The Digital Transformation Drinking Game

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New technologies crop up all the time, but how do we choose which ones will work or not? More importantly, how do we decide which ones work for our companies? It’s a game of trial-and-error in many cases and it is important to take caution not to get wrapped up and punch drunk on new technologies for the sake of technology. In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights, Lora and Helen discuss the Supply Chain Shaman blog post “Are You Active in the Digital Transformation Drinking Game?”

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #211

Kinaxis and Autism at Work

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An interview with John Sicard, CEO of Kinaxis. In this podcast John shares insights on the Kinaxis Autism at Work Program. Not a charity program, the Kinaxis Autism at Work program is a fundamental plank of the Kinaxis diversity program. Here John shares how he is committed to diversity and how autistic adults are contributing to technology innovation at Kinaxis.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #210

Treading Water

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For over a decade supply chain practitioners have been focused on enterprise efficiency and not so effectively treading in place, but it is time to start swimming for new pools. In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights, Lora and Helen discuss the difficulties facing supply chain leaders in trying to stay afloat, looking to outside-in processes and and being more effective through cross-functional business processes.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #209

New Ways of Working

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The old ways of demand planning are becoming increasingly less effective. It is time for companies to push the limits and redefine the “art of the possible.”  In this podcast Lora and Helen discuss the opportunity many supply chain leaders are faced with today by leaving old ways behind and adopting new ways of working into the supply chain.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #208

Probabilistic Forecasting with Joannès Vermorel of Lokad

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The world is uncertain; yet, in today’s supply chain planning systems, we attempt to make demand certain when we know that it is not. In this podcast Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews Joannès Vermorel, founder of Lokad, to understand probabilistic forecasting approaches and how it can be applied to intermittent demand patterns.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #207

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