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The Digital Transformation of Your Supply Chain presented by SAP

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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, 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 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, 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 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, on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

Encore: Counterfeit Drug Industry: The Role of Complex Supply Chains

11/6/2017
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...

Duration:00:56:22

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

10/3/2017
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...

Duration:00:57:41

Stopping Value Leakage: Digital Transformation for Supply Chain

8/1/2017
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...

Duration:00:54:22

Accelerating the Utilities Industry in the Digital Age

6/27/2017
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...

Duration:00:56:28

Taking the Lead and Staying There with Digital Supply Chain

5/30/2017
The buzz: “You need to start your supply chain conversation” (S&OP Manager). As the speed of the economy accelerates, so do demands on your Supply Chain: response time to suppliers, communication with customers, managing the volume of data. What to do? Digital Transformation. How? Embrace cost-effective new technology that leverages your infrastructure while guiding your business path to growth. The experts speak. Victor Gonzales, UCT: “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new...

Duration:00:58:14

Seamless Supply Chain Challenge: Plan Ahead, Get Ahead

4/25/2017
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,...

Duration:00:57:44

Digital Response and Supply Management: Are You the Tortoise or the Hare?

3/28/2017
The buzz: “Between stimulus and response, there is a space where we choose our response.” (Steven Covey) Digitization is changing the supply chain game, driving businesses into a new dimension where accelerated response is mandatory. Take too long and risk being left at the starting gate as your competition sprints to the finish line. But simply hitting Reply without insights can be just as dangerous. At a minimum, you need rules-driven planning, what-if analysis, and intelligent inventory...

Duration:00:57:18

Digital Business Planning: Get a Grip

2/28/2017
The buzz: “It’s not the organizations that are competing. It’s the supply chains.” (Wael Safwat, SCMAO) Feeling out of control in the planning phase of your business? You are not alone. Keeping up with complex, fast-moving markets demands world-class supply chain planning capabilities that engage and connect stakeholders across your organization. Lack of accurate forecasting and demand management can hinder growth and cause your organization to spin out of control. Our panel will share their...

Duration:00:56:17

Internet of Things: Jump-Start Your Supply Chain

1/31/2017
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...

Duration:00:56:25

Your Operational Excellence: Advanced Supply Chain Analytics

10/18/2016
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...

Duration:00:56:32

Customer-Centricity through The Perfect Order

9/20/2016
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....

Duration:00:58:21

Agile Manufacturing: Evolving to Efficiency

8/23/2016
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...

Duration:00:54:45

Encore: Riding the Wave: The Digital Modernization of Logistics

7/26/2016
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...

Duration:00:57:09

Digital Transformation across the Extended Supply Chain - Part 2

6/28/2016
The buzz: The time has come…. Almost every company on the planet is already transforming the way they do business – or they need to! Why? Let us count the ways: Digital transformation. Resource scarcity. Demand for individualized products. The Sharing Economy. Pressure for customer centricity. The bottom line: It’s time for you to re-think every business process and take advantage of the latest digital technologies to help you squeeze dollars, time, inefficiencies, low quality, and more out...

Duration:00:57:03

Orchestrating Sustainable Product Innovation: Compose Your Symphony

5/31/2016
The buzz: Hum a few bars? Manufacturers: Achieving sustainable product innovation requires great discipline plus extraordinary collaboration within your company, across your stakeholder community, and with your customers. Why? Booming global competition requires you to have more product variants, faster time to market, lower costs – all while facing growing regulatory and sustainability requirements. How? Borrow a page from the music world: a PLM symphony of simplification, technology,...

Duration:00:57:24

Your Market-to-Market Supply Chain: Creating Agility

4/5/2016
The buzz: Jack be nimble, Jack be quick (Jill, too). br Businesses like yours are operating in volatile, demanding markets like never before, facing major challenges as you try to manage customer response and orchestrate a global supply and partner network across boundaries. Beyond the faster pace of product innovation and soaring demand for customized products, you’re also trying to cope with competitive, regulatory and economic pressures. How to survive? We have one word for you: agility....

Duration:00:56:18

Time for a New Competitive Edge: Demand Networks

3/8/2016
The buzz: The time has come.Major global market trends are redefining your business realities: volatile markets, increasingly complex logistics, constantly changing distribution networks, escalating competition. It’s critical to understand your supply chain maturity (or lack thereof) and focus on the right things. How? Morph your supply chain into Demand Networks. Why? Demand Networks focus on the customer, the partners ensuring you fulfill demand, and your ability to react quickly and...

Duration:00:55:44

Digital Transformation Across the Extended Supply Chain

2/9/2016
The buzz: Chain chain chain…Welcome to our new series, where we’ll cover ESC fundamentals, implications on the buyer’s journey, how it impacts your organization’s alignment and accountability, and the struggle to measure its influence on your bottom line. Why this series? Extending the supply chain is a topic of growing concern to businesses around the globe, especially with the rapid growth of digital transformation. The experts speak. Rick Imber, SAP: “There is only one boss. The customer....

Duration:00:57:50