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,...

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...