Supply Chain Talent – 6 to1 Demand vs Supply with Nicholas Little

By August 15, 2013

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On this episode of Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights, Nick Little, Assistant Director, Executive Development Programs from Michigan State University joins us as we discuss recent findings in from our talent survey. Leading the discussion today is Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights.

Talent is the missing link in supply chain.  On this episode of Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights, Nick Little, Director, Executive Development Programs from Michigan State University shares his insights on the research findings and offers his advice. Nick also talks about the consortia he is a part of, The Supply Chain Talent Academic Initiative, which tries to develop talent around the world. Hear how Universities are working together to tackle this professional problem.

Hear more about Supply Chain Talent from a panel of experts at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit:

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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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