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...
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...
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...
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...
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 supply chain trends

Digital Supply Chain Trends

Digital supply chain trends and innovations are not only an interesting topic for all professionals in the manufacturing ecosystem but a crucial part of everyday learning and keeping up-to-date with the changin...
digital transformation

Digital Transformation – What actually is changing?

Digital transformation has become nearly an obsession during the latest years and every company would like to become digital – also in the manufacturing industry. But what we mean when we talk about digital tra...
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...
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...
olli nastamo

Concentrate on transparency in your supply chain

Olli Nastamo is leading the operational excellence – developing operations and ways of working – at Outotec Plc. Currently, he is also responsible for the global supply. In the manufacturing industry, the cu...
janne sipila

Data platforms transform the visibility of the supply chain

Janne Sipilä is responsible for building the Independent Software Vendor Co-Sell motion with a wide range of ISV partners in Finland as a Senior Enterprise Planner at Microsoft. His role is to find the right pa...
Kai Konola

Digital elements should be included in your business strategy

Kai Konola is the President and CEO of Halton Group, Finnish family-owned company specialized in good indoor environments. Before Halton, he has worked as a leader and executive at Vaisala Plc and Nokia Corpora...