Are you Ready for Disruptive Innovation?

Can disruption and innovation go hand-in-hand? I often wonder about this, as I hear the word ‘disruption’ quite often. Over time, I have come to understand that disruptive innovation is characterized by two attributes. One, the new innovation is a new way of doing business within an established industry. Two, this new way of doing […]

The New Answer to ‘How to Keep Customers Happy' - Positive Disruptions in the Supply Chain

For businesses, the very idea that disorder can lead to growth and movement is unthinkable. However, could it be possible that there are business models that gain from chaos and disruption? Is this kind of positive evolution achievable by any and every business, and under all circumstances? Think of this radical concept: An antifragile entity looks […]

Supply Chains Get Smarter with Artificial Intelligence

Having missed a dear niece’s birthday and trying to make up for it, I browsed through my regular gifting site last week. Sarah greeted me, asking how she could help me. So as I said, “Hi, I forgot my niece’s birthday”, Sarah responded with “What does Khushi like?” “Hmm, basketball and phones are her latest … Continue reading Supply Chains get smarter with Artificial Intelligence

Procurement – How Innovation can Bring Visibility

Fifteen years ago, when I first worked on a procurement spend analytics engagement with a big aerospace company, the stated objective in the first slide was ‘to get the spend visibility across multiple plants globally and then to rationalize it to identify potential savings.’ Last week I heard an executive from a manufacturing company asking, ‘how … Continue reading Procurement – How innovation can bring visibility

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