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Changing the Narrative: From Technology to Value Creation
MANUFACTURING, MANUFACTURING, VIDEO

Changing the Narrative: From Technology to Value Creation

Global disruptions have accelerated the adoption of digital technologies in manufacturing and supply chains. Companies are developing strategies to prepare for the new normal leveraging technology but focusing on bottom line performance. In this session, hear IBM speak about systemic approaches to value creation in manufacturing and how companies are doing this successfully today. Specifically, IBM will discuss the need for: Strategy: Co-creating roadmap and practices to solve operational issues and improve metrics that matter Data: Connecting, capturing and analyzing the right data to drive innovation and optimization Scale: Looking beyond proof of concepts and implementing scalable solutions to drive manufacturing excellence and…

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LIFE SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, VIDEO

Big Future for Small Molecules: How Merck is Reshaping the Manufacture of Small Molecules Within a Broader Manufacturing Transformation

Outline how small molecule manufacturing is being reshaped within the broader transformation of a world-leading biopharmaceutical and vaccine manufacturer Discuss how today’s pipeline and technologies are reshaping this future and how to remain agile for future changes Review case studies and strategies for rapid manufacturing commercialization Focus on the criticality of investing in people and how culture has to evolve as an enabler of transformation — Ger Carmody SVP, Global Pharmaceutical Operations Merck Ger Carmody is responsible for global pharmaceutical and packaging operations comprising approximately 4000 colleagues and internal 9 manufacturing sites.  His organization supplies drug substance and drug product…

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The Resurging Finance Leader: What is it Going to Take?
FINANCE, FINANCE, PODCAST, VIDEO

The Resurging Finance Leader: What is it Going to Take?

Demonstrating Finance leaders’ role as a resurgent force within their organizations who are best positioned to steer their businesses forward in a data-driven world Discussing key lessons learned during the pandemic, and how to build up your team post-pandemic Showcasing processes that transforms data collection from a chore to an asset Illustrating how investment in both technology and educating people to best use that technology go hand in hand during digital transformation Offering steps to co-create the future of your business while delivering agile, scenario-based budgeting and forecasting process to inform decision-making and align finance with sales, operational, and strategic…

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BMWS20 – Opening Chairs’ Remarks and Keynote: Reinventing a Biopharma Company for the 21st Century
LIFE SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, VIDEO

BMWS20 – Opening Chairs’ Remarks and Keynote: Reinventing a Biopharma Company for the 21st Century

Bristol Myers Squibb is a company that has undergone an extensive transformation and as a result, has reinvented itself Once a company consisting of multiple and vastly different business units, it is now the largest diversified specialty global biopharma company Its mission and focus is to utilize innovation to advance the treatment of serious disease and significant unmet medical need This organizational evolution required substantial change for the product development and manufacturing arms of the company Technology, systems, processes, people and culture all needed to be re-evaluated through a “new lens” The presentation will cover this journey including approach, successes,…

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Global Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities: The Impact of Technology
ETAIL OPERATIONS, SUPPLY CHAIN, VIDEO

Global Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities: The Impact of Technology

Integrating next-generation supply chain models Developing a transformation road map Establishing a vision of how digital applications can improve Operational Excellence — David Warrick General Manager, Global Supply Chain Microsoft As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub. He also manages all aspects of Channel Management, Software Manufacturing, and numerous other functions as the customer facing part of the Manufacturing and Supply Chain organization. Dave and his team are responsible for all products…

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Panel: The War for Talent – Fighting for and Keeping the Best People as Technology Speeds Ahead
SUPPLY CHAIN, VIDEO

Panel: The War for Talent – Fighting for and Keeping the Best People as Technology Speeds Ahead

Turning the focus inwards and developing an upskilling strategy that incentivizes each team member to take control over their own development How do you get people who are risk averse by training and temperament to believe they can try something completely different, new, or untested? Is our sensitivity to risk at the heart of why we have more technology than people stationed to manage it? — Troy Ellis EVP, Supply Chain Domino’s Pizza Inc. Troy oversees 26 supply chain centers in the U.S. and Canada, and is responsible for supplier management, including procurement, quality assurance and compliance functions within the…

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Utilizing Technology to Elevate Supply Chain and Logistics Teams
SUPPLY CHAIN, VIDEO

Utilizing Technology to Elevate Supply Chain and Logistics Teams

Technology should empower companies to have full end-to-end control of their supply chain, on a product level. This allows the company to have efficient inventory allocation Achieving SKU-level granularity through a tech-enabled freight forwarder allows companies to reduce working capital Reporting and analytics of the supply chain accessible by a web-based dashboard allows companies to have more efficient communication with relevant stakeholders to make data-driven decisions and have a competitive edge Keeping up with consumer’s expectations as freight forwarders and asset owners — Julie Harris VP, Global Key Accounts Flexport Julie is the VP of Global Key Accounts at Flexport…

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Overall Food Safety Culture: People, Processes, and Technology
FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY, VIDEO

Overall Food Safety Culture: People, Processes, and Technology

What makes our Workforce Development Learning and Training Program different? Refreshing existing quality and safety programs through investment in new tools and technologies Cross-pollinating new ideas and innovations throughout the company and our supply chain Talking about Food Safety Culture as a constant work-in-progress. How do we continue to innovate? Showcasing examples of positive change using Hershey’s Malaysia facility as a case study — Hugo Andres Gutierrez VP, Quality, Food Safety, and Regulatory Affairs The Hershey Company Hugo Andres Gutierrez is Vice President, Quality, Food Safety, and Regulatory Affairs for The Hershey Company. In this position, Gutierrez provides leadership to…

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