It Is Not Supply Chain Strategy-It Is a Strategic Supply Chain with Pierre Mitchell of Spend Matters

By September 2, 2015

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Pierre Mitchell from Spend Matters talks with Lora about the future of supply chain as part of our Straight Talk series leading up to our Global Summit. Just as there is a difference between IT strategy and strategic IT, there is also a difference in a strategic supply chain. Pierre discusses how to use supply chain like a tool to improve a business strategy. This strategy will rely heavily on the adoption digital technologies and that is where the interesting innovations begin. Listen in to a discussion that will begin your digital transformation to a strategic supply chain.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #147

Author Lora cecere

Lora Cecere is the Founder of Supply Chain Insights. The research firm Supply Chain Insights is paving new directions in building thought-leading supply chain research. She is also the author of enterprise software blog “Supply Chain Shaman. The blog focuses on the use of enterprise applications to drive supply chain excellence. Her book, Bricks Matter, will be published in August 2012. As an enterprise strategist, Lora focuses on the changing face of enterprise technologies. Her research is designed for the early adopter seeking first mover advantage. Current research topics include the digital consumer, supply chain sensing, demand shaping and revenue management, market-driven value networks, accelerating innovation through open design networks, the evolution of predictive analytics, emerging business intelligence solutions, and technologies to improve safe and secure product delivery. She comes to the stage with over forty years of diverse supply chain experience. She has spent nine years as an industry analyst with Gartner Group, AMR Research, Altimeter Group and is now the founder of her own firm Supply Chain Insights. Prior to becoming a supply chain analyst she spent fifteen years as a leader in the building of supply chain software at Manugistics and Descartes Systems Group, and twenty years as a supply chain practitioner at Procter & Gamble, Kraft/General Foods, Clorox, and Dreyers Grand Ice Cream (now a division of Nestle).

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