Can Digital Twins Result in Total Supply Chain Redesign and Innovation?
Today’s guest blog is written by my colleague Joseph Yacura, who co-authored the most recent Data Quality and Innovation Study. Supply chain innovation has been slow to materialize in most organizations. Supply chain digitization has begun, but the adoption across […]
Third Annual State of Supply Chain Data Quality and Governance Report Released
This morning, the SCRC and Ivalua released the latest report on the state of data governance in supply chains, which provides insights into some of the key trends in this rapidly shifting area. This year’s study was conducted with the […]
Data Analyst, Data Scientist, and Data Engineer: What’s the Difference?
Many CPO’s and CSCO’s today complain about being overwhelmed with the amount of internal and external data they are being asked to analyze to create improved supply chain outcomes. The volume and velocity of data streaming at us is increasing […]
Data Quality Is Critical To The Supply Chain Function – Did Someone Forget To Ask?
This blog post is co-written by my colleague Joseph Yacura, who came up with the brilliant idea when we were chatting yesterday! Data quality and governance has always been “important” to the supply chain function, but today it is “critical”. […]
Lead Logistics Provider Capabilities Will Require Customized Innovation
With the onset of cloud computing, automation, and machine learning, organizations are integrating their global supply chains, and finding themselves with more transactional data than they could have ever imagined. The question of how to convert this data to strategic […]
New Flex CEO Revathi Advaithi Highlights our LIVING Supply Chain Book
I recently learned that the new incoming CEO of Flex, one of the largest global contract manufacturers in the world, has highlighted the book I wrote with Tom Linton last year called the “LIVING Supply Chain: The Imperative of Operating […]
IBM Watson Intelligent Supply Chain Workshop Brings Executives Together to Share Thoughts on Deployment
On January 29th, the NC State Supply Chain Resource Cooperative held a one-day workshop, bringing together executives representing a number of industries, including Lenovo, UPS, Duke Energy, Toshiba, Caterpillar, YUM Brands, American Red Cross, MetLife, and IBM, to compare notes […]
Siemens BT: Every analytical transformation requires a “Jonah Hill”
One of our newest SCRC partners, Siemens Building Technologies, recently shared their insights on creating an analytics strategy. This effort was led by the Chief Procurement Officer for Siemens BT, Carl Oberland, but has recently been rolled out across the […]
Digital Transformation Starts with Solid Data Governance: IBM/NCSU Data Analytics Report Available
We recently completed our 2nd Annual Data Governance, Data Quality and AI Report – 2018. The study points out some important insights for managers who are exploring how to navigate their way through the increasingly complex world of data, which […]
The Value of Company Collaboration in an MBA Supply Chain Program
The NC State Poole College of Management’s Jenkins MBA supply chain management program rose four places to No. 15 in Gartner Research’s 2018 ranking of graduate supply chain programs in North America. Results of the survey were published on August […]