Adapt or Die Podcast

Exploring the Science of Business Transformation

The rules for creating and maintaining a successful business are being rapidly rewritten by innovative market disruptors and the non-stop consumer demand for more – faster, cheaper, and on their terms. In 1965, the average lifespan of an S&P 500 company was 33 years.  In 1990, it was 20.  At the current churn rate, it is forecast to shrink to 14 years by 2026 and nearly half of the S&P 500 will be replaced over the next 10 years. This is largely thanks to the pace of innovation, the number of new entrants, and an equal opportunity to harness technology to innovate at a global scale. Those that thrive are businesses that are able to harness data available to rapidly sense market opportunity and make faster, more intentional decisionand move their organizations to action, or risk joining the growing list of companies we only remember. 

Adapt or Die is a podcast that explores the science of transformation and lessons to be learned by the trail blazers already on the path to develop an ability to continually adapt at the urgent pace of innovation. 

December 3, 2019
It’s a New Day to Deliver – Are you Ready?

 

In this podcast, Vikram Srinivasan, Senior Director of Product Management at LLamasoft joins Matt Gunn to describe what it means to model demand in today’s complex business environment to drive your desired business outcomes.

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October 16, 2019
Where Industries Fall Short in Demand Forecasting

Industry Principal, Matt Tichon, talks with me about when it comes to new product launches, seasonal offerings and balancing inventory to meet customer demand, businesses still depend heavily on spreadsheets to chart the course ahead. But these manual processes often fall short, leading to stock outs, lost sales or excess waste throughout the supply chain.

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October 2, 2019
How to Embrace Risk and Make Intentional Business Decisions

In this podcast, Caspar Berry joins Matt Gunn to talk about what it means to make critical decisions under tremendous pressure. A Cambridge-trained economist and former competitive poker player, Berry will be delivering a keynote at LLamaCon EMEA in Prague this November.

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September 16, 2019
Evolve Your Demand Forecasting Process

In LLamasoft’s first podcast, Senior Director of Product Management, Vikram Srinivasan, talks with me about the importance of taking an “outside-in” approach to demand modeling to help companies improve their forecasts and understand key factors that influence demand.

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