Cisco Risk Essay

1861 WordsNov 26, 20148 Pages
A Case Study Report On Cisco Systems Risk Strategies Submitted to, Amy vuong Submitted by, Marut shah Vishal Dave Manthan Shekhadia Keyur Patel Rudraksh Gaikwad Imran Siddique Mohammad Faisal Contents 1. Introduction ............................................................. 4 1. Executive summary .............................................. 4 2. Issue identification .................................................. 5 1. Challenge & Issues ............................................... 5 3. Alternatives & Options: .......................................... 6 4. Recommendations ................................................... 9 5. Implementation of strategies & results: .................. 9 6. Monitor & Control: ............................................... 10 7. Lessons Learned..... Error! Bookmark not defined. 1. Introduction Cisco, the global information and communication technology provider, has put in place a supply chain resiliency program that any company facing possible risk from supply chain disruption should study. Cisco's program for SCRM combines tools, policies, practices and management support into a comprehensive system that enables the company to truly understand and manage the risks associated with the supply of most of its products. Beginning with new product design and introduction, and continuing through to current product manufacturing and fulfillment, Cisco can predict potential risk points and work with members of its supply chain to manage and minimize those risks. Further, Cisco can recover from external disruptions quickly to minimize the impact on its customers. Other companies should study what Cisco has done and, as appropriate, implement SCRM programs that allow them to manage supply chain disruptions as effectively as Cisco does. Note that a supply chain resiliency program does not negate the need for

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