Downstream data

The use of point-of-sale data, retail inventory or warehouse withdrawal data, or loyalty data to sense and shape demand

Getting Serious About Outside-in Processes

Demand, Demand driven, Digital Supply Chain, digital supply chains, Downstream data

Within a supply chain organization there is turmoil. The enlightened leader knows that the efficient silos do not create the most effective...

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Customer-Centric Supply Chains: Adding Clarity to the Muddle

customer-centric supply chains, Demand driven, demand driven, Downstream data, Market-Driven • One Comment

It was November. I was speaking at a client site. The topic was customer-centric supply chains. We started the morning by asking attendees...

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Rethinking the How…

Big data supply chains, Bricks Matter, Demand, Downstream data, Market-Driven, New technologies • 2 Comments

The sun is shining brightly through the conference room windows as I listen to the consultants talk. It’s buzzword bingo at its...

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Navigating the End-to-End Journey

Demand, Downstream data, Market-Driven, New technologies, Open Content Research, Risk management • 2 Comments

Wang Laboratories. Eastman Kodak. Nokia. Blockbuster. Polaroid. Xerox. What do these names have in common? They were once strong brands...

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What Do We Do Now About Planning?

Big data supply chains, Demand, Downstream data, Market-Driven • 6 Comments

“What did you learn?” asked the client. I smiled and reflected. It was a thought-provoking question. The ROI study on supply...

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Dreaming of Clouds, Lakes and Streams

Big data supply chains, Downstream data, Market-Driven • 2 Comments

 It is morning in Chicago. I crave coffee. The sun shines brightly out the window, but the noisy city is quiet. My mind is moving to...

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