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Is your supply chain planning ready for the “Experience Economy”?

17 October, 2017

Gartner says we are entering what they call the ‘Experience Economy”, where personalization, speed, agility and the...

Aligning Your Supply Chain Planning Message with Your CEO

3 October, 2017

Attention to business growth has ballooned, becoming a top priority for 57% of CEO respondents

In my first blog post in...

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What Will a Supply Chain Planning Job Look Like in the Future?

26 September, 2017

We have tackled the question of automation before, but his time I want to focus specifically on what automation will mean...

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Traditional Statistics versus Machine Learning. What’s the Difference?

19 September, 2017

Since machine learning is a hot topic, we thought it useful to clarify the difference between machine learning and...

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What’s Wrong with your Supply Chain Planning System: Twelve Symptoms

13 September, 2017

Source: Gartner Research

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A Shift in Supply Chain Planning Priorities?

5 September, 2017

Increased demand volatility still tops business pressure, says Aberdeen   ...  but supply chain planning priorities are...

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Gartner’s Five-Stage Maturity Model for Supply Chain Analytics

29 August, 2017

 Gartner measures supply chain analytics maturity across seven different dimensions     

There are supply chain and...

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The Difference between Multichannel, Omnichannel and Unified Commerce. And Why It’s Important.

24 August, 2017

It can be exhausting in retail. As shoppers use technology more frequently during their buying journey, their expectation...

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The Power of Downstream Data for Sensing Demand

8 August, 2017

POS data helps sense and respond to localized demand. The blue bars represent historic average order demand profiles,...

The Best Way to Set Inventory Targets?

1 August, 2017

 

Source: Gartner, Cover Considerations—How to Optimize Retail and Consumer Product Inventory Targets, 2017

Gartner’s...

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