People, Process and Technology (Why Technology is Always Last)

People, Process & Technology (Why Technology is Always Last)   We at SCM Connections would love to show you our “People, Process and Technology” slide. Everybody has a people process technology slide; they make you write it before you can receive your official consultant’s license*.  But let’s go beyond the boilerplate and really explore why, […]

Mind the Talent Gap with BPaaS

Mind The Talent Gap With BPAAS Record low unemployment. Dwindling pools of supply chain graduates. Increased supply chain complexity. These are realities in today’s business world.  These factors, along with an evolving definition of a ‘team’ and increased supply chain complexity are putting environmental pressures on supply chain organizations.  It’s time to evolve, and technology will […]

4 Reasons I Quit my First Supply Chain Analyst Job

I never expected my first supply chain analyst job out of college to be a dream job. There were some good things and some bad things about the supply chain culture. On the whole, it was a solid first job for any young professional.  But looking back, I wish someone had told me to take a hard look […]

Confessions of a Supply Chain Executive: 3 Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Confessions Of A Supply Chain Executive: 3 Lessons I Learned The Hard Way Confessions of a Supply Chain Executive : 3 Lessons I Learned the Hard Way I started my supply chain management career back in the day when the “successful” members of my Big 10 business school class found consulting jobs at the Chicago offices of the […]