Give purpose to the data

Taneli Tikka / 
September 1, 2016

Data is like clean water – the essential of life of which importance you’ll only realise until its gone. In today’s world data is measured, collected, reported, visualised and...

Let things change

Jyri Lintunen / 
August 25, 2016

Buddha said there is nothing constant except change. He was right. Change is not dangerous, but the fear of and resistance to change are. The past summer has been...

Who’s afraid of a Finnish mobile marketer?

Ville Heijari / 
August 18, 2016

Finland, the country that gave the world Nokia and Linux, is often seen as something of an engineers’ paradise: A place where laconic, no-nonsense individuals can focus on just...

Small companies should love trade policy

Lauri Kangasniemi / 
August 11, 2016

In general, one of the hardest parts of business is internationalisation. There are very few ways to do it without costs, and sometimes quite excessive ones. In the end,...

Nordic nations trending in the United States

Emilia Honkasaari / 
June 23, 2016

For Americans, the Nordic countries have previously essentially boiled down to Ikea and Abba, but recently this impression has gained more depth. Americans are genuinely interested in how Nordic...

Catching waves with Finnish sisu

Sara Vihavainen / 
June 16, 2016

Sisu is an untranslatable Finnish word that takes perseverance to a whole new level. For Finns, sisu is a matter of attitude; the ability to keep fighting after most people...

Greetings from Brussels: a thumbs up for Finland’s education

Liisa Tenhunen-Ruotsalainen / 
June 9, 2016

This spring, I worked in Brussels for two months. My aim was to study the European Union’s educational policy agenda, which did not take long – there is no...

Startup, oldup, let’s rock!

Susanna Aaltonen / 
June 2, 2016

When exploring the world of startup ideas and growth, turning your gaze to the Finnish chemical industry, where new business often springs up alongside the old, may put a...

Good News team moves houses

Kari Väisänen / 
May 26, 2016

Launched in spring 2009, Good News from Finland (GNF) is a success story in terms of content. Back then, we were a couple of people who were sick and...

How to grow from local to global business

Saija Mahon / 
May 19, 2016

Due to the expanding digital arena, it’s now become possible for any brand to be truly global business – new markets are just one click away. However, growing a...

Why Finland?

James O'Sullivan / 
May 12, 2016

Earlier this month I found myself chatting with a Finn who had recently returned from holidaying in Sydney. “It’s paradise down there,” he exclaimed. “What the *expletive* are you...