Jakamo Digitalizes Manufacturing Collaboration Globally

Media Release, 28 NOV 2016, Jakamo Limited Jakamo, a Finland-based startup providing a collaboration platform for manufacturing companies has doubled its customer base to 1300 this year. Customers are located in over 40 countries around the world. At Slush, the company will perform on stage and introduce a new...

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 transformed the world during the next decades. In 1900, it...

Inka Mero and Pekka Lettijeff join Jakamo as Angel Investors

Media release | 18 October 2016 | Jakamo   Jakamo, a startup providing the global collaboration platform for manufacturing companies – welcomes startup investor Inka Mero and SCM executive Pekka Lettijeff into the team. Mero joins Jakamo as an investor and advisor and Lettijeff as an investor and member...

Jakamo Reached 1000 Manufacturing Customers Worldwide

  Today, we at Jakamo are happy to announce that we have reached a customer base of over 1000 manufacturing companies around the world. This is a big milestone for us! Instead of celebrating us, it’s an outstanding moment to celebrate our customers! Jakamo users benefit from information visibility...

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 East. One of the secrets of the Roman Empire was the network of Super Highways...

Jakamo Patented Business Relationship

Jakamo platform has received a patent in the United States. Jakamo service is designed for information sharing and cooperation between manufacturing companies. “The grant of a patent in the US in spite of tougher requirements shows that Jakamo is in the forefront of a totally new concept,” says Espatent...

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 continuously. At the same time, office processes have often been almost forgotten. Your supplier might have the best available robotised technology...

Jakamo Starts Cooperation with Microsoft

Jakamo will start cooperation with Microsoft to maximize the added value for manufacturing companies. In near future the products of Microsoft can easily be integrated with Jakamo platform. “The products of Microsoft are widely used as an industry standard in manufacturing industries. By integrating Microsoft solutions with Jakamo, the...

Supply Chain Chat Launched for All Users

Cross-company collaboration has never been this exciting. We are bright to launch the Supply Chain Chat for all Jakamo Users. It makes people-to-people collaboration much easier and faster during the working day. We have also simplified the concept of filters. Now, the user can filter own responsibilities and self-created...

Exclusive Features Available

Jakamo Users get new and improved features regularly. This time we release improved tagging, uploading and reporting features for Jakamo Premium and Enterprise Plan Users. New tag group feature enables companies to create application specific standard tag lists that are either optional or mandatory by choice. This ensures everyone...

@Mention Feature Speeds Up the Collaboration

We did it again – released a new feature that originates from the feedback of Jakamo Users. From now on, all Jakamo Users can direct each of their comments to a specific co-worker by @mention feature. The service will send an email & dashboard notification to the tagged person....

Talouselämä TOP20 Recognition for Jakamo

  Talouselämä Business Magazine has awarded Jakamo with a place on the list of 20 most promising Finnish startups. We are proud to receive this recognition for the second year in a row. An independent jury of experts assigned by Talouselämä selected the list of 20 most promising companies...

Single Sign-on Available

Jakamo has implemented Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), which allows Single Sign-On (SSO) for Jakamo Premium and Enterprise Plan customers. SSO enables user authentication process that allows users to access multiple applications with a single set of credentials. SSO simplifies the management of user credentials, both for...

Smooth Ramp-up of a Supplier Relationship

Management of your company’s established business relationships can often be challenging. However, when starting with a completely new business partner it is becoming even more difficult. You do not yet know each other’s people, culture, processes, systems, technologies or ways of working. Therefore, in ramp-up stage of a new...

A Festival Called Slush

At the end of the hectic Slush week the Provinssi music festival published an after movie of the summer party in Törnävä in 2015. The post-festival movie brought back many feelings and memories of what an amazing event can offer to its customers. I started to wonder – what kind...

Juhani Hintikka Joins Jakamo as a Board Member and Investor

Jakamo Limited welcomes CEO and President of Comptel Plc (CTL1V) Juhani Hintikka into the team! Juhani joins Jakamo as a Board Member and Investor. “There is much discussion about every company needing to rethink their business model with the advent of digitalization. For many companies digitalization can also be...

Business Collaboration in the Networked Economy

We live in a digital age where the nature of work is radically changing. What humans were mechanically doing is now being automated by software. Tasks that used to require advance planning and a long execution time can now be done immediately with the help of online resources. Orchestration...

Jakamo Ranked Fifth on the List of 100 Hottest Startups

Awesome news from San Francisco Startup Agency! Jakamo is ranked fifth on the list of 100 hottest Finnish startups. This recognition encourages us to continue the successful work with our customers to reach together the ultimate goal – a perfect way to collaborate, share and manage information between companies....

Jakamo Wins JCI Productive Idea Competition

Jakamo has been selected as the winner of service business line in Junior Chamber International Finland’s Productive Idea Competition in Area C. The winning ideas from four Finnish regions will continue to the evaluation of a national jury. The national winner will be announced in the New Business Event of...

Mårten Mickos Joins Jakamo as an Investor and Advisor

Jakamo Limited welcomes business executive Mårten Mickos into the team! Mårten joins Jakamo as an investor and advisor. He is one of the most recognized Nordic IT executives, who has led technology companies to world-class success.  “Companies need an online platform that connects suppliers and buyers on a team-to-team...

Designed with Users: Jakamo Project App

Project management is not something that you can do alone with your excel sheets in your company. Nowadays, most of the projects consist of complex value chains with multiple companies and dozens of people from different disciplines involved. Project management is all about sharing information and interacting between people...

IT’S FREE – Jakamo Launches New Pricing Model

Media Release 22 June 2015 JAKAMO LAUNCHES NEW PRICING MODEL We are happy to tell great news. Jakamo will be free to use for all companies and organizations as long as they want with unlimited number of users and relations with no charge whatsoever. This new pricing model takes place already from...

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...

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,...