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Probabilistic Forecasting Can Extend the Life of SAP APO

12 December, 2017

Since the beginning of time – OK, since the beginning of demand forecasting --- the standard approach has been a single...

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Is Digital Transformation Bringing Traditional Grocery to Its Expiration Date?

7 December, 2017

Grocery stores, long thought to be immune to the “Amazon Effect”, were shaken in August of 2017 when Amazon acquired...

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How to Attain “Stage 4” Supply Chain Planning Maturity

7 November, 2017

Gartner has identified five stages of supply chain planning maturity and they say that 70-80% of companies plan to...

Four Reviews of DDMRP for Supply Chain Planning

24 October, 2017

Source: The Enterprise System Spectator

In recent months four experts have weighed in on Demand Driven Material...

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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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