Upcoming Webinars

Complimentary Supply Chain Insights Webinars

Each month, Supply Chain Insights will sponsor a free, and available interactive webinar for the supply chain community based on the latest research.  Here is a synopsis of the webinars that are planned:

June 25, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT
Taking Charge of Your Career
As a supply chain professional facing shifts in global markets, navigating your personal career through mergers and acquisitions and continually reskilling, how do you take charge of your career? Join this webinar to gain insights from a panel of senior supply chain leaders as they discuss strategies that worked for them and the advice that they give to their teams.
To Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/l5w2ssz63eox&eom

July 16, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT
Defining the Global Organization
The design of the supply chain organization takes many forms within the global multinational. How have companies built dynamic capabilities? What is the role of the Supply Chain Center of Excellence? What can we learn from recent research on successful centers of excellence? Join this webinar to gain insights from global multinationals on organizational design and  Supply Chain Centers of Excellence.
To Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/floalz8lsytd&eom

August 20, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT
The 2015 Supply Chain Index
The Supply Chain Index was designed by Supply Chain Insights to determine which companies were making the fastest improvement. Join this webinar to understand the industry trends and see who is driving the fastest improvement and why.
To Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/tbx655en25hw&eom

September 24, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT
2015 Supply Chains to Admire
Supply chain excellence is defined by both performance and driving improvement. Join this webinar to gain insights from the second year of Supply Chain Insights’ work on the Supply Chains to Admire.
To Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/jhibqbvewfjz&eom


Sponsored Webinars:

May 20, 2015 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT
Data Unification for Procurement Spend Optimization
Procurement spend optimization is on top of every procurement officer’s mind.  Yet, as companies continue to make large investments in supply chain information systems, they are not able to leverage all of their valuable—but often siloed—data.  Join Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights, and Clare Bernard of Tamr, to learn about a new machine learning based approach to data unification, and how it is helping some of the world’s largest organizations optimize their procurement spend, reduce supplier risk, and improve cash flows.
Lora Cecere, CEO and Founder, Supply Chain Insights
Clare Bernard, Field Engineer, Tamr
To Register – http://www.tamr.com/data-unification-for-procurement-spend-optimization/

June 10, 2015 at 2 p.m. EDT
Outside-In From the Inside Out: The Real Work of Becoming Demand-Driven
The concepts of “demand-driven supply chain” pervade current thinking about how to improve operational performance. Yet even when companies have a good handle on what those mean, they still encounter numerous, stubborn challenges that slow progress and cause frustration. But, there is hope.
Join this webinar to learn how real world companies tackle the obstacles to create world-class, demand driven supply chains. This engaging, conversational webinar, moderated by the original Supply Chain Shaman, Lora Cecere, will clarify what demand driven truly portends for most companies and how it specifically contrasts with legacy practices and behaviors. Spinnaker’s John La Bouff will highlight the built-in obstacles that typically exist in the status quo, and observe where organizational and personal misalignment often drives actions at cross purposes to stated goals and expectations. Most importantly, we will review with Shiva Esturi of SanDisk some of the practical, hands-on steps they took to knock down the barriers to successful transformation. Join us as we sort through the skeletons everyone has in their closets and have a little fun as we dispatch them, one at a time.
Lora Cecere, CEO and Founder, Supply Chain Insights
Shiva Esturi, Director, Supply Chain Optimization, SanDisk
John La Bouff, VP Consulting, Spinnaker
To Register: https://join.onstreammedia.com/register/45228482/demanddriven?t=1

June 23, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Taming the Long Tail in the CG Supply Chain
For many consumer goods companies, supply chain and demand planning KPIs are hitting a performance ceiling.  90% of companies are stuck at the intersection of operating margin and inventory.  Traditional processes have plateaued. Despite efforts to improve accuracy, forecast error has not been tamed.  Neither has the bullwhip.
Complexity is lengthening the tail of the supply chain. This is “the new reality” for many companies competing for consumer demand. At this web seminar you’ll:

  • Learn why the long tail is important to you and how your company compares with industry standards.
  • See a new framework for understanding and addressing this issue.
  • Take home lessons learned in the struggle to successfully step up to the next level of demand and supply chain planning.

Kara Romanow, Executive Editor of CGT
Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights LLC
Pat Smith, General Manager for North America, ToolsGroup

To Register: http://consumergoods.edgl.com/web-events/Taming-the-Long-Tail-in-the-CG-Supply-Chain100247?referaltype=sci