Monthly Archives: August 2019

Source: McKinsey

Excellent article by McKinsey to guide you on data analytics in Supply Chain 4.0. Must read for anyone who wants to get into the Logistics sector.

Logistics Sub-Sector

• Warehouse Management and Operations;

• Transportation Management and Operations;

• Freight Forwarding and Operations;

• Sales and CustomerService;

• Logistics Solutioning and Programme Management; and

• Logistics Process Improvement and Information System

Skills Framework for Logistics Industry: WSG-SSG

Logistics Industry Digital Guide Overview : IMDA

Industry Transformation Map: 31 Sectors

Source: CBInsights

As Singapore has been a major trading hub since 1819, the Logistics industry includes companies which operate on a manual brick and mortar fashion, without much changes in the last 30 years. If you are interested in joining the startup space to see how data analytics is transforming the Supply Chain and Logistics Sector, check out CBInsights.

What is the healthcare sector?

To most, it includes hospitals, clinics and perhaps pharmaceutical firms that produce medicine. If you are a job seeker or an investor, then understanding the value chain of the healthcare sector, will help you make a more informed decision.

I love this industry map by Maia Strategy, one of the most comprehensive overview of the healthcare sector, although it does not include Medical Technology.

Source: Maia Strategy

The infographic above by Maia Strategy though, does not include medical technology, which is a growing

Jobs in the sector

  • Medical professionals (Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists)
  • Allied Health Professionals (Occupational, Physio, Speech Therapists)
  • Dietitians and Food Service Consultants
  • Executive Management  (e.g., CEO, CFO, CMO, CIO)
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Sales / Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Product Management
  • Research & Development
  • Operations
  • Finance/ IT
  • Policy Makers & Regulators
  • Key Association Members
  • Financial Analysts
  • Suppliers & Channel Partners
  • Purchasing / Procurement Staff
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Personnel
  • Professional Services Consultants

Skills Framework for Healthcare sector

Singapore as gateway to Digital Healthcare in SEAsia.

Where do I start?

1. If you like working with different companies, then market research agencies will give you the breadth and scope.

Market Research Consultancies

Startup or MNE? Startups give you opportunity to try everything from scratch. If you like to see ‘end to end’ implementation of projects, working in-house is the way you go. MNEs also have more resources for training as well as implemeting projects. On the flipside, most have standards and expectations from other stakeholders to comply with.

2. What types of marketing analytics your sales team needs to know?

Pricing analytics Market trend analytics Competitor analytics Market size analytics

(9 Marketing Analytics to add on your resume) Forbes

3. Ten most in demand digital marketing skills:

-UX Experience -Statistical software such as SAS/ SPSS -Coding: Python, R -Data visualisation: Tableau -Project Management -SEO -Storytelling -Working with multiple stakeholders

4. A Day in the Life of a Marketing Analytics Professional