New technologies

Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, Digital Supply Chain, New technologies

Understanding the new world of supply chain analytics is my current research project. Using unstructured and stream data is a brave new...

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Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

New technologies, Risk management, Supplier development, Supply Chain visibility

As an analyst, when technology providers acquire and divest companies, I get invited to pre-announcement conferences. In these sessions the...

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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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Are You Feeding the Beast? Or Driving Progress in Your Business?

Demand, Demand driven, Market-Driven, New technologies, Sales and Operations Planning

As a mom, I loved to read to my daughter. One of our favorites was the book Where the Wild Things Are. I loved the imagery in this short...

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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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Getting Inventory Right: Hope with Hype and Recycled Software?

Big data supply chains, Demand, Market-Driven, New technologies • One Comment

It is morning in Orlando. The sun is rising. I am speaking this morning at the Terra Technology conference and doing a book signing of my...

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