Tagged: cross-company cooperation

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...