Category Archives: Talent Mgmt

MOOC Part Two Teaches Supply Chain Design

MOOC Part Two Teaches Supply Chain Design

The second installment of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ (MIT CTL) ground-breaking online supply chain course, Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals, will start on September 30th, 2015. Called Supply Chain Design, the SC2x course is part of the three-part SCx series and will run for 12 consecutive weeks. A year ago MIT CTLRead More

Real-World Lessons From the Classroom

Real-World Lessons From the Classroom

How to overcome the shortage of supply talent is a continuing topic of discussion in the industry. Increasing the number of qualified professionals will go some way in solving the problem. But it’s also important to ensure that professionals possess the right skills companies need to meet the challenges of fast-changing markets today and tomorrow.Read More

A Platform for Corporate Memory

A Platform for Corporate Memory

When employees take on new roles, or leave a job or a company, they often take valuable tribal knowledge[1] with them. A social media platform for retaining this knowledge in the supply chain planning process is due to begin field trials in January 2016. Supply chain operations and analytics company Entercoms, headquartered in Dallas, TX,Read More

The Power of Skunk Works to Ignite Innovation

The Power of Skunk Works to Ignite Innovation

Are you on a mission to turn an idea into reality, and have recruited collaborators within the company to work on the unofficial project? If so, you’re part of an age-old phenomenon that Peter Gloor, a research scientist at MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence, calls Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs). Gloor believes that COINs are becomingRead More

Join Thousands of Students in MIT’s Digital Supply Chain Classroom

On September 30, 2014, supply chain education will take a major step into the digital age with the start of SCx, an on-line educational program developed by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) for thousands of professionals across the globe. More than 14,000 individuals have already signed up for the first course,Read More