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Richard G. Weissman
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Supply Chain Pros Need Lifelong Learning
Richard G. Weissman  
8/25/2017   Post a comment
There is really no excuse these days not to be up to speed on the issues that impact your business…and ultimately impact you.
Don't Ditch Real Communication in the Digital Age
Richard G. Weissman  
7/31/2017   Post a comment
Stronger business relationships are built on face-to-face, or at least ear-to-ear communication, and those live events enhance the relationship while balancing the negotiation process.
Economic Data Creates Procurement Strategies Foundation
Richard G. Weissman  
6/22/2017   (1) comment
Economics drives the supply chain. Here are some of the stats and resources that should be top of mind for smart procurement people.
Register That Risk & Save the Supply Chain
Richard G. Weissman  
5/25/2017   Post a comment
Identify and track supply chain risk in a familiar format in order to successfully spot hidden problems.
5 Supply Chain Risk Pitfalls for Early-Stage Companies
Richard G. Weissman  
4/26/2017   (1) comment
Supply chain risk is around every corner, especially for a fledging small business.
Power to the Buyer: Building a Social Conscience
Richard G. Weissman  
3/30/2017   Post a comment
As environmental regulations shift and change, supply chain professionals have an opportunity to champion green practices as good business.
Small Business Supply Chain Rides a Wave of Change
Richard G. Weissman  
2/27/2017   (1) comment
A huge wave of technological change is shaping the supply chain. Small suppliers need to evolve or die.
Hiding in Plain Sight: The Challenge of the Digital Supply Chain
Richard G. Weissman  
2/8/2017   Post a comment
I will be the human smack in the middle of the digital supply chain.
Risking Everything: The Mess of the Global Supply Chain
Richard G. Weissman  
1/31/2017   Post a comment
The global electronics supply chain will likely feel the backlash of the law of unintended consequences.
Chain of Responsibility Protects Drivers & Others
Richard G. Weissman  
1/22/2017   Post a comment
The concept of shared responsibility for highway safety is a concept that is gaining support internationally.
Continuing Education a Must for Supply Chain Professionals
Richard G. Weissman  
12/21/2016   Post a comment
There is just no excuse for not keeping up. Continuing education is available in many forms and from many sources.
Championing Staff Development in the Age of Lean
Richard G. Weissman  
11/30/2016   Post a comment
Employee training and development have become victims of shifting business conditions.
Balancing the E & the We of the Supply Chain
Richard G. Weissman  
11/14/2016   Post a comment
Technology and humans can coexist in the supply chain.
The Advent of Human Free Logistics
Richard G. Weissman  
10/31/2016   Post a comment
The use of autonomous vehicles in logistics is being driven by economics, efficiency, and safety.
Supply Chain Disruption Focuses on Emerging Risk
Richard G. Weissman  
10/25/2016   (1) comment
The sun always comes out after a storm; the snow melts and the floods dry up. But the supply chain risks we are facing today have less of a predicable outcome.
Leaning on Suppliers: The Push to Lean Manufacturing
Richard G. Weissman  
9/27/2016   (1) comment
Lean manufacturing continues to gain momentum but it can't happen overnight. Is it possible to compel suppliers to get on board?
Don’t be Frightened: It’s Just a Millennial
Richard G. Weissman  
9/15/2016   Post a comment
Millennials are one of the best things to hit the workplace in years. They are there, so it's time to embrace and support them.




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EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.