Viewpoints By Steve Riordan

Article: Slow Down to Speed Up Your Digital Transformation

97% of manufacturers reported that they have or plan to invest in smart manufacturing technology. We find most manufacturing transformation programs fall into one of two scenarios.

Article: The War for Supply Chain Labor and Talent

The supply chain's demand for labor and talent continues to exceed the available pool of resources.

Article: Synchronizing ​Supply & Demand in 2023 and Beyond

Subject matter experts from Kalypso take a probing look at the evolution of the supply chain, where the acceleration of key issues and trends over the past few years has left few industries and businesses unaffected.

Microblog: National Supply Chain Day

As we celebrate #NationalSupplyChainDay, we gathered some of our top thoughtware on supply chain to share with you.

Article: Accelerate Your Transition to DPC with Practical Lessons Learned

At a time when there's never been more clarity around the need to make strategic changes to product development models, there has never been less discretionary money to spend on making them. Get started immediately with these lessons learned in three key areas.

Article: Innovating Through a Crisis: The Urgent Need for Digital Product Creation

The COVID-19 crisis provides the opportunity to accelerate toward a fundamentally different model for retail product development - digital product creation. While it's tempting to postpone such efforts in the current climate, it's more important than ever to give them a higher priority.

Article: Nine Trends Impacting Technology Strategy for Retail Product Development in a Digital World

As the technologies that support retail product development rapidly evolve, it's time to to assess and rethink legacy technology strategies. Here are nine things to consider when developing your future technology strategy.

Article: Retail Marketplace Transformation: Making Strategic Choices for Rapid Change

Retail sales are healthy, yet prominent retailers are downsizing. What is going on here, and how can companies leverage strategic planning AND technology to effectively transform for the future?

Article: Eight Common 3D Digital Product Creation Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Once a retail, footwear and apparel company is invested in 3D, how can they successfully drive a program that achieves real business value? Based on our experience helping clients drive DPC transformations, here are eight common pitfalls and how to avoid them. 

Article: Addressing Unique Change Management Challenges with PLM in Retail

Today’s business environment requires organizations to swiftly adapt to continuous changes in order to stay competitive. The success or failure of these changes, whether breakthrough, incremental, process related, or technology related, is largely determined by the adoption rate of the people who execute on them on a daily basis.