Supply Chain Modernization & Transformation

During the Pandemic and Beyond

Sep 16, 2021 12:00 pm1:00 PM EST

Summary

Supply chain transformations are in full swing a year and a half since the onset of the pandemic. Initiatives have matured from short-duration business continuity projects to more thoughtful planning and systems upgrades. Senior management teams are on board, as inventory levels and supply chains are emerging as key differentiators for retailers.

Perficient, IBM and BWG Connect together conducted a survey from some of these top industry leaders focused on how businesses are approaching supply chain modernization, automation and transformation throughout the pandemic to the present state.

Join us for an in depth look into these key findings and receive a complimentary copy of the full industry report.

BWG Connect, Perficient & IBM invite you to participate in an interactive discussion with your peers.

As always, there will be no sales pitches and there is no cost to join.

Discussion Topics

  • How is supply chain modernization changing organizations priorities - What is most critical & least critical to business success
  • What business outcomes have been impacted the greatest - Leads times, cost of delivery, customer satisfaction, product quality & employee resources
  • Roadmaps & initiatives - Evaluating various types of modernization and technologies
  • Leveraging AI/ML capabilities for order capture, management & fulfillment
  • Adopting a data-driven approach to improve supply chains

Event Partners

Guest Speaker

Jennifer Clark

Product Marketing Manager at IBM Sterling

Jennifer Clark comes to IBM with over 20 years in Product Marketing and Customer Experience Excellence. Prior to joining IBM, she was with a $1.4 Billion Dollar start-up fin-tech company specializing in account receivables’ management solutions. And, at that company, Jennifer was fortunate enough to spend her time with one of their largest customers, a large North American office supply company. She gained tremendous insights into supply chain and order management.

Jennifer’s passion is delighting customers by creating dynamic experiences – this also makes her a great fit for IBM Sterling Order Management Software.

Devanshu Sood

Director, Commerce and Order Management at Perficient

Devanshu Sood is a Director at Perficient in our Commerce and Order Management Practice. Devanshu has more than 15 years of experience in successfully delivering omni-channel eCommerce implementations empowering businesses to "Buy Anywhere, Deliver Anywhere" using order management systems. Devanshu helps retailers excel in the four main pillars of omni-channel commerce - distributed order management, inventory visibility, call center operations and store operations.

Event Moderator

Aaron Conant

Co-Founder & Managing Director at BWG Connect

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.

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Event Information

Sep 16, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 PM EST

Event format

Roundtable Layout
Featuring 20+ executives, where everyone can contribute, ask questions and learn from peers
On-Topic Discussions
Q&A format, moderated by BWG Connect with group interaction throughout
Make Connections
Opportunities to network before and after

BRINGING TOGETHER INFLUENTIAL EXECUTIVES AND SENIOR PROFESSIONALS

What is BWG Connect?

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.
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