Author Archives: Isto Huvila

Doctoral Student (alternatively post-doctoral researcher) in information studies (project HIBA)

Open doctoral student or post-doc position for IKM people at Åbo Akademi University: Fixed-term employment for the period 1.4.2016-28.2.2019 (doctoral student) or 1.4.2016- 28.2.2018 (post-doctoral researcher).The following is an unofficial Translation. The official advertisement in Swedish can be found at http://www.abo.fi/personal/sv/News/Item/item/10365Information studies at Åbo Akademi … Continue reading

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IKM buzz

It’s time to send summer greetings to and from all busy IKM people including the staff and the students. Congratulations to all of the soon-to-be second year students working on exciting summer internships. Keep up good work and take all that you can … Continue reading

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IKM professionals needed!

The 2015 edition of the Global Knowledge Management Observatory© Survey by Dr. David Griffiths from the K3-Cubed Ltd (and originally in the first 2011 edition from the University of Edinburgh) lists headlines for knowledge management for the year. The general conclusion is … Continue reading

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Senior Lecturer position in information and knowledge management

Åbo Akademi University (ÅAU) is inviting applications for employment as senior lecturer in information and knowledge management from 1.11.2015 or upon agreement. The position is located in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics. The Senior lecturer is responsible … Continue reading

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Course structures and schedules for 2015-2016

Information about studies during the academic year 2015-2016 is appearing on these pages and on the ÅAU website during the following weeks and complete information will be available at the time of the beginning of the period 1 in August. For … Continue reading

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Admission results for 2015

The admission results for the round of the year 2015 have been sent to all applicants. Congratulations for all of you who have been accepted! We are counting days to welcome you face to face to Åbo Akademi University in the … Continue reading

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Managers as practical authors

Isto was participating last weekend in the Organisational learning, knowledge and capabilities (OLKC) conference 2015 in Milan, Italy. The conference is an interesting, fairly small annual organisational learning and knowledge management conference with a whole lot of stuff that is interesting for … Continue reading

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Time to do IKM

Tess Rinearson wrote a month ago a to-the-point piece on Medium on the relativity of time (among other things). Her point was to contrast the learning of a venture capitalist that “there’s rarely a competitive advantage to solving problems slowly” (which … Continue reading

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Managing information and knowledge is (child’s) play, no, game?

One of the hottest buzzwords of business research is gamification. Similarly to many other terms from Web 2.0 to BPR, and well yes, knowledge management, it is offered as a miracle cure to problems organisations are facing today and a … Continue reading

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Your future as an IKM professional!

Hey you! Yes, you! The deadline of applications for the autumn 2015 batch of the Master’s Programme in Information and Knowledge Management at Åbo Akademi University School of Business and Economics is approaching *FAST* on January 30, 16.00 (CET+1). Check once again … Continue reading

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