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The Digital Transformation Roadmap

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The Digital Transformation Roadmap

David Rogers is an international authority on digital transformation and affiliated with Columbia Business School in New York. He writes books, speaks at conferences and helps large companies implement their digital strategy. In 2016, he …

David Rogers

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Bestselling author David Rogers: Digital transformation is a matter of culture

To survive in the digital age, a company has to reinvent itself and create new business models all the time. For traditional companies, this is an immense task, but it can be done, according to …

custobots

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A detailed look at the future of custobots

In the recently published book ‘When machines become customers’, the reader is sucked into a new world. Something big is about to happen: IoT-enabled devices that order their own spare parts and AI-equipped purchasing systems …

purchasing robots

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Purchasing robots will drive e-commerce into the background

Physical devices and AI systems that place their own orders are leading to a ‘megatrend that will have higher significance than digital commerce’, argues analyst firm Gartner in the book, ‘When machines become customers’. How …

Yossi Sheffi

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Yossi Sheffi: “People can interpret the context of events”

Four industrial revolutions have already hugely altered the role of humans within chains of production, and roles will once again change or disappear due to artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. The challenge is to make …

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The ‘big reveal’ of The Magic Conveyor Belt

‘The Magic Conveyor Belt’ rewards those who stick with it. In effect, it is more like two books: an explanatory book and a visionary book. Anyone who gives up during the first part, thinking ‘I …

McKinsey

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McKinsey exposed

Late last year, a remarkable book was published about the world of consulting. Generally speaking, consultants are expected to remain neutral and they learn how to psychologically arm themselves against clients who want to misuse …

The Supply Chain Management Startups Handbook

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Second edition handbook proves growth of supply chain start-ups

The 2nd edition of The Supply Chain Management Startups Handbook is now available. Launched earlier this month, this year’s handbook presents profiles of more than 340 supply chain start-ups that can help to tackle supply …

Profit from the Source

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10 tips for getting more out of your supplier network

Profit from the Source is a well-written book in which the Boston Consulting Group presents ten practical principles to help businesses achieve maximum synergy with their suppliers. What is the CEO’s role? Which roles and skills …

Harness the strength of your suppliers

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Harness the strength of your suppliers

Close and strategic collaboration with key suppliers can be your company’s secret weapon in overcoming today’s supply chain challenges. However, this requires a whole new approach to the purchasing function, according to the four top …

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