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Why the Fourth Industrial Revolution Requires More Supply Chain CEOs

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Business Process, Industry 4.0, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Wolfgang Lehmacher CEOs need to transform businesses – an imperative which is increasingly relevant in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Apparently, as the supply chain stretches across the entire business operation, the flow and transformation of materials and parts into goods and value to customers brings CEOs to the test. How then can CEOs lead

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A Partnership for Driving the Future of Business Transformation

November 14, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Business Process, Future of Business, TransformationComments (0)

A glimpse of Oliver Wight EAME’s alliance with Ernst & Young LLP   As the supply chain becomes more complex, there is a growing need for businesses of all kinds to have superior knowledge on how they would cope with current complexity levels.

Enhancing value through customer centric supply chain

September 20, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Artificial Intelligence, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Supply Chain, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

An exclusive interview with Allan Dow, President, Logility In today’s fast-changing marketplace, Allan Dow, President of Logility, knows all too well that a customer centric approach to any business is the only holy grail to success. In this interview, he

Leading Effective Insights & Brand Strategy in a Digital World: The 4S Data Framework

July 4, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By David Dubois and Gilles Haumont With the wave of increasing digital footprints in today’s technology-driven business landscape, more and more brands are stepping up their efforts in terms of harnessing data and extracting value from it. This article

Mining Actionable Information with Smart Capture: INTERVIEW WITH ENNO LUECKEL, EPHESOFT

June 9, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

Companies collect tons of data nowadays, but most of them do not yet profit from that treasure. The situation can be compared to the peak of the California Gold Rush: all of the easily accessible gold had been recovered already and mining the rest had become

Amazon, Just a Click Away from Luxury

May 29, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' Pick, Strategic Spotlight, Supply ChainComments (0)

What are the Implications for Selective Distribution? By Xavier Derville and Jean-Noël Kapferer Has the strategy of selective distribution, on which luxury brands depend for survival, evolved in the modern distribution world?  Combining their expertise

Five Leadership Lessons that will Help you Boost Productivity

May 29, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Deborah Sherry Today, businesses are presented with a plethora of opportunities arising from digital transformation. However, not all business leaders know how they can turn such opportunities into tangible value for their organisation. The lingering

Waking Up to Data Quality

May 12, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Tadhg Nagle, Thomas Redman and, David Sammon Bad data impacts managers and their companies far more than most realise today and presents an enormous hurdle for any data strategy. They can take many simple steps to improve, but they must first “wake up”

The Reliance on Blockchain Technology Will Increase as Businesses Become Knowledgeable on How to Leverage It

May 9, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Supply ChainComments (3)

Not every company will accept Bitcoin as a potential investment. However, businesses cannot deny the potential of the technology behind the cryptocurrency. Blockchain’s tamperproof nature is not only beneficial for recording Bitcoin transactions, it can

The Real Industry 4.0 Challenge

April 9, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Richard Markoff and Ralf Seifert As the manufacturing industry enters into the fourth industrial revolution or the Industry 4.0, supply chain leaders are challenged to make their enterprise processes more digitised – in order for their supply chain to