Insight: Multilingual Digital Single Market at Riga Summit 2015

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The Riga Summit took place in Riga, Latvia from April 27-29, 2015, and gathered more than 350 participants from all parts of the world, representatives of various fields – businesses, the European parliament, Latvian parliament, technology providers, linguists and researchers.

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The central theme of the Summit was Multilingual Digital Single Market and its multilingual challenge.

In European Union are spoken 24 official languages, and many more dialects and minority languages (for instance Russian language not being official EU language is spoken by more than 5 million people residing in EU as native language and by many more as second language, which makes it the 7th in the list of the most widely spoken languages in EU).… Click to read the full post

Demographics of Agro-Know – May 2015 version


Topic of this blog post was requested by some members of the Agro-Know team. Indeed, working  and assembling all the data together we could see what are those human resources that we so often refer to. The Admin team collects basic information about the team members in order to extract useful analytics.

Agro-Know’s population sums up to 25 people at the moment; a number that is changing mostly due to the acquisition of new team members. You can see some statistical data on who we are and what we look like in the graphs right below.


As one can see, the Agro-Know team consists of members with different educational background and expertise.… Click to read the full post

Agro-Know Admin Department at a Glance

The Admin (Admin) is one of the four Agro-Know Departments. Since 2009 Admin team in Agro-Know is evolving and growing inside and together with Agro-Know itself. Our fours teams are supporting Agro-Know in all its businesses:

1) Office management. For the last 1.5 years we are having two offices with 25 people working in them full-time or part-time. Office management team is supporting all the logistics, secretary works, provisions of consumables etc. In two words – keeping the everyday work environment and work process smooth and flawless. Athina Makri undertakes all these tasks and many more.

2) Project Management Office. Probably the oldest admin team with its rules, workflows, etc. … Click to read the full post

Know Agro-Know: Meet Vassilis Protonotarios


It’s been almost a year since our blog was officially launched. And in a strange way it happened that Vassilis the most active blogger, who interviewed everyone, wrote and posted about everything is still not known to the wider audience.

Vassilis is one of the most experienced Agro-Know’ers, he started his career in Agro-Know back in 2010. Somewhere in 2011 I knew Vassilis as project manager 🙂 then he changed his role couple of times, and now we know him as Marketing and Networking Manager. But besides the job titles let me say that Vassilis is the kindest person ever with great sense of humor.… Click to read the full post

Agro-Know Values: the story & the value of the month

Let me start with bit of pre-history. A little more than three years ago Agro-Know family found its new permanent “laaarge” home (I put quotes because we don’t fit there anymore) . Day by day, month by month the AK family was growing. It was obtaining all the usual attributes of the corporate family – defined job positions, teams and departments, organizational structure, rules here and there… You can read about our organizational changes and structure in the earlier post. Still one of the bright characteristics of AK always was quite a flexible atmosphere without much need for formal discussions and meetings, despite of hard-working schedule. … Click to read the full post