Companies today increasingly recognize Digital Technology and IT infrastructure as a strategic asset that provides companies with the ability to effectively compete in its’ marketplace – an observation underscored by the Nash KPMG 2017 CIO Survey finding that CIOs sit on 62% of executive boards as opposed to 38% in 2005. While their relative importance varies slightly from year to year, the C-Suite charter for Digital Technology consistently features the following items: …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Blockchain IoT, Business Transformation, Information Technology, Strategic Execution, Supply Chain Optimization, Total Cost of Ownership, on April 19, 2019
Purchasing Best Practices were important to two supply chain optimization projects we recently completed for a University and a $400M manufacturer of consumer products. All companies purchase goods and services and have various organization structures, business processes and technology backbones for handling it. In both projects, these were significantly different from each other. Irrespective …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing and Distribution, Supply Chain Optimization, on April 14, 2019
February 11, 2019 – (Upland, CA) – Group50, a privately-held, full-service supply chain consultancy founded in 2004 is pleased to recap its 2018 results and announce the addition of Lara Abrams to its team of executives. …Read MoreThis entry was posted in News, on February 11, 2019
Most organizations do Leadership Succession Planning at some level of effectiveness. Very little has been written about the need for incorporating technology succession planning and while technology leadership is part of the standard succession planning model, little is done about succession planning and skills development for subject matter experts, their supporting teams and successive upgrades and new technologies. Teams …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Business Transformation, Information Technology, Organizational Development, Strategic Execution, Supply Chain Optimization, Talent Management, on February 10, 2019
Kaizen is part of a Continuous Improvement strategy where stakeholders (customers, suppliers, employees and contract workers) at every level work together to implement process improvements at the business level and on the shop floor. These improvements may be …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Continuous Improvement, Driving Continuous Improvement Series, on January 29, 2019
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