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...

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 SCM Executive Pekka Lettijeff

This is Pekka Lettijeff,  SCM Executive from multiple global companies such as GM, AstraZeneca, Nokia, Konecranes. Nowadays helping executives to change their business and leadership style. What is the prese...

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. ...

Cutting costs or driving value creation?

On my last posting I took the liberty to define Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) as a method to utilize the knowhow of your partner companies and optimize the resource utilization in your supply chain to increa...

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...

New kind of information sharing is needed

Company networks are developing, competition is hard and markets are changing rapidly. For companies, the situation offers possibilities as well as many threats. Previously, less was enough. If the company had ...