Trends in Corporate Sustainability with John Davies of GreenBiz

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In this podcast, Lora Cecere, founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews John Davies, a Vice President and Senior Analyst for Greenbiz. The focus is on the changing nature of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in supply chain organizations. Here John shares his insights on assessment and risk, and the redefinition of value. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #194

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Robotics and the Autonomous Supply Chain with Jim Lawton of Rethink Robotics

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As we think about digital manufacturing and Supply Chain 2030, we need to rethink the robot’s role in manufacturing based on new capabilities. While traditional robots were used to replace labor, the robots of the future are able to improve the agility of the supply chain through sensing and enabling new capabilities. In this session Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, interviews James Lawton, Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Rethink Robotics, to understand the latest trends in robotics and the future of robotics in Supply Chain 2030. Jim will be presenting his vision at the Supply Chain Insights…

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A Focus on the Voice of the Customer Drives Success with Mark Hersh of The Clorox Company

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A Focus on the Voice of the Customer Drives Success with Mark Hersh, Director of Supply Chain Strategy at The Clorox Company In this podcast episode Mark Hersh, from The Clorox Company, a recent award  winner of the Supply Chains to Admire analysis for 2016, reflects on his journey to drive supply chain excellence. Join this session to hear how Mark thinks Clorox drove improvement and outperformed the peer group. In the interview Mark states that the success is due to four factors: consistency of direction, analyzing the voice of the customer, building supply chain talent and clarity in supply chain segmentation. Straight…

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Is Honeywell Really Going to Acquire JDA?

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There are rumors swirling about a potential acquisition of JDA by Honeywell.  In a recent LinkedIn blog post, Why I Believe Honeywell’s Proposed Acquisition of JDA Is a BAD Idea, Lora addresses those rumors, and what it could mean for the market.  In this episode we delve into more granular details about what this could mean for JDA’s customers and prospects. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #191

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Using Analytics: Think Global While Acting Locally with Donal Mac Daid of Symphony Gold

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Donal Mac Daid is Vice President of Marketing Supply Chain for Symphony GOLD. His global responsibilities include Symphony GOLD’s supply chain brand innovation, definition, positioning and evolution. In this episode, we ask Donal to share his thoughts on how to use analytics to sense and act globally while driving a local, or regional, response. Analytics is changing the face of supply chain and this is one of our podcasts where we ask supply chain veterans to reflect on the change and what it means for the future of supply chain management. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode…

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Building an Analytics Organization with Mani Janakiram of Intel

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With over 22 years of experience in supply chain analytics, Mani Janakiram, Senior Director of Supply Chain Intelligence and Analytics at Intel Corporation, reflects on how analytics has changed in the course of his career while sharing insights on how to build a data-driven organization. The hardest piece according to Mani is getting people to ask the right questions. Mani closes by sharing his thoughts on Supply Chain 2030. You can hear Mani speak a the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 7-9, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #187

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Building Global Supply Chain Talent: The Perspective from the GCC

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Walaa Maher, Supply Chain Director for the GCC (Gulf, Levant and North Africa) at Kimberly-Clark faces unique challenges in driving supply chain excellence. In this interview Walaa discusses the state of supply chain talent in the Gulf Cooperation Council states, and how he is responding to some unique challenges. Walaa, from Bahrain, will join us September 7-9, 2016 at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in Scottsdale, AZ as we discuss the building of supply chain talent. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #189

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Making the Digital Pivot: Embracing the Autonomous Supply Chain

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Making the Digital Pivot: Embracing the Autonomous Supply Chain with Jeremiah Owyang – CEO of Crowd Companies In this episode with Jeremiah Owyang, we discuss the evolution of the autonomous supply chain and the building of the collaborative economy. As supply chains shift from the delivery of products to providing services, and organizational alignment shifts to be outside-in, guided by cognitive learning and driven by machine-to-machine integration, the Supply Chain of 2030 looks quite different than the one today. Join this interview to get a glimpse of the future. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #188

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Building Supply Chain Excellence: Talent Development

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Building Supply Chain Excellence: Talent Development with Jose Deyá of Syngenta In this podcast, Jose Deyá, Global Supply Chain Expertise Center for LATAM at Syngenta, discusses the definition of supply chain excellence and the journey for continuous improvement. In the discussion, Jose discusses techniques for building talent in Latin America. He will be sharing his insights on the talent panel at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in Scottsdale, AZ on September 7-9, 2016. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #187

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Royal FloraHolland: A Flower Market for the World with Edwin Wenink

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At the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit (September 7-9, 2016) supply chain leaders will be ideating on new business models as they develop their vision of Supply Chain 2030. Edwin Wenink, Program Director at FloraHolland, is leading this effort for one of the world’s largest flower auctions. In 1911 growers decided to combine forces to achieve the best possible market positioning for their products. In this podcast episode Edwin speaks of his vision for Supply Chain 2030. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #186  

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