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...

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 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...

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...

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. ...

Cloud revolution is crushing traditional business models

In the beginning of the 20th century, Wright brothers made one of the most important inventions in the human history. One of the brothers sat in a cage and turned into a bird. First human flight was true. It tr...

The super highway of information

The Roman Empire in ancient history was one of the largest and most powerful empires in world’s history. The huge territory covered about 50 modern nations throughout Europe, Northern Africa, and the Middle Eas...

The world of internet of organisations

Internet of Things (IoT) is now on the crest of a wave in the current discussion of digitalization while the importance of the social media seems to be decreasing particularly as a managerial tool for B2B relat...

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...

Stepping into shoes of the user

Do designers or engineers know what is the best for the users of the services and products they create? Do you know? Do I? I don’t, but I’ll find out. For doing that there are two very basic things to tak...