Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Big data supply chains, Change Management, customer-centric supply chains, Demand, Demand driven

During August, I moved and I spent the weekend painting my new shed with gloppy, wet deck paint. As I methodically pivoted the roller to...

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Building Value Networks. Stop the Backward Slide.

Demand, Market-Driven, Network of Networks

In the 1980s, I had a flip phone. (On the left, I share a picture for those that never experienced the evolution of the cellular phone.)...

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Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Market-Driven, Network of Networks

Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters The idiom,...

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History Repeats Itself Without Supply Chain Leadership

Inventory Management, market-driven value chains

This is a story for the Eds, Franks, and Toms working together in supply chains across the globe. It is also a story for a young supply...

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AI This. Not So Fast.

analytics, Uncategorized

Grounded during this pandemic, and unable to interact with clients in person, I try to write 3,000 words a day. Morning after morning,...

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Inventory Management: We Can Do Better

Inventory Management, Market-Driven, Uncategorized • 4 Comments

Each day through the COVID-19 pandemic, I tune into Anthony Cuomo’s (governor of New York) daily briefings. It is my break in the...

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