organizations have already started to digitalize their work. So far they’ve already got some ...

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Stop interrupting your coworkers and start collaborating with them – here's how

I usually start my work day with a task that I think is the most important to get done during the day. I get lots of stuff done until 10am. Then something happens and it's already afternoon. From 4pm ...

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Rethinking work-life balance

Am I allowed to enjoy working and getting inspired and excited of it? May I fall madly in love with work, so that I forget the pass of time? It often feels that you shouldn’t. It is prohibited, or at ...

Customer stories

Case: from a loose network of bureaus to a modern digital organization

Many public organizations have roots that go back decades, even centuries. With digitalization, the role of these bureaus typically has not disappeared, yet their daily work has changed dramatically. ...

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Case: running an organizational development workshop for 700 participants

Take a public organization and its traditional annual Development Day. Pack 700 people in one auditorium and task them with work-related development goals to agree on for the next year. The obvious ...