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  • Paper at Umeå University's Pedagogical Conference (posted: Today)
    The paper Integration av generiska kunskaper inom ingenjörsutbildning written together with Jimmy Vesterberg will be presented at Umeå University's Pedagogical Conference in October 2017.

  • Sakkunniguppdrag inom pedagogisk meritering (posted: 4 days ago)
    Jag kommer att under hösten börja ta på mig sakkunniguppdrag vad gäller olika typer av pedagogisk meritering. Kontakta mig om ni är intresserade av att anlita mig för uppdrag. Mer information finns på följande sida: Pedagogiskt sakkunnig.

  • Feedback in commercial educational applications (posted: 5 days ago)
    The paper Feedback in commercial educational applications, has been presented at the ECCE 2017 Conference in Umeå, Sweden, 2017-09-21 and is now published in the conference proceedings and is coming to ACM Digital Library. More information available under Publications.

  • Visiting Scholar @ ECU (posted: 2017-09-15)
    During a two week period in October/November I have been invited again to Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Australia, as a visiting scholar by Prof. Pi-Shen Seet and Dr. Helen Cripps. This year I will give some seminars about research and teaching. This will be so much fun!

  • Paper accepted at 6:e Utvecklingskonferensen för Sveriges ingenjörsutbildningar (posted: 2017-09-05)
    The paper Intressentfokuserade oberoende longitudinella utvärderingar written together with Ulrik Söderström has been accepted at 6:e Utvecklingskonferensen för Sveriges ingenjörsutbildningar in Gothenburg, Sweden, November 2017.

  • Paper accepted @ Anzmac 2017 (posted: 2017-09-01)
    The paper Use of Image Recognition of Social Media, written together with Blerand Bahtiri, Ulrik Söderström and Helen Cripps, has been accepted for presentation and publication in the conference proceedings at Anzmac 2017 in Melbourne, VIC Australia, in the beginning of December.

  • Integration of generic skills in engineering education (posted: 2017-06-22)
    The paper Integration of generic skills in engineering education: Increased student engagement using a CDIO approach, has been presented at the CDIO 2017 Conference in Calgary, Canada, 2017-06-21 and is published in the conference proceedings. More information available under Publications.

  • Presentation @ CDIO 2017 (posted: 2017-06-09)
    Going to Calgary, Canada, and the CDIO Conference, to present a paper on students' motivation by combining generic and enginerring courses. Hope to see you there!

  • Paper accepted @ ECCE 2017 (posted: 2017-05-02)
    The paper Feedback in commercial educational applications: Guidelines and conceptual framework, written together with Lena Lindberg, Ulrik Söderström and Eva Mårell-Olsson, has been accepted for presentation and publication in the conference proceedings at ECCE 2017, the 35th annual conference of the European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics, Umeå, Sweden, in the end of September 2017.

  • New paper in manuscript (posted: 2017-03-14)
    Have been working on a paper on feedback in educational apps togheter with a students and a couple of collegues for some time now. Now it's finished and submitted!

  • Paper accepted @ CDIO 2017 (posted: 2017-03-06)
    The paper Integration of generic skills in engineering education: Increased student engagement using a CDIO approach, written together with Jimmy Vesterberg, has been accepted for presentation and publication in the conference proceedings at the 13th International CDIO Conference in Calgary, Canada, in mid-June 2017.

  • Blixtlåset: Regional final (posted: 2017-03-01)
    On March 3, I'm going to be on the jury in the regional final of the innovation contest Blixtlåset at Dragonskolan. It's a national contest for studentes at the upper secondary school.

  • New manuscript submitted (posted: 2017-02-01)
    Just finished a manuscript on students' motivation and integration of generic skills in engineering education with my collegue Jimmy Vesterberg

  • Course on reviweing pedagogical portfolios (posted: 2017-01-25)
    Just started a national course at Stockholm University to be able to help out and reviewing pedagogical portfolios for those that want to become mertited and excellent teachers at Swedish Universities. In end May I'm ready to take on the challenge!

  • Current Issues in Marketing (posted: 2016-12-02)
    Currently running the intense summer school unit Current Issues in Marketing at ECU, Joondalup Campus, Perth, Australia. 55+ students from several different countries enrolled, we're working with Business Model Innovation and having a lot of fun!

  • Invited speech on engineering education and pedagogy (posted: 2016-11-29)
    On Tuesday November 29, 11am I will be giving a speech during the Lunchtime Teaching & Learning Forum at ECU School of Business and Law (Joondalup Campus, Building 34, Room 546). I will talk about inter-disciplinary skills need to be integrated into engineering education to make the students employable.

  • Towards Australia (posted: 2016-11-25)
    On my way to Perth, Australia, as a visiting scholar for two weeks!

  • Presentation of projects at SVT (posted: 2016-10-25)
    Tomorrow my students at the course on prototyping for mobile devices will present their projects for the Swedish national television, SVT.

  • Guest lecturer at ECU (posted: 2016-10-30)
    In the end of November I have been invited to Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Australia, as a guest lecturer and researcher. I will give a course on business model innovation under the theme of "Current issues in marketing" together with Dr. Helen Cripps.

  • Meetings at IITM, SRM, VIT and MNIT (posted: 2016-10-10)
    For the last two weeks I have visited IIT Madras, SRM University, VIT University and MNIT in India to start the cooperation on student and teacher exchange level.

  • Visit to India (posted: 2016-09-15)
    In the end of September I will, together with a couple of colleagues, visit universities in Chennai, Vellore and Jaipur in India. Looking forward to meeting new and future colleagues.

  • Summer vacation (posted: 2016-07-10)
    Looking back on the last year proudly. Conference papers, book chapters, appointed excellent teacher and the honor of being the recipient of the faculty's pedagogical prize. Now I'm kicking back in the hammock for a good month. Do not disturb :-).

  • The role of Twitter in B2B Knowledge Exchange and Innovation (posted: 2016-06-24)
    Helen Cripps has presented a paper, The role of Twitter in B2B Knowledge Exchange and Innovation, that we wrote together with Abhay Kumar Singh at the International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise in Berlin, Germany.

  • Integrating business skills in engineering education (posted: 2016-06-13)
    The paper Integrating business skills in engineering education: Enhancing learning using a CDIO approach, has been presented at the CDIO 2016 Conference in Turku, Finland, 2016-06-13 and is published in the conference proceedings. More information available under Publications.

  • Presentation @ CDIO 2016 (posted: 2016-06-06)
    I'm on my way to the CDIO Conference in Turku, Finland, to give a presentation on integration of interdisciplinary knowledge in disciplinary engineering courses.

  • Presentations of Master Theses @ UmU (posted: 2016-05-28)
    On June 1 and 3, the students at the MSc program in Interaction Technology and Design will present their theses at Umeå University. Don't miss this!

  • Pedagogical discussions @ Spring graduation ceremony (posted: 2016-05-15)
    On Thursday (May, 19) I will give a short presentation about my pedagogical doings at the University and take part in the discussion about pedagogical work with both the other Faculties pedagogical prize winners (before lunch) and with the other excellent teachers (after lunch) at Umeå University's spring graduation. Come and listen!

  • Book chapter published (posted: 2016-04-27)
    A new book chapter, Organizing teaching in project teacher teams across established disciplines using wearable technology: Digital didactical designing a new form of practice written together with Eva Mårell-Olsson, Applied Educational Science at Umeå University, and Isa Jahnke, University of Missouri, has been published in the book Organizing academic work in higher education: Teaching, learning and identities. More information available under Publications.

  • Appointed Excellent Teacher at Umeå University (posted: 2016-04-03)
    As of April, 2016, I have been appointed Excellent Teacher at Umeå University (the highest level of Umeå University's Pedagogical Qualification Model). More information available here.

