46 episodes

Tune out the noise – and tune in to TEKTOK, a digital supply chain podcast connecting you to the information and inspiration you need to transform your business and drive supply chain success. Trade risky inventory for valuable insights as you join host Karin Bursa, the 2020 Supply Chain Pro to Know of the Year, for this podcast powered by Supply Chain Now. With more than 25 years of supply chain experience (and the scars to prove it), Karin has the heart of a teacher and has helped nearly 1,000 customers transform their businesses – and share their success stories. Now it’s your turn to join the conversation, share your insights, and learn how to harness technology innovations to drive tangible business results.

TEKTOK Supply Chain Now

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Tune out the noise – and tune in to TEKTOK, a digital supply chain podcast connecting you to the information and inspiration you need to transform your business and drive supply chain success. Trade risky inventory for valuable insights as you join host Karin Bursa, the 2020 Supply Chain Pro to Know of the Year, for this podcast powered by Supply Chain Now. With more than 25 years of supply chain experience (and the scars to prove it), Karin has the heart of a teacher and has helped nearly 1,000 customers transform their businesses – and share their success stories. Now it’s your turn to join the conversation, share your insights, and learn how to harness technology innovations to drive tangible business results.

    TEKTOK Classic: Supply Chain Basics Every Businessperson Needs to Know

    TEKTOK Classic: Supply Chain Basics Every Businessperson Needs to Know

    As a Supply Chain Technology industry advisory and the Host of TEKTOK, Karin is often asked to provide an overview of supply chain basics for executive leadership teams, new hires, and interested investors. Clearly, each of these audiences has very different points of view but they all seek to understand and be more engaged on a variety of supply chain topics. This classic TEKTOK episode covers some of the basic building blocks that lay the foundation for significantly more information, complexity, and opportunity. Your colleagues, family and friends will certainly have a better understanding of the important and remarkable work you and your teams do every day!
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about TEKTOK here: https://supplychainnow.com/tektok
    Subscribe to TEKTOK and other Supply Chain Now programs here: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe


    This episode was hosted by Karin Bursa. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/tektok-classic-supply-chain-basics-businessperson-tt46

    • 33 min
    Ready to Turn Your CFO into a Supply Chain Cheerleader?

    Ready to Turn Your CFO into a Supply Chain Cheerleader?

    As the threat of an economic downturn looms, it’s time to discuss why NOW is the right time to turn your CFO into a Supply Chain Cheerleader. CFOs strongly believe that good supply chain performance is vital to achieving financial growth. However, most CFOs view supply chains as a tremendous cost of doing business and a potential drain on profitability. The truth is, your CFO needs your insights and expertise to navigate the current volatile environment and boost profitability.
    Learn more about TEKTOK here: https://supplychainnow.com/tektok
    Subscribe to TEKTOK and other Supply Chain Now programs here: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe


    This episode was hosted by Karin Bursa. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/cfo-supply-chain-cheerleader-tt45

    • 14 min
    Tapping Into The Winning Link with Billy Ray Taylor

    Tapping Into The Winning Link with Billy Ray Taylor

    You have a great product. You have top-notch talent. You have a process that’s been carefully mapped out. So, what’s missing? Join us to hear from executive speaker and leadership authority Billy Ray Taylor. In his groundbreaking guide, The Winning Link, Bill Ray Taylor outlines A Proven Process to Define, Align, and Execute Strategy at Every Level – from top management to front-line employees. You'll also hear Billy's goals for The Winning Link podcast here on Supply Chain Now.
    Learn more about TEKTOK here: https://supplychainnow.com/tektok
    Subscribe to TEKTOK and other Supply Chain Now programs here: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe


    This episode was hosted by Karin Bursa. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/tapping-winning-link-tt44

    • 27 min
    Do You Need a Supply Chain Digital Twin?

    Do You Need a Supply Chain Digital Twin?

    Digital Twins have moved from a nice to have, to a must have mandate. The pandemic exposed weaknesses in our global supply chains – gaps or more accurately fragility in our supply chains at a time when we need significant agility and greater resiliency. As Supply Chain Movers and Shakers, you are working hard to help your companies gain greater visibility, better flexibility and more responsive agility as you are leading your businesses through a gauntlet of shortages, constraints, disruptions and geopolitical events. This episode of TEKTOK Digital Supply Chain Podcast will help you understand how a DIGITAL TWIN can help.
    Learn more about TEKTOK here: https://supplychainnow.com/tektok
    Subscribe to TEKTOK and other Supply Chain Now programs here: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe
    This episode was hosted by Karin Bursa. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/supply-chain-digital-twin-tt43

    • 32 min
    Good News and Bad News for Supply Chain Planning – The Post-COVID Effect

    Good News and Bad News for Supply Chain Planning – The Post-COVID Effect

    Between climate change disasters, new tariffs and the "Great Resignation," today's supply chains are facing constraints like never before, and it's high time supply chain professionals reevaluated their use of data and technology to stay ahead of the curve. To that end, Scott and Karin join Valerie Tardif, Vice President of Product Management at Infor, to discuss how companies can begin to upgrade their planning prowess. Tune in to get Valerie's expert take on why data and analytics must be tailored by industry, how customized technology can give you a competitive edge and what you need to do to prepare for a growing number of cybersecurity attacks.
    Additional Links and Resources:
    Learn more about Supply Chain Now:https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-now ( https://supplychainnow.com/program/supply-chain-now)
    Subscribe to Supply Chain Now and all other Supply Chain Now programs:https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe ( https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe)
    Leveraging Logistics and Supply Chain for Ukraine: https://vectorgl.com/stand-with-ukraine/ (https://vectorgl.com/stand-with-ukraine/)
    WEBINAR- 3 ways to stay afloat through the supply chain crisis: A distributor’s story: https://bit.ly/3uaUBeC (https://bit.ly/3uaUBeC)
    WEBINAR: Sustainability and Profitability: The ripple effect of shipping less air https://bit.ly/3A87xFM (https://bit.ly/3A87xFM)
    This episode is hosted by Scott Luton and Karin Bursa. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/good-news-bad-news-supply-chain-planning-post-covid-effect-948

    • 55 min
    The Best of The Best TEKTOK Spring 2022

    The Best of The Best TEKTOK Spring 2022

    Spring 2022 has been busy for Supply Chain Movers and Shakers! To help you catch up on what you missed, we’ve pulled together a summary of the Best of the Best TEKTOK episodes for Spring 2022 with links to help you eliminate the noise and get the information and inspiration you need to replace risky inventory with valuable insights.
    Learn more about TEKTOK here: https://supplychainnow.com/tektok
    Subscribe to TEKTOK and other Supply Chain Now programs here: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribe


    This episode was hosted by Karin Bursa. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/best-best-tektok-spring-2022-tt41

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

ATL_Founder44 ,

Love this show!

Karin’s been there and done that - really enjoy her POV and expertise. Plus, the guests are the movers and shakers in industry.

mmgllc ,

Great interviews

Karin has a great perspective and the knowledge and experience to go with it! Great content in every episode.

Flower5485 ,

Supply Chain Rockstar

Karin is one of the few in the industry who have been around long enough to know the history and fundamentals of supply chain but also current on trends. Never miss a moment.

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