Our latest thoughts, ideas and speculations.

Why should marketing teams be more agile?
Do less, get better results. Agile marketing isn’t rocket science, but many teams are still using old ways of working.

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Silva Ray McLaren

Designer, muotoile uraasi - ja kehity suunnittelijana

Suunnittelijan tulee kehittyä jatkuvasti pysyäkseen mukana työelämän nopeissa muutoksissa. Lue miten Motleyn Service Design Lead Korhan tukee omaa ja tiiminsä kehittymistä.

Service Design
Korhan Buyukdemirci

How to use teams as building blocks for company culture

The final piece of our SDN18 inspired series slaloms down the slippery slope of culture. Hold on to your helmet, as what follows is an off-piste excursion into finding the right culture fit for your organisation. 

Culture
Korhan Büyükdemirci

Transformation fitness: Why companies fall into fad diets

In the second of three blogs from SDGC18, our Service Design Lead Johanna explores how companies workout. And transform.

Johanna Nieminen

Industry jargon in 2018: A definitive overview 

We sent a team of five service designers and three strategists to the 2018 Service Design Global Conference in Dublin. Their notes from the conference will be published as a series of three blog posts.

Walter Estlander

Starting here was like... rocket science. Building things that aim high was part of the fun.

A jester’s tale about getting your feet under the table at Motley - where unconditional love for doom metal and coding meet (amongst other things).

Régis Frias

Nike's Kaepernick campaign isn't a gamble. It's a safe bet.

As trust in traditional institutions declines, belief-shaped voids emerge in our lives. Conveniently, we mightn’t need to look further than our sneakers to find something to fill them with.

Alex Yletyinen

Growth Path: How to harness content to feed digital sales?

What marketing models typically lack is a real understanding of how potential customers behave - or more specifically, how they buy.

Niclas Storås

We have a (design) problem

Let’s face it, design is still not where it should be. It’s not discussed, understood and appreciated to the extent it should be, considering the impact it has for organisations, businesses and in our everyday life. 

Sami Hakkarainen

Why can data analytics go totally wrong (and harm your business)?

Even if you have the best data analytics tools in the world, something might be missing and things can go wrong, as Facebook has experienced lately. What seems to be good for your company, isn’t always good for your company’s customers.

Niclas Storås

Interaction 18: Turns out the last and ultimate design tool is the oldest one

Five of our designers went to Lyon, France to reflect on how technology and design are shaping the world. In the end they found themselves asking simple questions.

Interaction 18
Jonathan Ben-Ami

Practical reasons for hiring a (service design) consultant

Do you know where the blind spots in your business are? Or do you know what your customers or employees really think? There are several clear reasons why an outsider help could bring new income and savings.

Johanna Nieminen

Building personal skillsets: Where should a designer focus?

Designers need to continually redefine themselves to keep up with rapid changes in the business. However, we also need to choose our next growth area based on skills, personality, and past work experiences.

Korhan Buyukdemirci

The making of Motley.fi

A new brand and website is always more than just a look and a feel. Read why we rethought our identity.

Silva Ray McLaren

The end of the money era – how are the forerunner banks rethinking their businesses?

Banking is getting wild. The key to survive in the banking disruption is connecting with customers.

Jens Mattsson

The rise of the quantified athlete

How can technology change the way we consume sports and help athletes develop new ways to train smarter? Data is the legal doping that's taking the world of professional sports by storm.

Jan-Eric Wargelin