market-driven value chains

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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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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Provoking the Industry to Move Past Incrementalism

market-driven value chains, metrics that matter, New technologies

Definitions: Provocateur. A person who or thing which provokes; a challenger, instigator, inciter, irritator; (in later use) specifically =...

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Why Is Blockchain Not Hotter?

market-driven value chains, Market-driven value networks

I was sitting with a representative from the United Nations on my way back from Colombia. As we took off from Bogota, we discussed the...

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Building the Network of Networks. Call for Action. Want to Help?

Big data supply chains, Digital Supply Chain, Global Supply Chains, market-driven value chains, Supply Chain visibility

In the 1980s commercial internet providers evolved. In 2001 Steve Jobs put 1000 songs in our pocket.  And steadily, over the last three...

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Five Trends That Excite Me!

Big data supply chains, market-driven value chains, Market-driven value networks, Supply Chain visibility • One Comment

Holiday travel. Packed airports and the children screaming in unison. Today as I sit scrunched into a coach seat in 26C, working on this...

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