  • Faculty of Science and Technology's Pedagogical Prize 2016 (posted: 2016-03-22)
    It's an honor to be the recipient of the Faculty of Science and Technology's Pedagogical Prize 2016. It's really fun that all hard work with teachers and students at the Interaction and Design Program at Umeå University get recognized. More information available in this Press release.

  • Congratulations to Jimmy! (posted: 2016-03-18)
    Congratulations to my colleague and friend Jimmy Vesterberg on successfully defending his doctoral thesis at Umeå University on March 17, 2016. Looking forward to celebrating tonight!

  • Paper accepted @ CDIO 2016 (posted: 2016-03-07)
    The paper Integrating business skills in engineering education: Enhancing learning using a CDIO approach has been accepted for presentation and publication in the conference proceedings at the 12th International CDIO Conference in Turku, Finland, June, 2016.

  • Book chapter in-press (posted: 2016-02-29)
    Together with Eva Mårell-Olsson, Applied Educational Science at Umeå University, and Isa Jahnke, University of Missouri, I have a new book chapter, Organizing teaching in project teacher teams across established disciplines using wearable technology - Digital didactical designing a new form of practice, accepted for publication in the book Organizing Academic Work: Teaching, learning, and identities edited by Liudvika Leisyte & Uwe Wilkesmann.

  • PhD. thesis seminar by Jimmy Vesterberg (posted: 2016-02-25)
    On Mars 17, 2016, my colleague and friend Jimmy Vesterberg will defend his doctoral thesis in Applied Physics at Umeå University.

  • Research in Perth (posted: 2015-12-07)
    Spent a couple of days in Perth to work on a Twitter research study with some colleagues. Thanks Helen for your hospitality!

  • Two papers and a poster @ Anzmac (posted: 2015-12-02)
    Presented two papers and a poster at this year's Anzmac Conference in Sydney, Australia. A poster on innovation in the graphic arts industry, a paper presenting a conceptual framework on game mechanics for product and service design and a second paper on open innovation processed in the newspaper industry. More information available under Publications.

  • Paper presented and published (posted: 2015-11-19)
    The paper Lärande för ingenjörsrollen: Ömsesidigt värdeskapande i samverkan mellan utbildning och näringsliv has been presented and published in the conference proceedings of the 5:e Utvecklingskonferensen för Sveriges ingenjörsutbildningar at Uppsala University, Sweden. More information available under Publications.
    Now I'm on my way to Sydney to present at this year's Anzmac.

  • Two papers presented (posted: 2015-10-10)
    The papers Lärande för yrkesrollen: Värdet av affärsmässigt tänkande inom dagens ingenjörsutbildning and Näringslivssamverkan för ökat aktivt lärande och konkret värdeskapand have been presented at Umeå University's Pedagogical Conference. More information available under Publications.

  • Poster accepted @ ANZMAC (posted: 2015-09-15)
    During Anzmac 2015 in Sydney, Australia, the poster Customer centric innovation processes and timing to deliver renewed value in mature and declining industries: A case study of the graphic arts industry in cooperation with Åsa Yderfält and Sara Mejtoft will be presented.

  • Paper accepted at 5:e Utvecklingskonferensen för Sveriges ingenjörsutbildningar (posted: 2015-09-01)
    The paper Lärande för ingenjörsrollen: Ömsesidigt värdeskapande i samverkan mellan utbildning och näringsliv has been accepted at the 5:e Utvecklingskonferensen för Sveriges ingenjörsutbildningar in Uppsala, Sweden, November 2015.

  • Another paper accepted @ ANZMAC (posted: 2015-08-30)
    Another paper, Open innovation processes in the newspaper industry co-written with Sara Mejtoft and students at the Interaction Technology and Design study program has also been accepted at the ANZMAC Conference in Sydney, Australia, November 2015.

  • Paper accepted @ ANZMAC (posted: 2015-08-30)
    The paper Using Game Mechanics for Motivational Design in Products and Services co-written with Sofia Papworth has been accepted at the ANZMAC Conference in Sydney, Australia, November 2015.

  • Two papers at Umeå University's Pedagogical Conference (posted: 2015-07-01)
    The papers Lärande för yrkesrollen: Värdet av affärsmässigt tänkande inom dagens ingenjörsutbildning and Näringslivssamverkan för ökat aktivt lärande och konkret värdeskapand have been accepted for presentation at Umeå University's Pedagogical Conference in October.

  • Designing for collaborative learning expeditions by using wearable technology and smart glasses (posted: 2015-06-25)
    Some new research on wearable technology in learning situations has been presented as a poster at CSCL and published in the conference proceedings. More information available under Publications.

  • Industry based projects and cases (posted: 2015-06-09)
    The paper Industry based projects and cases: A CDIO approach to students’ learning, has also been presented at the CDIO 2015 Conference in Chengdu, China, 2015-06-08. More information available under Publications.

  • The value of lectures? (posted: 2015-06-09)
    The paper The value of lectures? A study of the effect of reducing the time spent on traditional lectures, co-written with my colleague Erik Näslund, has been presented at the CDIO 2015 Conference in Chengdu, China, 2015-06-08. More information available under Publications.

  • Presentations @ CDIO 2015 (posted: 2015-06-01)
    Together with my colleagues Erik Näslund and Stefan Berglund, I'm going to the CDIO Conference in Chengdu to give two presentations next week.

  • Pedagogical discussions @ Spring graduation ceremony (posted: 2015-05-27)
    Tomorrow afternoon I'm invited to take part of the pedagogical discussion on the system of pedagogical qualification at the spring graduation at Umeå University. Come and listen!

  • Seminar on industry cooperation in academia and integration of business knowledge in engineering education (posted: 2015-05-27)
    In the beginning of next week I will present some results som studies on industry cooperation in academia and integration of business knowledge in engineering education at Uppsala University.

  • Interaction design processes to facilitate changing business models in the newspaper industry (posted: 2015-04-20)
    Presenting a poster of our latest research paper Interaction design processes to facilitate changing business models in the newspaper industry: A case study of vk.se at the CHI'15 Conference in Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2015-04-22. More information available under Publications.

  • Merited Teacher @ Umeå Uni. (posted: 2015-04-17)
    After a extensive review process I was, togehter with a few other teachers, promoted to Merited Teacher at Umeå University. More information available here.

  • WiP accepted @ CHI'15 (posted: 2015-02-05)
    The paper Interaction design processes to facilitate changing business models in the newspaper industry: A case study of vk.se, written together with Sara Mejtoft and six students at the Interaction Technology and Design study program, has been accepted for presentation and publication at the CHI'15 Conference in Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 2015.

  • Another paper accepted @ CDIO 2015 (posted: 2014-12-11)
    The paper Industry based cases in interaction design: A CDIO approach to students' learning, has also been accepted for presentation and publication at the 11th International CDIO Conference in Chengdu, China, June, 2015.

  • Paper accepted @ CDIO 2015 (posted: 2014-12-10)
    The paper The value of lectures? A study of the effect of reducing the time spent on traditional lectures, written together with Erik Näslund has been accepted for presentation at the 11th International CDIO Conference in Chengdu, China, June, 2015.

  • Competitive advantage by customer collaboration: A case study of the graphic arts industry (posted: 2014-12-01)
    The poster Competitive advantage by customer collaboration: A case study of the graphic arts industry has been presented 2013-12-01 at the ANZMAC 2014 Conference in Brisbane, Australia.

  • Building relationships for survival: Coping media industry dynamics (posted: 2014-10-11)
    The book Field Guide to Case Study Research in Business-to-Business Marketing and Purchasing edited by Arch G. Woodside, Roger Marshall and Hugh Pattinson, now has been published by Emerald. I have an all new book chapter, Building relationships for survival: Coping media industry dynamics, in this volume. More information available under Publications.

