Constant supply chain disruption is the new normal. Individuals and organizations alike have to deal with a new level of uncertainty with crises occurring at an unprecedented pace. In today’s episode, Bob Evans sits down with guest Digital All-Star Thomas Saueressig, Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE for SAP Product Engineering, to talk about what is top of mind for customers and what companies need to master: business model transformation, supply chain resiliency, and climate change.
The Big Themes:
- Differentiate in the market: Reflect on business operations. Make decisive moves and decisions, and act in an agile fashion for the future.
- Supply chain transparency is essential to stay ahead of the curve: Companies need to be able to explain delays and provide alternative solutions to deliver quality outcomes to customers.
- Sustainability and getting to a circular economy: Infrastructure complemented with additional applications, like the sustainability control tower, brings all of the ESG KPIs together to measure the progress, product footprint management, and carbon footprint into an auditable session.
- The foundation of success for the future: Bring together vertical and horizontal integration to how companies solve problems and establish industry networks to optimize supply chain and for sustainability purposes.
The Big Quote: “The new normal is about constant crisis management. That’s the reality we need to face, and you need to be prepared. That’s the reason why an agile enterprise architecture is essential – software is a key ingredient to succeed.”
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