Check out the newest blog post at Factory Service Factory Blog. The post is written by Juho Lindman, assistant professor of information system science in Svenska Handelhögskolan (Hanken). The topic in this post is service creation from open data and challenges associated with it. Please note that the post is in Finnish as usual. Enjoy!
You can find the blog post from here>>>
Come to hear and discuss interesting research done at Aalto University and to network with the Aalto service researchers as well as other practitioners who share your interest in services!
- - The evening focuses on the service research done by Aalto Service Factory sponsored research groups.
- - Fear not; the event does not have a single Powerpoint presentation. The research groups have prepared a poster showcasing their research. You can to stop by any interesting posters and discuss it first hand with the researchers.
- - Posters will be in English. Discussion, however, you can do in Finnish or English.
- - Wine and salad will be served.
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 12, 17:00 – 19.00
Place: Aalto School of Business, Chydenia building, bottom floor cafeteria (Runeberginkatu 22-24, Helsinki)
N.B. The venue has changed to Chydenia building (Runeberginkatu 22-24, Helsinki)
Registration: Please register here for the event.
Aalto Service Factory sponsored research groups in 2014 are:
- - Aalto Apps & Os – open innovation ecosystem for Aalto community
- - Aalto LAB Mexico
- - Aalto Smart Parking Service Group
- - CT_Commons – A Citizen Toolkit as Urban Commons
- - Open Service Innovation Observatory (OSIO)
- - Perceived value of music services
- - SERMO – Service Modularity Enabling New Innovations, Supply Chain Sustainability and New Service Structures
- - Service Design With And For Citizens (with&for)
- - Talking buildings
Learn more about the research groups HERE>>>
For more information, please contact:
|Minna-Kaarina Forssén||Esko Penttinen|
|Business Collaboration Manager||Research Manager|
|050-407 1430||040-575 4520|
Young Student — Go Services! 2014: Thursday 16.10.2014 13:00-16:00, TUAS Building TU2, Otaniementie 17
Student – did you know your future career will be in services? The growing service sector already counts for well over 70% of the economy. Its growth is built on services that require highly skilled service professionals – come and find out what you can do to become one!
The Industrial Internet is tipped to move manufacturing industries truly into the Internet age – profoundly changing industrial services and their operation. The event keynote gives you a glimpse of what is just around the corner.
In the second part, professionals from different service industries will tell you how to build a successful career in services. What skills do you need – now and in the future?
Date & Time: Thursday October 16th 2014, 13:00 – 16:00
Place: TUAS Building TU2 (Otaniementie 17)
- 13:00 Opening — Mikko Heiskala, Education Manager, Aalto Service Factory
- 13:10 Keynote: Industrial Internet and Services — Professor Martti Mäntylä, Aalto University
- 13:40 Career examples from different service industries
- 15:30 Refreshments and Stands Open
- 16:00 The Event Ends
Check out the latest Aalto Service Factory Blog post. For this time the post is about support service development for elderly and disabled person’s housing in the context of Helsinki CityJam. The guest writer for this post is Laura Aalto from Toimiva kaupunki / Design Driven City. Please note that this post is only in Finnish.
You can find the blog post from here>>>
Keynote Speeches by Bo Edvardsson and Stephen Vargo Open for Aalto University Students on September 9 and 10 (September 4, 2014)
In relation to RESER Conference on September 11-13 at Finlandia Hall, Helsinki and its Doctoral Colloquium on September 9-10 at Aalto Service Factory, there will be two interesting keynote speeches in Aalto University School of Business:
Tuesday Sep 9, 2014, 14.30 – 15.30, Bo Edvardsson (Karlstad University), “Perspectives on Publishing Service Research”, Hall C-350, 3rd floor, Main Building, Aalto University School of Business.
Wednesday Sep 10, 2014, 15.00 – 16.00, Stephen Vargo (University of Hawaii), “Insights on Service Innovation”, Restaurant Proffa, 2nd floor, Main Building, Aalto University School of Business.
Both of the keynote speeches are free of charge and open for students and faculty of Aalto University
The doctoral colloquium of the annual RESER Conference will be held at Aalto Service Factory on September 9-10. Normal open access to Aalto Service Factory premises will be partially restricted from normal visitors. Only office rooms and hot desk workstations are normally available for permanent workers and visitors during September 9-10, 2014.
Call for Papers: 6th International Seminar on Service Modularity: Architectures, Platforms and Interfaces (August 15, 2014)
The 6th International Seminar on – Service Modularity, Architecture Platforms and Interfaces – will be held on January 15-16, 2015 at Aalto’s Töölö campus, in downtown Helsinki. The aim of the seminar is to foster discussions on service modularity and related research topics beyond disciplinary boundaries. We warmly welcome all scholars who are interested in the development and application of modular principles and practices in services.
The seminar is open to researchers interested in this research area and seeking to develop their research papers. As the topic is nascent and evolving, presentations and discussions on all different viewpoints related to service modularity are welcome. Doctoral students and junior faculty are especially encouraged to submit a paper. One of the objectives is to support doctoral students with their research by providing the opportunity to get feedback from senior researchers.
Contributors are invited to submit an extended abstract (500-800 words) by November 2, 2014 for consideration for inclusion in the program. After notification of acceptance, contributors are expected to submit a full paper by December 14, 2014.
The full paper can be based on conceptual or empirical research, and can either be a working document or a recently published paper. It can also be either an effort of an individual researcher or done in collaboration with a research team.
The seminar is free of charge. However, the participants are expected to cover their own travel, accommodation and other living expenses. Details for accommodation and information on how to get to the venue will be provided when the paper acceptance process has been completed.
More information>>> (PDF)
|Abstract deadline||November 2, 2014|
|Pre-registration deadline||November 2, 2014|
|Notification of acceptance||November 7, 2014|
|Deadline for full paper submissions||December 14, 2014|
|Final registration for seminar||December 14, 2014|
|Assignment of papers to discussants||December 19, 2014|
|Seminar||January 15-16, 2015|
There has been some changes in Aalto Service Factory staff over the course of Summer 2014. Our Academic Community Director, Jung-Joo Lee, has left us to join the faculty of National University of Singapore as an assistant professor. The new Academic Community Director will be announced officially in the beginning of the coming Fall.
Ms. Lee also reflected her time at the Aalto Service Factory in the form of a blog post at the Aalto Service Factory Blog. The post takes a look how Aalto Service Factory’s operations have evolved over the years. Additionally, a view is provided how Aalto Service Factory’s vision and operations can be shaped in the future.
Please, go check out the blog from here>>>
Aalto University and University of Oulu are looking for post-doc researchers and doctoral candidates to participate in industrial engineering research called Business in Built Environment (BBE). The expected duration for the research is from September 2014 to December 2015.
Apply now since the application deadline is already August 15, 2014.
More information and application details>>> (in Finnish)
NewsAalto Service Factory Networking Evening on November 12 Has Been Moved to Chydenia Building (October 29, 2014)
Newest ASF Blog Post Is About Open Data (October 28, 2014)
Welcome to Aalto Service Factory Networking Evening on November 12, 2014 (October 14, 2014)
Young Student — Go Services!: An Event from Service Professionals to Students (October 6, 2014)
New Blog Post at Aalto Service Factory Blog Regarding Helsinki CityJam (September 29, 2014)
Stay tuned for more information!