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IBP Strategy Clinic: Eric Wilson

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Let’s get to know our IBP Strategy Clinic Speaker, Eric Wilson. He is the Director – Thought Leadership, Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning (US). He will also give an overview of his session; international keynote: creating a roadmap for IBP success.

What inspires you to be part of the supply chain sector?

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king – The one-eyed man of business is the ones that can see and plan for what will happen in the future i.e. supply chain and forecasting professionals.

What is the key theme you want people to talk away from your talk?

avoiding the pitfalls of today and enabling the S&OP/IBP of tomorrow

Can you please give us a brief preview of your talk/panel discussion?

68% of S&OP implementations will fail or stall before reaching maturity in the next 5 years. If we are struggling to keep up with the business of today, how can we keep pace with tomorrow. In my session, we will look at why the 23% succeed and innovative strategies and a roadmap for the next generation of S&OP.

What’s the best lesson you’ve learned in your career so far?

You don’t know what you don’t know – continuous learning is critical and there is always something new to discover and you can use

What advice can you give to those who are looking at a career in Supply Chain?

Learn – discover – and advance. Learn as much as you can from forms like this one and others, discover and challenge yourself with new opportunities, and give back to the supply chain community so we can all grow together.

About IBP Strategy Clinic

The IBP (Integrated Business Planning) Strategy Clinic is for the IBP leaders, IBP adopters and anyone IBP curious! This event, held on the 23 March 2020 at the Stamford Plaza Melbourne, is an intensive, practical 1-day gathering catering to the needs of all the IBP curious, regardless of where they are on their IBP journey. The event will feature practical “lessons learned” to re-engage maturing organisations on IBP and excite the IBP adopters.

Featuring international insights from the US and New Zealand, as well as truly global IBP leaders and words of wisdom from Australia’s leading IBP organisations – this is the only event this year with 20+ IBP speakers. Creating a balanced conversation, there is a specialist panel of financial leaders to help you understand the bottom-line of IBP. Network, engage and learn at Australia’s only IBP event this March.

Catch more of Eric WIlson on the stage of IBP Strategy Clinic! Register and learn more about this event here.

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