Figuring Out New Forms of Analytics

by Lora cecere on April 18, 2016

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Using unstructured and streaming data is a brave new world. The possibilities of data variety and velocity to improve supply chain management are an exciting option for supply chains to better understand their business. In this podcast Alison Crawford talks with Lora about the new Supply Chain Shaman blog post Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics. We discuss topics such as predictive, descriptive and cognitive analytics and how to hire for this new breed of data whiz to make sense of the information. Listen to this podcast to start planning your operations using the power of data.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #172

Why Is Supply Chain Planning So Hard?

by Lora cecere on April 14, 2016

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Getting supply planning right is hard. It takes alignment, communication, and common definitions. Many firms are struggling to create an environment that supports effective supplier development because they aren’t sure how to being. In this podcast, Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, talks with Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, about the new report Why Is Supply Chain Planning So Hard, and deconstructing the barriers and providing insights into how to tackle this problem.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #172

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In this podcast we discuss how the supply chain organization has shifted, the trends, and the future outcomes. Join this session to hear the reflections of Roddy Martin, now a consultant at Zinata and prior Vice President of AMR Research and Partner at Accenture.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #170

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In this podcast, Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights interviews David Kipe, Chief Operating Officer for ABCO HVACR. Established in 1949, ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions is the largest full line distributor of HVAC and Refrigeration systems and supplies in the Northeast United States. From conception to completion, ABCO Engineering Resources is a dedicated HVAC resource for architects, developers and designers. In this podcast, Dave shares his insight on metrics, and building a customer-centric supply chain.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #169

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There is a shift coming for retailers and CPG companies as a shift in shopper behavior.  The companies that empower supply chains to change with this shift in buyer behavior and how to reach them are more successful.  In this podcast Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, is interviewed by Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, about her blog post, and how business models and companies are shifting to stay competitive.  You’ll hear about the phases of business, and how each business model will impact the shoppers.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #168