Podcast image

The Integration Chronicles Podcast

Cleo’s Tushar Patel and Frank Kenney bring you The Integration Chronicles: the only podcast focused on ecosystem integration. Ecosystem integration is the modern, innovative way to extend and augment B2B integration. Each episode will feature industry leaders and integration experts who discuss relevant integration topics, with a specific focus on the supply chain. You'll learn how to grow your business faster, pick up best practices for scaling your organization, and discover new ways to drive operational efficiencies.
play

Discover Our Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 9

Digital Process Automation & Keeping Compliant at the FreightWaves Conference

June 07, 2022
Guest: Frank Kenney, Director of Industry Solutions

Frank Kenney, Director of Industry Solutions at Cleo discusses his experience at the Future of Supply Chain conference by Freightwaves. Frank brings decades of industry experience to the table, but even he was surprised and delighted by the technological innovation currently being seen in the logistics space. In this episode, you'll hear about two of the more important aspects of success in the logistics industry: digital automation & compliance.
Created with Lunacy LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
Episode 8

First, a Leader. Second, a Business Person. Third, a Technologist.

March 08, 2022
Guest: Jeff Dinard/CIO of Vari

Jeff Dinard, CIO of Vari talks about the importance of being a leader first. He covers the rise of Vari and how his role has changed as the company shifted from a purely B2C focus to adopting a B2B strategy. In this podcast, you will learn about Jeff's personal brand of leadership: the books that helped him become a CIO, the Roman philosopher that influences his mornings, and finally, the children's book that helped him rediscover the value of magic in the C-suite.
Created with Lunacy LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
Episode 7

A CIO’s Perspective on Scaling the Business

February 03, 2022
Guest: Jim McCullen/CIO of Century

Jim McCullen, CIO of Century discusses the steps he has taken to scale their global logistics and supply chain services business. He covers the role automation, security, and integration have played in his strategy, and even shares his security framework for fellow listeners.
Created with Lunacy LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
Episode 6

Why automate the food and beverage supply chain?

January 27, 2022
Guest: Michael Hegarty/Vice President, ERP, SRM & CRM at Lipari Foods

Michael Hegarty, VP of Technology from Lipari Foods talks about automating and orchestrating the food and beverage supply chain in the wake of empty shelves. He describes some of the digital transformations their organization embarked on at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to help drive efficient operations for their organization and their customers.
Created with Lunacy LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
Episode 5

Why is EDI important in eCommerce?

November 11, 2021
Guest: Rich Baker/Director of IT at Minnetonka Moccasin Company.

Rich Baker, Director of IT at Minnetonka Moccasin Company walks us through how Minnetonka is evolving within the changing retail landscape, its relationships with big-box retailers, and how eCommerce has been an incredible driver of growth. Rich explains how upgrading their EDI enabled Minnetonka to grow their business and why they chose to modernize EDI prior to an ERP migration.
Created with Lunacy LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
Episode 4

Why is cloud integration important for manufacturers?

October 07, 2021
Guest: Jan Irvay/VP at Sauder Woodworking

Jan Irvay, VP of IT at Sauder Woodworking participates in a fireside chat at our recent Cleo Connect event. Jan shares her thoughts on customer expectations and what goes into cloud technology investment decision-making. Specifically, she covers why a cloud-based solution for EDI & non-EDI transactions is critical in today’s world.
Created with Lunacy LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

The Integration Chronicles Don’t Stop Here!