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Why Do Many Digital Transformations Fail? The Company Doesn’t Focus Enough on Culture

Only 17% of Companies That Neglect Workplace Culture in Their Digital Transformation Efforts Improve Performance, While 90% of Companies That Prioritize Culture Thrive, According to The Boston Consulting Group


Companies recognize that they need to imbue their operations with digital technology in order to survive and thrive. Yet most major change efforts focused on digital innovation do not improve company performance because leaders are not focused enough on people and digital culture, according to research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The results are reported in the article “It’s Not a Digital Transformation Without a Digital Culture.”

“Culture provides the guidelines that steer employees to make choices that adv

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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>

Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit 2018

Reduce Vendor Risk, Negotiate Effectively, and Improve Financial Transparency Are you faced with the growing challenge of accelerating business performance while optimizing costs? The key to meeting this challenge is collaborating — internally within the IT finance, sourcing, procurement and vendor  ...

Orlando, FL  
Digital Factory at IAMD USA

Discover the real benefits of virtual technologies Well established and rapidly growing at Germany’s HANNOVER MESSE, Digital Factory, the Leading International Trade Show for Integrated Processes and IT Solutions, will be featured for the first time at IAMD USA in 2018. Digitalization is rapidly changi ...

Industrial Energy Systems: Smart Supply & Energy Efficiency at the Factory Level

Be at the forefront of energy strategy Attendees seeking energy management solutions will be particularly interested in Industrial Energy Systems, a special feature which premieres at IMTS in 2018. Presenting innovations driving energy efficiency and ensuring power quality in manufacturing, this special area cov ...

IMTS 2018 - International Manufacturing Technology Show

The Americas’ Largest Manufacturing Show IMTS 2018 will be the 32nd edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. IMTS 2016 hosted the highest number of exhibiting companies ever (2,407) and was the third largest in number of registrations (115,612) and in net square feet of exhibi ...


Job Opportunities
R&D Sourcing Manager
     Boston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

IT Procurement Analyst
     Madison  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Buyer Planner - Mandarin Speaking
     Chatsworth  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Analyst
     Taunton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Production Planner
     Waltham  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Distribution Center Manager
     Gurnee  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Sourcing Manager – FL or TX
     FL or TX  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group

Sourcing Manager – Fl or Tx
     Fl or Tx  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group

RWC Site Lead (Global Procurement Manager)
     Redwood City - CA  -  PERM  -  Bristol-Myers Squibb

Maintenance Supervisor - Night 1
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Nike Logistics Systems Advisor-NALC (Memphis, TN)
     Memphis, TN  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Category Manager - Facility Services
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Planner
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Execution & Labelling Manager
     Princeton - NJ  -  PERM  -  Bristol-Myers Squibb

Supply Planner
     Levittown  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

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News & Trends

Last update 3 Jul 2018
U.S. manufacturing growth remains strong despite hitting four-month low
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
United States 


Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...

Top ten IoT applications in the Food and Beverage industry

While the Food and Beverage industry does have its fair share of early adopters of The Internet of Things (IoT) strategies, many companies are still stalled in technology overload. The pressures to modernize the busin...

Contracting for Services
     New York, NY
Category Management: Cost and Leveraging Strategies for Supply Professionals
     Boston, MA
Applying Strategic Sourcing Principles to Indirect Procurement
     San Francisco, CA
Contracting: What All the Ts and Cs Mean
     Las Vegas, NV
Capital Equipment Purchasing: Big Risk, Big Dollars, Big Results
     Washington, D.C.

Local & Regional Agenda

FLORIM CERAMICHE SPA: On the road to Industry 4.0: advanced planning & finite capacity scheduling

Florim Ceramiche SpA has been worldly recognised as a leader in ceramics industry for more than 50 years, thanks to its committment to research, innovation and social responsibility. Florim business style can be summa...

The Agility Agenda for Procurement

This year, Ardent Partners explores a key characteristic that separates best-in-class procurement teams from all others – agility.While the 318 procurement and finance pros who were surveyed continue to focus on sa...

International Agenda