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David Food

Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Egham, United Kingdom

2542 Followers 389 Followers

Dave brings a significant breadth of skill and capability in the use of software to improve supply chains and unlock potential, whether globally or locally, co-operative or enterprise-wide solutions, Dave has delivered and continues to deliver significant value. A networker who uses social tools to the max.

This has been achieved in the past with companies like E2open, Diageo, Software AG, Manugistics, Oracle, Kerry Group, Iceland, IBM, Vodaphone, ToolsGroup, IKEA, Abbey National, Kraft Foods, Manugistics, Kone, Cadbury's, Uniq, Unipart, Abbey National, Continental, UNIQ etc....

Dave enjoys working where he adds value in developing business, expanding technology use , explaining tomorrows story.

Specialities: Business and Market Development in the Supply chain and software markets. Strategy skills in team development, vision setting and goal achievement. Particularly in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Eire and the United Kingdom.

He has a breadth and depth of experience that will add value to any team looking to generate benefit out of supply chain or social media. An evangelist on supply chain and social media he brings a prophetic edge to future thinking. (A Supply Chain Futurologist) By Dave Food

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Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Theatre: Global
Media Experience: 25 years
Last Media Training: 01/04/2019
Last Media Interview: 04/12/2018

Areas of Expertise

AI 46.77
Analytics 56.32
Big Data 82.50
Blockchain 52.22
Cloud
CRM
Culture 31.79
Customer Experience 38.14
Digital Disruption 42.33
Digital Transformation 40.82
Emerging Technology 40.66
ERP
Future of Work 43.69
HR 33.21
Innovation 38.96
IoT 56.29
Leadership 43.83
Management 43.53
Marketing 32.75
Predictive Analytics 51.21
Procurement 100
Social 41.73
Supply Chain 100
Sustainability 60.43
Autonomous Vehicles 46.28
Cryptocurrency 41.67
Open Innovation 38.14
Change Management 33.38
Mobility 45.91

Industry Experience

Automotive
Consumer Products
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Manufacturing
Media
Oil & Gas
Professional Services
Retail
Telecommunications
Wholesale Distribution

Publications

10 Article/Blogs
Who are Consumers? - a New Personalised Experience
LinkedIn
January 23, 2018
We live in an age of instant access to information that forever changed how consumers are influenced and how they make decisions; mobile, social media and the real-time web formed a disruption that democratised information and connectivity...

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/who-consumers-new-personalised-experience-david-food/
LinkedIn
January 19, 2018
The 4th Industry Revolution (Industry 4.0), built on the Digital Revolution, is marked by emerging technology innovations in a number of fields, including robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, the Internet of Things, 3D printing and autonomous vehicles.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

How to Reduce Costs in your Supply Chain without Affecting your Customer Satisfaction
LinkedIn
January 10, 2018
The lack of data necessary to fully understand what is actually going on across the Supply Chain operations is the reason why CFO cannot make the right decision to cut the high cost of their supply chains. Inventory, physical distribution centres, equipment, transportation, and labour, are the main areas where Supply Chain cot is highly impacted.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

End-to-end Visibility, a Step Further
LinkedIn
December 20, 2017
In order to go a step further, we must stand for an innovative Supply Chain that is sustainable, qualitative, affordable, collaborative, and inclusive of all colleagues, stakeholder, and partners in our organisations, there has to be a mental shift of behaviour and thinking on the best for the future.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Is the next wave of digital innovation a threat?
LinkedIn
December 18, 2017
Companies will need to adopt an agile Digital Supply Chain, the sooner the better, because digital tools are rapidly transforming process, products and even people, causing organisations a comprehensible sense of threat.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Block chain, a Technical Solution for Natural Disasters
LinkedIn
December 03, 2017
Blockchain proof-of-concept can facilitate a more rapid and reliable capture of data in crisis situations. Why Blockchain?
Disaster relief is a complicated human network, there's a lot of manual intervention involved and consequently, a lot of time is lost in the whole process.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Simplicity with machine learning in your S&OP?
LinkedIn
November 25, 2017
Machine Learning has proven to be one of the strategic technologies for the wide and complete analysis of data, greatly improving forecast accuracy. Excellence in Supply Chain management requires smart optimisation of millions of decisions.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Think differently! make your supply chain plan concurrent.
LinkedIn
November 13, 2017
When the unexpected happens a quickly respond to it is needed; innovative process, people, advanced technology, and other considerations are motivating Supply Chain teams toward a concurrent planning.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Authentic Leaders are the Key to Transformational S & OP
LinkedIn
November 08, 2017
The objective of the S&OP culture is to create leadership and organisational culture favourable for successful S&OP implementation and requires commitment, trust, top management acting as a role model, a collaborative spirit, empowerment, constructive engagement, and competence in dealing with conflict.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Is machine learning the same as artificial intelligence?
LinkedIn
November 01, 2017
Machine Learning is the subfield of science computer and a branch of artificial intelligence that aims to develop techniques that allow computers to learn. In the supply chain, it gives the computer the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed and to find a program to better predict user preferences and improves accuracy.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

50 Influencer Awards
Start Afresh Your SC Model Through Intelligent Automation
Dave Food
April 12, 2019
How can companies reshape their business? #PTUK

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Tags: IoT, Leadership, Supply Chain

Have You Taken the Steps to Benefits from DDMRP?
Dave Food
April 09, 2019
Simply explained, #DDMRP is based on firm-flow standards to deliver planning and execution accomplishment in multiple backgrounds. Have a look at some of the benefits. #PTUK

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Tags: Analytics, Digital Disruption, Supply Chain

The Gap of the Right People for the Right Jobs
Dave Food
April 05, 2019
Which are the reasons causing this #workforce mismatch? #PTUK

The Gap of the Right People for the Right Jobs

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Tags: HR, Leadership, Supply Chain

Industry 4.0 Revolution Taking Our Business Over
Dave Food
April 03, 2019
Start Re-educating without delay your staff for the Revolution of Industry 4.0! #PTUK #technology

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Innovation, Supply Chain

Process Mining Brings in More Reliable and Improved Performance
Dave Food
April 01, 2019
How to move forward into the future?

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Tags: Big Data, Digital Disruption, Supply Chain

Business Success Means Relying More on Supply Chains!
Dave Food
March 25, 2019
What can some top companies teach us about Supply Chains Management?

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Tags: Change Management, Management, Supply Chain

A Timeline Through Artificial Intelligence
Dave Food
March 22, 2019
#AI, once considered science fiction, it is now a fantastic reality! #PTUK

A Timeline Through Artificial Intelligence

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Tags: AI, Big Data, Digital Transformation

Significant Differences Between ML and AI, what to do?
Dave Food
March 20, 2019
Is it now clear the differences between #AI and #ML? #PTUK

Significant Differences Between ML and AI, what to do?

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Tags: AI, Innovation, Management

What’s Next in the Manufacturing Industry Labour Force?
Dave Food
March 15, 2019
What do talented people want from your business? #PTUK #leadership

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Tags: Future of Work, Leadership, Open Innovation

The Ways Workplaces Will Change from Top to Bottom
Dave Food
March 11, 2019
What will happen to those creative Digital engineers? #PTUK #workforce

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Tags: Big Data, Future of Work, Supply Chain

Failure Patterns While Executing Advanced-Analytics Programs
Dave Food
March 06, 2019
How to cope with the risks implied in algorithms? #PTUK #analytics

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Tags: Analytics, Big Data, IoT

Advancements on the IoT in 2019
Dave Food
March 05, 2019
Let Massive #IoT become a reality and get the most out of on its great benefits! #PTUK

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Tags: Digital Transformation, IoT, Management

How is an Advanced Spend Analysis Useful for You?
Dave Food
March 04, 2019
Have a look at some of the benefits of Advanced Spend Analysis #Management.
#PTUK

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Tags: Big Data, Future of Work, Leadership

Embracing IoT Towards the Super-Intelligent Supply Chain
Dave Food
March 01, 2019
Have a look at the advantages of deploying a Super-intelligent Supply Chain. #PTUK

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Tags: Digital Transformation, IoT, Supply Chain

The Answer to a Right Fresh Food Retailing is Machine Learning
Dave Food
February 18, 2019
How do retailers manage to know the right amount of Fresh Food to supply? #PTUK #SupplyChain #Retail

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Tags: Procurement, Supply Chain, Sustainability

Could Social and Tech Solutions Feed the World of the Future?
Dave Food
February 18, 2019
New technologies to support this food revolution! #PTUK #supplychain

Could Social and Tech Solutions Feed the World of the Future?

