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1. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
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... n     Develop local suppliers and talent – To make distributed manufacturing work, companies should also take advantage of local knowledge by actively using local vendors and talents supported  ...
Created on 16 October 2017
2. Talent Gaps in Digital Supply Chains
(News)
There's a significant talent gap in the supply chain to support digital transformation, according to recent research by the Hackett Group. Additionally, although there's agreement that digital is on t ...
Created on 28 March 2017
3. Help Wanted in the Supply Chain
(News)
... the subject.With massive change affecting businesses and supply chains worldwide, it stands to reason that talent from both genders will be needed to lead in the future. Read her article HERE. ...
Created on 14 March 2017
4. The Glass Ceiling in Procurement
(News)
On the day after International Women's Day, it's a good time to ask if there's a 'glass ceiling' in the supply chain. Jennifer Swain gives us her first-hand perspective in a recent blog post on the Procurious ...
Created on 09 March 2017
5. Preparing for the Digital Supply Chain
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In a new article on the Forbes site, Kevin O'Marah interviews Gartner's Matt Davis on the subject of supply chain digitization and what it means for employers and employees moving forward.It's a new tech ...
Created on 06 March 2017
6. Summary of Deloitte's CPO Survey
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Sydney Lazarus reviews recent Deloitte research of Chief Procurement Officers (CPO) on the Spend Matters site.He identifies the big concerns about disruptive technologies and talent gaps/shortages and ...
Created on 25 February 2017
7. Millennials in Supply Chain Roles
(News)
The talent shortage in supply chain roles is an ongoing concern to managers. As more millennials join the workforce as older workers retire, there's a lot of conversation about the plusses and minuses the ...
Created on 24 February 2017
8. Addressing the Supply Chain Skills Gap
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... are specifically doing to address their talent issues.Turns out, you really can't prevent the loss of baby boomer retirees, but you can do things to improve the hiring and training of your people. Rea ...
Created on 16 February 2017
9. Automation Affected by Labor Shortage?
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In another example of how the landscape for jobs is changing, manufacturers who 'near shore' their production as opposed to sending it overseas may face a challenge. Since automation costs have dropped, ...
Created on 09 February 2017
10. More 2017 Supply Chain Predictions
(News)
Lots of publications make yearly predictions (it's February and they're still flowing in....), but our favorites are those which actually explain the 'why' in deeper detail.Dan Gilmore on the Supply Chain ...
Created on 07 February 2017
11. Outlook for Supply Chain Talent
(News)
As supply chains evolve, so do the skill sets required for their people. How confident are supply chain managers that their folks will be able to handle the changes brought about by technology, digitization, ...
Created on 28 January 2017
12. Key Predictions for the New Year
(News)
It's getting a bit late for 2017 predictions, but Dan Gilmore's collection at Supply Chain Digest are usually so prescient that we need to get them out there.He's contacted some of the great supply chain ...
Created on 28 January 2017
13. Supply Chain Jobs of the Future
(News)
Attracting, developing, and retaining talent is one of the greatest challenges for supply chain managers. In a recent article in Forbes, Kevin O'Marah takes a longer view, projecting future roles that manager ...
Created on 19 January 2017
14. Conference Insights
(News)
... ke SaaS, S&OP, talent management, and digital supply chains. Read Dr. Durbha's summary HERE. ...
Created on 17 January 2017
15. Is Your Supply Chain Strategic or Tactical?
(News)
We constantly encounter, and post, articles about the need for supply chains to be 'strategic'. But what exactly does that mean?Melissa Clow takes a shot at differentiating between strategic and tactical ...
Created on 10 January 2017
16. A Broader Set of 2017 Predictions
(News)
...  trends, Bob Ferrarri addresses other important issues, like the geopolitical situation and talent management, in addition to the usual suspects. Read his thoughts HERE. ...
Created on 10 January 2017
17. Get Some Sleep!
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It's a question that's a little cliched and you've probably answered it many times, but 'what's keeping you up at night' can help you kick off the new year in the right way.Frank McGuigan provides a thought-provoking ...
Created on 20 December 2016
18. Explaining Carter's Supply Chain Success
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Virtually everyone with kids is familiar with the 'Carter's' brand. Lora Cecere interviews Carter's Supply Chain EVP in a recent article on her Supply Chain Shaman site.This supply chain leader has some ...
Created on 13 December 2016
19. Manufacturers Struggle to Attract Developers
(News)
Manufacturers are having problems attracting top software talent, according to the folks at the Supply Chain Digest. Companies like GE are investing heavily in IoT and other technologies with far reaching ...
Created on 05 November 2016
20. Becoming a Procurement MVP
(News)
Everybody wants to be a star, but do you have what it takes to be an MVP? Of Procurement? Becoming a 'trusted advisor' may be the key to stepping up into that role, according to Chris Sawchuk of the Hackett ...
Created on 26 October 2016