Wholesale Distribution: Speed-Up Your Digital Transformation

July 26, 2018
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “It’s more important than ever for wholesale distributors to evolve and adapt” (http://blogs.infor.com). What’s keeping wholesale company executives awake at night? How fast they can address the digital convergence across B2B and B2C, as consumers become the increasingly savvy, empowered masters of the marketplace. Leading wholesale distributors are meeting this challenge by transforming, reengineering, and finding hidden ROI through Omnichannel Engagement, Smart Warehouse Technology, Customer Centricity and Talent Management. The experts speak. Chip Kleinheksel, Deloitte: ‘I do love email. Wherever possible I try to communicate asynchronously. I'm really good at email” (Elon Musk). Tim Yates, DataXtream: “Things are only impossible till they're not” (Jean-Luc Picard). Werner Baumbach, SAP: “Change is the essential process of all existence" (Spock, Starship Enterprise). Join us for Wholesale Distribution: Speed-Up Your Digital Transformation.

Changing the Game in Consumer Industries, Presented by SAP

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Competition, consumer engagement and operational effectiveness are fundamentally changing at an accelerated pace in Consumer Industries. New competitors are redefining the landscape and consumers expect exceptional brand experiences, every time, via agile process that balance consumer needs with a company’s cost-to-serve. Personalized consumer experiences are paramount: they must be relevant, simple, seamless and secure. Retail, Wholesale Distribution, Life Sciences and Consumer Products companies must run, grow, connect, and transform in a digital world to engage customers and patients across their journey.

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham produced and hosted her first live talk radio show in 1998 on AM1240–WGBB, Long Island, NY’s oldest terrestrial radio station. A few years later, she moved from terrestrial to Internet radio with her author interview show, “Up Close and Personal.” In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she developed the concept for a weekly live global business thought leadership roundtable series on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel – and launched “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” on October 5, 2011. Over the next nine years, Bonnie D. created, produced and hosted 46 additional SAP series on the Business Channel, attracting millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has developed and hosted live radio and podcast series on the Business Channel for eight additional organizations, as well as her own weekly series, “Read My Lips: Cool Conversations with Creatives with akaRadioRed,” on the Empowerment Channel. In 2023, her live-streaming “Technology Revolution: The Future of Now” series was ranked No. 6 on FeedSpot’s Top 70 Technology Podcasts to Listen to in 2023. What powers Bonnie D.’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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