ICT outsourcing, user-driven and open innovation strategies in the generation of new data-based solution

Abstract: The reported empirical findings using survey data from 531 Finnish companies show that for digitalized data-based innovation generated for both firm’s own and market needs, the firm’s ICT-specific absorptive capacity matters more than its general absorptive capacity arising from the firms’ investments in R&D and intangible assets. User-driven innovators differ from companies that do […]

Global growth continues to be slow – Finland’s GDP will grow by 0.3 % in 2013

The euro area recession has deepened, but the calming of the financial markets provides hope for the latter part of 2013. Finland’s GDP will grow by 0.3 per cent in 2013, while next year growth will accelerate to 1.8 per cent.

Kaitila, Ville

Vihriälä, Vesa

Seppälä, Timo

Valkonen, Tarmo

ICT outsourcing, user-driven and open innovation strategies in the generation of new data-based solution

Abstract: The reported empirical findings using survey data from 531 Finnish companies show that for digitalized data-based innovation generated for both firm’s own and market needs, the firm’s ICT-specific absorptive capacity matters more than its general absorptive capacity arising from the firms’ investments in R&D and intangible assets. User-driven innovators differ from companies that do […]

Global growth continues to be slow – Finland’s GDP will grow by 0.3 % in 2013

The euro area recession has deepened, but the calming of the financial markets provides hope for the latter part of 2013. Finland’s GDP will grow by 0.3 per cent in 2013, while next year growth will accelerate to 1.8 per cent.

Kaitila, Ville

Vihriälä, Vesa

Seppälä, Timo

Valkonen, Tarmo