Supply Chain

Eight Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Demand, Market-Driven, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 2 Comments

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is in a renaissance. The reason? With growth slowing and complexity rising, S&OP is more...

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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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The Lenovo Way

Demand, Supply Chain • One Comment

Driving supply chain excellence is easier when companies are clear on the definition. Getting clear is a journey. To help supply chain...

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Planning Software: Insights on User Satisfaction

Demand, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • One Comment

As a research analyst I am studying things which are incredibly difficult to measure. The topics may sound easy, but they are not. In my...

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Driving Organizational Alignment

Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

 How can we move forward if we cannot align? In supply chain strategy documents, terms like alignment, agility, responsiveness, and...

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Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Big data supply chains, Demand, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Insights, Supply chain planning • 26 Comments

I am writing this blog post in the air, sitting in seat 4c, somewhere over the Midwest en route to Philadelphia. As I look below, I see...

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