No, not if you develop your soft skills and learn how to use the technology to do your job better, faster, and cheaper (with a focus on strategic issues). My first SCM job was very tactical and has been replaced by technology and automation. Over half of our SCM students also minor in Business Analytics...
The Future of SCM: Predictive Analytics ranked #2! This class will now be required of every WMU supply chain major: CIS 2640 – Applied Analytics Foundations…Here is an example of a F500 firm that has full time SCM roles but also requires VERY strong Data Analytics skills (they love Tableau)…Sime Curkovic