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Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain. We’ll explore the fundamentals of the supply chain, its impact on the buyer’s journey, how the digital transformation of your supply chain impacts your organization in terms of alignment and accountability, and the struggle to measure the influence of your supply chain on your bottom line.Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation. The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain with Game Changers, presented by SAP, heard live Tuesdays on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain. We’ll explore the fundamentals of the supply chain, its impact on the buyer’s journey, how the digital transformation of your supply chain impacts your organization in terms of alignment and accountability, and the struggle to measure the influence of your supply chain on your bottom line.Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation. The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain with Game Changers, presented by SAP, heard live Tuesdays on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Spends more time reading Wikipedia bios of Sherlock Holmes and Albert Einstein than probing the guests for insight. Waste.

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4 Ratings
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Terrible host

By Early biz - May 03 2019
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Spends more time reading Wikipedia bios of Sherlock Holmes and Albert Einstein than probing the guests for insight. Waste.
Cover image of The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain presented by SAP

The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain presented by SAP

Updated 6 days ago

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Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain. We’ll explore the fundamentals of the supply chain, its impact on the buyer’s journey, how the digital transformation of your supply chain impacts your organization in terms of alignment and accountability, and the struggle to measure the influence of your supply chain on your bottom line.Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation. The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain with Game Changers, presented by SAP, heard live Tuesdays on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Rank #1: Blockchain Technology: A Hit or A Miss for Supply Chain Networks?

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The buzz: “We thought big data was big, but the potential quantization and tracking and administration of all classes of activity and reality via blockchain technology…hints at the next orders-of-magnitude...” (Melanie Swan). Based its hyped ability to drive end-to-end value, eliminate inefficiencies, and improve customer experience, Blockchain – a decentralized, distributed ledger payment system using cryptocurrency – is powering digital transformation for companies around the world. But not without risk. What are the pros and cons of a blockchain-enabled supply chain? Can this innovative technology truly fuel, streamline, and digitize your company’s networks? The experts speak.
Irfan Kahn, Bristlecone: “It’s not just how big we become, but also how we become big!” (Anand Mahindra). Richard Howells, SAP: “It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future” (1948 Danish humorist). Join us for Blockchain Technology: A Hit or A Miss for Supply Chain Networks?
Oct 03 2017
57 mins
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Rank #2: Stopping Value Leakage: Digital Transformation for Supply Chain

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The buzz: “When you calculate the scale of costs that leak from the supply chain, it reveals astonishing waste.” (Pete Loughlin, Supply Chain Finance July 11, 2012)
You bought a house years ago. Your family grew and you need to upgrade or buy a new house to fit your current lifestyle and increase your home value. Let’s apply this logic to your supply chain in the Digital Age. How was your current software implemented and is it efficiently moving production? Digital Transformation is crucial to expanding your business and meeting marketplace and competitive demands. The experts speak. Dr. Heiko Hecht, IBIS America LLC: “Data! Data! Data! I can’t make bricks without clay!” (Sherlock Holmes). Dirk Lonser, Hewlett Packard: “You can't solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them” (Albert Einstein). Windie Wilson, SAP: “Great moments are born great opportunity” (Nicola Tesla). Join us for Stopping Value Leakage: Digital Transformation for Supply Chain.
Aug 01 2017
54 mins
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Rank #3: Encore: Counterfeit Drug Industry: The Role of Complex Supply Chains

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The buzz: “Although counterfeit drug production was originally concerned with lifestyle medications treating non-life threatening conditions, the industry has expanded to produce nearly every type of medicine” (cnbc.com/id/44759526). The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over 10% of the world’s medicine is counterfeit, and up to 70% in some countries. Revenue: $70B as of 2010. How can this happen? Complex supply chains unwittingly facilitate entry points for blackmarket counterfeiters, impacting legitimate pharma and consumers unaware of their meds’ origins. Can new technologies stop this madness? The experts speak. Jacques Muratori, Molivitas: “The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed” (M.Navratilova). Laz Uriza, SAP: “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who stand by and do nothing” (Einstein). Join us for Counterfeit Drug Industry: Role of Complex Supply Chains.
Nov 06 2017
56 mins
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Rank #4: Agile Manufacturing: Evolving to Efficiency

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The buzz: “A true champion can adapt to anything” -F. Mayweather, Jr. News flash for manufacturers running lean! Wake up, smell the coffee and start evolving to an athletic, agile workplace. Why? Your customers are demanding faster, more personalized production and even a lot size of one. The benefits of agility – a short Customer Order Cycle and the ability to maintain high quality standards and control costs – will enable you to meet their demands. How to get there? A holistic, flexible production process. The experts speak.
Vic Braccardi, RTS: “The key is to set realistic customer expectations, and then not to just meet them, but to exceed them—preferably in unexpected and helpful ways” -Richard Branson-. Tony Pasquinelli, Dana: “A stitch in time saves nine”-Francis Baily. Mike Lackey, SAP: “My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them” -Bono, U2 Blog-. Join us for Agile Manufacturing: Evolving to Efficiency.
Aug 23 2016
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Rank #5: Your Operational Excellence: Advanced Supply Chain Analytics

