Tuesday December 13th, 2016

Increasing revenue by customer and employee engagement

Hanna-Riikka Sundberg

Hanna-Riikka Sundberg

Mikko Nurmi

Mikko Nurmi

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We were asked to present our take on customer-centric business development as part of eMBA training at Tampere University of Technology. We’ve helped several companies develop their business in different industries, e.g. healthcare, energy, automation and agriculture sectors. Our ability to explore the world from the user’s point of view in several industries enables excelling... See more

Thursday April 28th, 2016

Excuse me…you speak English?

Karman Wong

Karman Wong

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I’m sure you have heard it before…”Excuse me, do you speak English?” Perhaps you’ve used it yourself. I was recently traveling to help out on a project regarding international students. Funnily enough I was one myself once upon a time. You’re going to a completely foreign country and everything is so “foreign” except perhaps there just... See more

Tuesday March 8th, 2016

Designing beyond ourselves

Tom Owen

Tom Owen

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On a recent visit to a local hospital, I came across a new self-check service for patients attending appointments. The system worked better than I expected, and even included features to allow me to correct information that had been stored incorrectly. I was left feeling like this was a truly great piece of design and it felt... See more

Wednesday February 24th, 2016

Marshmallows

Tom Owen

Tom Owen

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While recently travelling to Finland to meet my colleagues in Tampere and Helsinki, I was reminded of a fascinating piece of research about delayed gratification amongst children. The ‘Stanford Marshmallow Experiment’ placed a marshmallow in front of children of all ages, informing them that if they could resist eating the treat for a short period... See more

Tuesday January 19th, 2016

Baby guerrillas

Benjy Stanton

Benjy Stanton

Baby playing Mario

I love watching my kids playing with technology. Sometimes they struggle, but more often than not, they know exactly what to do. They are only two and four years old, but I’m sure that in a few years they’ll be showing me what to do. They remember my passcode and can use it to unlock... See more

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