  • NU2014 (posted: 2014-10-09)
    The paper Näringslivskopplad utveckling som lärform: Projekt och case inom interaktionsdesign has been presented at the NU2014 Conference in Umeå, Sweden. More information available under Publications.

  • Presentation at NU2014 (posted: 2014-10-07)
    Tomorrow I will present my paper Näringslivskopplad utveckling som lärform: Projekt och case inom interaktionsdesign at the NU2014 Conference. My presentation will be in N420 at 15:40! Do not miss it, this will be my first ever presentation in Swedish at a research conference!

  • Speech at the Center for Teaching and Learning (posted: 2014-09-22)
    Tomorrow I will give a speech on how to think, write and publish colleague at the Center for Teaching and Learning, Umeå University.

  • Paper accepted @ NU2014 (posted: 2014-09-18)
    The paper Näringslivskopplad utveckling som lärform: Projekt och case inom interaktionsdesign, has been accepted for presentation at the NU2014 conference in Umeå, Sweden, October, 2014.

  • Congratulations to Jimmy! (posted: 2014-09-17)
    Congratulations to my colleague and friend Jimmy Vesterberg on successfully defending his licentiate thesis at Umeå University 2014-09-17.

  • Speech at the Department of Sociology (posted: 2014-08-19)
    Tomorrow I will give a speech at the Arts Campus for the Department of Sociology on publication strategy and how to think and write interdisciplinary.

  • The media consumers' conscious and unconscious choices - A key to understanding the news media consumption of tomorrow (posted: 2014-08-18)
    The paper The media consumers' conscious and unconscious choices - a key to understanding the news media consumption of tomorrow, written together with Ester Appelgren and Sara Leckner has been published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Communication, Cultures and Identities (ECCI) in Le Havre, France. More information available under Publications.

  • Congratulations (posted: 2014-08-16)
    Congratulations to Lena Palmquist on successfully defending her licentiate thesis at Umeå University 2014-08-15.

  • Licentiate seminar by Lena Palmquist (posted: 2014-07-20)
    On August 15, 2014, Lena Palmquist will present her Licentiate thesis in Computer Science at Umeå University. I will be part of the examination committee.

  • Paper submitted and time for vacation (posted: 2014-07-04)
    Finished a paper on co-creation and now it's time for vacation until end August!

  • CDIO Conference (posted: 2014-06-15)
    On my way down to Barcelona, Spain, to participate at the CDIO Conference between the 15th and 19th of June.

  • Master Thesis presentations @ UmU (posted: 2014-06-01)
    Four presentations by Interaction & Design Students, 2014-06-04 8AM. Evelina Fagertun, IdaMaria Harnesk, Jonathan Jonsson, Joel Långström and Petter Gustafsson are presenting.

  • Media industry dynamics: Competitive and flexible company structures using concurrent sourcing (posted: 2014-05-16)
    The paper Media industry dynamics: Competitive and flexible company structures using concurrent sourcing has been presented at the 11th World Media Economics and Management Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More information available under Publications.

  • Paper accepted @ WMC (posted: 2014-04-07)
    The paper Smart TV as a marketing channel, written together with Karin Nilsson Helander have been accepted for presentation and publication at the Academy of Marketing Science 17th Biennial World Marketing Congress in Lima, Peru, in August 2014.

  • Book chapter in-press (posted: 2014-03-03)
    I have a new book chapter, Building relationships for survival: Coping media industry dynamics, accepted for publication by Emerald in the Field Guide for Business-to-Business Case Study Research edited by Roger Marshall, Hugh Pattinson, Arch G. Woodside.

  • Mediekonsumentens medvetna och omedvetna val (posted: 2014-02-25)
    I have a article, Mediekonsumentens medvetna och omedvetna val. En nyckel till morgondagens mediekonsumtion, written together with Ester Appelgren and Sara Leckner, in the newly published book MedieSverige 2014. Statistik och analys (Nordicom). More information available under Publications and at Nordicom webiste.

  • Paper accepted @ ECCI (posted: 2014-02-24)
    The paper The media consumers' conscious and unconscious choices - a key to understanding the news media consumption of tomorrow, has been accepted for presentation at the international conference on Electronic Communication, Cultures and Identities (ECCI) in Le Havre, France, June, 2014.

  • Congratulations (posted: 2014-02-14)
    Congrats to my postgraduate student Karin Fahlquist, who, successfully, defend her licentiate thesis at Umeå University 2014-02-14.

  • Licentiate Thesis Seminar (posted: 2014-02-10)
    A postgraduate student of mine, Karin Fahlquist will present and defend her licentiate thesis, Creating New Experience for Zoo Visitors by Using Media Techniques at Umeå university on February 14, 2014, 10:15.

  • Paper accepted @ 11WMEMC (posted: 2014-02-03)
    The paper Media industry dynamics: Competitive and flexible company structures using concurrent sourcing, has been accepted for presentation at the 11th World Media Economics and Management Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2014.

  • Concurrent sourcing as a competitive advantage: A case study of the graphic arts industry (posted: 2013-12-04)
    The paper Concurrent sourcing as a competitive advantage: A case study of the graphic arts industry has been presented 2012-12-04 at the ANZMAC 2013 Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. More information available under Publications.

  • Kontextrik teknikutveckling med fokus på affärsutveckling (posted: 2013-12-03)
    The paper, together with Håkan Gulliksson and Ulf Holmgren, Kontextrik teknikutveckling med fokus på affärsutveckling has been presented 2013-11-28 by Håkan Gulliksson at the 4:e Utvecklingskonferensen för Sveriges ingenjörsutbildningar in Umeå, Sweden.

  • Smart TV and user experience: Social interaction and marketing opportunities (posted: 2013-12-02)
    The poster, together with Karin Nilsson Helander, Smart TV and user experience: Social interaction and marketing opportunities has been presented 2013-12-02 in Atrium at the ANZMAC 2013 Conference in Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Interaction & Design @ Umeå Uni. = Highest ranking in the national review (posted: 2013-10-29)
    The Interaction & Design study program got the highest ranking (very high quality) in the national review of all engineering programs in Sweden by the Swedish Higher Education Authority. More information at here (sv).

  • Launch of the new re-design of vk.se (posted: 2013-10-20)
    The new re-design of vk.se will be launched during next week. The design has been developed by my students during a design-build-test course last semester. Read more in this news paper article (sv).

  • Poster accepted @ ANZMAC 2013 (posted: 2013-10-10)
    During Anzmac 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand, the poster Smart TV and user experience: Social interaction and marketing opportunities in cooperation with Karin Nilsson Helander will be presented.

  • Paper accepted @ ANZMAC 2013 (posted: 2013-08-30)
    The paper Concurrent sourcing as a competitive advantage: A case study of the graphic arts industry has been accepted at the ANZMAC Conference in Auckland, New Zealand, December 2013.

  • Paper accepted (posted: 2013-07-02)
    The paper Kontextrik teknikutveckling med fokus på affärsutveckling, written together with Håkan Gulliksson and Ulf Holmgren has been accepted at the 4:e Utvecklingskonferensen för Sveriges ingenjörsutbildningar in Umeå, Sweden, November 2013.

  • Master Thesis presentation @ UmU (posted: 2013-06-01)
    Samuel Sonning will present his thesis in Interaction Technology and Design at TFE/Umeå University 2013-06-10.

  • Presentations uploaded (posted: 2013-05-17)
    Finally the presentation from the CHI conference is available online. Even more finally the presentation held at the Anzmac Conference in December is also posted under Resources.

  • Biometric Interaction - A case study of visual feedback and privacy issues in new face recognition solutions (posted: 2013-05-02)
    The award winning case study Biometric Interaction - a case study of visual feedback and privacy issues in new face recognition solutions has been presented 2013-05-01 at the CHI 2013 Conference in Paris, France. Thanks to the committee for liking our paper! More information available under Publications. Press release from Umeå University (sv).

