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1. Talent Gaps in Digital Supply Chains
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 the ...
Created on 28 March 2017
2. Help Wanted in the Supply Chain
Continuing on with the timely topic of women in the supply chain, Melissa Clow weighs in with her thoughts. She also provides a handy summary of articles the 21st Century Supply Chain has published on ...
Created on 14 March 2017
3. The Glass Ceiling in Procurement
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
4. Preparing for the Digital Supply Chain
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
5. Millennials in Supply Chain Roles
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 ...
Created on 24 February 2017
6. Addressing the Supply Chain Skills Gap
Everyone has read about the impending labor shortage in different supply chain areas. In a recent article on the Huffington Post site, Richard Howells provides details about what several leading companies ...
Created on 16 February 2017
7. Key Predictions for the New Year
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
8. Supply Chain Jobs of the Future
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 ...
Created on 19 January 2017
9. Conference Insights
... ke SaaS, S&OP, talent management, and digital supply chains. Read Dr. Durbha's summary HERE. ...
Created on 17 January 2017
10. Is Your Supply Chain Strategic or Tactical?
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
11. A Broader Set of 2017 Predictions
...  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
12. Explaining Carter's Supply Chain Success
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
13. Becoming a Procurement MVP
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
14. Keys to Attracting Supply Chain Talent
The talent gap in supply chain roles has been well publicixed and it's not improving. What can a company do to ensure a flow of good people into the supply chain organization?In a guest article on the ...
Created on 26 October 2016
15. Addressing the Talent Gap
Supply chain talent demand is outstripping supply, and it's getting worse, not better. If you want to attract the best talent, you'll need to be aggressive.Naseem Malik on the Spend Matters site delves ...
Created on 27 September 2016
16. Next-Gen Supply Chain Talent Needs
The supply chain talent gap is still a common topic around the water cooler. It's not a static target, though, and predictions are that it'll only get worse.Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, has analyzed ...
Created on 15 September 2016
17. What Hiring Managers Are Looking For
The talent shortage in supply chain management is a real thing. What are executives looking for when scouting for management hires?In a Spend Matters article, Nick Lazzara identifies 3 key skills that ...
Created on 12 September 2016
18. eCommerce is Driving the Bus
We've read about the shortage of supply chain talent, but do we know what's driving the demand side of the equation?Bob Ferrarri does, and it should come as no surprise that he's identified ecommerce as ...
Created on 01 September 2016
19. Addressing the Supply Chain Talent Gap
We've read a lot of articles recently about the impending (some would say it's already here...) talent crisis in the supply chain. There are not only demographics at work with lots of retirements on the ...
Created on 13 August 2016
20. Career Advice for Supply Chain Folks
If you're a youngster beginning a supply chain career, the sky's the limit. Technology is affecting almost everything and the supply chain has become more strategic.To help you prepare for the career challenges ...
Created on 11 August 2016