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Supply Chain Talent: Evolving Across Generations

  • 22 March, 2017

Report Details: The research for this report was conducted via an online survey from February 20 - March 20, 2017. Surveys were conducted among all those working in or studying the supply chain industry -- including business, academia, and students (n=386).
Objective: To understand the generational differences among supply chain professionals in terms of what's important, where the gaps are, and satisfaction with their supply chain careers.
Highlight: While 70% of supply chain employees are satisfied with their careers, there are notable differences by generation in terms of job, satisfaction and what matters in their careers. For example, Generation X and Millennials want more work-life balance, fewer hours, and greater flexibility to work from home compared to Baby Boomers. In additional, Millennials are seeking more coaching and on-the-job training, suggesting an opportunity for employers seeking to recruit top talent. Check out the full report for more details, insights, and recommendations.

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Supply Chain Transformation in the Cognitive Era

  • 21 March, 2017

"Manufacturing supply chains are experiencing levels of change heretofore unprecedented in their history," writes Richard Howells (

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Asia Is Sneezing. Will Your Supply Chain Catch a Cold?

  • 15 March, 2017

Growth is the corporate imperative. Companies drive growth through success in new product launch, growth in regional economies, and M&A activity.

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Supply Chain Risk Management Requires Connectivity and Advanced Analytics

  • 14 March, 2017

"Supply chains," writes Abe Eshkenazi (

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The Price of Oil and the Dangerous Supply Chain Dance

  • 09 March, 2017

Today oil prices continued their downward trajectory hitting a three-month low after weekly data showed a record buildup in U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, fell 1.6% to $52.25 a barrel on London’s ICE Futures exchange.

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When everything is analytics, nothing is analytics...?

  • 31 December, 2016

The widespread adoption of the term “Analytics” reminds me of the evolution of the term supply chain management.  Initially supply chain management was a term seemingly focused on 

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Building the Network of Networks. Call for Action. Want to Help?

  • 02 December, 2016

In 2002-2003 I fought a personal battle within internal walls of Gartner Group, fighting a concept called ERP II. I lost the heated debates. Gartner's public advice was to standardize on ERP and build large instances, common instances. The focus was on IT standardization. I felt that the analyst could not be independent. There was just too much pressure to comply with the prevailing view of technology vendors.

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Cognitive Computing: Right for Every Company?

  • 18 October, 2016

Dan Briody, Senior Editor of THINK Leaders, defines cognitive computing as "systems that learn at scale, reason with purpose, and interact with humans naturally."[1] To do this, most

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Demand Driven S&OP

  • 11 August, 2016


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Supply Chain 2015: Looking Back, Moving Forward

  • 04 December, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, it is important to reflect on what shaped the supply chain industry, and prepare for what is still to come.

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4 Tips for Managing Your Supply Chain Career

  • 06 November, 2015

My first hands-on experience serving as a link within the supply chain came very early in my career.

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Supply Chain Trends to have on your RADAR

  • 03 November, 2015

Supply Chain 2020 will continue collapsing cycles, challenging Supply Chain professionals and taking advantage of exponential technology shifts.

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11 Characteristics of Supply Chain Excellence

  • 07 February, 2016

The term “excellence” refers to the quality of being extremely good at something.

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