Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

Total cost analysis is more difficult than it sounds and most technology implementations automated functional measurement systems (manufacturing or procurement), but leave the organization blind on the management of total costs. The first step was to charter a research project with the Arizona State University statistics department to analyze which combination of metrics drives the highest market capitalization.

Using the Bits: Building Digital Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

As a result, companies like AstraZenca, BASF, Colgate, Reckitt Benckiser, Seagate, and Taiwan Semiconductor outperformed their peer group in the period of 2006-2014, but sustained improvement becomes more and more difficult. For most companies, the traditional focus is on the management of order to cash, procure to pay and forecast to deliver processes. Social. Mobile. Sensors. 3D printing. The Internet of Things. The list goes on and on.