Creation of a life-cycle service portfolio
By adopting a service logic and implementing service business concepts and processes a manufacturing industry can renew the competitive basis of the industry and create new sources of innovation and profitable growth. In FIMECC FutIS program Suomen Lämpöpumpputekniikka Oy, a manufacturer of ground source heat pumps, developed a totally new life-cycle service portfolio...
Best user experience drives to market success
Five years ago Rocla and Konecranes embarked on an expedition towards user experience driven differentiation in the FIMECC UXUS program. It can been already seen that great experience offers significant competitive advantage driving to profit.
Strategic Change towards Future Industrial Service Business
The book containing various aspect of industrial transformation towards service business was created as a result of FIMECC FutIS program. The handbook enhances technology-based firms’ service business transformation by providing several contributions to service business research in Finland, with consideration of the latest international developments in the area.
UXUS booklets - A glimpse of user experience for B2B industry
FIMECC UXUS program challenges current products, services, routines and organization culture of the Finnish metals and engineering industry by introducing user experience thinking for company operations. The booklet series compiled by Finnish academic researchers and experts on the Finnish metal industry’s corporate R&D function aim to provide a glimpse of user experience...
FINAL REPORT: UXUS "User Experience and Usability in Complex Systems"
User Experience and Usability in Complex Systems – UXUS (2010-2015) challenged current products, services, routines and organizational cultures by introducing user experience thinking for company operations. The aim of the FIMECC UXUS program was to develop and improve the competitiveness of the Finnish metals and engineering industry with the touch of UX. The final report...
Speeding up solutions business development through piloting
Solutions business holds great promise to industrial companies. Yet, developing solutions also takes a long time, it is costly and its outcomes are uncertain. What if we could make solutions business development faster, more cost-efficient and less likely to fail? VTT has developed a novel approach to piloting in FIMECC FutIS program.
Shifting to a forward-thinking approach in maritime transportation and cargo handling industry
MacGregor has developed a new approach, enabling optimization of cargo system solutions that increases cost-effectiveness, efficiency and environmentally-friendliness in the shipping industry. The approach has been developed with the support of Fimecc Rebus programme.
Green Innovation Games: Value Creation Strategies for Corporate Sustainability
Green innovations offer value added for customers and business value for companies. Identified value creation strategies – referred to as “green innovation games” – guide organizations’ innovation processes in particular when driven by three managerial roles.
Video series on UX
Positive user experience as a philosophy is a powerful way to re-think business. Video series on UX (in Finnish) offer insight into UX-driven design and the role of user experience (UX) in business. Videos also includes examples how user experience philosophy has been deployed in companies.
Future Ship Bridge Concepts
Futuristic bridge concepts based on user experience for three different vessels, tug, cargo and platform support vessel, were developed. The results were illustrated as scenario stories, concept pictures, and 3D-animated concept videos. New concepts have created a buzz in the maritime industry’s news services and social media, uplifted Rolls-Royce’s brand image as an...