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...
Digital Supply Chain

Digital Supply Chain – By Definition

The term Digital Supply Chain is mostly used in the context of managing supply chains in a digital manner but there’s some confusion related to the terminology. Some sources write about digital supply chains as...
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...
supply chain transparency

The importance of transparency in the supply chain

Eszter Dean, Sourcing Office Manager is leading global sourcing at Alfa Laval Corporation. She is a  thought leader and enthusiast developer in managing the supply chain in a modern way. When I’m looking at ...

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. ...

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 ...

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...

Is email dying?

There has been a lot of discussion and speculation about the future of our dear work mate called email. How many emails do you receive daily to your inbox? And how many emails do you write during a working day?...