"The Buzz for October 5th: Featuring Lora Cecere with Supply Chain Insights"
On the Supply Chain Buzz, hosts Scott Luton and Karin Bursa share and discuss the top news in Supply Chain this week. Their featured guest this week is Lora Cecere. Lora is the founder of the research and advisory firm Supply Chain Insights. The Company is helping supply chain leaders pave new directions. As a prolific writer, Lora is the author of the enterprise software blog Supply Chain Shaman. Eighteen thousand readers read Lora's weekly posts. She also writes a blog for Forbes, bylined articles for Consumer Goods Technology and Supply Chain Quarterly, and is an active LinkedIn INfluencer. Her co-authored book, Bricks Matter, published in December 2012, and her new book Metrics That Matter, published in December 2014. Lora has also published four self-published books based on the compilation of blog posts in 2014 and 2015. This series is titled Shaman's Journal. As an enterprise strategist, Lora focuses on the changing face of enterprise technologies. Early adopters seek her work. Lora manages the editorial calendar for Supply Chain Insights. With more than 30 years of diverse supply chain experience, Lora spent nine years as an industry analyst with Gartner Group, AMR Research, and Altimeter Group. Before becoming a supply chain analyst, she spent 15 years as a leader in the building of supply chain software at Manugistics and Descartes Systems Group, and several years as a supply chain practitioner at Procter & Gamble, Kraft/General Foods, Clorox, and Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream (now a division of Nestlé).