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...

Article: Strategic Capability Architecture

Strategic capability architecture: The role of network capability. A firm’s network capability refers to its ability to build, handle and exploit relationships. Research article by Jukka Vesalainen (co-founder of Jakamo) and Henri Hakala demonstrates that these capabilities are interwoven in a complex configuration with the other capabilities and competencies...

We Love Our Users

Christmas time is the right moment to write you something about love and how much we love our users. Many companies state that they are customer-oriented. So do we. We took it so seriously that we placed the customer in the middle of our organisation. The customer (user) is...

Jakamo Is Designed with and for People

We are working every day together with our users for designing exceptional user experiences and making Jakamo users’ life easier. Take a look on Timo’s visual presentation of User Experience Design in Jakamo and learn how we do it. UX Design in Jakamo – Timo Rossi 5 DEC 2014 from...

Jarl Matti on Stage at Taivas+Helvetti

We had the privilege of presenting Jarl Matti‘s individual story on stage at Taivas+Helvetti. Taivas+Helvetti (Heaven+Hell) is a fast spreading phenomenon in Finland introducing different entrepreneur stories. The stories are written in two books and also introduced in professionally arranged events. Please check out pics (photos Anssi Kumpula) below...

The Nature of Business Relation

Business relations have existed as long as there has been business between people. The first business relation was established when someone sold something to another person. The phenomenon of business relationship is old but the understanding of it still remains insufficient despite of positive development in the past decades....

Free Jakamo Accounts for Education and Research Organisations

PRESS RELEASE: Free Jakamo Accounts for Education and Research Organisations 23 October 2014, Seinäjoki, Finland Jakamo Limited announced free Jakamo licenses for all education and research organisations. Jakamo service as a cross-company cooperation platform has also become a significant solution for many universities. Research groups typically use Jakamo in...

Change perspective – find new customers

How did the iPad find its way to the workplaces? I remember myself buying an iPad for personal use to read books, listen to music and podcasts and surf the web. Later on I found out that it would be a great tool to use at work, especially when...

Technology is agile, but are we?

I have seen a rapid and shall I say beautiful transformation of the software industry in the last few years. As I see it, I can identify at least “two worlds” in the B2B-software industry at the moment: The traditional, where companies spend a huge amount of resources, money...

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 a good product, production did not have such a hard pressure to be more efficient than competitors´ production...

5 Tips on How to Succeed in Modern Cross-Company Cooperation

Our daily work is done more and more with people across company boarders. Because of the networked business ecosystem, everyday routines are run, of course with the customers and suppliers, but also with numerous other stakeholders. Management by yelling (perkele in Finland) is not a powerful way to lead...

Jakamo Starts Cooperation Globally with ABB BU Transformers

For immediate release 4 June 2014, Seinäjoki, Finland Jakamo Limited and ABB S.p.A. have signed an agreement regarding Jakamo Service utilization globally in ABB Transformers Business Unit. This agreement highlights Jakamo’s key role in changing the game of cross-company cooperation in manufacturing industries. Contractual value of the agreement is not disclosed to...

We Got Positively Disruptive Feedback!

Jakamo has been involved in manufacturing industries for two years. Today Jakamo serves customers in 17 countries all over the world and we are gaining new customers daily. I’m happy to share three of our numerous feedbacks we’ve received from our lead-users during the first half of this year....

Happy Campers

A week has passed and I’m still energized by Jakamo Overnight Internship Recruitment Camp 2014! Seven top notch campers were selected from over 30 applicants. And what a group we had! Students from SeAMK, TAMK, TUT and VAMK equipped with great spirit and attitude made A week has passed...

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...

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...

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...

Business has changed – What about the tools?

People all over the world talk constantly about change. We live in the middle of a changing environment, is a phrase that you can here or read every day. We have been in a changing environment my whole studying and working career. I think it’s a normal condition, isn’t...

Jakamo Blog Goes Deeper

If you are inspired by manufacturing, software or design we invite you to join our journey. If those things do not inspire you, we invite you anyway.  We will ignite the flame. Jakamo blog is a platform where you can follow and participate in discussions about networked manufacturing industry,...