marko kohtamäki

It’s all about how networks are managed

Marko Kohtamäki is a Professor of Strategy, and a director of the Networked Value Systems research program at the University of Vaasa. He is focusing currently on servitization, strategy-as-practice, digitizati...
juhani vuorio

Find your new core and minimise the risk of the context

Juhani Vuorio - Partner Development Manager at Microsoft - introduces a definition for digital transformation. He utilises Geoffrey Moore's concept of the Core and Context. Companies have two main parts – the ...
remote work

How can manufacturing companies respond to the coronavirus?

The crisis is putting global supply chains into a hard stress test While first and foremost a human tragedy, loss of life, threatening our safety and health, COVID-19 pandemic is challenging the global econ...
Tomas Jaskelevicius

Most of the daily operations can be digitalized already

We had a privilege to interview Tomas Jaskelevicius, an experienced leader from the manufacturing industry. Tomas has 20 years experience in the mechanical engineering business. He has been working in the field...
digital transformation

Digital transformation and the value drivers of SCM

The latest organization research has recognized the importance of digital transformation in supply chain management. In the management literature, digitalization has become a crucial part of the strategic manag...
green supplier networks

The role and future of green supplier networks

On my last blog post, I was talking about the role of circular economy in managing the future supply networks. The topic today, green supplier networks, is more valid than ever. The past year was not the golden...
project execution

Overseen pitfalls within project execution organization

Introduction Most of us are involved in projects, one sort or another, which require a contribution towards attaining objectives that are not merely an outcome of one simple task. Understanding how you and you...
supply chain leaders future

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 ...
playbook for digital supply chain

Playbook for Digital Supply Chain

Technological Hype, SCM Value Drivers and Practical Solutions for Manufacturing Companies A research paper published by World Economic Forum (2018) indicates that 75 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in ...
microsoft envision forum

Microsoft Envision Forum 2019

Microsoft Envision Forum: Future of Manufacturing packs and brings together the best in the industry to discuss the future trends, challenges and solutions of the manufacturing industry into an event arranged i...
cloud revolution

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...
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...