The Human Side of Supply Chain Is Still Critical in Industry 4.0 Keynote at SAPICS Refocused

In this digital age, we all begin to use the technologies made possible by Industry 4.0. We are using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and smart contracts. And yet, supply chains are still run by people. These people use human intelligence, human learning, and human-driven contracts. The humans that operate global supply chains are younger and older, dynamic and static, lighter and darker, and a range of years in the workplace. This session explores connections among supply chain professionals who think, act, and challenge a little differently than those around them – and the financial and performance benefits that a diverse workforce brings to an organization. Join Sheri Hinish, the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, GE Digital, as they explore the human experience in digital transformation and industry 4.0.

On the 23rd of June SAPICS will be bringing you a full day series of exceptional presentations and discussions designed especially to help us all refocus on 2020 and our supply chains.  This will be a taste of what’s to come in the programme for SAPICS 2020 which is being held from 22nd – 25th November 2020. (2020 SAPICS Annual Conference & Exhibition)

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About SAPICS: South Africa’s leading source of knowledge and expertise in supply chain management including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing, distribution and logistics. SAPICS is proud to be ASCMS' Diamond Channel Partner in Africa as well as a valued partner of the Demand Driven Institute, Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning and Fapics. SAPICS, via its network of carefully selected education partners, offers exceptional training programmes, internationally recognised certifications and comprehensive resources.  In addition to the world-class education on offer SAPICS provides the supply chain community with  a year round calendar of professional development events as well as the impressive annual conference and exhibition which has become the leading event in Africa for supply chain professionals.

About The Author

Sheri R. Hinish
Sheri R. Hinish
SupplyChainQueen ® | Executive Advisor and Change Leader | EY Principal and Senior Leader | Passionate about Supply Chain, Sustainability, Innovation, and Inclusion|

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