Security & Risk Management

Supply Chain: Understanding the Risk Factors

Where would our global economy be without supply chains? Going nowhere fast, would be a quick but accurate response. Let’s face it, no matter if your firm is a manufacturer, retailer or financial organization you are undoubtedly tethered to, and reliant on, a supply chain. In this program expert, Joe Yacura of Information Services Group, offers advice and best practices to IT and business professionals who must protect their enterprise’s supply chain operations from all sorts of risks. These risks include natural disasters, criminal activities and the rising threat of cyber-attacks.

Track: Technical Briefings
In-depth information on new technologies, techniques and solution providers

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand the critical nature of supply chains today, as well as the various sources of risk for modern supply chain operations
  • Identify technology solutions that can help ensure that mobile data and file sharing is done safely and securely
  • Discuss what the future may hold for supply chain management

Speaker / Author:

Joseph Yacura is ISG's Supply Chain Management Practice Leader. In this role, Mr. Yacura is responsible for developing the supply chain practice and relationships with senior level executives across industry verticals.

Since joining ISG in October of 2012, Mr. Yacura has focused on several aspects of supply chain management including sourcing analytics, contract compliance and supply chain risk management.

Prior to joining ISG Mr.Yacura was the Founder and Chief Strategist for
Supply Chain Management, LLC a supply chain consulting and outsourcing provider company. He has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer at American Express, InterContinental Hotels and Bank Of America, and has held senior executive management positions at IBM and Pacific Bell. He is a past Chairman of the Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies (CAPS). Mr. Yacura has more than 20 years of supply chain experience and serves on various academic and professional advisory boards.

Price (USD)

Standard: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: $29.00


Course Code : WIT-1849v2

Length : 29min

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