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Tags: Social, Supply Chain, Sustainability

Which Were the Predictions Achieved During 2018?
Dave Food
February 14, 2019
Several improvements were accomplished during 2018, in which these remarkable technologies were then the most critical topics to follow... #PTUK #technology

Which Were the Predictions Achieved During 2018?

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Tags: Blockchain, IoT, Supply Chain

Spreadsheet Updates, Fighting to Stay Alive?
Dave Food
February 07, 2019
No way your company can turn its back on spreadsheets, even if predictions forecasted they were about to disappear. #PTUK #data

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Tags: Big Data, Future of Work, Predictive Analytics

Improving Your Supply Chain Planning Performance
Dave Food
February 06, 2019
Anticipating to the Supply Chain challenges you might encounter. #PTUK
#supplychain

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Tags: Management, Procurement, Supply Chain

The Evolution of the Supply Chain Needs to Begin Now!
Dave Food
February 05, 2019
What is changing the Supply Chain Management profession? #PTUK #supplychain #SCM

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Tags: Management, Supply Chain, Sustainability

The Blockchain, a Sea Companion
Dave Food
January 30, 2019
“Shipping industry can’t work if everyone's using a different Blockchain system." #PTUK

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, Emerging Technology

The e-Commerce Challenge Finds Solutions in Blockchain
Dave Food
January 30, 2019
Is e-commerce universe ready for a disruption? Now comes the time for Blockchain to disrupt the eCommerce universe. #PTUK

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Tags: Blockchain, Digital Disruption, IoT

Blockchain Industry Leaders Share Their Prediction for 2019
Dave Food
January 30, 2019
What the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain industry world leaders predict around these technologies of the future? #PTUK

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Leadership

Electric Flying, the Innovative Future!
Dave Food
January 23, 2019
What are the predictions for electrification and autonomy in commercial aviation? #PTUK #supplychain

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Tags: Autonomous Vehicles, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

The Future Impact of AI in our Lives
Dave Food
January 23, 2019
What to expect from Artificial Intelligence in the years to come? #PTUK #AI

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

Experts Predictions on SCM Trends for 2019
Dave Food
January 23, 2019
Thoughts of experts about Supply Chain Management in 2019.
#PTUK #SCM #supplychain

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Tags: Innovation, Supply Chain, Management

The Future of AI and Social Media Analytics
Dave Food
January 18, 2019
The PR, Digital Marketing, and the advertising sectors are in the centre of an AI evolution. #PTUK

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Tags: Analytics, Social, Marketing

The Data Culture Which Fast-tracks Analytics Growth
Dave Food
January 16, 2019
Seven useful practices which can help you in this journey.
#PTUK

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Tags: Analytics, Big Data, Culture

Excellent Predictive Analytics Features
Dave Food
January 16, 2019
Have a look at these predictive analytics features and benefits...
#PTUK

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Tags: Analytics, Big Data, Predictive Analytics

What does a Social Enterprise Imply?
Dave Food
January 09, 2019
The culture implied in a Social Enterprise can be the difference. hashtag#PTUK

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Tags: Management, Leadership, HR

Long-Term Goals of Great Leaders
Dave Food
January 09, 2019
The most respected leaders of the world follow some principles which took them to the successful placement of leadership they have now. #PTUK

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Tags: Innovation, Social, Leadership

How will the 4th Industrial Revolution Change Our Careers?
Dave Food
January 09, 2019
It is unquestionable that the constant automation and digitisation of our world and our workplace is a result of this 4th Industrial Revolution. #PTUK

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Future of Work

A Solution for Luxury Brands to Avoid Black Market
Dave Food
December 29, 2018
Luxury brands must develop the processes to modify their pricing models to match demand and maximise sales, while maintaining their brand identity.

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Tags: Big Data, Blockchain, Supply Chain

Rethinking the Features of the Seamless Supply Chain
Dave Food
December 18, 2018
Three characteristics describe the Supply Chain of this century:
hashtag#PTUK hashtag#supplychain

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Tags: IoT, Procurement, Supply Chain

Edge Computing as a Counterpart of Cloud Computing
LinkedIn
May 17, 2018
t's forecasted that the number of connected devices to the Internet will reach the amount of 30,000 million in 2012 The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is coping with this trend in the business space really clearly.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Digital Transformation Growing at a Rapid Pace
LinkedIn
May 13, 2018
The manufacturing industry is going through a Digital Transformation grow to deal with the rise of new technologies. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation will become effective soon this year.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Why Spreadsheets Could Become Obsolete?
LinkedIn
May 13, 2018
Even though spreadsheets still dominate planning in Supply Chain, Finance chiefs are moving away from them, because they feel they limit collaboration, transparency and visibility; spreadsheets are being replaced for more robust and collaboration-friendly solutions but, could them really disappear from modern usage within the next decade?

