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LIVING Supply Chain

Jan 11, 2017

New YouTube on Procurement Analytics from IBM Empower Conference

I was interviewed at the IBM Emptoris conference back in November on some of the emerging trends in terms of the value added that procurement can add through analytics, the… 

Jan 10, 2017

The Importance of the Wolfpack: Predators Keep the Balance in the Supply Chain!

A dominant theme that my co-author (Tom Linton) and I emphasize in our forthcoming book, “The LIVING Supply Chain” in the need to establish balance in the supply chain ecosystem. These… 

Dec 14, 2016

Day 3: Lenovo Goes About Creating the End to End Transparent Supply Chain

On the third day the team visited the Lenovo “Green Data Center”, and learned of how Lenovo is working to create their “converged” network servers that are on the leading… 

Dec 13, 2016

More Insights on Deploying the Digital Supply Chain

On the second day of our executive focus group on the LIVING Supply Chain, the group took the opportunity to share insights regarding the emerging trends in the future of supply… 

Dec 1, 2016

Reflections on the LIVING Supply Chain SCRC Meeting

The SCRC meeting was a huge success yesterday. I led off the discussion and took this opportunity to share some of the highlights of my new book, The LIVING Supply… 

Nov 30, 2016

Exploring the Era of Global Transparency in the LIVING Supply Chain

We are at the beginning of a completely different era in the history of global trade: the era of the digitized  real-time supply chain. In the 25 years I have…