Startups and Investors

The startup world is in constant buzz on both sides of the coin. And with the coin I mean the one in investors pocket for entrepreneurs to pitch for. New exciting startups are born every day bringing new possibilities for the investors and vice versa, new venture capitalists and...

Is Email Dying?

There has been a lot of discussion and speculation about the future of our dear work mate called email. How many emails do you receive daily to your inbox? And how many emails do you write during a working day? That’s right, writing an email is our most common...

What Are the Qualities of a Dream Team Player?

Many people spend the Christmas holidays relaxing with family and reading the books that have piled up on the bedside table. Usually the level of energy and passion increase on vacation. During my latest holidays, the same pattern was happily repeated again. I like to read popularised management books,...

Jakamo Gathered 700 000 € First Round Financing

For immediate release 17 DECEMBER 2013, Seinäjoki, Finland. Jakamo Limited, today announced that it has gathered 700 000 € financing. The first round financing was lead by Prohoc Oy. Jakamo provides fast and transparent industrial information sharing. Jakamo introduces the next generation information sharing platform for networked companies. Company...

Jakamo Boosted by New Chairman

Great news! Jakamo got a brand new Chairman of the Board, Matti Manner. Matti works as the CEO of Prohoc Ltd, a company providing business related engineering and consultation services. Prohoc operates with energy, mining, cargo-handling, oil & gas and process industry projects. Matti brings lots of visionary and...

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 take into account in the early stages of the...

Jakamo Visiting at Kuudes’ Blog

Check this out! Kuudes Kerros is a strategic brand design consultancy. Jarl Matti from Jakamo writes about starlings and organisations as a visiting writer at their blog. Find the blog entry Kottaraiset kehittivät unelmaorganisaation at www.kuudes.fi

Make Decisions – Faster!

Every manager wants to make fast decisions and see them to be implemented. But the challenge is – how to make those happen? The complexity of networked economy makes this challenge even harder. It’s very common that strategic decisions are made in co-operation with another company. A common belief...

Life in Business Ecosystem

The term ’business ecosystem’ is increasingly used as a modern ‘buzz-word’ referring to inter-connected businesses. Following an analogy originating from ecology, businesses form symbiotic constellations resulting in a collaborative advantage when the ‘home ecosystem’ beats the competing ecosystem. Taking a short look at the premises of business ecosystems one...

The User Is the King, Right?

Getting lost at the airport. Struggling with trying to get the email synchronized in your mobile phone. Getting angry when trying to remember how to get an important report out from the company’s data system. Sounds familiar, I guess. In most of these types of cases the reason for...