Category Archives for "Supply Chain Led Innovation"

“The Start-ups’ Struggle” With Supply Chain – What is the Answer?

It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them. Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011), Business Week, May 25 1998 In most people’s vocabularies, design means veneer. It’s interior decorating. It’s the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But […]

How Supply Chain Strategy Can Help You Resolve The Innovators’ Conundrum

This is a million dollar question for most companies – start-ups or conglomerates. A lot of time and money is wasted, either because the companies do not bother to ask this question in time, or try to answer it in the wrong way. Here is a story:

Even Bigger Troubles With Big Data

supply chain management (SCM)

Troubles in big data are starting to emerge. I have written about these earlier and warned the clients to first make sure their small data is working as intended before jumping into big data. If you cannot control your small data, your ERP system, your EIS or your cloud then forget about BIG data. All […]

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