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Aalto University School of Business
Adjunct Professor, Science

CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr Jari Collin is a Professor (adjunct professor) of Enterprise Information Systems and Service Networks at Aalto University, Finland. His areas of specialization include business and information systems engineering, implementation of ICT-enabled capabilities, supply chain innovations, and digital services. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Industrial Management from Tampere University of Technology in 1996 and his D.Sc. degree in Industrial Management from Helsinki University of Technology (currently part of Aalto University) in 2003.

Professor Collin has published a number of journal and conference papers after completing his doctoral monograph (dissertation passed with distinction). He has a 20-year experience from the global ICT-industry in managing change programs and running IT operations. Prior joining the Aalto University, he worked as CIO at Elisa Corporation (2008-2013), led IT integration for the merger of Nokia Siemens Networks (2006-08), drove company-wide transformation as Delivery Process Owner at Nokia Networks (2003-06), and hold several management / specialist positions at Nokia (1994-2003). Curently, he works for the Finnish forest industry and acts as CIO of Efora Oy, the industrial maintenance company of Stora Enso.

Currently, professor Collin's research is focused on the application of industrial internet and industrial digital platfoms. Special interest is on building new data-driven business models in traditional manufacturing companies. Collin is writing a book on industrial internet. He is also a member of Digital Disruption of Industry research program that studies the impacts of digitalization to the Finnish society through the lens of the industry.

In 2013-15 professor Collin led ACIO * research program that is about studying how Finnish information intensive organizations utilize ICT in developing and managing critical business capabilities for improved competitiveness. The research covers over 10 sizeable organizations from Finnish industry and public sectors. It focuses on analysing modern management approaches to use information systems in business processes and product/service development. The research team consists of five doctoral students with extensive background from Finnish ICT-sector. * Adaptive and Complex Informatics Organizations

Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Journal article-refereed, Original research

Improving Strategic Alignment A Case Study

Hiekkanen, Kari; Pekkala, Anni; Collin, Jari
2015 in INFORMATION RESOURCES MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (IGI Publishing)
ISSN: 1040-1628

Site inventory tracking in the project supply chain: problem description and solution proposal in a very large telecom project

Ala-Risku, Timo; Collin, Jari; Holmström, Jan; Vuorinen, Juha-Pekka
2010 in SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.)
ISSN: 1359-8546

Demand-supply chain representation - A tool for economic organizing of industrial services

Holmström, Jan; Ala-Risku, Tuomo; Auramo, Jaana; Collin, Jari; Eloranta, Eero; Salminen, Antti
2010 in JOURNAL OF MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.)
ISSN: 1741-038X

Implementing inventory transparency to temporary storage locations: A solution design experiment in project business

Kärkkäinen, Mikko; Ala-Risku, Timo; Främling, Kary; Collin, Jari; Holmström, Jan
2010 in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGING PROJECTS IN BUSINESS (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.)
ISSN: 1753-8378

How to design the right supply chains for your customers

Collin, Jari; Eloranta, Eero; Holmström, Jan
2009 in SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.)

Conference proceedings

Architects’ perceptions on EA use - An Empirical Study

Hiekkanen, Kari; Mykkänen, Juha; Korhonen, Janne Jormas; Patricio, Elisabete; Collin, Jari; Helenius, Mika
2013

IT Governance, Decision-Making and IT Capabilities

Hiekkanen, Kari; Korhonen, Janne; Patricio, Elisabete; Helenius, Mika; Collin, Jari
2013

Demand supply chain representation: a tool for segmenting service delivery and asset management

Holmström, Jan; Ala-Risku, Timo; Auramo, Jaana; Collin, Jari; Eloranta, Eero; Salminen, Antti
2008

Project supply chain management and integrated IT - a case from telecom industry

Ala-Risku, Timo; Collin, Jari
2007

Creating customer value via intelligent installed base management

Collin, J.; Eloranta, Eero; Vuorinen, J.
2006

Establishing inventory transparency to temporary storage locations

Kärkkäinen, Mikko; Ala-Risku, Timo; Främling, Kary; Collin, Jari
2005

Creating value through collaboration

Eloranta, Eero; Collin, Jari
2002

Publications intended for professional communities

Published development or research report

Onko Suomi jäämässä alustatalouden junasta?

Ailisto, Heikki; Collin, Jari; Juhanko, Jari; Mäntylä, Martti; Ruutu, Sampsa; Seppälä, Timo
2016 in Valtioneuvoston selvitys- ja tutkimustoiminnan julkaisusarja (VALTIONEUVOSTON KANSLIA)
ISBN: 978-952-287-253-1
ISSN: 2342-6799

IT Leadership in Finnish Organizations and Digital Transformation

Collin, Jari; Halen, Marco; Helenius, Mika; Hiekkanen, Kari; Itälä, Timo; Korhonen, Janne
2014

Teollinen Internet: Yritysten tietojärjestelmäarkkitehtuurien on aika uudistua

Seppälä, Timo; Collin, Jari; Martikainen, Olli
2014

IT Leadership in transition - the impact of digitalization on Finnish organizations

Collin, Jari; Hiekkanen, Kari; Korhonen, Janne; Halen, Marco; Itälä, Timo; Helenius, Mika
2015 in Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY (Aalto University)
ISBN: 978-952-60-6242-6
ISSN: 1799-4896

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