SAPICS Conference 2020 Highlighting Africa Supply Chains: Sheri Hinish to Discuss Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Transition to Circular Economy

“Achieve Perfect 20/20 Supply Chain Vision” So much potential for growing supply chain talent in Africa. I am excited to join the 2020 SAPICS Virtual Conference for two sessions on Nov 23 & Nov 24 to discuss DEI and supply chain innovation through circularity. Sharp vision, foresight and focus are essential to achieve complete Supply Chain … Read more

Sheri Hinish Featured Speaker at BIG IDEAS 2020 Conference with Procurious and Other Leaders in Procurement on November 18, 2020

 Who is ready to reset for next year? I’m honored to announce that I will be a part of Procurious Big Ideas 2020 Summit—the event that encapsulates the strategy and innovative ideas needed for all supply chain and procurement leaders. Shout out to Tania Seary for bringing our global community together to reimagine our domain and build a … Read more

Sheri Hinish Featured on the Procurious SuperNormal Influencer Series, Double Down on Digital

Ordinary people working together, mobilized through purpose become extraordinary when they embrace that the things they can do are limitless. I see so many posts on Linkedin about the ‘new normal’ and I hope we never go back to the way things were, a linear world where taking, making, wasting was business-as-usual.We need to be … Read more

Crossing the Chasm to Accelerate AI in Digital Transformation, the Future of Work, and Understanding Your Value w/ Jennifer Bryne (former CTO Microsoft)

Every tech company wants to tell you what their AI can do. Patterns help us make sense of the world and can help us overcome the impossible tasks we face each day in supply chain orchestration. From understanding gaps and influences, AI creates more intelligence in how to detect, understand, and pull parts of the … Read more

Sheri Hinish Partners with GiveWith and SAP in Webinar to Define How Procurement with Purpose Powers a Sustainable World

A highlight of this year has been partnering with Givewith and friends who are committed to revolutionizing business transformation and sustainability across supply chains. On October 21, I was joined with Tania Seary, Paul Polizzotto, and Jason Wolf to explore key themes tied to how the combined power of procurement with purpose and tech can create concrete benefits from … Read more

Exploring Digital Distribution & Additive Manufacturing, Industrial Sustainability, and the Future of Decentralized Supply Chains w/ Espen Sivertsen of Ivaldi (SAP.iO)

The purpose of a supply chain is to move goods and services around the world to meet user demand. And over decades, we’ve built coupled-networks based on principles of regionalization or centralization of function, location, and cost efficiency. COVID is an example of the uncertainty supply chains face on a day-to-day basis derived from old-school … Read more

Leading Lights: Sheri Hinish, Alexis Bateman, Sandra Macquillan, and other Top Women in Supply Chain Featured in Digital Innovation Magazine

“I’m speaking”… echoed repeatedly last night watching the United States, VP debate with my 6 year old daughter, 26 years since a woman 1st appeared. She says innocently, “mommy why does he keep talking over her, even when she asks him to stop”?I was going to give her a winded lecture on women’s rights, gender … Read more

Sheri Hinish Selected as Top Woman in Supply Chain Leadership by Supply and Demand Chain Executive

To celebrate the incredible contributions of women in supply chain, Supply & Demand Chain Executive introduces the recipients of its 1st Women in Supply Chain award. This award honors female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network.I am thrilled to … Read more

Women in Supply Chain, Don’t Believe the Hype: Progress Toward Gender Parity Remains Slow

After reading McKinsey & Company Women in the Workplace 2020, I simply could not stand by silently allowing folks to believe the narrowly defined “Women in Supply Chain” research being championed over-and-over again by Gartner. Per McKinsey, “the ‘broken rung’ is still holding women back. Despite gains for women in leadership, the “broken rung” was … Read more

Sheri Hinish is Voted 2020 Global Woman Supply Chain Leader People’s Choice Winner

 I’ve walked an unconventional path that’s led me to today. And for all the NOs, wrong turns, wins, and memories cherished along the way, today is pretty damn special. I want to thank each person who voted me “2020 Global Woman Supply Chain Leader – People’s Choice” because as I’ve learned in life and in … Read more

Supply Chain Revolution New YouTube Series: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Global Supply Chains

I’m excited to kick off a new Supply Chain Revolution® series that explores Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion around the world, pushing beyond gender diversity in how we build truly inclusive, systemic change for equity. The 1st feature highlights Africa Supply Chains and STEM communities with Ramatu Abdulkadir. In part 1, Ramatu explores ‘Representation for Impact’ answering … Read more

Race. Diversity. Inclusion. Mending the Broken Links in Supply Chains and Academia w/ Dr. Justin Goldston (Georgetown and Penn State)

Justin Goldston, PhD echoes the trials of many in our field. The journey is different based on the color of your skin, still.👉🏽Is Diversity & Inclusion just lip service and social washing? What impact does the Black Lives Matter movement have on/in the workplace? How does one navigate discrimination and is there awareness in corporate America … Read more

Sheri Hinish Highlighted in All Things Supply Chain Discussing COVID, Digital, and Sustainability