  • Vacant position as Professor in Signal Processing/Media Technology @ UmU (posted: 2013-04-26)
    We are currently looking for a new Professor in Signal Processing/Media Technology at the Department of Applied Physics and Electronics at Umeå Uni. Apply now! More information.

  • Paris and CHI 2013 (posted: 2013-04-26)
    Going to Paris next week to participate at the CHI 2013 Conference. Follow me on Twitter to see what's going on down there.

  • More students at the Interaction & Design Program this fall (posted: 2013-04-24)
    For the second year in a row we have an increase in the number of applications to the Interaction & Design Study Program at Umeå University. Thanks to all students that participated in our information trips to the secondary schools in the region!

  • Breakfast seminar @ Knightec (posted: 2013-04-15)
    I will hold a workshop at Knightec's breakfast seminar in Umeå on Wednesday, 2013-04-17, on how business model analysis can be used to find future customers.

  • Best Paper Award (posted: 2013-04-11)
    The Paper Biometric Interaction - a case study of visual feedback and privacy issues in new face recognition solutions, written in cooperation with Per Kvarnbrink and Karin Fahlquist, has been awarded Best of CHI Case Study Papers at the CHI 2013 conference in Paris, France, May 2013.

  • Presentation @ The Occupational Voice Symposium 2013 (posted: 2013-02-15)
    Samuel Sonning will give a presentation called VoxLog: Experiences from Practical Use of a Voice Data Collection System, at the Occupational Voice Symposium, April 2013, in London UK.

  • Case study accepted @ CHI 2013 (posted: 2012-12-17)
    The case study paper Biometric Interaction - a case study of visual feedback and privacy issues in new face recognition solutions, written together with Per Kvarnbrink and Karin Fahlquist, has been accepted for presentation at the CHI Conference in Paris, France, April/May 2013.

  • Moving Closer to the Customers (posted: 2012-12-12)
    I have a chapter, Moving Closer to the Customers: Effects of Vertical Integration in the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry, in the newly published book Competitive Intelligence, Analysis and Strategy: Creating Organisational Agility (Routledge). More information available under Publications and at Routledge webiste.

  • Relationships for survival – Changes in the media industry (posted: 2012-12-06)
    The paper Relationships for survival – Changes in the media industry has been presented 2012-12-05 at the ANZMAC 2012 Conference in Adelaide, Australia. More information available under Publications.

  • Presentations at the Mobile prototyping course (posted: 2012-11-01)
    On Monday (November 5, 15:15), the Interaction & Design students at Umeå University will present their prototypes on mobile apps in the Technology Building's Atrium. Be there!

  • Presentations by the 1st year Interaction & Design students (posted: 2012-09-29)
    On Monday (October 1, 15:15), the first year Interaction & Design students at Umeå University will present their prototypes on how to display regional firms on an international market in the Atrium of the Technology Building @ UmU.

  • Vacant positions in Media Technology @ UmU (posted: 2012-09-25)
    At the Department of Applied Physics and Electronics at Umeå University we have several vacant positions in different disciplines.
    www.jobb.umu.se

  • Paper accepted @ ANZMAC 2012 (posted: 2012-08-31)
    The paper Relationships for survival – Changes in the media industry has been accepted at the ANZMAC Conference in Adelaide, Australia, December 2012.

  • Interview in Print&Media (posted: 2012-08-05)
    In no 3/2012 of the Finnish magazine Print&Media, there is a version of the interview with me and Janko Lind regarding business models in the graphic industry that was published earlier this year in Grafiskt Forum/AGI.

  • Towards Austin and CHI2012 (posted: 2012-05-04)
    Heading over to Austin to participate at the CHI2012 Conference in Austin, TX, during next week. Follow me on Twitter to see what's going on over there.

  • Photos from ANZMAC 2011 (posted: 2012-04-04)
    Finally my photos from the ANZMAC 2011 Conference in Perth, Australia, are available in the Gallery.

  • Book chapter to be published (posted: 2012-03-24)
    Just got an really unexpected mail saying that one of my papers will be published as a book chapter in the upcoming book Competitive Intelligence, Analysis and Strategy: Creating Organisational Agility, published by Routledge. Thanks Sheila for all your hard work!

  • Interview in Affärstidningen Näringsliv (posted: 2012-02-26)
    A short interview with me regarding the course on mobile prototyping at which the students took part of App Challenge Umeå has been published in this year's first issue (1-B 2012) of Affärstidningen Näringsliv.

  • Master Thesis presentation @ UmU (posted: 2012-02-20)
    Javier Hernandez and Hannes Sörman will present their thesis Designing a usable Internet forum in Interaction Technology and Design at TFE/Umeå University 2012-02-24.

  • Interview in Grafiskt Forum/AGI (posted: 2012-02-06)
    In the latest issue of the Swedish magazine Grafiskt Forum/AGI (No. 478/January 2012), there is an interview with Janko Lind, Systeam, and me regarding business models and business model reengineering in the Swedish Graphic Industry. Enjoy.

  • Students as winners in App Challenge Umeå (posted: 2012-01-09)
    Congratulations to the group of students with Johanna Liljedahl, Henrik Hansson, Annica Lindström, Sabina Sonning and Samuel Sonning, that received 1st price in App Challenge Umeå for their iPhone app Mer Aktivitet!. The group developed their app as a part of my course in Prototype Development for Mobile Applications during fall 2011. Further information available in the press release (in Swedish).

  • Slides from presentations @ ANZMAC 2011 (posted: 2011-12-28)
    Slides from the two presentations held at the ANZMAC 2011 Conference in Perth, Australia, November 2011 are available under Resources.

  • Photos from IEEE iThings/CPSCom 2011 (posted: 2011-12-27)
    Photos from the IEEE iThings/CPSCom 2011 Conference in Dalian, China, and the trip to Nanjing, Shanghai and Beijing, are available in the Gallery.

  • Enhancing Customer Relations Using Customized Printing (posted: 2011-12-01)
    The paper Enhancing customer relations using customized printing has been presented 2011-11-29 at the ANZMAC 2011 Conference in Perth, Australia. More information available under Publications.

  • Open Sustainability: Supporting Citizen Co-creation for Sustainability (posted: 2011-11-29)
    The paper Open Sustainability: Supporting Citizen Co-creation for Sustainability, co-written with Håkan Gulliksson, has been presented 2011-11-28 at the ANZMAC 2011 Conference in Perth, Australia. More information available under Publications.

  • Slides from presentation @ IEEE iThings/CPSCom 2011 (posted: 2011-10-27)
    Slides from the presentation held at the IEEE iThings/CPSCom 2011 Conference in Dalian, China, 2011-10-19 are available under Resources.

  • Social Media Game Concept within the Digital Zoo (posted: 2011-10-26)
    Karin Fahlquist presented the paper Social Media Game Concept within the Digital Zoo 2011-10-21 at IEEE iThings 2011 in Dalian, China. More information available under Publications.

  • Internet of Things and Co-creation of Value (posted: 2011-10-20)
    The paper Internet of Things and Co-creation of Value has been presented 2011-10-19 at the DoIoT Workshop @ IEEE iThings in Dalian, China. More information available under Publications.

  • Another paper accepted @ ANZMAC 2011 (posted: 2011-09-27)
    The paper Enhancing customer relations using customized printing has been accepted at the ANZMAC Conference in Perth, Australia, November 2011.

  • Paper accepted @ ANZMAC 2011 (posted: 2011-09-23)
    The paper Open Sustainability: Supporting Citizen Co-creation for Sustainability, written together with Håkan Gulliksson, has been accepted at the ANZMAC Conference in Perth, Australia, November 2011.

