Center for Supply Chain Innovation | Research and Resources

TCU Neeley’s world-class supply chain faculty members are renowned for their research, published and cited in prominent academic journals. Our professors are called upon by corporations around the world to provide supply chain and logistics consultation. They also deliver insightful presentations at academic and public conferences, to advance knowledge and innovation in the field. 

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Dr. Morgan Swink interviewed as a Supply Chain expert.

Getting a Little Respect: Supply Chain Officers Are Powerful Players in Top Management

Joe Roh, Associate professor of supply chain management, and Ryan Krause, associate professor of strategy, prove that giving supply chain officers a seat in the C-suite leads to superior results.

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Why Aren’t More Companies Capitalizing on Big Data?

Big data can transform the way supply chains work, yet most companies aren’t taking advantage of it. Professors Daniel Chen, David Preston and Morgan Swink researched companies to find out why.

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Five Hurdles Companies Can Overcome to Optimize Big Data

Dr. Morgan Swink details how companies, especially business-to-consumer companies, can overcome barriers to capitalize on the potential of big data. 

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Turning Big Data into Results

Dr. Morgan Swink led a panel discussion about turning data and analytics into real, tangible results, as part of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Retail and Consumer Luncheon Series. Retailers and suppliers learned how to overcome barriers and capitalize on the potential of big data.

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How to Manage the Complex Process of Building a Naval Ship - or Any Multifaceted Project

Imagine the thousands of parts, people and projects it takes to build a complex ship on time, on budget and in perfect working order. Dr. Tyson Browning came up with a technique to use the design structure matrix (DSM) to master the critical information required to understand, design and improve ship-building systems.

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Morgan Swink is No. 19 Top Innovation Management Scholar in the World

Dr. Morgan Swink is ranked No. 19 out of 1,718 innovation management scholars for total number of articles published in 10 leading journals for the past 20 years, and No. 13 for articles he coauthored.

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Industry Insight: Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Trends are driving change in the supply chain industry – technology, finance and organizational changes – which means TCU supply chain management students can position themselves for success in a field that has more jobs than qualified people to fill them.


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Enabling Customer-Driven Supply Chains through Blockchain
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This special collaboration between the National Restaurant Association Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group and the Center for Supply Chain Innovation helps supply chain managers and students understand trends, opportunities, and best practices in foodservice supply chain management. Click here to visit this website. NOTE: Clicking on this link takes you away from the TCU Neeley website. This website is not a part of TCU.