• AI-based Facial Recognition in Emotional Detections 

      Dirin, Amir; Suomala, Jyrki; Alamäki, Ari (Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2019)
      Facial recognition is a method of identifying a human face with the help of computer vision (CV). The popularity of smart gadgets and the advancement of cameras’ capabilities have caused facial recognition to become a hot ...
    • Analysing the implementation of two distinct pedagogical approaches in higher education institution 

      Dirin, Amir; Alamäki, Ari (International Academy of Technology, Education and Development, 2015)
      This paper aims to reveal the outcomes of two distinct mobile application concept design and development courses at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. These courses have applied dissimilar pedagogical approaches ...
    • Business Impacts of Technology Disruption – A Design Science Approach to Cognitive Systems’ Adoption Within Collaborative Networks 

      Valkokari, Katri; Rantala, Tuija; Alamäki, Ari; Palomäki, Katariina (Springer, 2018)
      Digitalisation and data are stated to be significant drivers of change, technology disruption, and new business. The purpose of this study is to explore the business impacts of technology disruption, more specifically the ...
    • Business Roles in Creating Value from Data in Collaborative Networks 

      Alamäki, Ari; Rantala, Tuija; Valkokari, Katri; Palomäki, Katariina
      IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (Springer, Cham, 2018)
      The present study investigates activities and actors’ roles in how companies utilize and adopt big data and cognitive systems in their business processes. Based on the literature review, a qualitative analysis of 18 in-depth ...
    • Characteristics of Successful Sales Interaction in B2B Sales Meetings 

      Alamäki, Ari; Kaski, Timo (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2015)
      The value of co-creation has gained much attention in sales research, but less is known about how salespeople and customers interact in the authentic business to business (B2B) sales meetings. The study presented in this ...
    • A Conceptual Model for Knowledge Dimensions and Processes in Design and Technology Projects 

      Alamäki, Ari (Springer Netherlands, 2018)
      The present study sheds new light on the knowledge dimensions and processes that occur when designing new concepts and prototypes in higher education. In particular, this study aims to develop the conceptual understanding ...
    • Digital Amnesia and Personal Dependency in Smart Devices: A Challenge for AI 

      Dirin, Amir; Alamäki, Ari; Suomala, Jyrki (Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2019)
      The terms “digitalization” and “artificial intelligence” have become buzzwords in contemporary society. We read and hear these terms in the media on an almost daily basis. Digitalization has affected modern life significantly, ...
    • Digital Service Design for Service-Oriented Business Models 

      Alamäki, Ari; Dirin, Amir (Laurea ammattikorkeakoulu, 2015)
      Today, digital solutions are integral and strategic parts of most service-oriented organizations. Similarly, the ICT (information and communication technologies) sectors are also moving towards service-oriented business ...
    • Doubts and Risks in the Buying and Purchasing Processes of Business Buyers 

      Hautamäki, Pia; Alamäki, Ari
      Eurasian Studies in Business and Economics (Springer, Cham, 2017)
      This paper aims to reveal the nature of doubts and risks that may cause business buyers to resist making a purchasing decision or proceeding in the business-to-business (B2B) buying process. Much sales literature has focused ...
    • An interactive and augmented learning concept for orientation week in higher education 

      Nguyen, Nguyen; Muilu, Tuomo; Dirin, Amir; Alamäki, Ari (Springer, 2018)
      This paper details the concept development process for an interactive and augmented reality based application that compensates for attending Orientation Week at a higher education institution. The application will help ...
    • Managing Emotional Requirements in a Context-Aware Mobile Application for Tourists 

      Dirin, Amir; Laine, Teemu; Alamäki, Ari (Kassel University Press, 2018)
      The objective of this study was to unveil the importance of emotions and feelings in developing mobile-based tourism applications. We gathered and analyzed emotional requirements to develop a mobile context-aware application ...
    • Mapping the Future Curriculum: Adopting Artificial Intelligence and Analytics in Forecasting Competence Needs 

      Ketamo, Harri; Moisio, Anu; Passi-Rauste, Anu; Alamäki, Ari (Academic Conference Publishing International, 2019)
      One of the biggest challenges in the design of a work-related curriculum is to make sure that the curriculum is up-to-date and uses the same vocabulary as the work setting. This may sound easy, but if almost any curriculum ...
    • Privacy Concern, Data Quality and Trustworthiness of AI-Analytics 

      Alamäki, Ari; Mäki, Marko; Ratnayake, R.M. Chandima (Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2019)
      The present study investigates the role of trustworthiness of data analytics from the data quality and privacy concern perspectives. In addition to the privacy concern of users, we investigated conceptually the requirements ...
    • Rapid Prototyping of a Mobile SaaS Application 

      Alamäki, Ari; Dirin, Amir; Huotari, Jouni; Korhonen, Niko (Rinton Press, 2016)
      Rapidly developing a customizable mobile application and the related software as a service (SaaS) is challenging and rarely studied. Traditionally, SaaS solutions are mainly accessed using personal computers, but the mobile ...
    • The Stakeholders of a User-Centred Design Process in Mobile Service Development 

      Alamäki, Ari; Dirin, Amir (The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications, 2015)
      The use of agile methods in mobile service development has gained much attention in software design research. In addition, involving the potential stakeholders of the mobile service in the design and development process ...