Expert's voice

Expert's voice

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  • Aug 12, 2021

    Sharpen your soft skills – the future is human

    The era of information has made us all information professionals, and our value as an employee is based on our capability to manage information. Soon, however, technology will be so advanced that we are no longer needed to manage information – machines will do it better. According to futurist Perttu Pölönen, it is high time that we start focusing on skills that no machine can learn – the human elements.

  • May 3, 2021

    5 Important parameters for pulp cleaner control

    Expert insight into the variables that impact runnability

  • Dec 18, 2020

    Cybersecurity – a responsibility of top management

    Cyberthreats are an increasing phenomenon in today’s digitalized and connected operating environment. The same technologies that have enabled business transformation also enable or create cybercrime. Cyberattacks or breaches can, in the worst case, be devastating to a company. That is why cybersecurity should have high priority on the agendas of top management and boards.

  • Nov 9, 2020

    3 Questions on Wash Press Efficiency

    An Expert interview with Bruno Baggio, Technical Engineer, Valmet NA delves into wash press efficiency.

  • 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.

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