Supply Chain — Unfiltered, The Podcast

Where peers are saying what you're already thinking!

In 20-to-30-minutes our podcasts put supply chains front and center where they belong. Join us while we address the challenges of the profession, ask the big questions and learn new technologies while living in the trenches of the supply chain world.  

You’ll hear from industry experts who live and breathe it. The content isn’t rehearsed or forced. It’s real, raw, and transparent.

Discussions will cover planning, logistics, procurement, sustainability and social responsibility, all areas of risk, talent management, industry research and topics from you. Make some time, take a break, laugh and have some fun as we explore how we succeed together.


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Is Scarcity a Likely Supply Management Scenario?

Join us for a captivating conversation with procurement legend and former Johnson & Johnson CPO, Len DeCandia, as we delve into the dynamic evolution of the procurement profession.

Gain insights into the paradigm shift from status quo abundance to the emerging realm of scarcity and discover why supply chains must adapt.  Explore why the age-old adage 'follow the money' takes on a new significance in times of scarcity.

 Listen as Len addresses the urgency of climate change decisions, emphasizing the importance of immediate actions over distant 2040 goals. Understand the integral role of strong, transparent, and communicative supplier relationships in ensuring the overall functionality of the supply chain.

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AI Breaking Language Barriers in Manufacturing- DeepHow

Global manufacturers and corporations with remote workforces are especially challenged by language barriers impacting efficiency, attrition and workplace health and safety. DeepHow CEO Sam Zheng is changing the language landscape across manufacturing and the factory floor. Discover “Stephanie”, an AI-enabled solution, who bridges generational, language, and cultural gaps in the workforce enhancing training, retention, production, and employee morale.


Seasonal Demand and Owning Changing Patterns

Global supply chains need to consider speed, inflation, and geopolitical volatility in dictating end-to-end costs and pricing. Join ISM and podcast guests Andrew Driscoll, vice president strategic accounts, and Scott Tillman, senior vice president of research & development.  We examine the complexities of regulation, data integration, and demand patterns while fueling greater logistic efficiency. Discover cost advantage strategies and how sustainable practices allow small-to-midsize businesses a competitive advantage against larger enterprises.


How Ingenuity, AI and ML Reengineer Salesforce and AWS

Feel left out of the Industry 4.0 conversation? Perhaps it is time to be open to the uncomfortable and embrace technology as an enabler for organizational vision.
Hear how seasoned supply chain leader and ketteQ CEO Mike Landry overhauled the profession by making AI and ML mainstream through Salesforce and AWS applications.

Landry also shares how new ways of thinking, vision, and technology work symbiotically toward instituting positive and transformative change.

Get details on why implementing autonomous planning and greater visibility intuitively drives sales and marketing opportunities.


Empowering Supply Chain Decision-Making Through Knowledge-Based Data

The adage “content is king” lacks relevancy without the proper sourcing and context — but businesses often rely on unvetted data or opinion to drive decision-making, which can compromise integrity and the bottom-line.

Join CAPS Research executive managing director Denis Wolowiecki for essential perspective on how, when and why knowledge-based information can be the missing link between operational or strategic inefficiencies and your next success story.


Women in Supply Management: It Takes a Leader to Instill Change

As an entrepreneur, leader, and supplier, Resilinc’s CEO Bindiya Vakil explains how the value of gratitude is essential to getting past adversity, building relationships, and growing business successfully.

Founding Resilinc in 2010, Vakil has helped transform the way that global organizations approach supply chain visibility and risk; driving them to shift from reactively addressing catastrophic supply chain events to putting preventative solutions in place through monitoring, mapping, and planning.

In this podcast, learn how humility plays a pivotal role in perseverance and resiliency, how change starts with leadership, and the benefits of embracing failure. Don’t miss this inspirational interview as we learn life is not straightforward.


How to Manage Expectations of Emerging Supply Chain Professionals

Join a distinguished panel of guests from ISM®’s Talent Management Committee as they discuss workforce challenges that arise when leadership, seasoned executives, and emerging professionals differ on job-related perspectives and communication preferences.

Learn from their experiences, humor, and recommended strategies for building healthy relationships to carry throughout your career.


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