Teuvo Uusitalo

Teuvo Uusitalo
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | vtt · Knowledge-driven Design

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As a result of the worldwide depletion of natural resources, increased energy use, and environmental, economic, and social imbalance, organizations are working to identify the proper strategies supporting the continuous reduction of their impacts. While this trend is fundamentally agreed upon in the literature, several manufacturing industries stil...
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Mining industry is highly dependent on the state of its assets, and it is also a significant water user and producer of wastewater. Thus, the management of water-related assets and operations is a critical business issue and has an effect both on the growth and profitability in mining companies. Moreover, digitalization influences asset management...
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Manufacturing networks contain vast amounts of data over the whole lifecycle of assets. There is much talk of data based services and business models but limited number of success stories from the industry. Valuation of data is identified as a major obstacle for successful service business. Actors operating in the value network may have different p...
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The mining industry requires vast water volumes for mineral processing. The management of water resources is an important challenge for companies as many issues are associated with improper water stewardship at mine sites, such as environmental risks and conflicts with local communities. To tackle this challenge, a predictive dynamic water balance...
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The importance of the circular economy is growing due to unresolved global challenges, such as climate change and resource scarcity. As defined and shown in the report by the POLICE project, the circular economy is an economic system that creates value by catching and reusing the limited raw material and energy resources by slowing, narrowing and c...
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This paper investigates the development of heavy duty electric battery vehicles through analysing research papers and patents and identifies emerging technology areas by using a generative probabilistic model, Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA). The focus of the analysis is on literature and patents published since 2010 up to date, summing up altoge...
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Mining industry uses massive amounts of water for minerals processing and both management of vast water volumes and water scarcity constitute needs for the companies. Hence, improvements in the mines’ water balance management are central to making mining environmentally and societally safer and more efficient. Consequently, investments in water-rel...
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Recent academic research has paid particular attention to how digitalization disrupts current business models and business environments. Furthermore, servitization has gained significant attention. However, so far only a fraction of the wide range of opportunities related to digitalization has been realized. In this paper we aim to better understan...
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A large number of companies are currently making a transformation toward a service mind-set with digital capabilities. The exploitation of data and the development of profitable data-based business is a topical development target that involves many ongoing projects. SmartAdvantage is a joint project that is being undertaken by the research organiza...
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Transition towards the circular economy (CE) requires systemic change at society level. From companies this change requires the adoption of circular business models, which needs innovation in value creation, value proposition and value capture. In this paper we focused on understanding what the current understanding of the concept of value in CE bu...
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Transition towards the circular economy (CE) requires systemic change at society level. From companies this change requires the adoption of circular business models, which needs innovation in value creation, value proposition and value capture. In this paper we focused on understanding what the current understanding of the concept of value in CE bu...
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A method combining economic evaluation and social impact assessment creates information that can be applied when making decisions about a new tenement building or renovation of existing buildings. The aim of the economic evaluation is to ensure that economic aspects are adequately considered and investment is realizable from a monetary point of vie...
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Fleet-based industrial data symbiosis focused on producing innovative technological solutions that enable improved integration, harmonization, sharing, and standardization of fleet life-cycle data. A fleet was defined as a set of similar or nearly similar units, consisting of, for example, equipment and machinery, people, customers, or platforms. F...
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Manufacturing is an important pillar of the society providing goods and services of primary importance for supporting the quality of human life. One of the most pressing challenges facing Europe and the world is the need for a transition to resource-efficient economy. Sustainability, in a manufacturing context, means enabling a diverse pool of indu...
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Investments towards sustainable development are vital for the future and they must be carefully planned to deliver immediate and long-term benefits. Hence, the ability to communicate the forms of impact of sustainable investments to local societies, people, investors and other stakeholders can provide a competitive advantage. However, the assessmen...
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The industrial internet is part of the new wave of digital disruption where connected products and services enable the intelligent use of tied-up capital and knowledge of products and services. It brings about significant changes to the productivity of the public economy and companies, various management practises, business models and general compe...
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Teollinen Internet (TI) on tämän hetken tärkeimpiä murroksia niin Suomessa kuin maailmanlaajuises- ti. Myös Suomelle haetaan uutta kasvua ja kilpailukykyä Teollisen Internetin hyödyntämisen kautta. Valtioneuvoston kanslia (VNK) onkin nimennyt sen yhdeksi kärkiteemoistaan ja päättänyt toteuttaa selvitystyön teemalla ”Suomalainen Teollinen Internet –...
