When Your Only Constant Is Change, You Need to Bridge the Reality Gap

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Where is the Gap?

4 Steps to Bridge the Gap

Step 1: Get your Data

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Step 2: Establish a Robust Supply Chain Surveillance System

  • Individuals must be self-empowered (meaning no IT involvement) to identify what they would like "watched" within their prescribed level of tolerance, and how/when they are to be notified.
  • Unexpected events are not all created equal. The same event could be benign one day and critically urgent the next. Establishing a surveillance system that can alert individuals on the impending financial and operational impact of unexpected change (not just the change itself) is what business leaders are starving for.

Step 3: Empower People to Collaborate

Step 4: Merge Supply Chain Planning and Execution

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