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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 how SAP is taking its unrivaled industry expertise into the cloud, on the Future of Mobility and Manufacturing with Game-Changers. Learn how you can be the savvy Automotive Maestro, Business Transformer, Manufacturing Maven, or Upstart Disruptor who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of disruption in the automotive and industrial manufacturing sectors. The Future of Mobility and Manufacturing with Game-Changers, presented by SAP, can be heard live Tuesdays at 7 AM Pacific / 10 AM Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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 how SAP is taking its unrivaled industry expertise into the cloud, on the Future of Mobility and Manufacturing with Game-Changers. Learn how you can be the savvy Automotive Maestro, Business Transformer, Manufacturing Maven, or Upstart Disruptor who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of disruption in the automotive and industrial manufacturing sectors. The Future of Mobility and Manufacturing with Game-Changers, presented by SAP, can be heard live Tuesdays at 7 AM Pacific / 10 AM Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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United States

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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 how SAP is taking its unrivaled industry expertise into the cloud, on the Future of Mobility and Manufacturing with Game-Changers. Learn how you can be the savvy Automotive Maestro, Business Transformer, Manufacturing Maven, or Upstart Disruptor who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of disruption in the automotive and industrial manufacturing sectors. The Future of Mobility and Manufacturing with Game-Changers, presented by SAP, can be heard live Tuesdays at 7 AM Pacific / 10 AM Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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English


Episodes

The Sustainable, Resilient Supply Network: A Paradox?

6/21/2022
The Buzz: *** “Many supply chains are perfectly suited to the needs that the business had 20 years ago.” [MIT Professor Jonathan Byrnes] *** “Looking at the world through a sustainability lens not only helps us 'future proof' our supply chain, it also fuels innovation and drives brand growth.” [Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever] *** “Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in the supply chain because of wild behavior you could lose a lot. It...

Duration:00:55:33

Cutting-Edge Business Networks: The Future of Collaboration

5/24/2022
The Buzz 1: “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” [Phil Jackson, former NBA professional basketball player and coach] The Buzz 2: “People achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.” [Dr. Allan Fromme, psychologist, teacher, author] The Buzz 3: “It takes both sides to build a bridge.” [Frederik Nael, Indonesian writer of science fiction and fantasy short stories] The Buzz 4: If designing a traditional business...

Duration:00:56:40

Today’s Automotive Retail: What Will It Look Like Tomorrow?

4/26/2022
The Buzz 1: An Accenture report found that 53 percent of car buyers would consider buying a car online. (www.rd.com) The Buzz 2: Nearly 30% of U.S. new car sales in 2020 were completed online, compared to 2% of vehicles pre-pandemic. Online car retailer Carvana sold 244,111 cars in 2020, a 37% jump from 2019. (www.abcnews.go.com) The traditional in-person automotive purchasing experience has always been alluring, offering shoppers the opportunity to inhale the new car scent, examine the...

Duration:00:56:00

How Cloud Solutions Help Industrial Manufacturers Transform

3/29/2022
The Buzz 1: “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now, from up and down, and still somehow… it’s cloud illusions I recall… I really don’t know clouds at all.” (Both Sides, Now, 1966 song by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell) The Buzz 2: “Manufacturing companies are often unfairly characterized as Luddites when it comes to the adoption of technolog.…Fast forward to 2021 and manufacturing is transformed.…The cloud computing model fits this dynamic environment better than giant, complex...

Duration:00:56:15

Revealing Hidden Yield Costs in Semiconductor Manufacturing

3/8/2022
The Buzz 1: “Semiconductors are used in everything from iPhones to fighter jets…Every time you step into a car or send an email, you're using semiconductors… Some blame the global shortage of semiconductors on poor planning, supply-chain complexities, and a tradition of keeping chip inventories low in key industries due to expense…others argue the chip shortage is more a function of the world's growing demand due to 5G developments, the expansion of online gaming and video streaming , and...

Duration:00:52:26

On the Road to Sustainable Mobility in the Automotive Industry

2/8/2022
The Buzz 1: “Historically, the automotive industry has not focused on sustainable practices. Traditional assembly-line manufacturing uses huge amounts of energy, metals, plastics, toxins, and manpower, leaving behind a massive carbon footprint.… most vehicles require fossil fuels to operate, which release harmful emissions.… Attitudes toward sustainability are maturing…big and small players in the automotive industry are increasingly feeling the pressure to rethink the way they operate.”...

Duration:00:55:37

Manufacturing and Industry 4.0: Towards A Sustainable Future

11/16/2021
The Buzz 1: The United Nations website (sdgs.un.org) focuses on sustainable manufacturing as a form of manufacturing development that meets ‘the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’ The U.S. Department of Commerce, on the other hand, defines sustainable manufacturing as ‘the creation of manufactured products that use processes that minimize negative environmental impacts, conserve energy and natural resources, are safe for...

Duration:00:55:59

Charge Point Operations: How Electrical Vehicles Go Mainstream

10/19/2021
The Buzz 1: Electric cars lost their image of being flimsy, slow and perhaps slightly embarrassing a long time ago.…Especially younger generations consider looking after the environment more important than roaring down the freeway, but newer electric cars have speed…Oil and gas companies look set to integrate electric charging points at fuel stations as standard. (roboticsandautomationnews.com) The Buzz 2: As of May 2019, approx. 2–3 million of the 1+ billion cars on the world’s roads are...

Duration:00:53:58

Is Service the Solution? The New World for Manufacturers

9/21/2021
The Buzz 1: “Prior generations took pride in owning products, but current and future generations are very different; they just want to use the product.” (Prof. Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffe, Bocconi University School of Management) The Buzz 2: “Servitization remains something of an opaque concept for many manufacturers while for others, it is a journey they are already a long way down…the countdown to widespread adoption of some form of advanced services appears to draw nearer…but it can’t...

