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Dec 12, 2019

Peggy details ISM (Institute for Supply Management) Manufacturing Index, explaining challenges and opportunities for the space. She believes manufacturing should be overly optimistic to planning in 2020—and explains why. She also says manufacturing needs to look to technology for 2020—and gives some key examples.


Dec 12, 2019

Peggy and David Closs, John H. McConnell Chair Emeritus and Chair Emeritus of the Dept. of Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University, discuss how the supply chain has changed with the advent of new technology. He says consumers want more precise delivery and more customized product. They also discuss how...


Dec 12, 2019

Peggy and Charlotte Blank, chief behavioral officer, Maritz,discuss the concept of leading like a scientist. She explains how leaders should do research, conduct experiments, and embrace a methodology. Further, evidence gives the power to influence people and controlled experimentations can give us good evidence. She...


Dec 5, 2019

Peggy talks about opportunities and hurdles in procurement and the supply chain. She says that there will be an increased use of AI (artificial intelligence) that will enable proactive decisionmaking and there will be unknown challenges that crop up in the supply chain. She suggests that listeners ask themselves...


Dec 5, 2019

Peggy and Daniel Quant, vice president of strategic development, MultiTech, sit down to talk about CBRS, a type of private LTE and the opportunities for businesses that are looking for robust local connectivity. He explains that about 40% of coverage inside building is not that great and that we need to have better,...