Big data supply chains

Not the Jetsons: Ten Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, Demand

Remember the Jetsons?  While the Flintstones chronicled a Stone Age family with work powered by birds and dinosaurs, the Jetsons...

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Building the Network of Networks. Call for Action. Want to Help?

Big data supply chains, Digital Supply Chain, Global Supply Chains, market-driven value chains, Supply Chain visibility

In the 1980s commercial internet providers evolved. In 2001 Steve Jobs put 1000 songs in our pocket.  And steadily, over the last three...

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Integrated Planning: Is It Rubbish? Be Careful What You Ask For.

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, Demand, Inventory Management, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 4 Comments

On Sunday I spent the day at the Barnes Foundation with an old friend Karen. I love art museums, and connections with old friends are great...

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Building Outside-In Processes

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, market-driven value chains, Market-driven value networks, Supply Chain visibility • 3 Comments

This past weekend I decompressed and turned off my cell phone. The concept of being on and available all the time– 24/7– wears...

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Time for Value Chain 4.0?

Big data supply chains, Digital Supply Chain • One Comment

“We can see the computer age everywhere, but in the productivity statistics.” Robert Solow, Economist, 1987 It’s a lazy...

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Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Big data supply chains, Demand, Demand driven, digital supply chains, Market-driven value networks • 2 Comments

This week I am busy packing. It is the same feeling that I had as a child getting ready for camp. For the next 18 weeks I will be in the...

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