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.

Mourning the Death of the Data-Driven Supply Chain Guy

analytics, Big data supply chains

Joe died Wednesday. As a great supply chain leader and my client for ten years, his energetic spirit always lifted my soul. In 2018, after...

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Market Beat. Four Thumbs Down and One Thumb Up.

analytics, Network of Networks, New technologies, Procurement

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

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Say Customer Service and Mean It

customer-centric supply chains, Demand • One Comment

In my work with clients, customers bandy about the term “customer-centric supply chain.” I find most of these discussions are...

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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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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index • One Comment

On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research. Heavily booked and running...

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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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