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Product development is obviously a key part of supply chain. In the apparel industry communicating with manufacturers can be challenging, so enter Calico to help reduce that friction.To find out more about how this young startup Calico raised money from Serena Ventures, and is helping direct to consumer brands in the apparel industry more easily connect to their factories, I invited Calico CEO Kathleen Chan to come on the podcast.We had a fascinating conversation. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
In these times of seemingly endless disruption, one powerful strategy for riding the waves is inventory optimization.To learn more about the why's and how's of this, I invited Robert Olszak from global consulting firm RGP to come on the podcast to talk about it.We had a fascinating conversation covering the different inventory optimization options, best practices in inventory optimization, and where to from here.I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
Setting the correct price on your products sounds like it should be easy, right?Well, it is not that straightforward at all as I discovered in this episode of the Digital Supply Chain podcast where I talked to Chris Mele, Managing Partner at Software Pricing Partners.We had a great conversation spanning how to create your pricing strategy, how the shift to SaaS is impacting pricing strategies, and the roles that things like licensing, packaging, and support also play. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
With all the disruptions to supply chains these days, inventory management is very much top-of-mind for supply chain professionals. Too much inventory is wasteful, too little risks stock-outs and missed sales.Enter Flowlity - a French start-up helping companies better manage inventory planning using AI. To learn more I invited their co-founder, and CEO Jean-Baptiste Clouard to come on the podcast to tell me all about it.I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
Blockchain can get a bit of a bad rep because of the massive carbon footprint Bitcoin has, and more recently because of its huge losses!  Enterprise blockchains though don't suffer either of those problems and so can be very elegant solutions to some quite challenging problems. In this episode of the Digital Supply Chain podcast, I spoke to IOV42's Chief Product Officer David Coleman to hear how their blockchain solution is helping prove the provenance of timber.We had a great conversation spanning how IOV42's blockchain works in the timber supply chain, how their algorithm uses proof of authority, not proof of stake, and what other domains they intend to target next. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
Our machines and processes are creating increasingly larger volumes of data - how can we handle this, what insights can we glean from it, and what are some lessons learned?These are some of the questions I put to Sisu Data's Joel McKelvey in this episode of the Digital Supply Chain podcast.We had a great conversation spanning why AI ML solutions are increasingly necessary for supply chain data insights, Sisu Data's recent Harris Poll showing the implications of a poor supply chain experience, and how best to solve these problems. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
I hosted Gareth Webb on the podcast 8 months ago talking about the, then new integration developed by Siemens and SAP for Teamcenter, and then again more recently two months ago when Feature Pack 2 was released to talk about what the new enhancements in that were.When it was announced at Sapphire that a Cloud version of this was in the works, I had to invite Gareth back to give us an update. This is a short episode, but I think an interesting one given the possibilities of a cloud-delivered version of the integration.I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
Integration projects are becoming increasingly important to allow disparate systems to share information.Enter IPaaS - the Integration Platform As A Service. Celigo is an iPaaS company, so I invited their VP of Strategy Mark Simon to come on the podcast to tell me all about it.I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
Disruption in Asia, particularly the China with the government's Zero Covid policy is playing havoc with global markets and supply chains. To learn more about this I invited Uwe Haizmann, a partner at EAC Consulting based in Shanghai to come on the podcast to discuss the issues.We had a fascinating conversation talking about how over two months of lockdown is affecting Chinese manufacturing, the knock-on effects of that for the rest of us, and how the world is responding. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
The garment industry has had a bit of a reputational issue largely because of the lack of visibility down the supply chain.TrusTrace was set up to solve this. To find out more I invited TrusTrace Co-Founder and CEO Shameek Ghosh to come on the podcast and tell me all about it.We had a fascinating conversation talking about all the flaws in the current garment industry, how TrusTrace addresses those, and its plans for growth. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
The diamond trade has always been a murky one with lots of talk of Blood Diamonds. This has meant the diamond supply chain is mired in suspicion about the origin of the stones that go into making the jewelry we wear.  One company seeking to change that is HB Antwerp. They've developed a unique direct, community-based, blockchain-backed sourcing strategy, and are bringing the ability to design your own diamond to market.To learn more I invited HB Antwerp Co-Founds and Managing Partner Shai de Toledo to come on the podcast to tell me more.We had a fascinating conversation talking about all the flaws in the current diamond industry, how HB Antwerp addresses those, and its plans for a direct to consumer service. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
We're increasingly hearing how everything is moving towards networks. To find out more about how this is impacting businesses and the supply chain implications I invited Bob Baker (aka @HoosierZimbob on Twitter) Global Vice President, for Business Network Success at SAP.We had a fascinating conversation talking about what business networks are, what the network economy is, and how application marketplaces fit into the equation. I learned loads, I hope you do too...Some of the links Bob mentioned on the podcast are: the SAP Business Network websitethe SAP app store andBob's email address is Bob.Baker@sap.comIf you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
