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Case: Educators’ essential tool for blended learning

By Hanna Liimatainen on Oct 19, 2017 3:39:24 PM

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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The Power of REAL / Paradox 1: Familiar & radically new

By Ilkka Mäkitalo on Oct 12, 2017 1:47:57 PM

At the same time:
  • REAL is easy to use and feels familiar right away. There is no learning curve, everyone can start using it immediately.
  • REAL is radically new. REAL opens the whole new world of possibilities for the facilitators, trainers and consultants. Even it offers people some radically new ways of working it is also easy, fun and empowering for them too. 

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Case: Accelerated co-creation and on-point feedback

By Hanna Liimatainen on Oct 5, 2017 3:29:00 PM

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 buyers and suppliers. Companies use the network to create business relationships, connect with trading partners, manage their vendor data, and speed up their invoicing and payment processes.

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Meet the Expert: Olli-Pekka Juoperi

By Hanna Liimatainen on Sep 28, 2017 9:34:00 AM

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Changes cannot be imposed from the outside

“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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Case: Transforming into a service organization through discussion and gaming

By Hanna Liimatainen on Sep 21, 2017 8:05:00 AM

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 and service culture. The ‘Puhti 2.0’ project, facilitated by Muutostoimisto Flow, helped 500 professionals in wood trade in 14 Finnish regions enhance their team work and improve the discussion culture across organizational functions. REAL served as a content platform, bringing in both games and more traditional content to the project.

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Design principles of REAL: 5 Workflow-based

By Ilkka Mäkitalo on Sep 14, 2017 7:03:00 AM

What you need is what you put there. 

WYSIWYD = What You See Is What You Do.

Workflow-based – what does it mean? It means that instead of you adapting to the tools you use, the tool is adapting to your way of working. Workflow-based is one of the design principles of ours. If you can draw your process to the paper, you can build a digital collaboration process around it. 

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REAL Facilitation Spaces

By Christina Bush on Sep 7, 2017 7:41:00 AM

Over the last few years I have been learning a great deal about digital facilitation. I have used all sorts of different tools and yet REAL is the only one that I have ever fallen in love with. Which is not something I thought I'd ever say about software!

So why am I in love with an inanimate object?

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Design principles of REAL: 4 Intervention, storytelling – journey

By Ilkka Mäkitalo on Aug 31, 2017 6:41:00 AM

Central Park, New York, August 27th

I am sitting in sunny Central Park, in New York. It is such a beautiful Sunday morning. I'm sitting my legs crossed on the rocks. The laptop in my lap. Kids are playing and laughing, tourists smiling and taking selfies. I came here yesterday and will stay until next Friday. For me this visit is a business trip. And the reason I am telling all this is that the stories are an essential part of this post.

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Meet the Expert: Glenda Eoyang

By Hanna Liimatainen on Aug 24, 2017 12:19:38 PM

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Effective change means interaction on every level

“Nobody changes in isolation,” says Glenda Eoyang, Founding Executive Director of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute. “Rather than being about what needs to be done, changes are about what we can do together.” 

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Design principles of REAL: 3 Context

By Ilkka Mäkitalo on Aug 18, 2017 3:49:46 PM

“No context, no meaning.”
Gregory Bateson 

Working together is impossible if we don’t have a coordinated understanding of the context of our collaboration. Even though we could get something done, we would easily (sooner or later) end up to a conflict if we were missing clarity of the context. 

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