  • Thanks to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelse (posted: 2011-09-21)
    My deepest gratitude to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelse, for providing funds for presenting a research paper at the ANZMAC Conference in Perth during fall 2011.
    Thank you!

  • Another paper accepted @ IEEE iThings 2011 (posted: 2011-08-13)
    The paper Social Media Game Concept within the Digital Zoo: New Ways of Connecting a Tourist Attraction with its Visitors, written together with Karin Fahlqvist and Johannes Karlsson, has also been accepted at the IEEE iThings Conference in Dalian, China, October 2011.

  • Paper accepted @ IEEE iThings 2011 (posted: 2011-08-07)
    The paper Internet of Things and Co-creation of Value has been accepted at the IEEE iThings Conference in Dalian, China, October 2011.

  • Track chair @ ANZMAC 2011 (posted: 2011-08-01)
    I will be acting as track chair of the Social Marketing Track at ANZMAC 2011 in Perth, Australia.

  • Report on Open Sustainability (posted: 2011-07-23)
    A report on Open Sustainability has been completed in cooperation with Håkan Gulliksson and supported by the Open Kvarken project. The report is released online under a creative commons license. Download, be inspired and contribute! Click here for the full report and more information.

  • Paper submitted (posted: 2011-07-23)
    A paper on co-creation of value and the Internet of Things has been submitted for review.

  • Another manuscript submitted (posted: 2011-07-18)
    Another manuscript, co-written with Håkan Gulliksson, on the use of open source for sustainability has been completed and submitted for review.

  • Manuscript submitted (posted: 2011-07-16)
    A manuscript dealing with the use of information from databases in customized printing and marketing has been completed and submitted for review and possible presentation during fall 2011.

  • Speech/workshop @ XPUG Seminar (posted: 2011-07-02)
    I'm invited to talk about business models in the digital printing industry at the XPUG Seminar on Inkjet, 21 September, 2011, in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Manuscript submitted (posted: 2011-06-18)
    A brand new manuscript, co-written with Karin Fahlqvist, dealing with the idea of a social media game application for marketing and edutainment has been completed and submitted for review and possible presentation during fall 2011.

  • Speech @ CO2-Free Conference (posted: 2011-06-01)
    I have been invited to talk about open source philosophy and sustainability at the CO2-Free Conference in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, November, 2011.

  • Congratulation to Håkan Gulliksson (posted: 2011-05-22)
    Congratulations to my colleague Håkan Gulliksson for being awarded Umeå University’s Faculty of Science and Technology pedagogical award in 2011.

  • Workshop @ Inkjetbaserade affärsmodeller (posted: 2011-05-16)
    I will talk about business models at a workshop during AGI's Inkjetbaserade affärsmodeller (Business Models for Inkjet Printers), 18-19 May, 2011, in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Assistant Supervisor (posted: 2011-04-18)
    Since March 2011, I am assistant supervisor to Karin Fahlqvist, PhD candidate at TFE, Umeå University. I will supervise her PhD project concerning Social Media and the Digital Zoo.

  • Speech @ Inkjetbaserade affärsmodeller for the Graphic Arts Industry (posted: 2011-04-11)
    I'm invited to talk about business strategies and relationship marketing using digital printing at AGI's Inkjetbaserade affärsmodeller (Business Models for Inkjet Printers), 18-19 May, 2011, in Stockholm, Sweden. Join and learn more about business in the graphic arts industry.

  • Photos from ANZMAC 2010 (posted: 2011-04-03)
    Photos from the ANZMAC 2010 Conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, are available in the Gallery.

  • Interview in AGI Norway (posted: 2011-01-02)
    A full version of the interview in AGI has also been published in the December edition (No. 188) of AGI Norway. This completes a full Scandinavian circle.

  • Moving Closer to the Customers (posted: 2010-12-14)
    The paper Moving Closer to the Customers: Effects of Vertical Integration in the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry has been published in the latest issue of the Journal of Strategic Marketing (Issue 7/Vol. 18). More information available under Publications.

  • Interview in AGI Denmark (posted: 2010-10-19)
    A short version of the interview in AGI has been published in the October edition (No. 491) of AGI Denmank.

  • Interview in AGI (posted: 2010-10-14)
    In the latest edition of the Swedish magazine AGI (No. 460/October 2010), there is an interview regarding my research on how relationship marketing and variable data printing is used within the printing industry. Enjoy.

  • Career talk @ Engineering Physics study programme (posted: 2010-10-06)
    I'm invited to talk about how my undergraduate and postgraduate education have affected my career for the students at the Engineering Physics study programme at Umeå University, 2010-10-07.

  • Article accepted in JSM (posted: 2010-10-01)
    The manuscript Moving Closer to the Customers: Effects of Vertical Integration in the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Strategic Marketing.

  • Manuscript submitted (posted: 2010-09-24)
    A revised version of the paper Moving Closer to the Customers: Effects of Vertical Integration in the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry has been submitted for review.

  • Associate Professor @ Umeå University (posted: 2010-08-24)
    As of September 2010 I will be affiliated with Media Technology at the Department of Applied Physics and Electronics at Umeå University as an Associate Professor. I will be teaching in Media Technology and other areas that connect to my research areas of interest. My research will be more focused on media technology and, of course, how the technology is used to create competitive advantages and marketing opportunities in our ever-changing society. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions for future research or want to cooperate.

  • Photos from 9WMEMC (posted: 2010-07-05)
    Some photos from the World Media Economics and Management Conference in Bogotá, Colombia, are available in the Gallery. There are also some additional photos from Rapa Nui, the Easter Island, and New York City.

  • Slides from presentation @ 9WMEMC (posted: 2010-06-14)
    Slides from the presentation held at the World Media Economics and Management Conference in Bogotá 2010-06-03 are available under Resources.

  • Vertical Integration and the Commercial Printing Industry (posted: 2010-06-04)
    The paper Vertical integration and the commercial printing industry has been presented 2010-06-03 at the IX World Media Economics and Management Conference in Bogotá, Colombia. More information available under Publications.

  • Article in Grafiskt Forum (posted: 2010-04-13)
    A summary of the paper Print as a Channel for Relationship Marketing has been published in the latest edition (4/10) of the Swedish magazine Grafiskt Forum.
    Read more...

  • Thanks to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelse (posted: 2010-04-08)
    My deepest gratitude to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelse, for providing funds for visiting and presenting papers at the World Media Economics and Management Conference and the ANZMAC Conference during 2010.
    Thank you!

  • Speech @ ROND 2010 (posted: 2010-03-16)
    I delivered a speech on the use of CRM in the printing industry at Mid Sweden University's Annual ROND Conference 2010-03-16. The slides from the presentation are available under Resources.

  • Paper accepted for presentation @ 9WMEMC (posted: 2010-03-12)
    The paper Vertical integration and the commercial printing industry, written together with Magnus Viström, has been accepted for presentation at the IX World Media Economics and Management Conference in Bogotá, Colombia, June 2010.

  • Swedish summary of ANZMAC paper in the GFF newsletter (posted: 2010-02-20)
    The paper Print as a Channel for Relationship Marketing was noticed in the latest edition of The Swedish Graphic Companies' Federation (GFF) Newsletter and a Swedish summary of the paper has been distributed to the industry.
    Read more...

  • Photos from ANZMAC and ANZAM 2009 (posted: 2009-12-31)
    Photos from the ANZMAC 2009 and ANZAM 2009 Conferences in Melbourne, Australia, are available in the Gallery.

  • Slides from presentation @ ANZAM 2009 (posted: 2009-12-30)
    Slides from the presentation held at the ANZAM 2009 Conference in Melbourne 2009-12-03 are available under Resources.

