Supplier development

Supply Chain: The True Game of Risk

Risk management, Supplier development, Supply Chain • One Comment

When I was a small child growing up in the mountains of West Virginia in the United States, on snowy days my family would gather around the...

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Audit Safe?

Bricks Matter, Demand, Social supply chains, Supplier development • One Comment

It takes many shapes … like the deaths of nine unknowing consumers. In 2008, 762 people became dangerously ill in 48 states from...

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Yes, I Am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

Big data supply chains, Supplier development, Supply Chain • 6 Comments

I take supply chain seriously. My friends might tell you TOO seriously.  I think that the entire world should. I believe that better...

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IBM: You Can Do Better

Big data supply chains, Demand, Downstream data, Market-Driven, New technologies, Supplier development, Supply Chain

An open letter to IBM. Dear IBM: This week, I attended your Smarter Commerce Conference in Orlando (#IBMCSGS). I am sorry that I had to...

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Which Boat Do You Sail to Cross the Blue Ocean?

Big data supply chains, Market-Driven, New technologies, Supplier development • 2 Comments

In a recent post, Time to Paint Outside the Lines , I advocated that we needed to expand our current concepts of supply chain management. ...

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