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Employee’s Advocacy Program Success
LinkedIn
May 10, 2018
Employees can be a brand’s biggest advocates, as they can become brand emissaries for your company.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Capabilities required to achieve Logistics Excellence
LinkedIn
May 01, 2018
Growth in world trade continues to exceed by far overall economic growth. With a changing decision environment and a lack of clear information to help guide the decision process, Supply Chain managers are confronting distressing challenges

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

What is Driving Enterprises to a Very Rapid Growth?
Dave Food
April 26, 2018
Supply Chain Collaboration is defined as two or more autonomous firms working jointly to plan and execute supply chain operations, providing substantial benefits and advantages to its partners; it’s a cooperative strategy in which business units work together to create mutual benefits.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Management

Critical Digital Disconnect and How to Cope With Them
LinkedIn
April 22, 2018
Many Marketing leaders are struggling to connect digital spend with a commercial outcome, a reason why they have become deeply reliant on a rising range of specialist agencies, brokers and intermediaries to deliver new strategies. However, significant money is being wasted due to poor transparency.

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Tags: Innovation, Supply Chain, Procurement

Aligning Retail Business with Latest Customer Trends
LinkedIn
April 19, 2018
The Retail industry is experiencing a radical change. With the increasing technology innovations and online players, businesses are influenced by the way consumers shop and how retailers meet shoppers; customers now have a significant number of digital tools to shop and demand service at once.

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Tags: Customer Experience, Supply Chain, Procurement

Weather Can Have a Tremendous Impact on the Supply Chain
LinkedIn
April 15, 2018
Hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards, droughts, earthquakes, a heat wave, or any other major weather event, have a great impact on the Supply Chain process.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, HR

Moving Forward to the Supply Chain of the Future
LinkedIn
April 08, 2018
To avoid being left behind and meet the multiple demands of consumers, organisations must engage in an innovative Supply Chain, accordingly with changing demographics global economies.

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Supply Chain, Procurement

Balancing Your Inventory and Your Consumer Demands
LinkedIn
April 03, 2018
What is Inventory Optimisation Management?
Organisations must have the right amount of Inventory, in just the right places, and at the right time to meet the customer demands., this helps achieve Inventory Optimisation Management in your Supply Chain.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Supply Chain, Procurement

Break the habit of Supply Chain disconnection by a concurrent plan
LinkedIn
March 06, 2018
Why has concurrent planning become an important need?
When the unexpected happens a quickly respond to it is needed; innovative process, people, advanced technology, and other considerations are motivating Supply Chain teams toward a concurrent planning.

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Tags: Mobility, Supply Chain, Procurement

Applications and Implications of Blockchain Technology
LinkedIn
February 28, 2018
In simpler words, the Blockchain is an emerging technology, a tracking system that discreetly verifies the provenance of products as they move across a supply chain — sending proactive alerts about unexpected detours that could signal potential tampering or environmental conditions that might pose safety issues.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Supply Chain, Procurement

Blockchain, the Pillar of Digital Supply Chains
LinkedIn
February 18, 2018
Transparency, sharing data and information are the main problems in any Supply Chain, bringing about uncertainty, delays, misunderstandings, time-consuming, and serious productions miscalculations.

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Tags: Blockchain, Supply Chain, Procurement

Trending future topics in IoT
LinkedIn
February 02, 2018
The European Commission simply describes the IoT “as merging physical and virtual worlds, creating smart environments”. What is its potential in the years ahead? Gartner predicts there will be 20.4 billion internet-connected “things” in use by 2020; 2.6 for every person on earth, outnumber humans by the end of the year..

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Tags: IoT, Supply Chain, Procurement

The Shape of Tomorrows Supply Chain
Oracle
June 12, 2007
The shape of Tomorrows Supply Chain - The Science of Sustainability

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Tags: Sustainability, Supply Chain

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