Field guide to AI

Artificial Intelligence is expected to become the emerging technology with biggest business impact over the near future. For the past few years, AI has been in the headlines daily, often characterised by hype o...

Interview with Professor Annika Tidström

Professor Annika Tidström from University of Vaasa is one of the most cited organisation researchers in the field of coopetition studies. Furthermore, she is an inspiriting speaker and award-winning lecturer. ...

Interview with Industrial Advisor Pertti Korhonen

Pertti Korhonen is a board professional, industrial advisor, investor and climate enthusiast. He is a former SCM Executive and CTO of Nokia Corporation and former CEO of Electrobit Corporation and Outotec Plc. ...

The Management Triangle of Everything

So, you have tasks which should be done. Believe or not, you always have three different options – three different management mechanisms – to get the things done. This is important to understand for all of us, ...

Digital Disruption in Project Management – Get on board now

You see projects everywhere. Small projects - big projects. Development projects - delivery projects. IT projects – construction projects. Simple projects – complex projects. You see all kinds and shapes and yo...

Interview with Group CEO Tomas Hedenborg

Tomas Hedenborg participates actively in discussion about digital transformation in manufacturing industry. He is an engineer with a long experience of leading manufacturing companies to success. Today Tomas...

Global Digital Operations Study 2018 – Digital Champion

In the report, Global Digital Operations Study 2018 - Digital Champions: How industry leaders build integrated operations ecosystems to deliver end-to-end customer solutions, the authors examine the characteris...

Interview with SCM Executive Pekka Lettijeff

This is Pekka Lettijeff,  SCM Executive from multiple global companies such as GM, AstraZeneca, Nokia, Konecranes. Nowadays helping executives to change their business and leadership style. What is the prese...

Everything will be connected – even the organisations

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.” This brilliant quote at Copenhagen Central Station stopped me, and I though it’s so true, especially in business. ...

Interview with Professor Eero Eloranta

We had a privilege to have a interview with Professor Eero Eloranta. Today he acts as a Vice President of Education at Aalto University. Eero is a recognised and respected researcher and holds a wide knowledge ...

Friction free supply chain – Dream or reality?

Every manufacturing executive dreams about it – how to develop a frictionless supply chain in both internal and external operations. This challenge has been on the table since the outsourcing boom started in th...

The missing link in the ecosystem economy?

The latest years in innovation research have emphasised the role of ecosystems as platforms for new business opportunities. In management literature, ecosystems may be seen as a now concept on a continuum of ne...

The value of your product is produced in your supply chain

Value chains are complex in nowadays’ networked business ecosystems. 60-80 % of the company’s costs can easily come from materials, components, assemblies, systems and services bought from external suppliers. ...

Subcontractors are changing the game – Also in the future

Industrial companies faced new kinds of challenges when the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. Supply chains and manufacturing capability were no longer in your own hands; they had moved to the supplier net...