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...

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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
kimmo rauma

What will happen if your company wouldn’t go digital?

Kimmo Rauma has led many technology companies into world-class success and exits. Currently, he’s leading the electrification disruption inside Danfoss which is a well-known corporation of its hydraulic product...
delivery project

How to succeed in delivery project? Avoid these 3 mistakes!

Every project manager knows, that both the small-scale equipment deliveries and complete turnkey projects have their dark and sunny sides. Professionals in both extremes struggle with changing requirements, var...

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 Partner Development Manager Juhani Vuorio

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 – th...