Global Supply Chains

Control Towers: If Only There Was A Clear Definition

Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Market-Driven • One Comment

We finished dinner. I pressed my neatly folded napkin to my lips. As we waited for coffee, silence hung heavy in the air. My client writhed...

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Have You Given Your Planner Love Today?

Change Management, Demand, Global Supply Chains, Market-Driven, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Talent

As I write this blog, Valentine cards scatter my desk. This is the week for love: a time to send cards and letters to those that we...

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Welcome 2019

Global Supply Chains, Market-Driven, Network of Networks, New technologies, Uncategorized

Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, shares insights on seven trends for the supply chain for 2019.

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Our Walk In The Fog

Global Supply Chains, Supply chain excellence, Uncategorized • One Comment

Woolly descriptions. Fuzzy definitions. Over-arching superlatives. Last week as I spoke at an European event, I struggled to gain clarity...

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Should We Celebrate this Marriage?

Digital Supply Chain, Global Supply Chains, Network of Networks, New technologies • One Comment

E2open is acquiring INTTRA pending federal approval. Is this a knot to be tied? Does this deserve congratulations or concern? Here I share...

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Be Careful What You Ask For

Global Supply Chains • One Comment

Companies asked for integrated supply chain planning. They got it. It does not work so well. Now what? Sharing A Story Last week, I met a...

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A Framework for Supply Chain Leaders to Understand Supply Chain Analytics

Big data supply chains, Global Supply Chains, supply chain analytics, Supply Chain Insights Community • One Comment

I dialed in, took a sip of coffee, and rocked back in my seat. I asked, “How can I help you?” (This is my standard modus operandi. When...

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