Monthly Archives: December 2020

MDI’s own municipal survey 2020: Ostrobothnia is number one in terms of vitality while faith in the future can be found all across Finland

In October-November, we conducted a nationwide municipal survey for the sixth time. With the survey, we gathered the views of municipal decision-makers and senior officials on their municipality’s future. In the summary, we compiled the ratings in respect of municipal vitality policy for all of mainland Finland as well as ratings relating to their development … Continue reading MDI’s own municipal survey 2020: Ostrobothnia is number one in terms of vitality while faith in the future can be found all across Finland

The Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki – development platform takes new steps forward

MDI helped with the Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki organisation’s development platform. The aim was to clarify how experimentation and development activities between different stakeholders should be organised. The aim of the Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki operating model is to promote the well-being of children, young people and families and to bring together actors working to … Continue reading The Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki – development platform takes new steps forward

Programmes promoting the digitalisation of Business Finland will be evaluated

During the winter of 2020–2021, MDI, together with Owal Group, Melkior and Resolute HQ, will evaluate 13 Business Finland programmes designed to promote digitalisation. Over the past 15 years, Business Finland (formerly Tekes and Finpro) has supported the digitalisation of Finnish companies’ businesses and helped them to create a global competitive advantage. The purpose of … Continue reading Programmes promoting the digitalisation of Business Finland will be evaluated

Employment services have been enhanced in Southwest Finland through close cooperation between the TE office and private service providers

MDI and Melkior carried out an evaluation and effectiveness study of the Enhanced Employment Service on behalf of the ELY Centre for Southwest Finland. According to the results of the evaluation, the effectiveness of TE services as a whole have been enhanced by adoption of the operating model based on the enhanced employment service. The … Continue reading Employment services have been enhanced in Southwest Finland through close cooperation between the TE office and private service providers

Kunteko-programme has given impetus to municipal development work

MDI has evaluated the Kunteko 2020 programme, the aim of which has been to promote the productivity, efficiency and quality of working life and services in municipal work. According to the evaluation, the Kunteko programme has been an important player in the development of municipal working life in recent years, supporting and supplementing the development … Continue reading Kunteko-programme has given impetus to municipal development work