It’s not rocket science
It’s Art and Magic
Hewlett-Packard Travel & Transportation provides industry solutions for companies that serve travelers’ needs: airlines, airports, hotels, passenger rail, travel agencies, vehicle rentals and global distribution.
Hewlett-Packard needed a new innovative solution to offer their airline customers in a rapidly evolving industry. Idean designed two innovation concepts that would run on a HP ElitePad Windows8 business tablet: The Gate Agent App: the concept app is designed to easily check-in, board, rebook or reroute passengers anywhere at the airport with the HP ElitePad tablet, instead of using a PC station.
The Inflight-App: the concept app provides a powerful tool for flight attendants with passenger manifests, menus, frequent flyer recognition and connecting flight information, in addition to using it as a POS device.
Accenture mobility helps clients leverage mobility and mobile solutions to increase productivity, enhance collaboration and drive more transactions.
Accenture reached out to Idean to design and develop an unique tool that enables participants and facilitators to interact in a dynamic workshop environment. With it’s awesome data capture capabilities, facilitators leave the workshop with powerful data collected from questions, poll and survey results. The ultimate workshop tool, a must have for the richest of collaborative experiences.
Adaptive Insights (formerly Adaptive Planning) provides powerful yet intuitive solutions that fundamentally change the world of business analytics for companies and nonprofits of all sizes.
Adaptive Insights’ pure software as a service (SaaS) delivery model and platform enable finance and management teams to work together to plan, monitor, report on, and analyze financial and operational performance. With a full suite of solutions including planning, financial consolidation, discovery/analytics and reporting, Adaptive Insights offers the most complete Corporate Performance Management (CPM) in the cloud and is the market leader in cloud CPM with over 2000 customers worldwide.
Adaptive Insights initially engaged Idean to design the Process Tracker, a tool to enable Adaptive Consolidation customers to manage the financial period close and consolidation processes. From that starting point, Idean’s role has expanded to include an overall design evolution for the entire suite, with the goals of achieving an ever-more-intuitive and beautiful UX and the adoption of responsive design. For Adaptive Insights’ UX evolution, Idean has done contextual inquiries with CFO’s, Controllers and other management and finance professionals, vetted concepts with users and conducted formal usability testing to create an awesomely intuitive user experience for complex and powerful enterprise software solutions.
F-Secure envisioned an innovative security product that would work from the cloud – one that would be compatible on any device and always up-to-date, while still being powerful and effective.
With the technology and target market defined, F-Secure sought Idean’s expertise to define the customer journey, create the visual identity, and design the UI of the product. F-Secure’s design was heavily influenced by user research and validation, from exploring user needs to testing concepts and prototypes with actual end-users. Testing and research were both done in target markets: Europe and the United States. The result of research, validation, and design is F-Secure Freedome, a beautiful and simple security app for both Android and iOS systems.
Idean collaboratively worked with F-Secure’s talented development team to enhance the overall user experience of the app. This resulted in a successful launch for the Android platform in late 2013, with iOS slated for this year. F-Secure Freedome has already received raving review from its beta users, and more recently from Android users in the Google Play store.
LG Electronics is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 87,000 people working in 113 locations around the world and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
LG and Idean collaborated to create new UI platform concept aimed for professional users. The idea was to create a separate virtual phone within the Android operating system to create an encrypted controlled environment for company specific data and communications. Idean approached this by designing and prototyping these concepts on both high end Android phones and tablets.
Certain functionalities were later adopted in consumer oriented LG Android smartphones.
Helsingin Energia is one of the biggest energy companies in Finland selling electric energy for over 400 000 customers and district heat to over 90 per cent of households in Helsinki. Extensive exportation with the end-users gave us better insight of what needed to be developed.
Our solution was to create a responsive site, which would cater varied target groups with varied needs. Idean updated the visual style of the layouts together with Helsingin Energia’s brand renewal. The response was excellent since the new site enhances right content to users, securing Helsingin Energia as a solid electric partner.
Fintoto is one of three companies in Finland which has permission to conduct lotteries, casino activities, slot machines and other game machines where players are able to win a prize of monetary value. Fintoto also markets and organizes horse race betting in the Finnish market.
Fintoto engaged Idean to design and create a unique mobile service user experience for betting on horse races. In addition, this service includes live broadcasts especially for new players to get involved in betting on these races. We gathered the market needs and designed Toto-mobile, a completely revolutionary way of gaming and gambling which also allows users to follow national and international races right on their smartphones.
