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In this podcast, Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing of Supply Chain Insights, talks with Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, about our upcoming Global Summit this September at the Phoenician in Scottsdale.  Lora elaborates on the peer networking opportunities, depth of content throughout the agenda, our new experiential game SCI IMPACT!, and the attendee profile that will get the most out of this event.  If you’re a supply chain practitioner with a charter to move your organization forward, this podcast will explain why you need to attend Summit.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #132

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Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing of Supply Chain Insights, talks with Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, about the value of our new public training course.  The tidal wave of technologies, data, and results often leaves professionals at a loss regarding how to improve company performance and advance their careers.  Lora talks about why this training is different and what outcomes attendees should expect to help them move the professional needle.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #131

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In this episode of Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights Lora Cecere talks with Jack Crumbly, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at Tuskegee University on the future of supply chain talent, how companies can partner with schools to drive interest and increase skills, and what students should do to prepare themselves to enter the workforce.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #130

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Lora Cecere, CEO and Founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews Annette Clayton, EV & Chief Supply Chain Officer of Schneider Electric, and discusses the supply chain community they have set up worldwide.  First they designed how they wanted it to work, and then decided how to align everyone, as well developing talent they needed by growing it organically or by going outside the company. Principal-based leadership is a key.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #129

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Listen as Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, as she interviews Mick Jones, VP of Global Logistics at Lenovo, as he talks about the onboarding and integrating the x86 supply chain from IBM.  Mick discusses the 5 things that define us:  the will to win, ability to fail successfully, the absolute focus on what’s best for Lenovo and the individual, the absolute willingness to own issues and deliverables across every level of the business, and a constant focus on innovation at all levels.  He then discusses the 7 items he feels are needed for supply chain excellence.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #128