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Please Tell Me HOW

By | Bricks Matter, Demand, Market-Driven | No Comments

I love hearing from blog readers. This morning, I woke to receive this email in my inbox: Good morning Lora, I have read with pleasure the insightful report related to SC 2020 (race for Supply Chain – April 2013). If it is possible, I would like to use some of the info for a presentation I will deliver in a couple of weeks to the General Management.  I have a…

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A Pot of Coffee: A Morning of Reflection

By | Demand, Downstream data, Market-Driven | One Comment

This morning was an intense morning of back-to-back calls.  I love talking to clients, and relish mornings like this. Yet, today, I was frustrated. As the morning progressed, my discomfort heightened. The discussions were all with very bright people trying to figure out the basics of becoming demand driven. The gaps were many. It resulted in deep reflection on how I communicate these concepts more effectively. As I talked to clients, I drank a…

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Raise a Glass to the Smell of INK!

By | Bricks Matter, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Insights Community | No Comments

My soul craves a holiday. Like many of you, I’ve sat in one too many airline seats, hustled for one too many cabs and slept in too many hotel beds. I need to unwind. I want dust to gather on my suitcase as I bake my special holiday treats. I crave time to step off the treadmill of life to think. It is time for reflection and celebration. The book Bricks Matter is currently…

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Where has the TIME Gone?

By | Big data supply chains, Demand, Supply Chain | No Comments

Greetings from Melbourne, Australia. Tonight, I have dined on Tasmanian salmon, enjoyed a snack of Tim Tam fingers, and dipped Wattle cookies into my coffee. I traveled over 10,000 miles. It has been a very long day. I will be speaking on Monday at “Mastering Supply Chain Management with SAP” by the Eventful Group. I am excited to talk to an Australian audience and welcome them to the SCI Community . I will share more…

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