Think Differently. Drive New Outcomes. Let Us Help You Build A Guiding Coalition.

Summer is ending. 2018 is right around the corner. Is it time to start to plan the new year? Forge a strategy?  Engage employees? At this time of year, we find many companies planning workshops to stimulate thinking on building a digital supply chain and igniting next-generation supply chain thinking. If this is you, we […]

The Digital Transformation Drinking Game

New technologies crop up all the time, but how do we choose which ones will work or not? More importantly, how do we decide which ones work for our companies? It’s a game of trial-and-error in many cases and it is important to take caution not to get wrapped up and punch drunk on new technologies […]

Treading Water

For over a decade supply chain practitioners have been focused on enterprise efficiency and not so effectively treading in place, but it is time to start swimming for new pools. In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights, Lora and Helen discuss the difficulties facing supply chain leaders in trying to stay afloat, […]

2016 New Year’s Resolutions with Joe Krkoska of Dow AgroSciences

Lora Cecere interviews Joe Krkoska, Supply Chain Director, Dow AgroSciences Joe Krkoska discusses Mastery.  “Professional athletes practice every single day, and we want this idea to be for the people in our supply chain organization.  One specific area is planning because we are looking at planning globally for the first time.  We are creating a […]

Forecast and Demand Planning Benchmarking with Robert Byrne of Terra Technology

Rob Byrne, CEO and Co-Founder of Terra Technology, discusses forecasting, demand sensing, and the planning benchmarking work he’s done showing how complexity is growing with industries.  He found that the bottom 50% of items were only 1% of sales. He also looked at Europe versus the United States and found 2.5 times the complexity.  He […]