Dream B2B Ecosystem Made by Sardines

An enormous swarm of sardines swims on the coast of Africa. The sardines move extremely fluently, accurately and deliberately. The fish change their course in a blink of an eye and create beautiful artworks one after another. How is this possible? How can the sardines make this happen? And...

First Supply Chain Chat in the World

Press Release 26 May 2015, Helsinki, Finland We are proud to surprise Jakamo users with a new exclusive feature. Imagine a feature that connects you to your company’s supply chain social network. We are proud to introduce exactly this spectacular feature. Jakamo releases Supply Chain Chat, first in the...

Seinäjoki Technology Award to Jakamo

Seinäjoki Technology Award for the year 2014 has been handed to Jakamo Limited, a company focusing on cross-company information sharing. Seinäjoki Fund of Alfred Kordelin Foundation has handed out the Technology Award today. The selection criteria for the EUR 5 000 Prize include the following statement. – Jakamo Limited...

Pope Breaks the Pattern

Why should businesses’ break the pattern? Why break up a functioning business model? In art, however, it’s common to break the pattern. It is part of the art and its’ existence. Big developments take place when a single person or community challenges the status quo. Now even the Pope...

Sunk Cost Fallacy Prevents Us to Make Rational Decisions

Swiss writer Rolf Dobelli explains 99 most common thinking errors in his book The Art of Thinking Clearly. I guess that most of the companies offering radically new types of products and services are facing one of these, Sunk Cost Fallacy. Basically it means: “We have already invested so...

What Comes First, Technology or People?

In my experience, a buzz around a new technology can really get the buyers go outshopping. In many occasions through the years I have met decision makers who have recently bought a technology and now wonder what to do with it? The words used could have been something like...

Jakamo in the World of ‘Internet of Organizations’

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 relationships. Nevertheless, these two phenomena represent certain extremes in the wider digitalization sphere...

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 increase end customer value.  I am waiting for someone to propose a shorter definition,...

Jakamo – One of the Most Promising Startups in Finland

Great news! Jakamo has been awarded with a place on the list of 20 most promising Finnish startups by Talouselämä. We’re really thankful for this recognition. An expert jury assigned by Talouselämä newpaper selected a list of 20 most promising startup companies in Finland for the fourth time. The jury...

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 something new or do something differently.” The main findings of the report state, that in Australia, collaborative economy is worth 46 billion...