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The buzz: 'Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better' -Pat Riley. Driving operational excellence needs to be an ongoing, evolving mission for your organization. But how? Make better-informed, timely decisions based on insights from accurate and timely analytics. As the Internet of Things revolution spawns a proliferation of smart sensors, more devices are generating a flood of information and data. How can your company benefit? Establish an intelligent Analytics strategy. The experts speak. Adam Zeckel, EY: 'Start by doing what's necessary: then do what's possible: and suddenly you are doing the impossible' -Francis of Assisi. John Sullivan, SAP: 'What keeps so many people back is simply unwillingness to pay the price, to make the exertion, the effort to sacrifice their ease and comfort' -Orison Swett Marden. Tony Han, SAP: 'A fool with a tool is still a fool' -Grady Booch. Join us for Your Operational Excellence: Advanced Supply Chain Analytics.
Oct 18 2016
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Rank #6: Internet of Things: Jump-Start Your Supply Chain

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The buzz: “Survival is optional. No one has to change” (W. Edward Deming). As we begin 2017, companies like yours face volatile demand and faster response expectations from customers, while your supply chain complexity grows as it goes global. What to do? The Internet of Things can provide vital business information across your network, enable real-time data analysis, support department and company collaboration, and offer creative ways to digitally transform end-to-end processes. The experts speak. Richard Howells, SAP: “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things” (Leonardo da Vinci). Padman Ramankutty, Intrigo: “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be” (Ralph Waldo Emerson). Rakesh Gandhi, SAP: “The dictionary is the only place success comes before work” (Stubby Currence). Join us for Internet of Things: Jump-Start Your Supply Chain.
Jan 31 2017
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Rank #7: Encore: Riding the Wave: The Digital Modernization of Logistics

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The buzz: Surf’s up. The digital modernization of your logistics network–with automated warehouse functions increasin –requires you to have end-to-end, real-time visibility into locations around the world. Why is it worth your while to hurdle obstacles to get there? The digitized logistics world can enable your company to grow faster and more efficiently into markets and channels otherwise not possible before. Ready to learn how?
The experts speak. Parminder Singh, Deloitte: “All we are doing is looking at the time line from the moment the customer gives us an order to the point when we collect the cash” (Taiichi Ohno). Matt Miller, Deloitte: “Problems are excellent guides to improvement, but only if the real problem is identified.” (The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership, paraphrased) Mark Averskog, SAP: “In the end, nobody wins unless everybody wins” (Bruce Springsteen). Join us for Riding the Wave: The Digital Modernization of Logistics.
Jul 26 2016
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Rank #8: Customer-Centricity through The Perfect Order

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The buzz: 'I can see clearly now the rain is gone.' The digitization of global economies has shifted traditional supply chain models. You need to access accurate, consolidated data and integrate outcomes throughout your organization real-time, in order to respond to short-term demand while keeping your eye on long-term strategic objectives and commitments. How can you manage the complexity and laser-focus your decisions on being customer-centric? Create the Perfect Order. The experts speak. Jamie Larsen, EY: 'If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change' -Max Planck. Rich Benner, Monsanto: 'Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves' -Steve Jobs.
Martin Barkman, SAP: 'We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten…' -Bill Gates. Join us for Customer-Centricity through The Perfect Order.
Sep 20 2016
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Rank #9: Accelerating the Utilities Industry in the Digital Age

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The buzz: “PwC’s 2016 Utilities Industry Trend report says [the market] will quadruple by 2020 and reach $6 billion worldwide; innovation is a necessity.” (J. Johnson) Since the 20th century began, world population has grown from 1.65 billion to 7.5 billion (Worldometers.info), placing urgent demands on utilities to efficiently deliver energy, gas, water, and more to cities and beyond. How? Optimize supply chain so employees in the field and the office can meet consumers’ needs. The experts speak. Lou Aguilar, Havensight: “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple” (Dr. Seuss). Ron Schell, Metropolitan Utilities District: “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will take you everywhere” (Einstein). Karsten Hauschild, SAP: “The secret of getting ahead is getting started… secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks… ” (M. Twain). Join us for Accelerating the Utilities Industry in the Digital Age.
Jun 27 2017
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Rank #10: Seamless Supply Chain Challenge: Plan Ahead, Get Ahead

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The buzz: “A goal without a plan is just a wish” (Antoine de Saint-Exupery). Sales and operations planning is a critical first step for the success of any business. The challenge? Doing it well. Best practices for a seamless supply chain: Gauge demand (avoid over- or under-stocked inventory). Optimize demand with supply. Collaborate with stakeholders and suppliers. Get buy-in across the organization. Simplify and publish the plan. “Wash, rinse, repeat.” The experts speak. Kanth Krishnan, Intrigo Systems: “"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing” (Theodore Roosevelt). Eric Stratmann, Albemarle Corporation: “If you can't measure it, you can't manage it” (W. Edwards Deming). Windie Wilson, SAP: “Great moments are born great opportunity” (Nikola Tesla). Join us for Seamless Supply Chain Challenge: Plan Ahead, Get Ahead.
Apr 25 2017
57 mins
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