How to forecast people flow?
In PoDoCo project Juho Kokkala together with KONE applied mathematical methods to forecast people flow in buildings. The project was closely linked to KONE’s vision to deliver the best people flow experience. “I am privileged applying the mathematics for developing KONE’s leading customer experience further” states Juho who is now continuing the work as permanent basis in KONE.
Cookbook for The Systematic Experimentation
Before attempting to make bold product or service development or business decisions, it is often best for companies to make sure that knowledge and data – and not just assumptions or opinions – are guiding the process. Experiments are an efficient way to obtain this knowledge and data. Continuous experimentation Cookbook – An introduction to systematic experimentation for...
FutIS Booklet: Pathways and Tools for Service Business Renewal
DIMECC FutIS program has investigated the skills, process and tools development needed to capitalize on business opportunities associated with industrial services. The booklet compiled by Finnish academic researchers and experts on the Finnish metal industry’s corporate R&D function aim to introduce concrete pathways and tools for service business renewal.
FINAL REPORT: REBUS "Towards Relational Business Practices"
Towards Relational Business Practices – DIMECC REBUS (2014-2017) approached the collaborative business settings - partnerships, alliances, networks, ecosystems - through system thinking, aiming to challenge the forerunner firms to take major leaps in developing their business, as well as fundamentally to change their underlying mindset of managerial behaviour. Altogether,...
A Cookbook for Predicting the Future Prospects in Software Business
The current global business environment is ever-changing and active foresight is a necessity for companies aiming to survive. A Cookbook for Predicting the Future – Introduction of Foresight Tools provides organizations an easy way to find suitable and appropriate foresight tools and methods. It is a practical handbook for conducting foresight activities in software business.
Co-development of marine eco-technology solutions – opening new growth to start-ups and SMEs
Many claims are made about the eco-efficiency of various technologies in transportation. But how can suppliers credibly demonstrate the real fuel and cost savings of their products, especially as so many factors such as weather conditions impact the results? With the help of the DIMECC REBUS program, NAPA has developed its capabilities in verifying the commercial credibility...
Industrial internet renews service business and maintenance operations
DIMECC’s Service Solutions for Fleet Management (S4Fleet) research program has created various methods, tools and good practices that organizations use in their industrial internet applications and data-based maintenance and services. Industrial internet solutions are expected to improve the efficiency and quality of maintenance as well as customers’ satisfaction toward...
Where Scientific Breakthroughs Meet Managerial Practices
The practical book on network and relationship management was created in DIMECC REBUS program. The book presents a collection of 17 novel managerial tools bridging the relevance gap within network management. Through the tools, Practices for Network Management- book intends to propose a new managerial praxis and provoke new and improved frameworks and models for network...
FINAL REPORT: FutIS "Future Industrial Services"
Future Industrial Services – FutIS (2010-2016) was establish to investigate the strategic opportunities associated with service-based value creation. At the time of establishment of DIMECC FutIS program the business landscape was changing rapidly, and industrial service was taking center stage in that transformation. The aim of the DIMECC FutIS program was to work out the...
Participatory methods in service innovations and servitization research
During DIMECC’s Future Industrial Services (FutIS) program, different methods have been used not only for research, but for boosting the service innovation and knowledge creation processes in and between technology-based firms and research teams. This high-tech result summarizes three participatory methods that were used in FutIS.