- Illustrating how digital supply chain processes are evolving from aggregation to individualization, which drives the need to plan make and deliver individualized products so businesses remain customer focused
- Demonstrating that companies need to move from responsive to predictive business processes and increase efficiency and throughput to be more agile
- Analyzing and managing data in real time to provide the total visibility needed to connect the entire supply chain and improve customer service
- Learning how a digital supply chain that is intelligent, flexible, and connected enables organizations to transition from cost savings and efficiency to a differentiated strategy
Forging a Path to the Digital Supply Chain
Just what is a digital supply chain, anyway? And how can companies achieve it? Hans Thalbauer, senior vice president of IoT and digital supply chain with SAP, has some answers.
During the 2018 edition of the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit, Executive Platforms was proud to partner with SupplyChainBrain to conduct a number of onsite interviews between our speaker faculty and SupplyChainBrain’s Managing Editor Robert Bowman.
SVP, Digital Supply Chain & Industry 4.0
Hans is globally responsible for solution management and the go-to-market functions for SAP’s Digital Supply Chain and Industry 4.0 solution portfolio. As a supply chain industry veteran who specializes in defining new markets and positioning organization to own them, Hans has served in a broad range of business leadership roles in his tenure at SAP. He most recently spearheaded SAP’s successful launch of the company’s Industry 4.0 solution portfolio by addressing the requirements of Chief Operating Officers and Chief Supply Chain Officers. Hans has more than 18 years of experience with SAP, holding positions in development, product and solution management, as well as go-to-market functions.
Robert Bowman is a veteran editor, reporter and writer covering supply-chain management, international trade, economics, finance, regulation, compliance, technology, logistics, professional education, the environment, human rights, and labor management. Bob writes and edits theme-based articles, in-depth case studies, and a weekly blog. I’ve served as interviewer in thousands of videos, hosted numerous webinars, and produce and host a weekly podcast. Bob is also a published novelist. Prior to SupplyChainBrain, Bob has also contributed to the Journal of Commerce, World Trade, Distribution, Shipping and Trade News (Tokyo), Traffic World, Buyside, Cargovision, Warehousing Management, Pacific Shipper, Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s Maritime Asia.
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