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Digikyky - Enhancing a company's digital capabilities in order to increase productivity and competitiveness

Digitally competent companies are agile in their operating models, communicate actively and utilise new technology. The DigiKyky training programme is aimed at getting companies to start thinking digitally and at enhancing their capabilities. By making use of digitalisation, a company can 

  • develop management and work organisation models
  • improve its ability to utilise technology and innovations in producing and marketing products and services
  • increase its productivity and competitiveness
  • share its expertise through business networks. 

The training programme is divided into four parts, for each of which there are one or two training days. 

  • 1: Understanding digitalisation and utilising it in your company
  • 2: Online presence
  • 3: Modernising your business
  • 4: Industrial Internet 

Following the common training days, realistic implementation plans will be developed in smaller business groups. The project is targeted at all growth-oriented companies, including their personnel and managers, regardless of sector. The project is open to a total of 50 companies from North Savo. 

DigiKyky straining days in 2016–2017 (in Finnish):

  • 05.04.2016 DigiKyky 2016 seminaari – Digitalisaation ymmärtäminen ja sen hyödyntäminen yrityksessä, Kuopio
  • 17.05.2016 Yritysten verkkoläsnäolo 1/2, kouluttajana Viestintäliiga Oy, Kuopio
  • 07.06.2016 Yritysten verkkoläsnäolo 2/2, Kuopio
  • 06.09.2016 Liiketoiminnan uudistaminen -koulutuspäivä



Marja Turunen
DigiKyky-projektipäällikkö (project manager)
Tel. + 358 44 785 5901


Project Details: 

  • The aim of the DigiKyky project is to modernise companies by enhancing their digital capabilities, to encourage them to develop management and work organisation models, to improve their ability to utilise technology and innovations in producing products and services, in customer contacts and marketing. A further aim is to make an experimental culture enabled by digital applications part of a company's operations.
  • The project is being implemented by Kuopio Innovation Ltd.
  • Funded by the European Social Fund, North Savo ELY Centre and the City of Kuopio.
  • Project duration: 1 January 2016–31 December 2017
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Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.