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....