Today APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, announced Bill McDermott, chief executive officer, SAP and Mel Robbins, commentator, legal analyst, CNN as the keynote speakers for its annual conference on Sept. 25-27, 2016 in Washington D.C. APICS’s flagship conference will host more than 2,000 industry professionals from around the globe.
Today from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, APICS announced APICS for Business, an offering that brings together an enhanced suite of industry-leading supply chain frameworks, benchmarks and performance-driven learning capabilities to help corporations elevate supply chain performance and develop supply chain talent.
Available to APICS corporate affiliates, the new APICS for Business capabilities are designed to close performance gaps and achieve supply chain excellence by focusing on:
Performance: Implementations that provide business value via predictable financial results
Organization: Strategy that defines the path to create greater shareholder value
Process: Global standard for supply chain management that leverages advanced analytics
People: Learning that drives improvements in performance metrics
Today APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, announced a strategic partnership with Software AG to incorporate APICS’s Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model and other frameworks into Software AG’s ARIS Business Process Analysis platform. The exclusive collaboration will enable organizations to analyze their global supply chain operations using SCOR, the world’s leading supply chain framework, and easily take action on recommendations, using the ARIS platform as the underlying technology.
Today APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, and Michigan State University (MSU), launched a new report on the challenges pressuring today’s supply chain professionals. The report, Supply Chain Issues: What’s Keeping Supply Chain Managers Awake at Night?, investigates the current business practices of more than 50 supply chain organizations and identifies critical issues.
The 2017 APICS and APICS Supply Chain Council Board of Directors nomination process is now open. Take this opportunity to lead APICS in its mission to help our members and their organizations successfully compete and build a stronger global economy.