IBM has a long history of running a global supply chain. Currently, Joanne Wright, IBM VP Supply Chain, manages a spend of more than $30 Billion for a supply chain that operates in over 170 countries. She undeniably knows what it takes to run a successful supply chain. One of her secrets: Watson as a trusted advisor.
Supply chains are complex, with a million moving parts that can fail in an instant. Watson helps you anticipate disruptions at astonishing speeds. Collaborate with the right team members and suppliers to make better decisions faster. And resolve disruptions in minutes – not days – to fuel productivity and profit at every turn. Attend Joanne Wright’s speaking session to learn how to build an award-winning supply chain by leveraging cognitive technology, Blockchain, and IoT at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in London (September 20 – 21). You can add the session, “Subdue Disruption and Supercharge Your Supply Chain with Watson,” to your schedule here! After the session, stop by the Watson Supply Chain booth to get all your questions answered by a team of cognitive supply chain experts.
Even if you can’t make it to London, you can still participate in the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference fun by joining a quick Tweetchat with Tania Seary, founding chairman of Procurious.
How to Prepare
Join an exclusive webinar with Cheryl Berklich, Supplier Manager-Investment Services Capital One, and Shari Diaz, Watson Supply Chain Ecosystem and Innovation Leader. Register for the webinar, Secrets to Supply Chain Success on August 23rd, 2017 here.
Check out the Cognitive Revolution eBook and learn how the power of Watson can transform your supply chain. Download your copy here.
Review the Tweetchat questions below and get your answers ready for Thursday, September 21st at 2:15 p.m. (UK)/ 9:15 a.m. EDT! Remember to follow @IBMSupplyChain for the latest from the conference and use #WatsonSupplyChain and #GartnerSCC to join the conversation!
Q1: What are some of the top priorities for supply chain leaders today?
Q2: What are the challenges and technologies shaping the future of supply chain?
Q3: Disruptions are inevitable, how can you quickly mitigate the risk of a black swan?
Q4: What are the benefits of using Blockchain in your supply chain?
Q5: What are some ways to cut costs while safeguarding customer fulfillment experiences?
Q6: Why is it important to build a customer-centric supply chain?
Q7: How can cognitive technology augment current supply chain practices?
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