Duration:00:55:49

Why Business Networks Matter More Than Ever

8/24/2021
The Buzz: “A business network is a complex network of companies, working together to accomplish certain objectives…The collaborating companies in a business network are not bound by location, size, sector, or number. They are open to new partnerships that help them to stay competitive.” (en.wikipedia.org) As discrete manufacturing continues to become more complex and decentralized, your success increasingly depends on the strength of your network of suppliers, talent, and partners. From...

Duration:00:54:55

The Battery Makers are Coming! Automotive Electrification

7/27/2021
The Buzz 1: “Gigafactories” [battery factories for electric cars] could one day be churning out millions of electric vehicle batteries in the UK. The government has already committed the country to a ban on selling new petrol- and diesel-engined cars by 2030, so it seems that electric vehicles (or EVs) are likely to replace much of today’s fleet.” The Buzz 2: “Most EVs today use lithium ion batteries, but these have a number of limitations. Luckily, scientists and engineers are exploring a...

Duration:00:55:43

Is Your Supply Chain Resilient Enough? Time for Digitalization.

6/22/2021
The Buzz 1: “Supply chains are everywhere. From the biggest company in the world to running your household. We all have supply chain experience even if we don’t know it.” (Dave Waters, Senior European Supply Chain Manager, STERIS Corporation) The Buzz 2: “The importance of supply chain in the c-suite is immense. At one time supply chain was an after thought. Now with companies like Amazon, Apple and Walmart showing the importance of supply chain, no one can take the credibility away. Supply...

Duration:00:54:51

Automotive Service Parts Planning: Streamline Your Aftermarket

5/25/2021
The Buzz: “Spare parts are the engine in the aftermarket. In the interest of your customers you want to make sure that it does not sputter.” (Oliver Bendig, German After Sales & Industrial Manufacturing Lead at Monitor Deloitte) Planning and ensuring that your supply chain has the right aftermarket part at the right time for the right customer is an incredibly challenging logistical challenge. This is especially true in the automotive business, when it involves your customers’ means of...

Duration:00:55:28

From Selling Equipment to Selling Outcomes-Intelligent Technology

4/27/2021
The Buzz 1: Outcome selling is a framework that prioritizes a customer’s desired outcomes, rather than simply pushing the sale of your product. Outcomes are long-term gains that result from a product’s benefits. [blog.hubspot.com/sales/outcome-selling] The Buzz 2: “Suppose you owned an airline and ordered an engine from Rolls-Royce or GE. What are you really looking for? A piece of machinery to meet a product need? Or a powerful, safe, and reliable means to deliver air passengers to their...

Duration:00:55:10

Rise Better: How Automotive Suppliers Can Thrive Post-Pandemic

3/30/2021
The buzz: “Despite the gloom, the auto industry is far from stagnant. The next decade will be one of its biggest yet. 2020 gave automakers the opportunity to reposition themselves as they emerge from the crisis on a new path towards electrification and connectivity.…2021 will see a continuation of trends that have been bubbling even before COVID.” (https://www.automotiveworld.com/articles/whats-next-for-the-automotive-industry-in-2021/ January 22, 2021) Automotive suppliers were severely...

Duration:00:55:24

How Manufacturers Build The Next Generation Products & Solutions

3/2/2021
The buzz: “If the events of the past few months have been any indication, manufacturers will need to get comfortable operating in an environment of constant uncertainty and change…to monitor these changes and determine the implications for their business strategy and their relationships with their suppliers and customers.” [www.bdo.com/insights/industries/manufacturing-distribution/what-the-post-covid-19-world-could-look-like-for-m] How can manufacturers manage this “new normal”? They need...

Duration:00:55:31

The Manufacturing Workforce: Thriving in a Changed World

2/2/2021
The buzz: “If I could wave a magic wand and entice young girls and diverse ethnicities to come racing to automotive and mobility because it is so very exciting and sexy, I’d do it tomorrow. We all need to work together as an industry.” (Carla Bailo, Center for Automotive Research) A global pandemic. Workforce generational transition and the resulting talent shortage. The arrival of next-gen mobility. Emerging new competitors. These disruptions and long-term trends are fundamentally reshaping...

Duration:00:56:01

Encore The Future of Industrial Manufacturing in 2021 and Beyond

12/22/2020
The buzz: “Countries that currently possess or are investing actively in the skills, capital, and infrastructure of the future are the ones that will dominate global manufacturing in the years ahead.” (www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2020/03/04) 2020 has been a year of unexpected major disruptions for industrial manufacturers, and more is expected in 2021. To weather the current and approaching storms, successful companies are doubling down on the digitalization of supply chains and...

Duration:00:55:43

The Future of Mobility in 2021 and Beyond

10/27/2020
The buzz: How has the crisis changed automotive decision-makers' thinking around preparedness, global integration, and handling the “unknown unknowns” of the global economy? https://car.live.ft.com From a global pandemic to major trade and manufacturing disruptions, 2020 is one of the automotive industry’s most unexpected and challenging years. Even in the Great Recession, automotive production lines never came to a full stop. Those in this industry now have a new appreciation for the...

Duration:00:56:43

Balancing Law and Innovation in the Automotive Industry in 2020 and Beyond

9/29/2020
The buzz: “Given the pace of change in the automotive space and related technologies, combined with increasing regulatory scrutiny and recent developments in trade and M&A, the global automotive industry can anticipate several risks and challenges…in 2019 and beyond…warranty, recall, and litigation risk for suppliers, connected cars and cybersecurity, intellectual property implications of autonomous vehicle technology…” jdsupra.com Mobility has undergone fundamental transformations in the...