Cloud revolution is crushing traditional business models

At the beginning of the 20th century, the Wright brothers made one of the most important inventions in human history. One of the brothers sat in a cage and turned into a bird. First human flight was true. It tr...

Concentrate on connectivity capability

Jukka Vesalainen works as a Professor at the University of Vaasa. His expertise is in the field of strategic management, network management and supply chain management. Vesalainen is a Co-founder and a Board Me...
improving productivity

Improving the white-collar productivity of a value chain

Traditionally improving productivity of value chains in the manufacturing industry has mostly been done at the factory floor. Manufacturing processes have been highly automated and methods improved continuously...
business relationship

The nature of a business relationship

Business relations have existed as long as there has been business between people. The first business relationship was established when someone sold something to another person. The phenomenon of business relat...
göran bengtsson

Learn new tech along the way

Göran Bengtsson is an experienced leader and acting nowadays as the Head of Management Consulting at EG Sweden AB. Listen to his thoughts about the challenges and technological hype in the manufacturing industr...
risk management

Risk management has gained the footprint on board meetings

Matti Manner is the CEO of Prohoc Ltd. He has been Chairman of the Board at Jakamo from 2014. The former SCM Executive at ABB loves sports and projects, and to help people succeed with their life projects. We h...
leif bohlin

Technology is part of our society and daily life

Leif Bohlin, CEO at Unifaun, has spent his whole career within the field of supply chain both in the manufacturing and consultancy industry. For the last 20 years, he has been providing SaaS-solutions for the s...
cross-company cooperation

5 tips on how to succeed in modern cross-company cooperation

The cross-company cooperation blog post was published originally in Jakamo Official Blog on 20 July 2014. Our daily work is done more and more with people across company borders. Because of the networked bus...
frans svensson

Find the target for your digital transformation

Frans Svensson is leading the procurement in Inwido Corporation which is the biggest window and door producers in Europe. "It’s nice to meet other colleagues from other industries and one of the takeaways wa...
supply chain trends

Beyond the digital supply chain

We had a great privilege to arrange the third Friction Free Roundtable Meetup this time together with Alfa Laval at the city of Lund in Sweden. The Friction Free Roundtable is a forum facilitated by Jakamo wher...
ownership of data

How to make most out of the data?

Lars Palmqvist is the Purchasing Director at AB SKF, heading one-third of the spend in SKF purchasing office globally. "The industrial companies do have really similar challenges today. Especially the owners...
email is dying

Is email dying?

"Email is dying, isn't it" blog post was originally published on Jakamo Official Blog on March 10, 2014, and is still highly topical. There has been a lot of discussion and speculation about the future of ou...
value chain

The value of your product is produced in your supply chain

The Value Chain blog post was originally posted in Jakamo Official Blog on 1 November 2017. Value chains are complex in nowadays’ networked business ecosystems. 60-80 % of the company’s costs can easily come...
digital transformation

Stepping up the game for digital transformation

Digital transformation can enable your business to achieve numerous benefits. However, just by saying it does not make it so. Laying out the plan is one thing, but delivering the result is still what decides th...
value creation

Cutting costs or driving value creation?

Published originally in Jakamo Official Blog on 19 February 2015 On my last posting, I took the liberty to define Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) as a method to utilize the know-how of your partner companie...