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Author: Lora Cecere

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Mea Culpa

Reflection and restatement of formerly held beliefs of supply chain management by Lora Cecere.

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demand driven

Navigating Demand Streams

Traditional supply chain planning approaches push all products through a common engine to produce time-phased output. The demand stream is analyzed for error and bias, but in traditional processes, companies do not see the patterns. Pattern identification is key to drive successful supply strategies. This is a missed opportunity in traditional approaches.

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Network of Networks

Network Investment. Defining the ROI.

The supply network–shipments and production of trading partners–represents over 70% of the environmental impact of supply chain decisions. Despite the importance, the investment in networks

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analytics

Outside-in Planning: How To Jump

When teams say that they want to move to outside-in processes using the crawl, walk, run approach, I say not so fast! The shift is a step change not an evolution. Here I share how to jump into the new paradigm.

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Network of Networks

If Only There Was There There

I take supply chain management seriously. My focus is writing research for the business leader that is an early adopter attempting to drive first-mover advantage.

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analytics

Just Jump

Like a secretarial typing pool, the definition of work for a supply chain planning is ripe for rethinking work. The redefinition cannot be crawl, walk and run. Instead, companies need to just JUMP!

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Demand driven

Outside-in Process Q&A

On Friday, I presented an overview of outside-in planning to a consulting group. I love the questions when I present. The reason? The dialogue helps

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