Analyst Insight: The supply chain discipline has evolved quickly over the past two decades. What once was a straightforward technical profession has now become a complex business leadership role. Recent data shows that finding the right people keeps getting harder. Supply chain leaders need tools to develop and retain talent that can not only plan, source, make and deliver, but also drive change, react to markets and innovate. – Kevin O'Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World
In the increasingly competitive world of manufacturing, there is one constant: talent is essential to business success. The right talent acquisition strategy and process – the ability to identify, assess, attract and retain the best talent – can significantly impact a company’s competitive advantage.
The demand for speed, re-invention, agility and innovation in business so dramatically increased over the last five years that it has required that CIOs move beyond business improvement to business transformation, according to a survey by Epicor software in conjunction with the UK's The Manufacturer magazine.