Tag: Supply chain excellence

Give Analytics A Chance

analytics, Big data supply chains

Five ways to deploy analytics to make a difference.

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Lifting The Gray Curtain

analytics, Big data supply chains, Digital Supply Chain

Recently, I hosted the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Executing an event in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic is challenging. One...

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Asking the Right Questions Is The First Step To Drive Supply Chain Excellence

metrics that matter, planning benchmarking, Uncategorized

Each year, we compile a list of top-performing Supply Chains, termed the Supply Chains to Admire. Using balance sheet data from 2011 to...

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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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Now and Then. Stuck in the Now.


Anne looked at Paul, and asked, “Where are we on Lora’s request?” Paul squirmed and gave a non-answer. Jim looked me in...

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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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A New Decade: Give Science A Chance

Change Management, Supply Chain Insights Community, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

When I started my business in 2012, I frequently wrote about the future using the moniker of Supply Chain 2020. We had just recovered from...

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