Concurrency: The New Era of Supply Chain Planning

Future supply chain leaders will look back at 2016 as the end of an era. Spurred by unprecedented disruption, volatility and technology evolution, leading organizations are abandoning outdated, overly rigid supply chain planning processes and moving towards the future of planning: concurrency.

Watch this on-demand webinar with Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World, as he shares predictions, insights, and best practices for achieving success in this new era of supply chain planning, including:

  • Defining concurrent planning, the factors driving it and the three foundational capabilities it’s built on

  • Discussing the magnitude and pace of change expected in supply chain strategy, planning and decision-making; and

  • Sharing the most innovative strategy and planning case study examples from leading supply chain organizations

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Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World
Kevin leads SCM World’s content team and cutting-edge, practitioner-driven supply chain research. He also co-chairs the SCM World Executive Advisory Board and is a research fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

He previously served as Group Vice President for Supply Chain at Gartner following the 2009 acquisition of AMR Research, where he was Chief Strategy Officer. In his 10-year career at AMR, he created the Supply Chain Top 25, and wrote over 400 published articles and reports. Under the banner “Supply Chain Saves the World,” he published a well-received book and led a six-year dialogue with business leaders and luminaries such as Bill Clinton, Colin Powell, Michael Eisner and T. Boone Pickens.

Prior to joining AMR, Kevin was a Vice President at Oracle Corporation, where he was responsible for supply chain and product lifecycle management applications strategies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston College, a Master of Science in Industrial Relations from Oxford University and an MBA from Stanford University.

Trevor Miles, Thought Leader, Kinaxis
Trevor Miles serves as an expert source - both internally for Kinaxis, as well as for customers, prospects, industry analysts and journalists. Known throughout the supply chain field, he has published many articles and presented at various industry events. Trevor helps Kinaxis seek new market opportunities within the company's distinctive competence and is instrumental in the company's competitive and market intelligence, guiding the overall market positioning and priorities for RapidResponse. Having lived, worked, and studied in Canada, the United States, Europe and Africa, Trevor brings a global perspective to market needs and customer requirements.

Trinity Industries Inc.
Lockheed Martin

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