It’s common to find topics around supply chain optimization on the agenda of board meetings – in fact, over 85% of senior executives say that refining supply chain performance is one of their top priorities. Why is that? Well, a lean supply chain process is crucial to maintaining profit as well as happy and loyal customers. If you’re new to the planning and logistics side of business, or simply wanting to understand this process better, I wrote this quick guide to help you get a handle on basic best practices for supply chain management (SCM).… Read more about Supply Chain Management: An Introduction and Guide to Increasing Performance
Everyone tells you the French are rude. Especially the Parisians, they say. They are haughty, brusque, rude and unfriendly, and you should just be prepared to handle their attitude towards foreign visitors, if you want to enjoy beautiful France. Well, they are right about France being beautiful, but wrong about all the rest. Let me tell you why.… Read more about The French Are Rude?
Market place innovation or disruption is driving you out of business, you don’t know it yet. Here is what you need to do to avoid this fate.… Read more about Warning: Innovation Is Killing Your Business
Much has been written about the new iPhone, that was not launched in the typical Apple June refresh. Most of the articles written have been rumors and speculation about what the new iPhone will look like or what technology will be included. I call this the “what” stories. They include stories that evaluate purported component manufacturer design changes to conjure up new iPhone specs such as a bigger home button, different screen sizes, etc. In the meantime, the more important question (at least from an investor standpoint) goes unaddressed.… Read more about Why Was The New iPhone Delayed?