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...

Interview with Professor Marko Kohtamäki

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...

Case Komas – Early adapter of the digital supply chain

Komas Ltd is a Finland based company offering machined components, forgings, hydraulic pipes and plate cuttings. The company is known about their global supply chain and early adapter in the field of digital su...

Field guide to AI

Artificial Intelligence is expected to become the emerging technology with biggest business impact over the near future. For the past few years, AI has been in the headlines daily, often characterised by hype o...

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 Group CEO Tomas Hedenborg

Tomas Hedenborg participates actively in discussion about digital transformation in manufacturing industry. He is an engineer with a long experience of leading manufacturing companies to success. Today Tomas...

Global Digital Operations Study 2018 – Digital Champion

In the report, Global Digital Operations Study 2018 - Digital Champions: How industry leaders build integrated operations ecosystems to deliver end-to-end customer solutions, the authors examine the characteris...

Everything will be connected – even the organisations

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.” This brilliant quote at Copenhagen Central Station stopped me, and I though it’s so true, especially in business. ...

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 ...

Friction free supply chain – Dream or reality?

Every manufacturing executive dreams about it – how to develop a frictionless supply chain in both internal and external operations. This challenge has been on the table since the outsourcing boom started in th...

The value of your product is produced in your supply chain

Value chains are complex in nowadays’ networked business ecosystems. 60-80 % of the company’s costs can easily come from materials, components, assemblies, systems and services bought from external suppliers. ...

Subcontractors are changing the game – Also in the future

Industrial companies faced new kinds of challenges when the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. Supply chains and manufacturing capability were no longer in your own hands; they had moved to the supplier net...

Improving the white-collar productivity of a value chain

Traditionally most of the improvement investments of value chains in manufacturing industry have been done at the factory floor. Manufacturing processes have been highly automated and methods improved continuou...