All Things Supply Chain recently interviewed Sheri Hinish, SupplyChainQueen, on COVID, betting big on digital technology, and how supply chains can be sustainable. Has COVID accelerated digital adoption or slowed the pace of transformation?Sheri believes that, “The coronavirus has highlighted the complexity in global supply chains and need for accelerated adoption of technology for stewardship, … Read more

Exploring Shiny Object Fatigue in Supply Chain Technology, Defining the Value Prop in Tech, and New School Leadership in Digital Transformation w/ Tim Judge CEO of Agillitics

Let’s face it. Despite what many technologists think, most supply chains are not run on laptops. We know the promise that advanced supply chain technology holds…agility, velocity, scale, resilience, transparency, and better customer experience. Yet, when I talk to supply chain leaders, many have shiny object fatigue. Have we failed supply chain leaders and professionals … Read more

How to Thrive in COVID with Retail and E-Commerce Innovation: Small Business Series with SupplyChainQueen, UPS, and CoolHaus

3 years of progress in 3 months has become the new mantra in retail and e-commerce as businesses navigate digital transformation in a ‘never normal’ COVID world. As online spending reaches new highs, learn from Chris Byrne, and a super innovative business who is thriving Coolhaus featuring its EPIC SHE-E-O Natasha Case:💡Getting ahead of the curve, leaning into core … Read more

Sheri Hinish Will Speak About Diversity and Inclusion in Supply Chain at the Global Women Supply Chain Leaders Conference and Women in Supply Chain Awards

Insights for impact! Have you ever wondered about how to leverage Diversity & Inclusion in Supply Chain for innovation, talent management, competitive advantage, whilst building a world-class organization? Join Sheri, Damien Lhors from Baker Hughes, and Heidi Robertson from ABB in a panel sure to deliver insights for impact in a provocative panel moderated by Frederic GOMER.GWSCL 2020 is the first global … Read more

Celonis Women in Digital Transformation Panel Discussion with Sheri Hinish and Other Leaders in Technology and Supply Chain

It’s time to be bold for change. Fellow STEMinists, women in tech and supply chain, let’s talk. Talent is everywhere, but access is not. I’m stoked to announce a journey to create a tight-knit community driven by women leading the way in digital transformation. Please join me and other amazing women on JULY 30th in … Read more

Exploring Diversity and Inclusion in STEM for Competitive Advantage, and Building Digital Trust in a Digital Age with Transparency and Personalization

Women in technology remain highly underrepresented making up only 26% of related jobs whereby 3% of jobs are held by African-American women, 6% held by Asian women and 2% held by Hispanic women according to the National Center for Women and IT. What’s not shown in the image below, is that over 50% of the … Read more

Exploring Bias in Artificial Intelligence in Digital Transformation, the Future of Work, the Autonomous Supply Chain, and the Power of Diversity and Inclusion

AI and digital transformation are driving forces in business today. Yet, 67% of consumers are worried about AI discriminating against them. And 78% of consumers say that it is important for companies to take active measures to reduce bias in AI. Research shows that even the most well-designed AI systems can still end up with … Read more

Sheri Hinish, SupplyChainQueen, Highlighted as a GameChanger in Procurious World Social Media Day Article

To celebrate #WorldSocialMediaDay, Sheri Hinish was highlighted as a GameChanger in Procurious Article, “4 Reasons Social Media is a GameChanger for Supply Chain & Procurement.” “When asked about the pressures of today’s environment, Chief Heart Officer of SupplyChainQueen, Sheri Hinish, explained that COVID-19 has taught us a valuable lesson. “We are ONE planet – each of us … Read more

Feature in Forbes: Supply Chain Resiliency and the Power of Sustainable Technology

Sheri Hinish, the Supply Chain Queen, was featured in a piece highlighting her point of view during SAP Ariba Live. The article written by Susan Galer is highlighted below with a link to the full article. Why Some Supply Chains Haven’t Failed As Badly As OthersFor supply chain gurus, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to become … Read more

The Human Side of Supply Chain Is Still Critical in Industry 4.0 Keynote at SAPICS Refocused

In this digital age, we all begin to use the technologies made possible by Industry 4.0. We are using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and smart contracts. And yet, supply chains are still run by people. These people use human intelligence, human learning, and human-driven contracts. The humans that operate global supply chains are younger and … Read more

Why Supply Chains Will Save the World and How You Can Help

The rate of mass-consumption, increased population, and dynamics of social-cultural changes where humans are living in the moment cannot be sustained on its current path. The availability of natural resources are declining at alarming rates due to low consensus world views, lack of accountability in industrial systems for CO2 emissions, and hyperbolic discounting. Most would … Read more

Climate Change is a Waste Management Problem. Sustainable Supply Chains Can Help.

Many consumers have no idea how purchase decisions impact the environment. In the words of James Thurber, celebrated journalist for the New Yorker magazine, “Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man”. Annually, the world generates 1.3 billion … Read more

SupplyChainQueen® Named a 2020 Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pro to Know

Sheri Hinish, also known as the SupplyChainQueen® by clients and colleagues, has been named a 2020 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges … Read more

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