Tero Jännes

I work at Pinja as Director R&D of IPES. Our goal in product development is to create and develop easy-to-use visual systems that support our customers’ production planning and shop floor management. I feel inspired by the opportunity to dive into various customer projects and find best-suited solutions. In my free time, I do various sports and coach floorball juniors.

21 April 2021

What is a usable production planning system like?

21.04.2021 | Pinja Blog | Production development

Many software solutions are hailed as easy to use and user-friendly, but what does usability mean in practice? And what does that mean in the case of a production planning system?

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30 March 2021

Improving production efficiency with a What If analysis is a collaboration between the system and the planner

30.03.2021 | Pinja Blog | Production development

The What If analysis and What If scenario are alternative plans in the manufacturing industry that compare the effect of one or more variables on the production as a whole. Proactive planning makes it easier to...

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16 February 2021

Why is production planning more efficient with APS than ERP or Excel?

16.02.2021 | Pinja Blog | Production development

One of the key future focuses of digitalization will be on production planning, as in the manufacturing industry, the business significance of flexible and agile production is increasing continuously. Product complexity...

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14 December 2020

What are the basic components of good production planning?

14.12.2020 | Pinja Blog | Industrial innovation, Production development

Production planning plans and controls the materials and capacities of a company in such a way that production can meet customers’ needs efficiently and with high quality. With effective planning, it is possible to...

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23 November 2020

The APS system pays for itself - financially and humanly

23.11.2020 | Pinja Blog | Industrial innovation, Production development, Industrial digitalization

When calculating the payback period of any acquisition, one basically needs to know two things. First, how much does the acquisition cost in money and through staff’s working hours. Secondly, how does the renewal bring...

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26 October 2020

When to move beyond excel in production planning?

26.10.2020 | Pinja Blog | Production development

In my work as Director R&D of IPES at Pinja, I get to see a wide range of production planning solutions in customer organisations. The arrangements made in these organisations live over time, as changes take place in...

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