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  1. Understand the Complexity of Existing Logistics and Supply Chain.
  2. Criticality of Center of Excellence and Relevancy.
  3. What is Adaptive / Responsive Supply Chain Management.


This is the third presentation in a 3-part series on the "Centre of Excellence (CoE) for a Smarter Supply Chain," based on the academic research of Dr. Lai Ving Kam.

This SCM sub series discuss the following steps for establishing a successful supply chain centre of excellence:

1. CoE readiness assessment
2. Executive sponsorship and guidance
3. Good analytical tools
4. Bring core CoE team members together in one place
5. Career path for CoE team members
6. Know when to call in reinforcements

? Know when to call in reinforcements
a. Your company needs a Center of Excellence if it?has multiple, uncoordinated
projects occurring
b. Establish enterprise-wide definitions, calculations, business rules, etc.
c. Encourage "self-service" reporting for business
d. Creating an integrated, enterprise-wide, sustainable business environment -- to deliver analytics and analytic results to business communities for better decision making at the lowest cost

? The State of Innovation Today
a. New Perspectives, New Capabilities
b. Illustrate the technology and product evolution
c. Moore's law and Product Lifecycle Management
d. Impact of Disruptive Technologies
e. Effects of Open Innovation
f. Regional Innovation System (RIS)

? Logistics and Supply Chain Management : Core Competences required
a. Which Role Is Country's Supply Chain Playing ?
b. Impact of technology on adaptive supply chain
c. Conceptual Supply Chain Models: Changing
d. Role of Supply Chain
e. Supply Chain Capability base and Value production

? Impact of OBOR - One Belt One Road
a. Use the world as one large supply chain

? Connectivity: Multi-tier Collaborative Planning
a. Collaborative innovation environments: implications for supply chain
b. Dimensions of uncertainty in organizational environments
c. Creating More Value and Dimension of innovation & Supply Chains

? Multilevel CoE System
a. Global Innovation Trend Analysis
b. Multiple Technologies Interfacing

a. Serious challenges in Innovation!
b. Centrality of Centre of Excellence in Adaptive Responsive Supply Chain
c. Connectivity and Centre of Excellence
d. What inhibits technology progress
e. Several Additional Keys Questions

The PowerPoint slides cover variety of CoEs and SCM to ensure the success of CoEs . These provide you the leads to further research the various critical factors.


Dr. Lai Ving Kam has a PhD in Transportation and Logistics is an Associate Professor and Head of Programme for Logistics and Supply Chain Management. He has 45 years of full P&L leadership experience managing Global MNCs.

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