Sourcing is a fascinating space, and one company upending the sourcing space is Keelvar with its sourcing optimization, and automation solutions.I invited Alan Holland, Founder and CEO of Keelvar to come on the podcast to tell me more.We had a fascinating conversation talking about why Alan set up Keelvar, the dizzying journey from being a startup to having a blue-chip client list in a few short years, and where to next for Keelvar. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
China's zero Covid policy, and the shutdown of Shanghai are impacting global supply chains.To discuss this, and strategies organisations can take, I invited the Reshoring Institute's Rosemary Coates back onto the podcast.We had a fascinating conversation. I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
The health of manufacturing machinery is hugely important for any manufacturing organisation - unplanned downtime can be extremely costly. Enter Augury.  Augury uses AI to predict when a machine is going to fail, and so helps organisations reduce costs, and increase productivity.Eager to learn more, I invited Augury's VP Strategy Artem kroupenev to come on the podcast to tell me all about it.We had a great conversation spanning  the how Augury uses AI to predict machine failures, the benefits customers have achieved from Augury's solutions, and what's next for Augury! I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
We are living through some very interesting times - which if you are in supply chain, can seem like a curse, as the Chinese seemingly never said!How can organisations survive the disruptions, and thrive?To answer these questions and more I invited IDC's Manufacturing Insights thought leader Lorenzo Veronesi to come on the podcast to talk about this.We had a great conversation spanning  the disruptions, how Industry 4.0 and digital transformations can help , and the relationship to climate change! I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
Data science is a relatively new discipline. Its use in supply chain is still in early stages so having a well thought out data science strategy is of utmost importance.To talk about this I invited Ganes Kesari, the Co-founder & Chief Decision Scientist at Gramener.We had a great conversation spanning mistakes organisations make when embarking on data science journeys, some successful data science case studies, and how to bring the organisation with you when making this change! I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
What is the Metaverse, and does it have a role in supply chain?The Metaverse has received lots of headlines in the last couple of years, but does it have a role  to play outside of the spheres of entertainment, and e-learning? Can it be used in supply chain, for example?To answer these questions and more I invited IDC's Manufacturing Insights thought leaders Jan Burian and Lorenzo Veronesi to come on the podcast to talk about this.We had a great conversation spanning what the Metaverse is, Metaverse use cases in use today, and when it will move from proofs of concept standard operating procedure! I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
I hosted Gareth Webb on the podcast 6 months ago talking about the then new integration developed by Siemens and SAP for Teamcenter.In that episode he talked not just about what had been achieved in the integration, but their plans for the second release of the product. 6 months later and Feature Pack 2 has launched, so I invited Gareth back to give us an update on what's new.We had a great conversation spanning the new functionality in the second release, the different manufacturing industries this integration would be suitable for,  and where to from here for this solution. More details about this second release can be found in this blog post.I learned loads, I hope you do too...If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about how to juggle sustainability and efficiency mandates while recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, meeting growth targets, and preparing for an uncertain future, check out our Oxford Economics research report here.And if you want to read up on our Industry 4.0 blueprint repost, head on over to https://www.sap.com/cmp/dg/intro-industry40/index.html, and if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
As a key component of supply chains, fleets have proven difficult to digitise. One of the companies working to change this is Ridecell. I invited their VP Marketing and Alliances, Mark Thomas to come on the podcast to tell me how they're changing that.We had a fascinating conversation discussing how Ridecell are helping organisations digitise their fleets, some of the use cases of digitisation that they're seeing, and the various different types of fleets they're working with. I learned loads. I hope you do too.If you have any comments/suggestions or questions for the podcast - feel free to leave me a voice message over on my SpeakPipe page or just send it to me as a direct message on Twitter/LinkedIn. Audio messages will get played (unless you specifically ask me not to).If you want to learn more about supply chain semiconductor shortages, don't forget to check out SAP's recently published Point of View paper on the topic, as well as my podcast with the author of the paper Jeff Howell.And don't forget to also check out the 2021 MPI research on Industry 4.0 to find out how to increase productivity, revenues, and profitability for your operations. This global study examines the extent to which manufacturers deploy Industry 4.0 in their business and the benefits it brings.And if you liked this show, please don't forget to rate and/or review it. It makes a big difference to help new people discover it. Thanks.And remember, stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane! 
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Kingsley Hall

great definition of Digital supply chain, pleasure to listen to.

Feb 11th
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