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Delivering situation awareness

Knowing what is going on so you can figure out what to do. What you need to know not to be surprised. Keeping track of what is going on around you in a complex, dynamic environment. The ability to maintain a constant, clear mental picture of relevant information and the tactical situation including friendly and threat situations as well as terrain.  Wikipedia definitions for situation awareness! Don’t they sound unmistakably like answers to the challenges of...

Dreamforce ‘14, here we come!

Fingertip is off to San Francisco. And we’re not doing it the traditional way. Or what do you think of our recipe for the world's most important cloud computing event: a pallet of books, orange suspenders and rubber finger cones? Fingertip comes from Finland, Helsinki a city with cold, dark, snowy winters and warm summers filled with light, thousands of lakes, birch and pine forests, a spectacular archipelago, home of beautiful design and a growing scene...

Getting adapted to decision centricity during summer

Decisions are usually not the thing that are developed and thought after in daily business. Therefore it might seem surprising at first to truly concentrate in decision-making and improving the processes by large. One could say that product development, recruitment and sales might be more important themes than decisions and improving decision-making. I was very surprised and skeptical at first about the decision aspect. But when the important business themes are taken to a more detailed...

Decision-making breakfast 28.8. at the Fingertip office

This morning we hosted a breakfast event at our office in Telakkaranta with Reidar Wasenius from Briim as the keynote speaker. Reidar Wasenius is an experienced communications professional, who is currently focusing on brain and mental training, as the Personal Brainer at Briim. His keynote was “How to learn to make better choices”, which was very insightful approach to the issue. We often make mental barriers for ourselves or don’t really understand why we do things....

Grow your business with trust and knowledge

The rate of change around us is tremendous, almost too high to fully grasp. Our understanding of the reality we are a part of is limited, and predicting the future is almost impossible. With unlimited knowledge out there, the ability to filter out the irrelevant has become a new competitive advantage. In working life, this presents a challenge that can be turned into an enabler of, and condition for, success. The old saying “Knowledge is power”...

Decide to have a better work day

What would a meeting that provides enough time for in-depth discussion be like? With a high level of preparation and orientation among participants, resulting in clear decisions and, in particular, a clear division of tasks related to the execution of the decisions? What would it be like to have a meeting where you wouldn’t need to review the minutes of the previous meeting and establish that no progress has been made on the previous decisions? What...