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Avoid “Lost in Translation”. Monetize S&OP to Include Finance.

11 July, 2017

Finance speaks a different language than supply chain. But by monetizing Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), supply chain...

Gartner says “Add S&OP to your Financial Planning”. Here’s Why.

27 June, 2017

“Based on our research, every organization which aligns top-down financial plans with bottom-up demand plans, as part of...

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Gartner's Six Levels of Supply Chain Planning Autonomy

22 June, 2017

Source: Andrew Downard, Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, May 2017

Business is moving fast and there is so much...

Gartner's Five Stages of Supply Chain Planning Technology Maturity

13 June, 2017

In any business or trade you need the right tools for the job, and the supply chain business is no different. At every...

Gartner Study Identifies Supply Chain User Wants and Needs

6 June, 2017

Source: 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Study, Dwight Klappich

The annual Gartner Supply Chain...

Retail Supply Chain Planning Best Practices from Frost & Sullivan

30 May, 2017

Frost & Sullivan has reported its best practices in technology leadership in supply chain management for the Retail and...

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Seven Recent Trends in Retail Demand Forecasting and Replenishment

24 May, 2017

Most retailers are facing a shrinking operating “margin for error”. So it’s not surprising that many are looking for more

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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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