The first and second generation of supply chain leaders are retiring and millennials are preparing to take their place. How do you transition the personnel and culture of your organization with this new talent pool? Join us as we talk with current supply chain leaders and up-and-coming supply chain movers and shakers to map out the future of supply chain talent.Read more
Objective: To understand the role of supply chain finance in determining supply chain strategy and gaining competitive advantage towards supply chain excellence.
Highlight: Managing costs is a struggle for most companies. While 88% of companies have implemented Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), the hard work of process evolution and maturity continues. In this report we share the current state of supply chains in managing costs, and then take a look at the processes and organizational design factors to evaluate the impact on cost management.
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 onRead more
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.Read more