#33 – Supply Chain Career Coaching with Philip Auinger

In Algo Podcast Episode 33, Philip Auinger and Amjad Hussain discuss Supply Chain Career Coaching.

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0:00 Episode Preview
0:36 Introduction
2:02 Philip’s Supply Chain Background
3:02 Career Coaching
4:01 Amjad’s Journey to Supply Chain
6:08 Identifying and Growing Supply Chain Talent
10:08 Behavioral Interview Questions for Supply Chain Professionals
12:30 Effectively Organizing a Supply Chain Function
17:21 Supply Chain Collaboration with Business Functions
20:34 Building a Strong Demand Planning Function
26:09 Using technology to get rid of annoying tasks
27:10 Demand Aggregation & keeping human in the loop
29:11 Supply Chain Planning in a changing and uncertain world
36:45 Supply Chain Visibility
37:28 Talent Visibility
39:18 Data Visibility
41:14 The Beer Game MIT Flight Simulator
47:17 Motivating people from a local & global perspective
50:00 Using Technology to Automate Mechanistic Tasks
54:45 Contact Information & Closing Thoughts

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portrait of Amjad Hussain, one of the author for Algo podcast and the CEO of Algo


Combining human centered AI with deep domain expertise, Algo’s analytics enriched supply chain intelligence platform helps suppliers and retailers plan, collaborate, simulate and execute a more efficient supply chain.

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