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Gartner SCP five stage maturity model

“Digital Transformation” and Supply Chain Planning

15 May, 2018

Here is the scenario. The C Suite says it wants “digital transformation". Your company has an older supply chain planning...

Inventory Optimization addresses multiple issues

Four ways Inventory Optimization can address tighter supply constraints

8 May, 2018

As the (U.S.) economic expansion enters its ninth year, supply constraints are showing up in supply chains. 

The Wall...

Gartner Maturity Curve

How to Move from Gartner Stage 2 to Stage 3 Retailing

1 May, 2018

Using the Gartner Demand Planning five stage maturity scale, analyst Mike Griswold estimated on a recent call that...

Types of Advanced Analytics in Supply Chain Decision Making

Advanced Analytics versus Artificial Intelligence

26 April, 2018

For firms with Advanced Analytics or Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their future, Gartner has just published a useful...

The Auto Industry's Value Chain Profit Pool

Want to disrupt your supply chain? Check out this new analytical tool

17 April, 2018

Brad Householder, Founder and CEO of b2i, spoke at the ToolsGroup TG18 user conference recently and presented an...

Global Supply Chain Planning

Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Planning at SKF

11 April, 2018

Jörg Schlager describing SKF's Integrated Planning (Source: Optilon)

Digital transformation” is tough for any firm, but...

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Transforming the manufacturing supply chain with MEIO

3 April, 2018

 

Editor’s Note: Last year ToolsGroup became Microsoft’s partner for Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) in...

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Blockchain’s potential to authenticate supply chain planning data

29 March, 2018

Blockchain data can be a useful source of certified data to support the supply chain model or  sometimes called a "supply...

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Three Key Themes in the New Inventory Optimization Vendor Ranking

20 March, 2018

The 2018 Nucleus Research Inventory Optimization (IO) Value Matrix Report has just been released, and analyst Seth...

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Segmenting your spare parts supply chain for 3D printing

13 March, 2018

From warehouse robots (very real) to equipment that you control with your mind (in the labs), new technologies appear so...

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