In the business world, change is constant
The supply chain management (SCM) community is coming to terms with a new world economic picture in which the simple procurement and delivery of goods suddenly seems fraught with risk and uncertainty. The response to events such as the COVID pandemic and war in Ukraine for many firms has been to move into a mode of crisis management.
We are witnessing the start of a new industrial revolution, fuelled by data rather than coal. As successful data-driven companies use real-time analytics based on quality data to anticipate future risks, enable faster decisions and empower their people to respond quickly. Data is at their heart.
Today, the public sector is facing a twofold evolution. One, citizens are increasingly demanding more varied and technical services from governments in general and, simultaneously, these administrations face both strong budgetary constraints and difficulty attracting talent.