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Manufacturers need be proactive, innovative and operationally efficient to succeed in the current business environment. The transition toward sustainable manufacturing requires new approaches in the design, manufacture and use of products and services. These approaches need to take into account the network of stakeholders who influence and can be i...
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This paper presents results of a case study in which a life cycle cost estimation tool has been developed and tested. Improving sustainability requires holistic information on the life cycle costs of the system. There is a need to increase the transparency of decision-making by informing customers about the costs of the solutions when taking into c...
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Asset management supports long-term planning of physical assets and offers a structured approach for more sustainable manufacturing. Asset management aims to improve profitability of the production by supporting life cycle decision making by developing and applying optimal maintenance, capacity planning, and investment strategies. So far the impact...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the required changes, outline business potential, and envisage the key steps that a networked manufacturing industry needs to take in order to reach more sustainably performing manufacturing in the future. Design/methodology/approach: The paper utilises a visionary road-mapping approach to study the...
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Development of successful service concepts is a prerequisite for success. Developing business through service excellence is one way of surviving competition while improving customer service and loyalty. Service value is created in a network context, and the structure and dynamics of the value network and customer expectations influence the complexi...
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The purpose of this study is to analyse the role of risk management in sustainability reporting. Analysis was based on content analysis of sustainability reports of the 27 European manufacturing companies considered as a case in this study. The findings indicate that the GRI performance indicators were 1,323 times reported. The most frequently used...
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This paper presents a model for addressing sustainability governance in manufacturing networks. The model developed addresses sustainability governance within a manufacturing network as a process to guide the activities of all actors involved toward sustainable development and performance throughout the product life cycle. According to the model, t...
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Designing attractive and efficient service concepts is a prerequisite of business success. The development of business through service excellence is one way of surviving the competition while increasing service quality and the related customer loyalty.Managing risks is an essential part of service business management. Risks related to, e.g., qualit...
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Management of complex, interdependent critical infrastructures demands systematic continuity evaluations and capability building for abnormal as well as normal conditions. The changing risk and threat environment creates new vulnerabilities that require an extensive approach to control weak points and support the undisturbed and reliable functions...
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The goal of the research was to characterize the current structure of the security and safety business in Finland and propose alternative frameworks that support the development, growth and globalisation of the business. The most promising growth areas and opportunities for the security and safety business were estimated and measures for action to...
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VTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes 2534 Hankkeen tavoitteena oli kuvata turvallisuusalan liiketoiminnan nykyistä rakennetta Suomessa sekä esittää vaihtoehtoisia jäsentelytapoja, jotka tukevat alan liiketoiminnan kehittämistä, kasvattamista ja kansainvälistämistä. Hankkeessa arvioitiin turvallisuuteen liittyvää liiketoimintapotentiaalia tarkastelemall...
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Rouhiainen, Veikko (ed.), Scientific activities in Safety & Security 2009, 60-61
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Rouhiainen, Veikko (ed.), Scientific activities in Safety & Security 2009, 68-69
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Tutkimusraportti VTT-R-09394-09 Ennakoiva ja joustava eli resilientti turvallisuuden johtaminen voidaan nähdä uutena tapana ajatella turvallisuutta. Tässä uudessa ajattelumallissa etsitään keinoja laajentaa organisaatioiden kykyä luoda prosesseja, jotka ovat kestäviä, mutta silti joustavia. Tarkoituksena on arvioida ja uudistaa riskimalleja sekä kä...
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Critical infrastructures (CIs) like energy, information, water or food supply systems, for example, are highly interconnected and complex systems. Risk assessment of such interdependent systems is challenging; the identification of the interdependencies as well as the identification of potential consequences in case of disturbances is demanding. Th...
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Työturvallisuuden vaatimaa yleisperehdytystä varten teollisuuden yhteisille työpaikoille on kehitetty valtakunnallinen työturvallisuuskorttikoulutus. Kansainvälistyminen on luonut uusia haasteita myös työturvallisuuskortille. Työntekijät liikkuvatuseissa työkohteissa eri maissa usein projektiluonteisesti. Tällä hetkellä ei ole olemassa yhtä yhtenäi...
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Abstract. Lisensiaatintyö -- Tampereen teknillinen korkeakoulu. työsuojelutekniikan laitos.
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Rouhiainen, Veikko (ed.), Scientific activities in Safety & Security 2009, 42-43
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Korkeakoulujen arviointineuvoston julkaisuja 6:2010 Korkeakoulujen arviointineuvoston toteuttaman Oulun yliopiston laadunvarmistusjärjestelmän auditoinnin tavoitteena oli selvittää mitä laadullisia tavoitteita yliopisto on toiminnalleen asettanut, arvioida millaisilla prosesseilla ja menettelytavoilla yliopisto ylläpitää ja kehittää koulutuksen ja...
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WOS, 5th International Conference on the road to vision zero? Book of abstracts, 6 The 5th International Conference Workingonsafety.net (WOS 2010). Roeros, NO, 7 - 10 Sept. 2010

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The SustainValue (Sustainable Value Creation in Manufacturing Networks) project was a small-scale collaborative project within the EU 7th framework programme. The overall aim of the project was to develop industrial models, solutions and performance standards for new sustainable and more performing production and service networks.