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Conquering the Effective Frontier

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On Wednesday, Supply Chain Insights will host our first conference. It is designed as an annual event for supply chain leaders. We are proud of the line-up of speakers. The event will open with the sharing of research of how supply chain leaders have made trade-offs on Conquering the Supply Chain Effective Frontier. (We have been analyzing balance sheets and studying the financial performance of companies for the last sixteen months….

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Imagine

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Right now, at Supply Chain Insights, we are in production mode. The team is busy working on the execution of the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. In two weeks, we will be hosting our first event at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ. Anyone that has put on a conference, understands the pressure. As I prepare speakers, facilitate pre-meetings with the panels and answer questions, I am getting excited. I strongly believe that we…

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E2open Acquires icon-scm: Five Reasons Why You Should Care

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The websites are swept clean. The messages are honed. The Wikipedia pages are aligned. The E2open marketing machines are spinning. The blogs, social media networks, and pundits are whirring with predictions and accolades. I watch with a bit of amusement, and want to offer a bit of caution. Let me start with a disclaimer. The Shaman is a curmudgeon. She cannot count the number of SCM software  acquisition announcements that promised 1+1=10. In short, this…

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Will Arrogance Stunt your Growth?

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It happened on Thursday morning last week. It will probably happen again on Tuesday. And, again on Wednesday. I am driving on a campaign to change thinking. It is hard to change a mindset. The brain is wired to believe what it has been told for many years. Every time that it happens, I smile. I understand. I was once there also. Let me start with a story. Last week in…

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