A New Decade: Give Science A Chance

Change Management, Supply Chain Insights Community, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

When I started my business in 2012, I frequently wrote about the future using the moniker of Supply Chain 2020. We had just recovered from...

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COVID-19 By The Numbers. My Takeaway For Supply Chain Leaders

analytics, Big data supply chains, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent, Supply sensing • One Comment

I like numbers. Working with a spreadsheet and gaining an understanding of the patterns is cathartic for me. I also like to build...

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Market Beat. Four Thumbs Down and One Thumb Up.

analytics, Network of Networks, New technologies, Procurement • One Comment

Today, supply chain excellence matters more than ever. During the pandemic, the supply chain discussions take new importance. Sniffing...

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Collaboration? When It Comes to Cash-to-Cash, We Don’t Know How to Walk the Talk

market-driven value chains, metrics that matter, Network of Networks, Uncategorized • 2 Comments

If the word collaboration was listed on a card as a drinking game at supply chain conferences, we would be drunk at many. The word, while...

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

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

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 • One Comment

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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