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Why You Need to Embrace Autonomous Supply Chain Planning

18, April, 2017

Editor's Note: This piece (with small variations) first appeared as a Supply Chain Brain editorial joining the debate...

Four Prerequisites for Demand Sensing Success

5, April, 2017

In a previous popular blog we described the key components of a demand sensing solution, which helps improve near-term...

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Our Top Five Demand Forecasting Blogs

28, March, 2017

How to improve demand forecasting is an area of intense interest with our readers, with blogs on forecasting consistently...

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Why S&OP Needs In-Memory Computing

22, March, 2017

 In-memory computing S&OP provides a degree of freedom to accommodate variations caused by the growing complexity of...

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Industrial Supply Chain Planning is Different. Here’s How.

16, March, 2017

Two recent benchmarking surveys, one by Gartner and another by ToolsGroup, identified specific issues that make...

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When should I trust my computer’s demand forecast?

28, February, 2017

Editor’s Note: There will be no blog next week. The next blog will be posted on March 14th.

A few weeks ago we laid out ...

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Right and Left Brain Thinking for Improving Supply Chain Planning ROI

21, February, 2017

There are two kinds of thinking, left brained and right brained, and each processes information and makes decisions very...

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Supply Chain Data is a Time-Sensitive Asset. Now We Know Just How Much

14, February, 2017

It’s said that “Time is of the essence.” Now a new Nucleus Research report quantifies just how time-sensitive an asset...

A Nobel Prize-winning economist's four steps to minimize forecast bias

7, February, 2017

A problem with Demand Collaboration is that we humans naturally tend to overestimate our own forecasting skills and...

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Five Key Supply Chain Planning Capabilities for Fashion Products

31, January, 2017

More companies are finding themselves dealing with fashion-oriented supply chain issues. For instance, witness...

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