Teemu Surakka

Teemu Surakka
Aalto University · Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

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Introduction
Currently writing my PhD thesis on the virtual economy in virtual world Second Life and how existing theories of competitive heterogeneity explain this knowledge-intensive economy.
Additional affiliations
January 2013 - present
Aalto University
Position
  • Project Manager
February 2000 - December 2012
Aalto University
Position
  • Researcher

Publications

Publications (13)
Article
Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is an example of a systemic innovation, where mobility services addressing different customers’ transportation needs are integrated with real-time traveler information, ticketing, and payment services. This paper examines how the differences in institutional setup, stakeholder processes and viewpoints, and technological...
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This article addresses the potential of virtual worlds as a platform for creative team collaboration. The proliferation of geographically distributed teams, striving towards innovative results, calls for ICT that support team creativity. Three-dimensional virtual worlds represent such an emergent and rapidly developing collaboration tool. A systema...
Conference Paper
Currently the biggest benefits of 3D virtual environments seem to reside in teaching and training applications. There are distinct possibilities to enhance learning experience with these environments, but also barriers in their use. The aim of this paper is to help educators narrow down their choice, by matching different user needs with features a...
Presentation
Virtual worlds and the electronic economy in general bring along new forms of IT-enabled intermediation, virtual supply chains, rapidly changing electronic commerce technologies, increasing knowledge intensity, and increased sensitivity for time-to-market by customers. These demanding environments present new challenges and opportunities for enterp...
Conference Paper
Virtual worlds and the electronic economy in general bring along new forms of IT-enabled intermediation, virtual supply chains, rapidly changing electronic commerce technologies, increasing knowledge intensity, and increased sensitivity for time-to-market by customers. These demanding environments present new challenges and opportunities for enterp...
Conference Paper
In recent years, different countries have developed institutional environments that foster the use of entrepreneurial business models and support clusters of dynamic firms specializing in different new technologies. Fuel cells are one of these new technologies and Finland is among these countries developing a top-down national business system for s...
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Facing an increasing competition from their foreign counterparts Finnish Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry is utilizing value networks in their operations and trying to make the most of their knowledge about the end users and the life cycle management of buildings. However, the knowledge management practices in the industry...
Conference Paper
Facing increasing competition from their foreign counterparts, Finnish Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry is utilizing value networks in their operations and trying to make the most of their knowledge about the end users and the lifecycle management of buildings. However, the knowledge management and networking practices in t...
Conference Paper
Companies around the world are differentiating their products from competitors' products with such means as design, usability or branding. In many cases specialized service providers have to be used to supplement the skills inside the company. This means that product development partners have to take into account numerous interest groups and use di...

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Projects (6)
Archived project
The aim of this project was to create in Salo region a cluster that focuses on the small portable fuel cell applications and will be integral part of the larger, national fuel cell cluster. The creation of such cluster required coordination between different actors interested in small portable fuel cells and a platform upon which networks and innovations could be build on.
Project
HUPMOBILE’s objective is to provide a holistic approach to the planning, implementation, optimisation and management of integrated, sustainable mobility solutions in Baltic Sea port cities. Mobility in this context includes both people and goods (i.e. freight, cargo logistics and delivery). Concrete examples of innovations addressed are greener urban logistics and combinations of goods- and passenger traffic, intelligent traffic systems based services, tools for stakeholder participation, and new tools for transportation mobility management and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS).
Archived project
This study mapped network structures between the construction and real-estate companies related to life-cycle of buildings, challenges in managing product data in the network and ICT tools that are used, and possible actions to manage and enhance the sharing of product data during the entire lifecycle of a building.