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  • Aug 5, 2020

    Information age calls for empathic leaders

    In the era of rapid digitalization and emerging new technologies, one may think that they would be at the center of learning efforts. But no. Focus should instead be put on the leaders’ capacity for reflective leadership and on fostering empathy, humility and audacity.

  • Jun 4, 2020

    The advantages of mill-wide optimization

    The development of the Industrial Internet in the direction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and autonomous mills will enable mill-wide optimization of processes. Good examples of this and good results can already be seen in the energy industry, which has been taking concrete steps toward this target with centralized remote control rooms and daily heat network optimization.

  • Apr 29, 2020

    Quality brings competitive advantage

    Quality is a holistic part of an organization’s total competitive advantage, and the role of the customer has thus become increasingly central in quality work. Quality is also connected with a company’s business strategy, management and leadership – and is seen as everyone’s responsibility.

  • Feb 3, 2020

    Dialogue with data takes the Industrial Internet to a new level

    Industrial Internet, Industry 4.0, IoT and IioT have all become familiar terms during the past few years, and there has been a lot of talk concerning them. Now is the time to move from talk to concrete actions and start a meaningful dialogue with data.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    Predicting the future using data

    Instead of typical production planning and control, data-driven applications incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) help us take a more holistic view of the entire chain of production by utilizing data from several sources. While Industrial Internet applications can be used to instantly optimize processes, they also allow us to predict what’s around the corner.

  • Dec 2, 2019

    Taking the learnings from doctoral thesis to work as a product engineer

    Tiina Keipi works as a product engineer in Valmet’s Recovery business unit. Before she joined Valmet she did her doctoral dissertation at the Tampere University of Technology but not in the area of recovery boilers but about Technology Development and Techno-Economic Analysis of Hydrogen Production by Thermal Decomposition of Methane.

  • Jun 19, 2019

    Towards new AI-based business models

    High-quality data will be a key source of business value in the future. While machines and equipment are one part of a wider production system that creates value, software will have an increasing role in transforming data into digital services and solutions.

  • Apr 16, 2019

    How to survive the future – let megatrends guide you to a new era

    People are often troubled about the future because they cannot predict it anymore. Megatrends could help with this by working as a guideline for our thinking, bringing clarity to the future, says Professor Harry Gatterer.

  • Feb 18, 2019

    Power Plant Efficiency: generating savings with flue gas condensate

    The flue gas condensing is well utilized at the moment in Scandinavia with hundreds of existing condensing scrubbers. However, besides recovering heat, it’s possible to recover flue gas condensate with feasible payback-time.

  • Dec 11, 2018

    Bold enough to break industrial boundaries 

    Professor Fredrik Hacklin urges companies to forget their traditional innovation patterns and take the leap towards more experimental business models. Hacklin took the stage and shared his views on business models of the future at Valmet Customer Days 2018 in Vienna.

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