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Gary Klein
A trace of a hawk attacking a mouse on the icy lake, a mouse made a wrong mistake (lethal one) by entering an open area

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Metropolitan buzz vs. solitude – a balancing act for harnessing serendipity

While the first real Autumn storm is wiping through the landscape here in Eastern Finland, bending the pines in our backyard to their limits and generating waves big like sheep on the lake, it’s great to discover from Facebook postings – thanks to Lauri Gröhn – an article about the impact of landscape in our


Anabel Quan-Haase-Serendipity Models:How We Encounter Information and People in Digital Environments

In this YouTube presentation Anabel Quan – Haase explains some of the results of serendipity research. Watch the clip here  A great overview of the current status of serendipity research. Yet, it surprising how little serious research in this field has been conducted.

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A new arena for serendipity management is under construction

Karostech’s Founder and Partner Ilkka Kakko, Serendipitor, is involved in a new initiative, where new ways of harnessing serendipity will be tested. The Business and Culture Centre Malski in Lahti, Finland, will form an ecosystem where serendipity is respected. The overall community support system consist for instance a state-of the art competence platform and a


Serendipity training starts in Finland

Karostech Ltd and Sovelto, one of the biggest private training companies in Finland, have today agreed that Sovelto will start to offer one day serendipity training to its customers. The key idea is to increase the understanding of serendipity when managing innovation management processes and to help participants create innovation ecosystems that really support harnessing

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New book finally published

I am happy to announce that my book is finally published. It will be down loadable here. I will have also some hard copies for those really interested in the content, please e.mail me: in order to get one. Abstract, Ilkka Kakko:”Oasis Way and the Postnormal Era: How Understanding Serendipity Will Lead You to

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