Supply chain attacks on the rise as one of the biggest new threat vectors as organisations scramble to close gaps

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

the cloud-delivered endpoint protection solutions provider, has announced the results of its global supply chain survey, Securing the Supply Chain, produced by independent research firm Vanson Bourne CrowdStrike Inc.,

Five Ways to Fix Statistics in Supply Chain Research

SCM Research

5) Change norms from within : Funders, journal editors and leading researchers need to act. Otherwise, researchers will continue to re-use outdated methods, and reviewers will demand what has been demanded of them. Methodology Article Empirical Research Structural Equation Modeling Theory TestingThe p value debate has revealed that hypothesis testing is in crisis – also in our discipline! But what should we do now?

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Overcoming the Gender Gap in SCM Research

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” with “Lastname and her coauthors” or “Lastname and her research team”, or in the case of a single author by replacing a neutral “the author” with “she” or “her” Such linguistic tricks will certainly not solve the problem, but could help to produce role models and thereby inspire female readers to pursue an academic career. Research Operations Management Supply Chain Management

Research Into Supply Chain Resilience

The Network Effect

I am sharing this research survey on behalf of Dr. David Nowicki of The Center for Logistics Education and Research. The post Research Into Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on The Network Effect. Risk Supply Chain Management research resilience risk supply chain

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Collaborating on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

Is there a greater need for supply chain research today than in the past, and if so, why? That was my opening question to Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H. Robinson , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics titled, “ When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research.” I asked Steve why they chose to partner with those universities, and why didn’t they just conduct the research themselves.

COVID-19 hindering sustainability initiatives, reveals research

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16th July 2020, London – Research from Ivalua, a leading provider of spend management cloud solutions, has shown that six-in-ten (60%) UK businesses have decreased their investment in sustainability initiatives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The research, conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Ivalua, surveyed 200 UK-based procurement, supply chain and finance professionals about managing sustainability initiatives and environmental concerns in the supply chain.

CfP: 2019 CSCMP European Research Seminar

SCM Research

The 14 th CSCMP European Research Seminar will be held in Warsaw on May 16 th and 17 th , 2019. Please find the call for papers on the webpage of the 2019 CSCMP European Research Seminar. Research SCM Conference Supply Chain Management

Research in Focus: Cloud Computing in Logistics

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is the first in a new series we’re launching where we highlight research conducted by select partners and provide our perspective on some of the most interesting findings and results. For additional insights from the research study, download the complimentary report from Axit’s website. Cloud/SaaS Research in Focus AXIT cloud computing Institute for Cloud Computing supply chain operating network

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

What are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management? In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. Our research is based on survey data collected from 141 SCM scholars. Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

What are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management? In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. Our research is based on survey data collected from 141 SCM scholars. Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management.

Independent research reveals how organizations can succeed in a brave new tariff-driven trade world

Kinaxis

According to Ventana Research in a report commissioned by Kinaxis, only 35 percent of companies with more than 1000 employees say they’re able to react quickly to changing marketing conditions – an astonishingly low number.

New Ivalua Research Finds a Lack of Digitisation and Focus on Costs is Hindering Supplier Collaboration

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The research, conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Ivalua, found improving collaboration was a priority for 77% of respondents. The research highlighted notable geographic differences: 50% of German business had no processes to collaborate with strategic suppliers, compared to 45% in the US and a third (33%) in the UK. The post New Ivalua Research Finds a Lack of Digitisation and Focus on Costs is Hindering Supplier Collaboration appeared first on Ivalua.

Multi-Methodological Research in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

Just like OM research, SCM research is dominated by three research methodologies: (1) analytical modelling research (optimization, computational, and simulation models etc.), (2) quantitative empirical research (surveys etc., and (3) case study research. There has been a recent trend towards multi-methodological research that combines different methodologies. Methodology Analytical Modelling Case Study Empirical Research Trend

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

CfP: 2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium

SCM Research

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professional’s Academic Research Symposium (ARS) (formerly: Educators’ Conference) has earned a prominent reputation with many academics, as it is an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and share new research for discussion and feedback. As a member of the Conference Committee, I would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers of the 2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium (PDF), which will be held in Atlanta, GA, U.S.

Showing Creativity in SCM Research

SCM Research

She challenges “recent perspectives that define quality as an alternative to global, industrial forms of production” and “finds that quality is also important for industrial food production and for the global geography of the surimi [a fish paste] seafood industry” In general, the author takes an interpretive approach – an approach that is almost absent in SCM research, and that might be inspirational for our otherwise empiricist discipline.

