Rank #1: Blockchain Technology: A Hit or A Miss for Supply Chain Networks?
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?
Rank #2: Stopping Value Leakage: Digital Transformation for Supply Chain
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.
Rank #3: Encore: Counterfeit Drug Industry: The Role of Complex Supply Chains
Rank #4: Agile Manufacturing: Evolving to Efficiency
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.
Rank #5: Your Operational Excellence: Advanced Supply Chain Analytics
Rank #6: Internet of Things: Jump-Start Your Supply Chain
Rank #7: Encore: Riding the Wave: The Digital Modernization of Logistics
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.
Rank #8: Customer-Centricity through The Perfect Order
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.