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Driving Digital Transformation – Wearables and the Internet of Things with Peggy Gulick of Agco Corporation

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In this podcast episode, Peggy Gulick, Director of Process Improvement for Agco Corporation, shares her story of how the company solved a problem and transformed Lean processes through a digital transformation that includes wearables, paperless processes and the Internet of Things. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #224

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Disrupting in the Midst of Disruption

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We are continuing to break the mold to help supply chain visionaries gain first-mover advantage. While other analyst firms put their research behind paywalls, we set it free. We want everyone around the globe to use our research freely and openly. Through our research panels—using LinkedIn and Twitter—we now have a database of over 6500 respondents. Our philosophy is “When companies give to us by participating in our surveys, we give to them through open, shared content.” We do this through our monthly newsletters, webinars and podcasts. It is working. Our goal is to build a guiding coalition of supply…

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The 2016 Supply Chains to Admire – Methodology & Meaning

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There are different ways to measure the performance of a supply chain with differing degrees of insight and validity. In this podcast, Supply Chain Insights Founder Lora Cecere talks with marketing Director Alison Crawford about the new methodology used to evaluate supply chain performance in 2016, and what those results means for the market. This podcast will help listeners understand the science behind the ranking, why it matters, and the way to utilize the information to improve organizational performance. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #182

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Do You Measure Up? How to Succeed in Supply Chain Benchmarking.

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Benchmarking performance sounds easy, but can be quite difficult if you don’t know how to start or what to benchmark.  In this podcast, Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing,talks with Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, about her latest LinkedIn blog post “ Do You Measure Up?” and describes the value of peer benchmarking and the steps to make it successful.  A definite must-listen-to episode for any business leaders ready to measure performance. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #180

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Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on Pharmaceutical Companies – 2016

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Globalization. Serialization. Clinical trials. Cold chain operations. Custom drug protocols. Compliance. Risk Management. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). First pass yield. Over the last decade the number and variety of supply chain initiatives exploded for the pharmaceutical leader. As a result, the supply chain group, and the business imperatives, grew in importance. In this podcast Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, and Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, discuss the performance of pharmaceutical companies as compared to their market and the supply chain market overall.  While there are no Supply Chains to Admire winners in this vertical, there are…

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Accelerating Your Supply Chain Strategy with CorpU and Supply Chain Insights: A New Partnership

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CorpU and Supply Chain Insights announced a partnership that will integrate Lora Cecere’s research on supply chain excellence into a series of executive education modules designed to develop the skills critical for supply chain excellence.  Built on the CorpU platform, which is used by the most admired brands in supply chain, the new modules, dubbed “catalysts,” leverage social and collaborative learning to engage executives in structured discussions about business challenges, and engage with leading experts in real-time. In this podcast Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, interviews Alan Todd, CEO of CorpU, and Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain…

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Are You Putting Lipstick on a Pig or Creating Value?

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There is a change happening in supply chain.  Big ERP deals are drying up, BPO is hindering supply chain innovation, and software maintenance costs are supporting a platform that might not be in the best interest of the client.  What should a user to do?  In this podcast Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, speaks with Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, on this evolving market and what this means for companies and people impacted by these changes.  The conversation then shifts to include the network of networks opportunity before touching upon the agenda of the Global Summit at the…

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A Network of Networks

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The dream is to have interoperability between networks. Why is it needed? Business leaders now manage a value chain, not a simple supply chain within their four walls. They need interoperability between networks and technology applications. They know that a traditional focus on standards and integration does not work, so the group will attempt to understand how new technologies can drive new levels of interoperability. In this podcast Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, speaks with Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, about how the concept of a Network of Networks will impact our industry and how to begin on the path…

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Figuring Out New Forms of Analytics

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Using unstructured and streaming data is a brave new world. The possibilities of data variety and velocity to improve supply chain management are an exciting option for supply chains to better understand their business. In this podcast Alison Crawford talks with Lora about the new Supply Chain Shaman blog post Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics. We discuss topics such as predictive, descriptive and cognitive analytics and how to hire for this new breed of data whiz to make sense of the information. Listen to this podcast to start planning your operations using the power of data. Straight Talk…

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Why Is Supply Chain Planning So Hard?

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Getting supply planning right is hard. It takes alignment, communication, and common definitions. Many firms are struggling to create an environment that supports effective supplier development because they aren’t sure how to being. In this podcast, Alison Crawford, Director of Marketing, talks with Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, about the new report Why Is Supply Chain Planning So Hard, and deconstructing the barriers and providing insights into how to tackle this problem. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #172

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