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Maine Pointe's Steven Bowen on Forbes Podcast: "Digital Supply Chain, Culture, and Sales & Operations Planning"


Topics: Total Value Optimization supply chain transformation digital supply chain Global Supply Chain Institute Maine Pointe TVO Forbes Sales & Operations Planning

Digital Supply Chain: You Need to Change. But How?

Originally posted in EBN

CEOs know they need to respond to disruptive technologies to remain competitive. What’s necessary is a pragmatic step-by-step way forward.

What’s all the fuss about?

Warren Buffett promoted the term “economic moat.” This relates to a company’s ability to maintain an advantage over its competitors (through process, technology innovation, and intellectual property) in order to protect its long-term profits and market share. With data analytics, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), the smart factory, machine learning, predictive maintenance, and blockchain all turning from vision to reality, your competitors are building their ‘moats’ now.

Topics: digital supply chain