My Response to SAP. Bigger, But Not The Answer We Need

Network of Networks, Supply Chain Insights

Mine is bigger than yours. Who cares, I say? This week, SAP announced the intention to build business communities to drive improved...

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The Coffee Pot Conversation That Will Not Happen

Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Insights, Uncategorized

View Post I miss the work conversations by the coffee pot. Especially the old-fashioned ones that forced teams to linger and talk with...

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Roar Baby Roar


Lateral thinking is a manner of solving problems using an indirect and creative approach via reasoning that is not immediately...

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How Do We Stop Buying Planning Software the Wrong Way?

analytics, Inventory Management, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • One Comment

As I sit at my desk answering client calls, spring beckons. I am a gardener, and my dirty plastic clogs sit patiently on the mat by the...

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Philip Morris Drives Manufacturing Insights Using A Digital Twin

analytics, Big data supply chains

  Supply chains quickly move through fads and buzz words. Over and over again, organizations fall in love with shiny objects moving...

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My Failure In Using Design Thinking To Drive Supply Chain Innovation

Change Management, Demand

Supply chain management is a team sport. Just as there are many flavors of sports teams, there are many types of supply chains. Success...

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