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Customer Centricity – What Is It and How Do You Get There?

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Customer centricity is a an old concept with new life. Organizations around the world have committed to a customer centric strategy, but few have defined it and fewer know how to analyze their results.  In this podcast, Lora and Alison discuss the different ways to structure a customer centric supply chain and how to interpret metrics to continue to align to that strategy. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #195

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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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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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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 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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Demand-Driven Replenishment: An Internet of Things Case Study with Chris Clowes of Costa Coffee

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Chris Clowes, the International Operations Manager of Costa Coffee, will be a speaker at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 7-9. At the conference Chris will be speaking on the use of signals from the coffee machines in the stores to drive a demand-driven replenishment signal through the organization. In this podcast Chris shares insights on driving organizational alignment and making the digital pivot. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #185

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The Giving Supply Chain with Melis Jones

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Companies want to drive social giving programs to help emerging economies and grant aid in disasters. However, in the design of the giving supply chain, there is a right way and a wrong way to help. Join this podcast to gain insights from the twenty-year veteran Melis Jones, former board member of Aid Matrix, on how to build a giving supply chain. Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast episode #183

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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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