Episode 69: AI in Supply Chains: Navigating the Data-Driven Future with IDC’s Simon Ellis – The Future of Supply Chain
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This week, IDC’s Simon Ellis, industry expert in supply chain, joins us to share valuable perspectives on their recent InfoBrief, The Importance of AI in Supply Chain and Operations, diving into the importance of data foundations, the balance between embedded and analytical AI applications, and the strategic considerations for companies adopting AI technologies.

Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Guest: Simon Ellis, IDC

As a program vice president, Simon Ellis is responsible for providing research, analysis, and guidance on key business and IT issues for manufacturers. He currently leads the supply chain strategies practices at IDC Manufacturing Insights, an IDC industry research company that addresses the current market gap by providing fact-based research and analysis on best practices and the use of IT to assist clients in improving their capabilities in critical process areas. Within the supply chain practice, Simon is directly responsible for research in the supply chain planning strategies practice while also managing the supply chain execution strategies practice. These supply chain practices specialize in advising clients on supply chain network design, sales and operations planning, global sourcing (profitable proximity and low-cost sourcing), transportation, logistics, and more.  He also supports IDC Retail Insights IT strategies practices.

Host: Richard Howells, SAP

Richard Howells has been working in the Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing space for over 30 years. He is responsible for driving the thought leadership and awareness of SAP’s ERP, Finance, and Supply Chain solutions and is an active writer, podcaster, and thought leader on the topics of supply chain, Industry 4.0, digitization, and sustainability.

Host: Nicole Smythe, SAP

Nicole Smythe is a marketer, blogger, and podcaster in the Digital Supply Chain and ERP space at SAP. With a Master’s degree in Global Supply Chain Management and various field experiences, she hopes to bring a fresh, new perspective to the space with her active marketing contributions, focusing on topics like market trends, emerging technology, and the next generation of workers.  

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This week, IDC’s Simon Ellis, industry expert in supply chain, joins us to share valuable perspectives on their recent InfoBrief, The Importance of AI in Supply Chain and Operations, diving into the importance of data foundations, the balance between embedded and analytical AI applications, and the strategic considerations for companies adopting AI technologies.

Come join us as we discuss the Future of Supply Chain.

Guest: Simon Ellis, IDC

As a program vice president, Simon Ellis is responsible for providing research, analysis, and guidance on key business and IT issues for manufacturers. He currently leads the supply chain strategies practices at IDC Manufacturing Insights, an IDC industry research company that addresses the current market gap by providing fact-based research and analysis on best practices and the use of IT to assist clients in improving their capabilities in critical process areas. Within the supply chain practice, Simon is directly responsible for research in the supply chain planning strategies practice while also managing the supply chain execution strategies practice. These supply chain practices specialize in advising clients on supply chain network design, sales and operations planning, global sourcing (profitable proximity and low-cost sourcing), transportation, logistics, and more.  He also supports IDC Retail Insights IT strategies practices.

Host: Richard Howells, SAP

Richard Howells has been working in the Supply Chain Management and Manufacturing space for over 30 years. He is responsible for driving the thought leadership and awareness of SAP’s ERP, Finance, and Supply Chain solutions and is an active writer, podcaster, and thought leader on the topics of supply chain, Industry 4.0, digitization, and sustainability.

Host: Nicole Smythe, SAP

Nicole Smythe is a marketer, blogger, and podcaster in the Digital Supply Chain and ERP space at SAP. With a Master’s degree in Global Supply Chain Management and various field experiences, she hopes to bring a fresh, new perspective to the space with her active marketing contributions, focusing on topics like market trends, emerging technology, and the next generation of workers.  

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Learn more about AI in supply chain and operations & how to bring out your best. 

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