Do We Need to Rethink the Term Integration and Define It Differently? with Bram Desmet of Solventure

By August 9, 2015

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Do we need to rethink the term integration and define it differently in the race for supply chain 2020? In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights Lora Cecere talks with Bram Desmet, Managing Director of Solventure, about the future of supply chain.  In the evolution of supply chain, people, process and technologies must be aligned correctly to achieve maximum results, and leaders must connect the dots to ensure supply chain becomes more market driven. This will result in end-to-end optimization, but there is a lot of work to do.  Listen in as Bram and Lora talk more about how to achieve a  highly-integrated supply chain.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #141

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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