Supply Chain Shaman

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Big data supply chains

Mining Supply Chain Data for Insights

  Mine sweeping is essential to warfare. Soldiers use special devices to detect underground mines and disarm them, keeping them from exploding before they cause

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Will the Downturn Signal an Upturn?

Volatility. Demand redefined. Economic markets plummeting. Daily we see the financial charts roll across the news. “It’s partly about growth, partly about trade, and partly

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Cradle to Grave?

Last week, I interviewed Robert Byrne, founder of Terra Technology on his demand planning benchmarking study. I enjoy creating the Straight Talk podcast series, and

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Give New Answers to Bridget

It was a stuffy, hot day, and I found myself sitting by Bridget. The supply chain team was attempting to explain their demand-driven project. They

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Please Tell Me HOW

I love hearing from blog readers. This morning, I woke to receive this email in my inbox: Good morning Lora, I have read with pleasure

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Demand Cacophony

The promise was harmony. The delivery is dissonance. It was to be a unified signal spanning customer’s customer to supplier’s supplier to join, align and

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Good Forecasting Matters

The shift happened.  Haiti crumbled.  Chile did far better.  The difference was substantial. The contrast offers lessons on how to shelter cities from future devastating earthquakes. In a

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