June’s live Cloud Wars Expo event featured dozens of industry leaders allowing the Acceleration Economy team access to the inner workings of the greatest growth market the world has ever known.
If you missed the Expo or just want to catch up on sessions you were not able to attend, then you’re in luck. We recorded more than 40 hours of education sessions from the event, which are available for free to Acceleration Economy subscribers. We’re also previewing the content in this series of Moments, which feature highlights from each session.
In this Cloud Wars Expo moment, SAP Vice President of Global Solution Marketing Robert Merlo discusses how the supply chain can be a vulnerable point for manufacturing companies, considering their large networks.
00:51 — In the midst of the pandemic, as inventory was held at ports, rather than making its way into the hands of consumers, manufacturing companies quickly realized the weak spots in the supply chain. The supply chain industry is highly networked and complicated.
01:01 — Because supply chains have such expansive networks, the slightest disruption in the process can have a domino effect on the various systems.
01:51 — Although this news has highlighted the vulnerability of supply chains, Merlo says that supply chains can also be sources of strength.
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