Tagged: manufacturing

Designing the Digital Supply Chain

    The latest organization research has recognized the role of digital organization design as a crucial part of strategic management. In management literature, connectivity may be seen as an existing capability for at least two decades. But when the software started to move into the cloud the design...

Leif Bohlin Joins Jakamo’s Board of Directors

Leif Bohlin, CEO at Unifaun, has joined Jakamo’s board of directors. He has spent his whole career within the field of supply chain both in the manufacturing and consultancy industry. For the last 20 years, he has been providing SaaS-solutions for the supply chain. “We need to understand that...

Beyond the digital supply chain

We had a great privilege to arrange the third Friction Free Roundtable Meetup this time together with Alfa Laval at the city of Lund in Sweden. The Friction Free Roundtable is a forum facilitated by Jakamo where supply chain executives and leaders from the manufacturing ecosystem meet peers to share new ideas, visions, concepts and ways of...

Time is our new currency

Tick tack tick tack… faster, faster, faster! Time has become our most important resource in everyday working life. How do you spend your hours? How does your team spend their time? Are all working routines, especially for white-collar workers, designed to create value for the customers? Or are some...

Jakamo appointed as Microsoft co-sell partner

  Press release | 11 SEP 2018 | Jakamo Jakamo has started co-sell co-operation with Microsoft in their Partner Program. Jakamo now joins an outstanding group of independent software vendors hand-picked by Microsoft for joint sales and market entry activities. The deeper cooperation maximises the added value for common manufacturing...

Everything will be connected – even the organisations

  “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.” This brilliant quote at Copenhagen Central Station stopped me, and I though it’s so true, especially in business. The global business environment has changed dramatically in all industries during...

Jakamo expands presence in the Nordics with new office in Malmö

Jakamo, a Finland based fast growing technology company providing a cloud-based supply chain collaboration platform for manufacturing companies globally, has established an affiliate in Sweden with an office in Malmö.   Jakamo’s customers in manufacturing industry are operating actively in the Nordics. Increasing presence near the customers is a...

Jakamo to Enter Swedish Markets in Co-operation with Microsoft

  Jakamo enters Swedish manufacturing markets as the company has been selected into the second phase of Microsoft Turbopump Program. Turbopump is Microsoft’s unique market entry program for young technology companies that are ready for world-class scaling of their business. Microsoft has handpicked five out of 18 companies from...

Subcontractors Are Changing the Game – Also in the Future

  Industrial companies faced new kinds of challenges when the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. Supply chains and manufacturing capability were no longer in your own hands; they had moved to the supplier network. You had to be able to negotiate good commercial terms with subcontractors and enhance...

Exploring the Swedish Manufacturing Markets

During spring 2016 I was in a tough decision. I had completed almost all my master’s courses but I didn’t have a subject for my upcoming master’s thesis. I wanted to make my thesis as a contract to a company, and I wanted that the subject was new and...

Jakamo Handpicked by Microsoft

Jakamo has been selected into Microsoft Turbopump Market Entry Program. Turbopump is Microsoft’s unique market entry program for young technology companies that are ready for world-class scaling. The program starts on the August 2017.   Turbopump includes coaching in Go-To-Market strategies, sales, partnering, funding and talent acquisition. After the learning period...

Customer testimonial: 95 % reduction in received emails

This article has been published in Finnish top tech-business magazine Tekniikka&Talous on 10 February 2017. JAKAMO IS READY FOR THE LEAP Jakamo, the collaboration platform designed for manufacturing companies, has progressed to the point where the next step is strong growth. This year, Jakamo is aiming for doubling or even...

CMS Wire: Jakamo Brings Cross-Company Collaboration to Manufacturing Firms

Think manufacturing — and odds are workplace collaboration isn’t the first topic that springs to mind. But Jarl Matti Anttila and Anssi Uitto, co-founders of Jakamo, want to change that. Based in Seinäjoki, Finland, Jakamo provides an online collaboration platform that promises to help manufacturing companies improve their supply chain productivity. By connecting...

From the Nordics to China – The first pitching competition won by Jakamo

One day before the Slush conference, over 100 entrepreneurs and investors gathered for the launch of the first Nordic-China startup accelerator. The event was organized by Beijing-based COMB+ and Helsinki-based Pivot5 , and featured pitches from ten pre-selected companies. The winner, Jakamo from Finland, managed to convince the jury with their collaboration platform which allows transparent...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...