Supply Chain Leaders in the Future

Deloitte published an interesting survey study (2019) which proves that organization with superior supply chain capabilities performs significantly better on both revenue growth and EBIT measures when compared ...

Collaboration fuels the value chain

Deloitte has released an extensive report Collaborative economy (2014). According to the report “Collaboration is employees communicating and working together, building on each others’ ideas to produce somethin...

Designing a Digital Supply Chain

The latest organization research has recognized the role of digital organization design as a crucial part of strategic management. In management literature, connectivity may be seen as an existing capability fo...
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...
ecosystem economy

The missing link in the ecosystem economy?

The Ecosystem Economy blog post was originally posted in the Jakamo Official Blog on 17 November 2017. The latest years in innovation research have emphasised the role of ecosystems as platforms for new busi...
business ecosystem

Life in business ecosystem

This blog post was published originally at Jakamo Offical Blog on 8 August 2013. The term business ecosystem is increasingly used as a modern buzz-word referring to inter-connected businesses. Following an a...
internet of organizations

The world of internet of organisations

The blog post was published originally in Jakamo Official Blog at 23 Feb 2015. Internet of Things (IoT) is now on the crest of a wave in the current discussion of digitalization while the importance of the s...
time management

Time is our new currency

Tick tack tick tack… faster, faster, faster! Time has become our most important resource in everyday working life. How do you spend your hours? How does your team spend their time? Are all working routines, esp...

All the fun happens between the galaxies… and companies!

In the grand tally of cosmic constituents, galaxies are what typically get counted. Latest estimates show that the observable universe may contain a hundred billion of them. Just because galaxies are in your fa...

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. ...