Across my career, I've participated in scores of software implementations for companies ranging from SMBs to industry giants. Some have gone exceptionally well, while others have encountered delays. Each effort has served as a learning experience, offering insights and lessons learned about the characteristics "smooth" projects share – and the pitfalls to avoid.
The outgoing and incoming chairmen of CSCMP's Young Professionals Committee affirm the importance of helping young supply chain professional successfully launch their careers. A new mentoring program and a focus on student Roundtables are two highlighted initiatives.