Disruption, Innovation, Global Trends & the APICS-IE Symposium

October 25, 2018 Lately, I've attended various conferences and participated in a few events/ panels on a diverse set of topics with different groups (ranging from transportation to public policy to manufacturing and supply chain to consulting to universities/ students to women leaders).  Aside from it being a whirlwind [...]

Let’s Spur Innovation

Last month, I led a manufacturing roundtable on the topic of innovation. Undoubtedly, if we want to be successful over the long-term, we must innovate. Problem solving only gets us back to our standard level of performance. Although necessary, it will not be enough! Instead, to exceed our [...]

2022-09-08T07:18:59+00:00September 24, 2018|Categories: Inner Circle, Innovation|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gaining New Ideas to Increase Business Value

Every executive we work with is interested in increasing the value of the business.  Whether a small closely-held business with an owner who might want to sell the business or exit with an ESOP or a private-equity backed company aiming to achieve the ideal exit strategy per the private [...]

Companies use slow, ad hoc approaches to innovation, report says

Published in Fierce CEO on May 1, 2018 “No matter how innovative the employee, if the leader isn’t encouraging innovation, it will not occur,” said Lisa Anderson, Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, President of LMA Consulting. Click here to read more.

2022-09-08T07:22:12+00:00May 1, 2018|Categories: In The News, Innovation|Tags: , , |

Press Release: Manufacturing Strategy Expert, Lisa Anderson, Predicts Innovation as Catalyst for Inland Southern California “Place to Be” for Manufacturers and Distributors

Originally published on PR Newswire on April 25, 2017 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – April 25, 2018 –  Supply Chain and Manufacturing Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., sees innovation as key to the success of manufacturing.  “In order to be ahead of the curve [...]

Harvey Mudd Students Lauded for Manufacturing Innovation

Published in Harvey Mudd College on March 5, 2018 Lisa Anderson presents the Manufacturer’s Council of the Inland Empire Innovation Award to Harvey Mudd College Students for their work with Purosil. The award was presented in February at the MCIE’s 2018 Manufacturers’ Summit. Click here to read more.

Harvey Mudd Student Projects & Innovations Related to Cancer

February 12, 2018 Earlier this week, I attended some clinic presentations at Harvey Mudd (student projects with companies / partners), and the value of innovation hit home!  For example, there are students working on innovations to improve on the success rate of breast cancer surgeries - talk about relevant!  [...]

Manufacturing Summit to Explore New Technologies and Opportunities

Published in Inland Empire US on Feb. 8, 2018 Lisa Anderson was asked to participle in a panel discussion regarding the wider range of distribution developments that will be important in the next few years for continued manufacturing viability. Click here to read more.

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