Keynote Lora Cecere | S&OP Vendor Day 2021

Why is excellence in S&OP so hard

Supply Chain Media organized the first hybrid edition of S&OP Vendor Day on October 13, 2021. “Taste the flavours of S&OP Vendors” in one day. The main topic of this new and innovative international event in Utrecht and online was the selection of a suitable S&OP software vendor and the implementation of the solution. Besides independent keynotes from well-known companies about their S&OP journey, leading companies presented their solutions in a 30-minute breakout session as well as at their booths. Lora Cecere’s keynote was about ”Why is excellence in S&OP so hard?”. 

In this presentation, Lora Cecere, Founder of Supply Chain Insights, shared seven reasons why most S&OP programs fail and how to improve outcomes. As an analyst in the supply chain management space for over two decades, Cecere has coached over 600 companies on how to drive success.

Ik turns out the most significant hurdle is not technology. Instead, it is an organizational design challenge that starts with leadership. Based on research and recent experience, the seven reasons and recommendations are designed to help companies maximize success.

Missed this keynote?

The recorded session is available on the YouTube channel of Supply Chain Movement. The slide deck is available for download below.