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A mobile app for the Care Mobile

Published on July 5, 2012 By Arjan Tupan

RMHC Latvia is bringing healthcare to children in Latvia that normally have no or difficult access to specialist doctors. They drive their Care Mobile, a truck with two treatment rooms and state-of-the-art equipment, to places like Liepaja, Saldus, Tukums and Daugavpils, where specialists from the state children’s hospital see the local children. And they’ve been [...]

Elements for successful implementation of social media

Published on February 8, 2012 By Arjan Tupan

In a recent seminar at SSE Riga, we discussed the elements of successful implementation of social media/digital in companies. This is the presentation I used.

Should we ban email?

Published on December 6, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

Every now and then, a CEO makes some waves by planning to ban email from his company. And it’s not only in young tech start-ups. This time it’s Mr Thierry Breton, CEO of Atos, a global IT consulting outfit of over 80.000 employees. In 18 months, email will be phased out in the company, or [...]

Boost Human Capital With Social Media

Published on November 4, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

The second SSE Riga HR Morning seminar was today, and we discussed ways to recruit and boost human capital in your company by using social media. As last time, a summary of the slides used is published here as well.

Many things to learn from two holy men

Published on October 14, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

For us technophiles and social media aficionados, the new features of Facebook, introduced or announced at the recent f8 conference, are like shiny new toys: we want to get our hands on them, play with them, and understand them. Our news sources (blogs, websites, live streams, more often than not read in readers like Google [...]

Social Media influence on the workplace

Published on September 30, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

This morning, the SSE Riga HR Morning seminar was dedicated to the influence of social media in the workplace. Below, you can find a summary of the presentation used during the seminar.

It’s about the people, not the tools

Published on August 19, 2011 By Arjan Tupan

Social media have received some bad press, recently. Especially after the riots in the UK. Looters and rioters used BlackBerry messenger and Facebook to organize their destructive – and criminal – activities. Earlier this year, social media were also credited as being instrumental to the revolutions in some Arab countries. These events have made some [...]