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Updating the Classification of Buildings


Statistics Finland has enlisted the Finnish Terminology Centre to update the Classification of Buildings which was published in 1994. The updated classification will correspond with the present state of the building trade in Finland. In order to chart the scale of updates required Statistics Finland and the Terminology Centre organized a questionnaire for the relevant interest groups in the turn of the year, and in 2017 the updating work shall continue based on the answers to the questionnaire.

Vocabulary of cyber security


The National Emergency Supply Agency and the Ministry of Defense have initiated a shared project with the Finnish Terminology Centre. The project aims to compile a vocabulary which will include some 50 key concepts related to cyber and information security. The concepts will be given definitions and term recommendations in Finnish, Swedish and English. The definitions will be translated into Swedish and English at a later date. The terminology work began in May 2017 and the vocabulary will be ready for publication in the spring of 2018.

Updating the Vocabulary of Comprehensive Security

The Vocabulary of Comprehensive Security (TSK 47), which contains some 180 concepts related to the field, was compiled by the initiation of the Finnish National Rescue Association SPEK and published in late 2014. The vocabulary is based on legislation and certain Government Decision-in-Principles such as the Security strategy for society.

Expanding MAO/TAO Ontology with concepts related to cultural landscapes


The National Board of Antiquities (NBA) commissioned the Finnish Terminology Centre TSK to update MAO/TAO Ontology (Ontology for Museum Domain and Applied Arts) in two phases between 2015 and 2017. In spring 2017 NBA assigned TSK to further develop the ontology by adding some 700 concepts related to cultural landscapes. The concepts are derived from different vocabularies and registries related to the field.


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