Dovre Group is a global provider of project management services. Our challenge was to create a tool that would reach skilled professionals in all large-project industry personnel and i.e specialized engineers.
With such large segment of industry professionals, the Dovre Club became a tool for matching prospective employees with the clients. As a member of Dovre Club you are rewarded of your loyalty and activity with exclusive giveaways. We understood to emphasize key membership as a result of success by making the employees part of the community.
Martela designs and supplies interior solutions for working environments and public spaces. It is the largest company in its sector in Finland and one of the three largest in the Nordic countries. Before the renewal, Martela’s website was dated, didn’t follow a linear thread and lacked consistency in its hierarchy and structure.
Our challenge was to design a highly efficient site with a top-notch user experience. We updated the style and created a style guide to support future development.The modular block elements that were incorporated now offer the user relevant content and create a consistent look and feel. The feedback from their customers has been excellent and Martela conveyed how pleased they were with our working methods and techniques.
We think that we achieved a modern, user friendly and consistent service that builds into Martela’s renowned brand.
Crittercism, a San Francisco based company, is the world’s first mobile application performance management solution. Providing real-time insight to app diagnostics and crashes across all the major platforms.
Crittercism reached out to Idean to design and implement an iPad application for C-level executives for launch at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. The Crittercism Executive Dashboard is a simple and functional look into the health of a companies app portfolio.
Altia is a leading wine and spirits company offering quality brands in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Altia produces, markets, sells, imports and exports alcoholic beverages in its market area. Altia serves its consumers, customers and partners close to markets with its wide production, sales and logistic set-up.
Idean re-designed Altia’s consumer website Viinimaa.fi to match the core user needs and requirements. The user-centered design of the new, responsive website was conducted in order to promote wines matched with the greatest seasonal recipes. Idean’s roles were to concept and design the entire web-experience as well as the new brand identity to Altia.
Our work continues in designing a business tool for professional users of Viinimaa, so stay tuned for more updates.
S Group has an extremely strong role in Finland as a provider in the trades of grocery and consumer goods.
S Bank needed an ambitious mobile application and we wanted to combine both grocery and bank related services on to one product. After prototyping together with the S-Mobile team the product reached over 600 employers in the S Group and the final goal was to make the user experience as thrilling and simple as possible.
The feedback has been excellent and the end-users enjoyed the simple yet informative mobile application.
Mehiläinen is the best-known and most respected provider of private health care and social services in Finland.
In co-operation with Mehiläinen and end-users, we designed a web service aimed at their private and occupational health care customers. Through the service, users can access and manage their personal health information. The service now has over 30,000 happy users in Finland and has received excellent feedback.
It has also remarkably increased the interaction between Mehiläinen and its customers, as well as encouraged its users to focus more on their health.
Desktop & tablet
ViviTouch, a Bayer MaterialScience company, engaged Idean to create the Haptic Studio Developer application. The ViviTouch actuators produce a one-of-a-kind vibrotactile sensation that bridges the senses of seeing, hearing and feeling, which are used in mobile phones, gaming controllers and tablets to bring high definition feel to the entertainment experience.
The desktop & tablet application Idean designed & developed for ViviTouch allows to quickly prototype the synchronization between sounds effects and haptic feedback. The Haptic Studio Developer is used by 3rd party developers and as marketing tool to promote the one-of-a-kind vibrotacticle sensations that ViviTouch actuators produce.
Ilta-Sanomat is Finland’s largest quality tabloid published by Sanoma News, the leading multi-channel media company in Finland.
Ilta-Sanomat needed ideas and visions for its tablet strategy and road map in early 2010, prior to iPad’s release in the Finnish market. Idean provided two videos where potential interaction models, visual looks, different advertising alternatives and payment models were examined.
In addition, we provided a presentation on the key trends, device base forecasts and strategic issues in the Finnish tablet market.
Sandvik is an engineering group in tooling, materials technology, mining and construction. One of our goals as a company is to design products that are innovative and energy efficient.
A brilliant example of this is our industrial client Sandvik, who needed the user interface designed on their crusher, Vibrocone. The project began in Tampere, Finland, where Idean had already worked with Sandvik in platform level UI style development. Sandvik had experienced the benefits that we had delivered to them on previous projects and knew that our newest contributions and user centric working methods would again be a valuable asset in the design process.
The mining industry consumes about 5% of the world’s electrical energy. With its revolutionary technology the Vibrocone reduces energy usage up to 30%, thus making a huge contribution to the environment. We are proud of the part that we played in such an important product.