  • Slides from presentation @ ANZMAC 2009 (posted: 2009-12-30)
    Slides from the presentation held at the ANZMAC 2009 Conference in Melbourne 2009-12-01 are available under Resources.

  • Competitive and Flexible Company Structures using Vertical Integration and Cooperation (posted: 2009-12-04)
    The paper Competitive and Flexible Company Structures using Vertical Integration and Cooperation: Empirical studies of the Commercial Printing Industry has been presented 2009-12-03 at the ANZAM Conference in Melbourne, Australia. More information available under Publications.

  • Print as a Channel for Relationship Marketing (posted: 2009-12-02)
    The paper Print as a Channel for Relationship Marketing: A Study of the Swedish Printing Industry has been presented 2009-12-01 at the ANZMAC Conference in Melbourne, Australia. More information available under Publications.

  • Manuscript completed and submitted (posted: 2009-11-03)
    A manuscript based on a quantitative study of vertical integration in the Swedish printing industry has been completed and submitted for review and possible presentation.

  • Invited speaker @ ROND 2010 (posted: 2009-10-10)
    I have been invited to speak about CRM in the printing industry at the annual Rond Conference in Örnsköldsvik, March 2010.

  • Paper accepted @ ANZAM 2009 (posted: 2009-09-23)
    The paper Competitive and Flexible Company Structures using Vertical Integration and Cooperation: Empirical studies of the Commercial Printing Industry, has been accepted for presentation at the ANZAM Conference in Melbourne, Australia, December 2009.

  • Paper accepted @ ANZMAC 2009 (posted: 2009-08-31)
    The paper Print as a Channel for Relationship Marketing: A Study of the Swedish Printing Industry, written together with Åsa Nordin, has been accepted for presentation at the ANZMAC Conference in Melbourne, Australia, November/December 2009.

  • Two book chapters published (posted: 2009-08-15)
    The research papers Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements in the Swedish Printing Industry and Cooperation and Resource Flexibility as Competitive Strategy: The Case of the Commercial Printing Industry have been published as chapters in the book The Media as a Driver of the Information Society: Economics, Management, Policies and Technologies. Look under Publications.

  • Photos from AM2009 (posted: 2009-07-22)
    Photos from the Academy of Marketing Conference 2009 in Leeds, UK, added to the Gallery.

  • Slides from presentation @ AM2009 (posted: 2009-07-17)
    Slides from the presentation held at the Academy of Marketing Conference in Leeds 2009-07-07 are available under Resources.

  • Moving Closer to the Customers (posted: 2009-07-08)
    The paper Moving Closer to the Customers: Effects of Vertical Integration in the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry has been presented 2009-07-07 at the AM2009 Conference in Leeds, UK. More information available under Publications.

  • Another manuscript submitted (posted: 2009-06-30)
    A new manuscript, written together with Åsa Nordin, has been completed and submitted for review. The manuscript deals with the need for IT competence and infrastructure to work with relationship marketing within the printing industry.

  • Manuscript submitted (posted: 2009-06-14)
    A manuscript has been completed and submitted for review. The manuscript is based on studies regarding company structures in the printing industry.

  • Study tour to Stockholm (posted: 2009-05-26)
    In the beginning of June, I will take part of a study tour to Stockholm, to visit several firms within the graphic arts industry, with the students at Mid Sweden University's study program Production Manager in Digital Printing.

  • Paper accepted for presentation @ AM2009 (posted: 2009-05-08)
    The paper Moving Closer to the Customers: Effects of Vertical Integration in the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry, has been accepted for presentation at the AM2009 Conference in Leeds, UK, July 2009.

  • Big thanks to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelse (posted: 2009-03-14)
    My deepest gratitude to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelse, for providing funds for visiting the AM Conference and the ANZMAC Conference during 2009.
    Thank you!

  • New printing technology and pricing (posted: 2009-03-10)
    The paper New printing technology and pricing has been published in the latest edition of Industrial Marketing Management (Issue 3/Vol. 38). More information available under Publications.

  • Interview in Grafiskt Forum (posted: 2009-03-03)
    The latest edition (3/09) of the Swedish magazine Grafiskt Forum features an article about the awards received at the ANZMAC Conference in Sydney, December 2008.

  • Manuscript submitted (posted: 2009-02-16)
    A new manuscript has been completed and submitted for review. The manuscript is based on a study dealing with how vertical integration increase customer contact and competition.

  • Posters @ the Rond 2009 Conference (posted: 2009-02-03)
    Two posters will be presented at the Rond 2009 Conference at the Mid Sweden University. The posters are already available for download under Resources.

  • Papers published (posted: 2009-02-02)
    The papers Delivery Times and Closeness to Geographic Market, Organized Alliances in the Printing Industry and Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangement, previously presented at the Iarigai Conference in September 2008, have been published in volume 35 of Advances in Printing and Media Technology. Look under Publications.

  • Photos from ANZMAC 2008 (posted: 2008-12-28)
    Photos from the ANZMAC 2008 Conference in Sydney, Australia, available in the Gallery.

  • Best Paper Awards (posted: 2008-12-18)
    The Paper Cooperation and Competition: The Case of the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry was awarded both Best Paper of the Business Interaction, Relationships and Networks track and the Elsevier award for Best Paper - Customer Relationship Management at the ANZMAC 2008 Conference in Sydney, Australia. The awards were received at the conference dinner at ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, 2008-12-03.

  • Slides from presentation @ ANZMAC 2008 (posted: 2008-12-18)
    Slides from the presentation held at the ANZMAC 2008 Conference in Sydney 2008-12-02 are available under Resources.

  • Poster presentation (posted: 2008-12-15)
    Poster presentation from the STFI-Packforsk Research Seminar, held in September 2008, available under Resources.

  • Cooperation and Competition: The Case of the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry (posted: 2008-12-03)
    The paper Cooperation and Competition: The Case of the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry has been presented 2008-12-02 at the ANZMAC Conference in Sydney, Australia. More information available under Publications.

  • Photos from the public defense of the dissertation at KTH (posted: 2008-11-17)
    Some photos from the public defense of my doctoral dissertation at KTH are posted in the Gallery.

  • Slides from presentation of doctoral dissertation @ KTH (posted: 2008-11-12)
    Slides from the presentation and public defense of the doctoral dissertation are available under Resources.

  • Thanks! (posted: 2008-11-11)
    I would like to express my appreciation to Prof. Robert G. Picard, Jönköping International Business School for being opponent at the public defense of my doctoral dissertation and Prof. Saara Taalas, Turku School of Economics, Prof. Dimitrios Zevgolis, Hellenic Open University and Associate Prof. Stefan Melesko, University of Kalmar for serving on the examination committee. Thank you!

  • Doctoral dissertation printed and distributed (posted: 2008-10-20)
    The doctoral dissertation Institutional Arrangements and Competitive Posture has been printed and distributed. Read more information and download your personal copy here.

  • Seminar and public defense of doctoral dissertation (posted: 2008-10-08)
    The date is set for the presentation and public defense of the dissertation Institutional Arrangements and Competitive Posture: Effects of Company Structures in the Commercial Printing Industry in Media Technology and Graphic Arts. The dissertation will be presented and defended at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm on November 11, 2008, 13:00. Please feel free to join.

  • Paper accepted for publication (posted: 2008-10-04)
    The paper Cooperation and Resource Flexibility as Competitive Strategy: The Case of the Printing Industry, written together with Åsa Nordin, has been accepted for publication in The Media as a Driver of the Information Society.

  • Photos from iarigai 2008 (posted: 2008-09-18)
    Photos from the iarigai 2008 Conference in Valencia, Spain, available in the Gallery.

  • Photos from a visit to Japan (posted: 2008-09-14)
    During April 2008, I visited my colleague Magnus Viström in Tokyo on a short combined vacation and business trip. Some photos from Tokyo and the south of Japan have been posted in the Gallery.

