Tag: SMEs

Digiagents, growth mentors for SMEs

Digiagents, growth mentors for SMEs

The Finnish Information Society Development Centre (TIEKE) coordinated the Digiagent project in 2022-2023. The project gave small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) access to a digital agent or mentor, who assisted them in developing their operations.

To introduce electronic invoicing

The implementation of electronic invoicing (e-invoicing) depends on the needs, goals, and size of an…

Digitally skilled businesses and communities in Central Finland

Digitally skilled businesses and communities in Central Finland

The DiyKS project promotes digital competences among micro and small enterprises (SMEs), associations, and various communities operating in Central Finland.

Digital competences
The EDIFY-EDU project is devising an open learning environment fostering EDI competencies
Digital competences

The EDIFY-EDU project is devising an open learning environment fostering EDI competencies

The EDIFY-EDU project responds to shifting work life needs by developing equality, diversity, and inclusion competences of business managers and management students. An online seminar in September showcases good practices from various European countries and addresses future competence needs.

Hanna Vuohelainen
Hanna Vuohelainen
Data economy
Why should entrepreneurs be interested in data?
Data economy

Why should entrepreneurs be interested in data?

Data is an important enabler of new business in micro businesses and SMEs. In a data-driven business coaching programme developed by Sitra and implemented by TIEKE, entrepreneurs in the travel and restaurant sector realised the benefits of data in boosting customer insight.

Katri Korhonen ja Jari Salo
Data economy
A new tool to help SME business owners to assess their data protection practices
Data economy

A new tool to help SME business owners to assess their data protection practices

Data protection is a competitive advantage for small- and medium-sized companies. The English version will be published in the autumn of 2022.

Hanna Vuohelainen
Hanna Vuohelainen
Digital processes
DigiStar helps restaurants and hotels to recover from the pandemic
Digital processes

DigiStar helps restaurants and hotels to recover from the pandemic

This pandemic project has enhanced the digital skills and processes of over a hundred hospitality businesses in Finland.

Digital processes
Data protection opening doors into Europe for SMEs
Digital processes

Data protection opening doors into Europe for SMEs

GDPR2DSM, the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman and TIEKE joint project starting in November, will provide micro enterprises and SMEs with information and tools to help ensure effective data protection. Data protection builds trust in the operations of businesses and can bring new international business opportunities.