About Virpi Oinonen

Professional visual simplifier. Former digital campaigner.

The Confused CEO’s Guide to 21st Century Organisations

   The Confused CEO's Guide to 21st Century Organisations is a cartoon book (comic book) about business buzzwords everybody uses but no-one can explain: complexity, agile, design thinking, organisational culture, innovation and self-management. The story is told through the eyes of a confused CEO who is trying to make sense of it all. Each chapter [...]

By |2019-11-13T12:13:58+00:00June 13th, 2018|Organisational change|0 Comments

Digital workplace adoption – animation

Digital workplace adoption can be tricky. People stick to email and their local hard drives despite the fact that there are shiny new collaboration and file sharing tools available. This happens because there is no support for behaviour change. And no-one tells employees WHY they should use these new tools - what's in it [...]

Behaviour change case story – visual storytelling to the rescue

Have you ever had to ask people to change how they work? Maybe you’ve introduced a new process, a new piece of software etc. It was pretty hard, wasn’t it? Behaviour change doesn’t happen simply because you’ve told people to change. One of my clients approached me with a behaviour change dilemma. He was responsible [...]

What is digital transformation – cartoon infographic

The Corona virus (COVID-19) has been jokingly hailed (?) as the true driver of digital transformation within organisations. While it's true that digital collaboration tools (Zoom, Slack, Teams, Yammer and what have you) have seen staggering adoption rates, the concept of "digital transformation" is broader than that of digital collaboration tools. See the cartoon [...]

By |2020-05-26T12:50:47+00:00December 12th, 2017|Infographics, Organisational change, Technology|8 Comments

Why invest in an enterprise social network – Cartoon infographic

Enterprise social networks are slowly (yes, very slowly) replacing email and stale intranets in all kinds of companies. Yet there are still senior managers out there who think that an internal "enterprise social network" like Yammer is for sharing funny cat videos. This infographic ties enterprise social networks to a wider context - the shift [...]

By |2018-01-26T20:56:19+00:00September 18th, 2017|Enterprise social networks, Infographics|1 Comment

It’s hard to survive in the jungle when you were trained in a zoo – cartoon

Buy this cartoon Were you trained in a zoo? You probably were. I know I was. I came across a blog post on the metaphor of zoos and jungles by management consultant Sonja Blignaut. It nicely contrasts the mindset in an industrial era hierarchical organisation and a more modern, networked organisation. The former assumes a [...]

By |2018-01-26T20:56:19+00:00September 12th, 2017|Cartoons|0 Comments

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