  • Slides from presentation @ the iarigai Conference (posted: 2008-09-11)
    Slides from the presentation held at the iarigai's 35th International Research Conference in Valencia, Spain are available under Resources.

  • Delivery Times and Closeness to Geographic Market (posted: 2008-09-09)
    The paper Delivery Times and Closeness to Geographic Market: A Comparison between Digital and Conventional Printing Houses has been presented 2008-09-08 at iarigai's conference in Valencia, Spain. More information available under Publications.

  • Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements (posted: 2008-09-08)
    The paper Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements: A Comparison between the Swedish and the German Printing Industry has been presented by Sven Packmohr 2008-09-07 at iarigai's conference in Valencia, Spain. More information available under Publications.

  • Organized Alliances in the Printing Industry (posted: 2008-09-08)
    The paper Organized Alliances in the Printing Industry has been presented by Åsa Nordin 2008-09-07 as the first research paper at iarigai's conference in Valencia, Spain. More information available under Publications.

  • Paper accepted for presentation @ ANZMAC 2008 (posted: 2008-08-11)
    The paper Cooperation and Competition: The Case of the Swedish Commercial Printing Industry, written together with Åsa Nordin, has been accepted for presentation at the ANZMAC Conference in Sydney, Australia, December 2008.

  • Significance of Print Quality in Variable Data Printing (posted: 2008-07-13)
    The paper Significance of Print Quality in Variable Data Printing has been published in TAGA Journal, Vol. 4, No.4. More information available under Publications.

  • Manuscript submitted (posted: 2008-07-04)
    A manuscript dealing with coopetition and organized alliances in the printing industry has been submitted for review.

  • Photos from Drupa 2008 (posted: 2008-07-02)
    During the Drupa 2008 exhibition new contacts were created and data were collected to constitute basis and ideas for potential new research papers. Some photos from the Drupa exhibition in Düsseldorf have been posted in the Gallery.

  • Photos from 8WMEMC (posted: 2008-07-01)
    Photos from the 8th World Media Economics and Management Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, available in the Gallery.

  • Journal paper accepted (posted: 2008-06-19)
    A revised version of the paper Significance of Print Quality in Variable Data Printing has been accepted for publication in TAGA Journal.

  • Drupa 2008 (posted: 2008-06-07)
    During June, 5-9, 2008 STFI-Packforsk Örnsköldsvik and DPC is down in Düsseldorf visiting the Drupa exhibition.

  • Thanks to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelser (posted: 2008-05-26)
    A big thanks to Grafiska Företagens Stipendiestiftelser, for financing the trip to the 8th World Media Economics and Management Conference in Lisbon and the presentation of the paper Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements in the Swedish Printing Industry.

  • Interview in AGI (posted: 2008-05-24)
    In the latest edition (No 427/May 2008), the Swedish magazine AGI published an interview regarding my research on differentiation in the commercial printing industry.

  • Slides from presentation @ 8WMEMC (posted: 2008-05-23)
    Slides from the presentation held at the 8th World Media Economics and Management Conference in Lisbon 2008-05-20 are available under Resources.

  • Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements in the Swedish Printing Industry (posted: 2008-05-21)
    The paper Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements in the Swedish Printing Industry has been presented 2008-05-20 at the 8th World Media Economics and Management Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. More information available under Publications.

  • Visit @ Department of Kansei Information, Hiroshima International University and User Science Institute, Kyushu University (posted: 2008-04-18)
    Together with Magnus Viström, the Department of Kansei Information at Hiroshima International University as well as the User Science Institute at Kyushu University have been visited.

  • 3 papers accepted @ the Iarigai Conference 2008 (posted: 2008-04-12)
    The three papers Delivery Times and Closeness to Geographic Market, Organized Alliances in the Printing Industry and Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangement written together with Magnus Viström, Åsa Nordin and Sven Packmohr all have been accepted for presentation at the Iarigai Conference in Valencia, Spain, September 2008.

  • 4 new PhD students wanted (posted: 2008-03-29)
    DPC is looking for a new PhD student within the area of paper optics. Furthermore, 3 PhD students are wanted at other universities involved in this project.
    Read more...

  • The Annual ROND Conference (posted: 2008-03-10)
    The Annual ROND Conference at the Digital Printing Center in Örnsköldsvik will be held 2008-04-18. The topic this year will be Digital Paper - Vision or Reality.
    Read more...

  • A new PhD is born (posted: 2008-03-02)
    Magnus Viström did, successfully, defend his PhD Thesis at Lund University 2008-02-29. Big congratulations! Photos available in the Gallery.

  • Paper accepted for presentation @ 8WMEMC (posted: 2008-02-19)
    The paper Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements in the Swedish Printing Industry, written together with Sven Packmohr, has been accepted for presentation at the 8th World Media Economics and Management Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, May 2008.

  • Interview in PrintNordic adopted by the Power of Print Campaign (posted: 2008-02-11)
    The interview about my research from PrintNordic has been adopted by the Power of Print Campaign.
    Read more...

  • PhD Thesis Seminar (posted: 2008-02-03)
    My colleague, and friend, Magnus Viström is defending his PhD Thesis Aspects of the Impact of Technology Integration on Agility and Supply Chain Management - the Potential of Digital Packaging Printing at Lund University 2008-02-29.

  • New abstract submitted (posted: 2008-02-01)
    A new abstract comparing the influence of transaction costs on institutional arrangements in the Swedish and the German Printing Industry, written together with Sven Packmohr, has been completed and submitted for review and possible presentation at a conference during fall of 2008.

  • Another abstract submitted (posted: 2008-02-01)
    An abstract of a manuscript dealing with organized alliances, written together with Åsa Nordin, has been submitted for possible presentation at a conference.

  • Abstract submitted (posted: 2008-01-31)
    An abstract, based on a survey study conducted with Magnus Viström, has been submitted for review and possible presentation at a conference in fall 2008.

  • Papers published (posted: 2008-01-21)
    The papers Positioning in the Printing Industry - Differentiation in Terms of Price, Lead Time, Print Quality and Flexibility and Importance of short production runs, variable data printing and web interfaces - a comparison of digital and conventional printing houses, previously presented at the Iarigai Conference in September 2007, have been published in volume 34 of Advances in Printing and Media Technology. Look under Publications.

  • Article accepted in IMM (posted: 2008-01-17)
    The manuscript New production technology and pricing written together with Peter Hultén and Magnus Viström has been accepted for publication in Industrial Marketing Management.

  • New PhD student wanted at the Mid Sweden University (posted: 2007-12-29)
    DPC is looking for a new PhD student within the area of Dynamics and interaction between ink and paper in the inkjet printing process.
    Read more...

  • New manuscript submitted (posted: 2007-12-23)
    A new manuscript entitled Transaction Costs and Their Influence on Institutional Arrangements in the Swedish Printing Industry written together with Sven Packmohr has been completed and submitted for review and possible presentation at a conference during summer of 2008.

  • New manuscript completed and submitted (posted: 2007-12-21)
    A brand new manuscript in the field of cooperation and competition, written together with Åsa Nordin, has been prepared and submitted for review and possible presentation 2008.

  • Two new abstract submitted (posted: 2007-10-01)
    Two brand new abstracts has been submitted for possible presentation at a conference in spring 2008.

  • Interview in PrintNordic (posted: 2007-09-24)
    In the latest edition (03/2007) of Océ's customer magazine PrintNordic, a short interview (in Swedish) was published regarding my research on business strategies within the digital printing industry.
    Read more...

  • Photos from iarigai 2007 (posted: 2007-09-17)
    Photos from iarigai 2007, Grenoble, available in the Gallery.

