This week, SAP Ariba is conducting its annual SAP Ariba Live customer conference One of this conference’s key messaging themes of this year’s session is a perspective of how this technology provider views the future of procurement, and how B2B Business Network capability can be affordably offered to up and coming mid-market companies.
Supply Chain Transformation
February 2018 data related to manufacturing and supply chain activity continues to reinforce a boom period. The indices for U.S. wide activity, particularly point to ongoing operational challenges occurring among multiple industry supply chains. While teams remain incredibly busy in day-to-day challenges, Supply Chain Matters again raises caution signs for the need to manage both tactical and strategic transformational needs.
Multi-industry supply chains are experiencing the most robust activity experienced in seven years. At the same time, many that are experienced in boom and bust cycles know all too-well that periods of rapid business expansion bring lots of operational challenges as well as strategic risks, namely that teams take their eye away from very important tactical and strategic transformational imperatives.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides live dispatches from the Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience Conference held in San Jose California. Part Four shares Bob Ferrari’s highlights and perspectives on the two panelist sessions which he participated within.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides live dispatches from the Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience Conference held in San Jose California. Part Three summarizes executive briefings, observations and some factoids.