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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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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,...

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...

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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...

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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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