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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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Five Ways Machine Learning Can Improve Demand Forecasting

24 January, 2017

Machine learning is being incorporated into solutions in every walk of life - home thermostats, health monitoring...

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Transforming Your Supply Chain Planning, Transforming Your Business

17 January, 2017

Last week we described how attitudes towards improving supply chain planning productivity are changing.   Large...

Will Supply Chain Planning Productivity be a Hot Topic in 2017?

10 January, 2017

Planning productivity can be increased by segmenting tasks according to the tools best suited for the activity.


Benchmarking Your Supply Chain Planning in 2017

3 January, 2017

Scenes from a recent ToolsGroup user conference

The ToolsGroup customer base of more than 300 companies has allowed us to...


Supply Chain Planning with Microsoft Dynamics AX

20 December, 2016

Microsoft Dynamics AX is a powerful mid-market ERP platform with the capacity for medium-size companies to expand and...

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