Author: Lora Cecere

Lora Cecere is the Supply Chain Shaman. A shaman interprets and connects an evolving world to a group of followers. Lora does this for supply chain. As the founder of Supply Chain Insights and the author of Supply Chain Shaman, Lora travels the world to chart the course of supply chain practices and disruptive technologies. Her blog focuses on the use of enterprise applications to drive supply chain excellence.

My Take: How We Screwed Up Sales And Operations Planning

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index • 2 Comments

In my recent work with clients, I have been thinking a lot about S&OP and how we screwed it up. Let me take you back to some research...

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Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Demand, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Leadership, Uncategorized • One Comment

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. While prior risk management disruptions occurred and quickly established a new...

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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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