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Research in Focus: Sourcing Trends and Concerns

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Our “ Research in Focus ” series highlights research conducted by select partners on timely and important trends impacting supply chain and logistics professionals today. The post Research in Focus: Sourcing Trends and Concerns appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Global Trade Management Research in Focus Supply Chain & Logistics Trends AAEI Amber Road e-commerce free trade agreements product quality sourcing transportation cost

Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers

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The post Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers appeared first on Ivalua

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Redefining Supply Chain Research

Supply Chain Insights

It is a research supply chain. When you fill out our surveys, and participate in our research projects, you give to us; and in return, we publish Open Content research, in front of the firewall/paywall for you to share with your teams. Our goal is always to give to you high-quality research with unique insights. Last week, I attended Bridges, an event hosted by GT Nexus. While there, I was fortunate to attend a speech by Chis Bonner of Toms Shoes.

Executive's Guide to Supply Chain Research

Supply Chain Opz

Many people think a supply chain research is boring and it is the ivory tower that they don''t need to climb. This article will show you why a research is relevant to you and how to study without damaging your brain! Background What is a research? In layman''s terms , a research is the way you solve problems in a systematic manner. Not Everything is Equal So let''s talk about the types of researches a bit. This is the example of "Basic Research".

The Research Difference

Supply Chain Insights

Before I start this blog, you need to know that I am a self-confessed research snob. I have been doing supply chain research for the past nine years. I have experienced the research methodologies of three analyst firms ( Gartner, AMR Research and Altimeter Group ). When I founded Supply Chain Insights six months ago, my first hire was to staff research with what I consider to be top-notch talent. What is Research? The research agenda is our roadmap.

When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

What kind of insights and benefits can shippers, 3PLs, and universities obtain if they worked together on supply chain research projects? What is the best way to communicate the research results to the supply chain community? In this episode, Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H. The post When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Nucleus Research positions Kinaxis in Leaders’ quadrant of Control Tower Technology Value Matrix for 2018

Kinaxis

Nucleus Research just released its Control Tower Technology Value Matrix for 2018, assessing the state of the control tower market and provides an overview of 13 vendors based on a combination of functionality and usability. Nucleus Research recognizes that real-time visibility remains the ultimate goal for the majority of companies and notes that the ability to connect planning with execution is one of the key drivers to success.

The Most Cited Paper in SCM Research

SCM Research

Have you ever tried to find the most cited paper in supply chain management research? Research Article Award Ranking Supply Chain Management I have done so. For this purpose, I used the term “supply chain” in Web of Knowledge for a topic search. The winning paper is titled Information distortion in a supply chain: The bullwhip effect and the authors are Hau L. Lee, V. Padmanabhan, and Seungjin Whang.

ChainLink Research: Making Allocations Smarter

Logility

Ann Grackin is CEO of ChainLink Research, a supply chain research and advisory firm. Allocation processes and their supporting technology are getting a fresh look by retailers of late. So, why are Allocations so important? Spotting the big product trends is critical for the retailer’s brand. But just as important is ensuring merchandise gets to the right channels and store locations in the appropriate quantities to gain happy customers and higher revenues.

How to Leverage Gartner Research in Your TMS Vendor Evaluation

TMC

When looking for a TMS provider, many companies trust Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) research. According to Gartner, the “Magic Quadrant is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving you a wide-angle overview of the market’s vendors. Our recommendations on how to leverage Gartner’s TMS research. Gartner does not intend for their research to provide a single vendor recommendation. Research TMS Technology Global TMS

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

SCM Research

“There’s a pervasive paradox in academia”, as Nobel (2016) writes in her recent article ( Why Isn’t Business Research More Relevant to Business Practitioners? ): “Research conducted at business schools often offers no obvious value to people who work in the world of business.” But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research?

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Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

SCM Research

“There’s a pervasive paradox in academia”, as Nobel (2016) writes in her recent article ( Why Isn’t Business Research More Relevant to Business Practitioners? ): “Research conducted at business schools often offers no obvious value to people who work in the world of business.” But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research?

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Inefficient Procurement processes are costing UK businesses almost £2m per year, reveals research

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29 th August 2019, London – Research from Ivalua , a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has shown that Procurement, supply chain and finance professionals are spending almost a third (31%) of their time dealing with inefficient paper-based or manual Procurement processes, which is costing UK businesses on average £1.94m annually* and limiting Procurement teams’ ability to deliver more strategic value.

June 22, 2020 / 11:00 AM ESTAchieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers

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3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.