Supply Chain Metrics that MatterDATE:
Wednesday March 18, 2015

10:30AM EST – 11:30AM EST

In her new book, Lora Cecere tells the story of a fictional leadership team that uses the Supply Chain Index to determine which metrics matter, how details what is possible, and at what rate, for metrics improvement based on lessons from leaders.

Join Prof dr. Bram Desmet as he sits down and holds an open conversion with Lora Cecere during this one hour webinar. Topics that will be discussed include:

  • What is possible in defining supply chain potential
  • How to work toward a shared set of KPI’s and aligned incentives
  • Why traditional technology is inadequate to support effective demand-supply networks
  • How functional goals often time overpower corporate objectives


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Lora CecereAbout Lora Cecere
Lora Cecere comes to the stage with over forty years of diverse supply chain experience. She has spent nine years as an industry analyst with Gartner Group, AMR Research, Altimeter Group and is now the founder of her own firm Supply Chain Insights. Supply Chain Insights is focused on bringing unique insights to supply chain visionaries through open content, innovative research, monthly webinars and public training. As an enterprise strategist, Cecere focuses on the changing face of enterprise technologies. Her research is designed for the early adopter seeking first mover advantage. Next to this, Cecere is the author of the enterprise software blog Supply Chain Shaman read by over 5000 global supply chain executives. The blog focuses on how to use enterprise applications to drive supply chain excellence.


About Prof.dr. Bram Desmet
Bram Desmet
Prof.dr.Bram Desmet has elaborate experience in helping companies achieving next steps in demand planning and inventory management. He has a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations, a thorough knowledge of Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization and the ability to translate state-of-the-art techniques into practical applicable concepts. Prof.dr. Bram Desmet is also active in operations research and as a Professor in statistics and in decision sciences at the Vlerick Management School. He teaches students in different MBA programs, including missions at Beijing University in China and St-Petersburg in Russia. Prof.dr. Bram Desmet is the Managing Director of Solventure, Arkieva’s channel partner in Europe.


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