Tremors. Seismic shifts. Supply chain management technology has a fault line. It is growing.
Best advice – ‘Tell a Better Story’
By Chris Russell
One of my mentors, Bruce Dreyfus, taught me to tell a better story. This was one of the most valuable skills I have ever acquired, both in my own life and for helping others reframe their stories and position companies for success.
Supply Chain 2020 will continue collapsing cycles, challenging Supply Chain professionals and taking advantage of exponential technology shifts.
What’s on your RADAR for the Supply Chain of 2020? What should be?
People, Process and Technology – some indicators and trends to watch out for in the coming years.
Last week, I wrote about the evolution of supply chain planning. In my blog post, I commented on HOW little supply chain planning has changed in its twenty-year evolution. As I worked with clients this week, I had a long and hard talk with myself. I am part of the problem. I, like other analysts, are stuck in the traditional software APS paradigm.
We met for five years at the Wyndham Hotel on Broad Street in Boston. It was usually for breakfast. My calendar was so full that it allowed very little face-to-face meeting time with a struggling start-up like Optiant; but since I have a passion to help start-ups, I rolled out of bed early for the breakfast club.
I am a gardener. I love to spend Saturday afternoons with my shovel and trowel. Having a neighbor stop by to comment on its beauty, gives me pleasure. To get the accolades, I need to have the right mix of annuals and perennials. Annuals have bigger, brighter flowers, but they only last a season. Perennials have less flair, but are the dependable contributors season after season. It dawned on me this week, that my garden has some parallels with the Supply Chain Management (SCM) market. My recent post, Where