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Industrie 4.0: Its Impact on Supply Chain Planning

16 May, 2017

Industrie 4.0 is an initiative for digitizing the industrial economy. The “4” refers to a fourth industrial revolution,...

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Gartner Releases a New S&OP Magic Quadrant

10 May, 2017

Gartner Research just released its new Magic Quadrant for Sales & Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation (S&OP...

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Nucleus Pinpoints Inventory Optimization Trends and Solution Providers

1 May, 2017

 The 2017 Nucleus Research Inventory Optimization (IO) Value Matrix report was just released, and analyst Seth Lippincott...

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Retailers, Is Machine Learning a Little Black Dress or an Accessory?

28 April, 2017

At first glance, a discussion about clothing and technology seems a bit incongruous, even for a retail focused blog. What...

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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