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Michael Hugos

Michael Hugos, Author, Essentials of Supply Chain Management

MICHAEL HUGOS is an author, speaker, award-winning CIO and principal at Center for Systems Innovation [c4si]. He delivers elegant solutions to complex problems with focus in supply chains, cloud computing, and use of game mechanics to redesign and reinvigorate business organizations. Earlier he spent six years as CIO of a national distribution organization where he developed a suite of supply chain and e-business systems that transformed the company's operations and revenue model. For this work he won the CIO 100 Award, the InformationWeek 500 Award and the Premier 100 Award. He earned his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He is author of eight books including the popular Essentials of Supply Chain Management, reported by Amazon.com as the best selling supply chain book worldwide since 2004, and his newest book - Enterprise Games: Using Game Mechanics to Build a Better Business. He can be reached via his website -

Michael Hugos's Contributions

Will IoT disrupt Supply Chain?

Whether it is about moving people and cargo, fleet and fuel efficiency, asset protection, visibility into user behavior or product usage, IoT is being looked as a major disruptive force for Supply Chain. Is it just a tall claim? If IoT is likely to make such an deep impact on Supply Chain, how should organizations […]

Can Gamification improve Enterprise Transformation

It is not uncommon to see enterprise transformations fail due to a lack of enthusiasm from your employees. But now imagine a strategy inspired by video games, one that uses technologies and techniques designed to motivate enterprise staff through feedback, measured achievements and incentives. It’s called Gamification, and its claim to fame is that Gamification […]

The Cost of Business Agility

It’s been said, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” In some IT organizations, you’ll find a few overzealous proponents of faster and faster, pushing for business agility, but that doesn’t providing consistent value creation over the long term, and can lose those individuals that got […]


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