Looking back to IoTSWC2017


IoT Solutions World Congress was held last week (3.-5.10.) with three days of speeches, demonstrations, good discussions and (some) fine Span…

Antti Partanen Business Development Manager

Digital transformation at a glance


We created a map for digital transformation and our key insights on what is happening, categorised by industry. Take a look and let us know what you think.

Mika Ruokonen Business Director

Tampere smart office keeps getting smarter

The rest

Previously in the series: Part 1 & Part 2 While our developers have been engaged in very interesting customer projects, they've someh…

Lauri Anttila Business Development Manager, Consultant

Hemmo-app: Key Challenges in Designing for Children


Futurice's social responsibility program Spice worked on an app called Hemmo for Save the Children Finland. Designing for children aged 4-12 involved unique design challenges. The core of the case was designing a mobile service for users with differences in ability to read.

Minja Axelsson Designer

Making of a Social Robot

The rest

We have been building a social open source robot together with Helsinki Digitalents. We plan to use it to study human-robot interaction and share our findings.

Teemu Turunen Corporate Hippie

Please design notifications responsibly ( + free sounds )


There is nearly always a sound element connected with a notification. This is obvious when you think of web services used for communication eg. Messenger, Slack and Flowdock. This makes me wonder: why most of the mobile apps don’t have a customised sound in their notifications? The user would hear an instantly recognisable sound instead of the general default sound when a notification appears.

Tuomas Ahva Sound Designer