Lora Cecere

Lora Cecere

Supply Chain: The True Game of Risk

Aug 18, 2015
Lora Cecere is the Founder of Supply Chain Insights. She is trying to redefine the industry analyst model to make it friendlier and more useful for supply chain leaders.

S&OP: A Tough Nut to Crack

Jul 14, 2015
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is over thirty years old. I have been studying it as a researcher for fifteen years. With the rise of the global multi-national, S&OP increased in importance as a way to align and drive organizational balance. In parallel, as shown in the attached infographic, challenges to do it well increased.

Navigating The End-to-End Journey

May 12, 2015
Wang Laboratories. Eastman Kodak. Nokia. Blockbuster. Polaroid. Xerox. What do these names have in common?

Reflections on Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Apr 17, 2015
Why would companies implement solutions that cost more, were longer to deploy, and had lower user satisfaction? Read Lora Cecere's thoughts on this.

Cloud-Based Supply Chain Solutions

Mar 30, 2015
The cloud—through web-based interfaces—makes it easier to connect through cloud-based solutions to customers and suppliers. Whereas the traditional license models with client-server architectures are not very extensible, the newer cloud-based solutions...

Supply Chain Excellence by the Numbers

Mar 13, 2015
One in three companies have a supply chain center of excellence, but only one in two is successful. These are grim statistics. This is especially true when the word “excellence” drips off of the lips of the supply chain leaders that I meet.

Supply Chain Agility - How To Achieve It

Jan 21, 2015
Today, 2 in 5 companies believe their S&OP process is effective. Only 1 in 5 companies has a balanced process, and most companies struggle to get to data. Only 1/3 report that they are able to execute the S&OP plan. Most companies lack the...

Global Trade Management Software: How Well Is It Used?

Dec 4, 2014
Our frequent collaborator Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights is conducting a survey on Global Trade Management Software. To lend a hand, we wanted to give our audience the chance to take part!

What Do We Do Now About Planning?

Nov 24, 2014
Supply Chain Insights founder Lora Cecere overviews five different strategies to consider to implement supply chain planning technologies; stabilize current investments; build efficient B2B networks; augment current functionality based on risk profile...

Getting Down To Brass Tacks: Can We Really Collaborate?

Oct 6, 2014
Supply Chain Insights' founder Lora Cecere on the subtle topic of collaborative data sharing and processes.