Watch Hugh Williams, MD at Hughenden Consulting explain to Sophie Farrow, Research Director at eft the idea behind the ebook and what you, our readers, can look forward to!
eft and Hughenden Consulting will be releasing the first part of their interactive ebook in March. This ebook will be an interactive compilation of content, deep-diving into the trends and hot topics in supply chain.
Hugh Williams, Managing Director at Hughenden Consulting has worked closely with eft for the past three years as chairman of various industry conferences including the European CSCO Forum and Hi-Tech Supply Chain Summit He has been consulting in the supply chain sector for more than 25 years and so has a number of best practices to share.
This ebook will produce five large pieces of content annually. These will include viewpoints of the best experts in the industry, survey-based pieces, Q&As with high level executives and conference summaries.
Hugh Williams, MD at Hughenden Consulting, explains the first piece further: “To begin with we are going to choose the hot topic of the moment…Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), having been to a few of the conferences lately, everyone wants to talk about it…it raises a lot of questions, people want to know whether it’s about technology, is it about the processes that need to be in pace, is it about people and the way people behave, the change, they want to know how to get the board involved…and then people talk about the maturity level, people want to know what it all means.”
Make sure you keep an eye out for the first release in March.
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