The technological transformation is occurring at an unprecedented pace. What was expected to happen by 2035 is in process now. Industry 4.0 has taken manufacturing and supply chain by storm. Executives are realizing that they must upgrade their technological infrastructure to thrive in 2021. Which technologies are gaining momentum [...]
Published in Brushware Magazine, December 31, 2020 According to the Hackett Group, 77% of companies have strengthened their commitment to digital transformation due to the COVID crisis. In fact, they are not only strengthening their commitment, but the pace of adoption is increasing. A McKinsey survey found that the [...]
Published in San Fernando Valley Business Journal on Aug. 17, 2020 “When it comes to customers, it is all about understanding the demand of the customers’ customers” said Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Click here to read more.
While leading a panel "Building Resiliency in the Supply Chain" with gurus from Georgia Tech, the leading experts in global logistics and associated research, several intriguing concepts arose. Additionally, my Association for Supply Chain Management group led a series of webinars on "Navigating through Volatility" including discussions with several [...]
Published in Oracle/Modern Finance on March 10, 2020 “Even if a company isn’t a leader in climate change-reduction efforts, improving supply chain performance will naturally make operations more environmentally sustainable” said Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert. Click here to read more.
The skills gap has been a hot topic for many years. Our original research shows a 87% gap. For example, any time Kash Gokli, Engineering Clinic Director at Harvey Mudd and I gather CEOs to talk about timely topics in executive roundtables, no matter the topic of the evening, [...]
August 7, 2019 The article discussed the fact that IoT has been quite successful at driving results but the larger companies are the ones pursuing it. Certainly, with our clients, the small and medium size clients have less resources and need to prioritize, and we are seeing the same [...]
March 19, 2019 The hot topic in manufacturing, supply chain, healthcare and other industries is the war on talent. No client believes he has enough "high-skilled" resources yet most also feel challenged in finding resources regardless of skill level. On the other hand, there are statistics and studies showing [...]
To think about what's ahead in technology, it is important to put it in perspective with what's ahead in business. Read our article, "What's Ahead in Business?" for details on the key trends impacting business: Importance of the customer experience Taking the holistic view has become a "must" Volatility [...]
Will artificial intelligence and automation impact your industry? Most likely the answer is yes; the only question is how. At the very minimum, you should be paying attention so you can make sure you are taking potential advancements into account in your strategy. In the accounting industry, AI has [...]