Buyers Meeting Point is an online knowledge and professional development resource for purchasing and supply chain professionals. BMP Editor Kelly Barner has worked in the field as a practitioner, a consultant at a solution provider, and as a blogger. She has also co-authored two books on procurement 'Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources' and 'Procurement at a Crossroads: Career Impacting Insights into a Rapidly Changing Industry'.


A Conversation with Dr. Rob Handfield, co-author of The LIVING Supply Chain

Today Buyers Meeting Point welcomes Dr. Rob Handfield as our guest. Rob is the Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Co-Operative and the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University. Rob recently co-authored a new book titled, “The LIVING Supply Chain: The Evolving Imperative of Operating in Real Time” which can be purchased on Amazon or directly from Wiley. Click here to read Kelly Barner's review of the book on BMP. In this conversation we discuss: Three major shifts affecting the digital economy and how supply chain managers can prepare for themThe importance of decision-making velocity in an era of cognitive computing and real-time dataRising trends that will shape the future of supply chains and how they interact with the business environment in general


 2017-09-08  18m