The Collaborative Economy with Jeremiah Owyang

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What happens when “the crowd” decides on what should be made and they have access to build it themselves? What is this evolving role of the corporation when “the crowd” is beginning to become more and more self-sufficient? Find out in this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights as our special guest Jeremiah Owyang, Partner at Altimeter Group shares his insights on the Collaborative Economy. What role does a company play if people can get things without the company? This is the discussion on this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights. Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO…

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The Evolution of Value Chain Strategy with Joe Krkoska

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Joe Krkoska, Global Director at Dow AgroSciences Supply Chain is the special guest for this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights.  Lora Cecere interviews the “instigator” behind creating this podcast series as he shares his insights on the end-to-end value chain and seeing beyond the function. Lora Cecere interviews the “instigator” behind creating this podcast series, Joe Krkoska, Global Director at Dow AgroSciences Supply Chain shares his insights on the end-to-end value chain and seeing beyond the function. Joe talks about a value chain that starts with the supplier’s suppliers to customer’s customers and going from a concern…

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Big Data – A Teradata Perspective with Keith Henry

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Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights welcomes Keith Henry, Vice President, Global Industry Marketing and Solutions for Manufacturing of Teradata to the show. Keith shares his perspective on big data. Keith Henry, Vice President, Global Industry Marketing and Solutions for Manufacturing of Teradata shares his insights on big data. He points out that big data has been around for 10-15 years and sees it as an opportunity.  Hear how Keith defines big data as volume, velocity and variety. Also, find out who he thinks is managing big data well.  Keith also points out that Supply Chain is an overall value…

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Supply Chain Talent – Jake Barr’s Perspective

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Hear talent insights from Jake Barr, formerly of Procter and Gamble, now Principal and CEO of BlueWorld Supply Chain Consulting LLC on the current state of supply chain talent. Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, interviews Jake as he describes the situation as “the Achille’s heel of most companies today.” In this podcast you will hear Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights interview Jake Barr, formerly of Procter and Gamble, now Principal and CEO of BlueWorld Supply Chain Consulting LLC on the current state of supply chain talent. Dubbed by Jake the “Achille’s heel of most companies,” talent…

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Talent In the Supply Chain with Cindy Urbaytis

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Hear talent insights from Cindy Urbaytis, VP, Managing Director of the Institute for Supply Management in this Supply Chain Insights Podcast. Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights interviews Cindy as they discuss the current state of the global talent pool and next steps to tackle the issue. In this podcast you will hear Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights interview Cindy Urbaytis, VP, Managing Director of the Institute for Supply Management as they discuss insights on the current state supply chain talent.  Cindy mentions that although we may initially assume that companies have tightened their belts…

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Big Data: Big Problem or Big Opportunity?

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Based on the Supply Chain Insights research report: Big Data Handbook, Constance Korol interview’s Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights. You will hear results and insights and find out if most survey respondents find Big Data as a problem or an opportunity. In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights Constance Korol and Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights discuss the latest results and research report, “Big Data Handbook”.  The results show the difference in outlook between IT and supply chain. Hear Lora’s take on Big Data and her tips on what companies should do…

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Healthcare Value Chains with Roddy Martin

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Today’s topic is Healthcare Value Chain with guest panelist Roddy Martin, Managing Director and Managing Consultant of Accenture. Hear Roddy’s insights on the current state of healthcare and how the industry needs a “Walmart” healthcare value chain leader. Constance Korol is your host as Lora Cecere interviews Roddy Martin, Managing Director and Managing Consultant of Accenture. Hear great sound bytes from Roddy that shows the current state of healthcare and what the industry needs to be successful in the Race for Supply Chain 2020. Lowering healthcare costs is important along with a good understanding of Big Data. Roddy mentions that…

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The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit 2013

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With two months to go, Lora and Constance check-in to discuss the latest updates on the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit 2013. Hear the topics, speakers and networking opportunities that will make this event unique and fulfilling for the entire supply chain community. The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is upon us and Lora Cecere gives us an update on the latest agenda, speaker line up and networking opportunities for this Sept 11-12, 2013 event.  Guest speakers include supply chain leaders from Procter and Gamble as well as Intel. Topics include Big Data, Healthcare Value Chain, Supply Chain and Social…

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Becoming Demand Driven at Kimberly-Clark

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Host Constance Korol interviews Lora Cecere as she talks about her latest blog post and work with Rick Sather, SVP Customer Supply Chain of Kimberly-Clark. Hear how the company added millions of dollars to net sales as they embraced this new process and added the right technology to support it. In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights, Lora Cecere discusses her Strategy Day and work with Kimberly-Clark on being more demand driven. Hear how she proceeded after much push back and lead the company to embrace the process change and added technology that ultimately added millions of…

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Reflections on the Supply Chain Index

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We are on the countdown to the 2013 Supply Chain Insights Global Summit and it’s time for a check-in to see who will be speaking and addressing the Supply Chain Index. Hear Lora Cecere’s update on where the company is with the Supply Chain Index and the discoveries they have made since the last Index podcast. In this podcast you will hear a check-in with Lora Cecere on where the company is with their research on the Supply Chain Index. You will also hear who will be guest speaking at the upcoming Supply Chain Insights Global Summit September 11-12th. Learn…

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