  • Slides from presentations at the iarigai conference (posted: 2007-09-10)
    Slides from the two presentations held at the iarigai conference in Grenoble 2007-09-09 are available under Resources.

  • Importance of short production runs, variable data printing and web interfaces (posted: 2007-09-09)
    The paper Importance of short production runs, variable data printing and web interfaces - a comparison of digital and conventional printing houses has been presented at iarigai's conference, 2007-09-09, in Grenoble, France. More information available under Publications.

  • Positioning in the Printing Industry (posted: 2007-09-09)
    The paper Positioning in the Printing Industry - Differentiation in Terms of Price, Lead Time, Print Quality and Flexibility has been presented 2007-09-09 at iarigai's conference in Grenoble, France. More information available under Publications.

  • The importance of agility in the packaging printing industry (posted: 2007-06-08)
    The paper The importance of agility in the packaging printing industry has been presented 2007-06-07 by Magnus Vistöm at the Nofoma conference in Reykjavík, Iceland. More information available under Publications.

  • Speech from Taga 2007 (posted: 2007-06-05)
    The speech Strategic Alliances in the Digital Printing Industry from the Taga 2007 Conference is now available under Resources.

  • Photos from Taga 2007 (posted: 2007-06-04)
    Photos from Taga 2007, Pittsburgh, New York and Rochester available in the Gallery.

  • Another paper accepted for presentation @ Iarigai (posted: 2007-05-12)
    The manuscript Importance of short production runs, variable data printing and web interfaces - a comparison of digital and conventional printing houses by Magnus Viström and Thomas Mejtoft has been accepted for presentation at iarigai's conference in Grenoble, September 2007.

  • Paper accepted for presentation @ Iarigai (posted: 2007-05-12)
    The paper Positioning in the Printing Industry - Differentiation in Terms of Price, Lead Time, Print Quality and Flexibility by Thomas Mejtoft and Magnus Viström, has been accepted for presentation at iarigai's conference in Grenoble, September 2007.

  • Paper accepted for presentation @ Nofoma (posted: 2007-05-12)
    The paper The importance of agility in the packaging printing industry, written by Magnus Viström and Thomas Mejtoft, has been accepted as a full paper at Nofoma's annual conference in Reykjavík, Iceland, June 2007.

  • Visit @ RIT and Kodak in Rochester (posted: 2007-04-02)
    Together with Åsa Nordin, the School of Print Media and the Printing Application Laboratory at RIT as well as Kodak Solution Center in Rochester have been visited.

  • Significance of Print Quality in Variable Data Printing (posted: 2007-03-21)
    The paper Significance of Print Quality in Variable Data Printing has been presented 2007-03-20 by Åsa Gidlund at the Taga conference in Pittsburgh, USA. The paper is written together with Åsa Gidlund and Sofia Demnert. More information available under Publications.

  • Strategic Alliances in the Digital Printing Industry (posted: 2007-03-20)
    A new paper Strategic Alliances in the Digital Printing Industry has been presented 2007-03-19 at the Taga conference in Pittsburgh, USA. The paper is written in cooperation with Åsa Nordin, Mid Sweden University. More information available under Publications.

  • Presentation at the ROND Conference (posted: 2007-02-12)
    Together with my colleague Magnus Viström, I'm presenting at the 3rd annual ROND Conference in Örnsköldsvik, 2007-02-14, the presentation is called The Future of Digital Printing.

  • Journal paper accepted (posted: 2007-01-10)
    The paper Creation of Customer Value Using Digital Printing in a Dynamic Business Environment has been accepted for publication in TAGA Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3.

  • Poster presentation (posted: 2006-12-01)
    Poster presentation from T2F internal conference, November 2006, available under resources.

  • Papers accepted for presentation (posted: 2006-11-13)
    The papers Strategic Alliances in the Printing Industry and Significance of Print Quality in Variable Data Printing have been accepted for presentation at the TAGA 2007 Conference in Pittsburgh and publication in the TAGA 2007 Proceedings.

  • Licentiate Thesis Presentation @ STFI-Packforsk/DPC in Örnsköldsvik (posted: 2006-11-12)
    The Licentiate Thesis will be presented @ STFI-Packforsk/DPC in Örnsköldsvik on November 29, 2006, 10:00.

  • Licentiate Thesis printed and distributed (posted: 2006-10-23)
    The Licentiate Thesis Strategies in the Digital Printing Value System has been printed and distributed. Read more information and download your personal copy here.

  • Licentiate Thesis Seminar (posted: 2006-10-13)
    The Licentiate Thesis Strategies in the Digital Printing Value System in Media Technology and Graphic Arts will be presented and defended at the Royal Institute of Technology on November 17, 2006, 11:00.

  • Two new abstracts submitted (posted: 2006-10-02)
    Two new abstracts, one written together with Åsa Nordin and one in cooperation with Åsa Gidlund and Sofia Demnert, has been submitted for possible presentation in 2007.

  • New manuscript submitted for review (posted: 2006-09-30)
    A manuscript dealing with pricing issues in the printing industry, written together with my colleagues Peter Hultén and Magnus Viström, has been prepared and submitted for review.

  • New manuscript submitted (posted: 2006-07-24)
    A brand new manuscript entitled Creation of Customer Value Using Digital Printing in a Dynamic Business Environment has been prepared and submitted for review.

  • Abstracts posted (posted: 2006-07-22)
    Abstracts from the master theses carried out during spring are available under Publications » Theses

  • Master Thesis presentations @ KTH (posted: 2006-06-07)
    Sofia Demnert and Vinit Malhotra will present their Master Theses in Media Technology at KTH in Stockholm on Tuesday 2006-06-13.

  • Master Thesis presentation @ DPC/STFI-Packforsk in Örnsköldsvik (posted: 2006-06-05)
    Sofia Demnert will present her Master Thesis on Monday 2006-06-12, 14:00, at DPC/STFI-Packforsk in Örnsköldsvik.

  • Master Thesis presentation @ Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall (posted: 2006-06-04)
    Åsa Nordin will present her Master Thesis Strategiska samarbeten inom tryckindustrin at the Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall on Friday 2006-06-09.

  • Master Thesis presentation @ DPC/STFI-Packforsk in Örnsköldsvik (posted: 2006-05-10)
    Vinit Malhotra will present his Master Thesis on Thursday 2006-05-18, 11:00, at DPC/STFI-Packforsk in Örnsköldsvik. More information at www.miun.se/dpc.

  • Speech from Taga Conference (posted: 2006-05-10)
    The speech from the Taga Conference is now available under Resources.

  • Presentation @ DPC/STFI-Packforsk in Örnsköldsvik (posted: 2006-05-05)
    The presentation held at the Taga Conference will be repeated on Thursday 2006-05-11 at DPC/STFI-Packforsk in Örnsköldsvik. More information at www.miun.se/dpc.

  • RSS feed (posted: 2006-04-21)
    News will also be presented in an RSS feed from now on, subscribe with the following link.

  • Photos from Ipex 2006 (posted: 2006-04-07)
    The Ipex 2006 exhibition in Birmingham, UK, has been visited during 5-6/4. Some photos are posted in the Gallery.

  • Photos from Taga 2006 (posted: 2006-03-31)
    Photos from Taga 2006 and Vancouver available in the Gallery.

  • Presentation from Taga 2006 (posted: 2006-03-28)
    Presentation from the Taga conference available under Resources.

  • Perceived Satisfaction by Customers in the Digital Printing Value System (posted: 2006-03-22)
    A brand new paper presented on the Taga conference in Vancouver, Canada. Look under Publications.

  • Strategies for Successful Digital Printing (posted: 2006-02-27)
    New article published in the latest issue of the Journal of Media Business Studies, look under Publications.

  • Rond Conference (posted: 2006-02-15)
    A Poster has been presented at the Rond Conference, poster available for download under Resources.

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