Need for Speed

  • Miettinen, Satu (Principal Investigator)
  • Vuontisjärvi, Hanna-Riina (Collaborative Investigator)
  • Jylkäs, Titta (Collaborative Investigator)
  • Rytilahti, Piia (Collaborative Investigator)
  • Rontti, Simo (Collaborative Investigator)
  • Harjuniemi, Emmi (Other)
  • Snellman, Lauri (Other)

Project Details


Need for Speed (N4S) will create the foundation for the Finnish software intensive businesses in the new digital economy. N4S adopts a real-time experimental business model, and provides capability for instant value delivery based upon deep customer insight. The program is executed by the forefront Finnish software companies. The consortia consists of 13 large industrial organisations, 16 SMEs and 11 research institutes and universities. University of Lapland focuses on developing service design processes and methods as part of agile digital business development processes of the case companies.

Key findings

-academic publications
-for the partner case companies new service concepts, methods and operating models
Effective start/end date01.01.201431.05.2017


  • TEKES: €543,000.00


  • service design,
  • digital business development,
  • real-time value delivery
  • deep customer insight,

Field of Science

  • Others
  • Business and management
  • Other engineering and technologies


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