After a number of years in which it has been difficult to gather all employees for an internal conference to discuss opportunities for improving business processes, Opticom found a solution where even the staff’s children could join their parents when they went on a conference.

“A consulting firm’s business model is based on competence. It is important that all employees do well and everyone can join in this kind of activities where we develop our company. No one should be excluded just because he or she has children,” says Carl Michael Bergman, Opticom’s CEO & partner.

Taking the children on a business conference was such an original, new concept that the leading business newspaper in the Nordic region Dagens Industri decided to discuss Opticom’s conference at Skåvsjöholm located northeast of Stockholm.

To read the full article (in Swedish) please click on the link below:

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Earlier than in previous years, Opticom has now started the planning process for the next edition of the office paper tracking survey. As many of our clients have their budgeting process in the autumn, the multi-client proposal is distributed to many of our contacts already in October.

Important dates and information about the 2013 years edition are given below:
• October 2012 – proposal distributed
• March 31, 2013 – deadline for early bird offer (5% discount)
May 6, 2013 – deadline for subscription
• June 2013 – Discussions with subscribers to finalise survey design, questionnaire and scope
• September – October 2013 – fieldwork/interviews
• October – November 2013 – statistics and reporting
• December 2013 onwards – presentations and news releases

Early bird subscribers are not only entitled to a discounted fee but also, given an opportunity to influence the final research scope and questionnaire.

NEW! In 2013 the basic survey package will focus on Germany, France and UK countries that most of our clients are interested in. All other countries are offered as optional and priced separately.

If you would like to receive the multi-client proposal or in case you have any questions regarding the next edition of the office paper tracking survey, do not hesitate to contact project manager Marijn van der Sluijs at marijn [at] opticom [dot] se or by calling +46 8 50 30 90 00.

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News_120914In this edition, we would like to focus on those working with industrial goods and consumer goods and services and share some of our clients’ experiences with you, inform you about our latest product and service developments as well as tell you a bit more about Opticom’s international atmosphere.

Read the full news letter here.

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