Supply Chain Technology

Unplugged, Uncensored and Unabashed

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The title says it all.  The book is done.  Yes, I am busy writing reports.  This morning, we published our second report from Supply Chain Insights .  Check it out at SlideShare.  Two more reports are planned for this week and one is in the queue for next.  It is great to be able to write reports in front of the firewall based on quantitative data. I love it! Real data from real supply chain…

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Revenue Management: Beyond Smoke and Mirrors

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Improving revenue management –which includes the management of multi-party trade settlement (sometimes dubbed bifurcated trade management) — is an equal opportunity for all supply chains.  No matter whether you are in a consumer, high tech, life sciences, or chemical supply chain it is a major source of cost, waste and frustration.  Executives often will ask, “Why can’t we get this right?”  I laugh and empathize.  What seems so simple is…

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I was Wrong

By | New technologies, Supply chain planning | 4 Comments

I LOVE  it when a reader takes me to task.  Recently, Kirsten Watson, Director of Marketing at Kinaxis, did just that! She took issue with my post om my post on the Innovators Dilemma (http://www.supplychainshaman.com/2010/02/innovators-dilemma/). She felt that Kinaxis had successfully made the transition from a licensed software provider to selling in a Software as a Service (SaaS) model.  So I asked her to set up some time for me to talk to…

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