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DMSCA Strategic Partners with which it is allied include:
APICS/Supply Chain Council
APICS Supply Chain Council (SCC) is a global nonprofit organization whose framework, improvement methodology, training, certification and benchmarking tools help member organizations make dramatic, rapid, and sustainable improvements in supply chain performance. As a APICS/Supply Chain Council Member, DMSCA gains cost-effective access for its Members to all the resources associated with is its Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR®) model, the worl'sd standard for supply chain management, a model that provides a unique framework for defining and linking performance metrics, processes, best practices, and people into a unified structure.
The Institute of Supply Chain Management
ISM's mission is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination. ISM is a not-for-profit educational association that serves professionals with an interest in supply management who live and work in more than 80 countries. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).Founded in 1915, ISM's mission is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide. ISM offers the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD™) qualifications, and is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).
The Manufacturing Institute/ National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
The Manufacturing Institute of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the authority on the attraction, qualification, and development of world-class manufacturing talent. The Institute is the place where we exceed expectations and deliver results to help close the skills gap. In partnership with other organizations, the Institute studies the critical issues facing manufacturing and then applies that research to develop and identify solutions that are implemented by companies, schools, governments, and organizations across the country. The Institute’s strategies and actions are all done to achieve the following goals:
Digital Manufacturing Design and Innovation Institute (DMDII)
The DMDII is the United States‘ flagship research institute for applying cutting-edge digital technologies to reduce the time and cost of manufacturing, strengthen the capabilities of the supply chain, and reduce acquisition costs. The institute will develop and demonstrate digital manufacturing technologies, and deploy and commercialize these technologies across key manufacturing industries. The DMDII is a Chicago consortium led by UI LABS which was the recipient of a $70 million Department of Defense (DOD) grant. matched by $250 million of private sector, academic and local government funding.
U.S. Dept of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)MBDA an agency in the US Department of Commerce helps create and maintain U.S. jobs by promoting the growth and global competitiveness of large, medium and small businesses owned and operated by members of the minority communities. Through a national network of more than 40 business centers and a wide range of domestic and international strategic partners, MBDA provides Agency clients with the technical assistance and access to capital, contract opportunities and new markets that they need to create new jobs.
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DMSCA2017 - Procurement Transformation and Innovation in Digital Supply Chain