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Managing your Supply Chain Network Risk : IDC+SAP webcast

Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT

You can decrease supply chain risk, improve business performance

During this webcast, you will learn to better predict and mitigate supplier risk and manage your supplier performance in real-time – the key to optimizing your sourcing and supply continuity.

  • Participate in a transformational business network for n-tier supply chain
    visibility to understand the dynamics of your supply network
  • Gain greater insight in supplier performance by comparing KPI benchmarks to
    drive improvements
  • Monitor, mitigate and predict supplier risks before they impact your
    business operations

And, learn about the tangible benefits of comprehensive supply chain network risk management:

  • Impact on product quality, supply chain cost and service performance
  • Less supply interruptions and quicker resolutions
  • React faster than your competition to unanticipated changes

Featured Webcast Speakers:

Simon Ellis, Practice Director, Supply Chain Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights

Simon Ellis currently leads the supply chain strategies practice area at IDC Manufacturing Insights, one of IDC’s industry business units that address the current market gap by providing fact-based research and analysis on best practices and the use of information technology to assist clients in improving

their capabilities in key process areas. Within the supply chain practice, Mr. Ellis specializes in advising clients on LCS (Low Cost Sourcing), Lean, Six

Sigma and more. Mr. Ellis also contributes his supply chain expertise to IDC Retail Insights research.

Mr. Ellis blogs in the IDC Manufacturing Insights Community ( and contributes to the IDC Retail Insights Community ( His Twitter handle is simellis..

Vineet Seth, Head of Solution Management and Marketing for SAP Supplier InfoNet

Vineet Seth is head of Solution Management & Marketing for SAP’s Supplier InfoNet solution focused on business information networks. His background includes creating market leading solutions in the areas of supply chain, enterprise marketing management, data security, and product design. Mr. Seth has extensive experience in helping companies improve their business processes through technology solutions and has held several business leadership roles.

Please note, the audio for this event will be streamed through your computer. To ensure that you will be able to hear the presentation, please check your

computer’s sound and speaker settings prior to the live event.

Registration is required to attend this event. If you have not registered, please click here to register.

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