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Videos and Podcasts

As our subject matter experts speak at industry events, as we hold seminars and other events, we'll share the videos here--to help connect you to the latest trends and insights in MRO. 

SDI VP of Facilities Management Solutions, Bob Steinhagen, talks about the shortcomings of traditional RFPs and discusses how a less prescriptive approach can encourage innovation and lead to better business outcomes.

SDI Master Black Belt, Paula Hasbrouck, talks about how Lean and Six Sigma can provide the framework for productivity improvements that can make a real impact on business outcomes immediately.

In this short video, Chris Moore discusses the shift in current leadership structures, operating processes required to transform organizations and help future industrial companies leverage machines and more to achieve better business outcomes.

Kurt Meiers discusses Build, Operate & Transfer (BOT), as an outsourcing model as well as its use in off-shoring of services, whether it’s call-centers or accounting centers.

One alternative to a fully outsourced solution for your maintenance, repair and operations business processes is FlexMRO™, only by SDI.

Now you can take advantage of SDI's 45 years of market intelligence, deep knowledge of MRO and reliability strategies, proprietary cloud-based technology and analytics...As-a-Service.

Learn how to approach your sourcing and procurement strategies with the reliability of your production facilities in mind in our latest video from SDI's VP of Strategic Sourcing. 

At the 2015 ProcureCon Indirect West conference, SDI’s Kurt Meiers talked about the evolution of procurement and sourcing to the as-a-service model and how this new model is bringing agility and reliability to MRO.

SDI's VP of Solution Design, Missy Decker, explains how SDI's solution design team focuses on developing the end-to-end solutions to meet clients' MRO supply chain needs holistically. 

Success Story

It is important for my MRO supply chain provider to have a general understanding of my business--SDI knows my business from end to end.

SDI at Work

Today's pace of change does not conform to yesterday's methods or business cultures. In this blog post, SDI explores the dynamics of internal colleagues as well as rapid changes in terms of market disruptions and technology advances. 

The project team has worked its way through Define, Measure, Analyze, and Improve. It’s time to begin the Control phase. The key stakeholders gather to evaluate the solution as implemented and create a plan to sustain the improvements. The goal is to standardize the improved processes, establish an audit schedule and schedule periodic follow-up to identify additional opportunities for improvement.

Employee Spotlight

Clevon is a Warehouse Manager for SDI’s Brooklyn Warehouse. He has been with the company since 2005.