The conference really started today, with a general session featuring guest star speaker Jason Jennings, business thought leader and best-selling author. And quite a showman, we might add.
At first, we learned a few new jokes and found out who the most effective (and by “effective,” we mean “adaptable”) companies in the world are (among them: IKEA, Staples, Koch, and Smuckers). You
really doing badly before APICS training), we are really worried for companies not using APICS’s training and learning services. Another aspect that seems to be general to any company, no matter what industry or business they’re in, is that people or employees are the main problem, but also the answer to the major issues which make a company inefficient. We hear so many stories about failed software implementations, selections of the wrong tool for a specific job, lack of vision, etc., but in the end