Tag: Sales and operations planning

The March of the Lemmings

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Sharing of research on Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) showing that processes are going backwards not forwards in driving improvement....

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S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

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Yawn. I spent time this week completing reference calls on the use of S&OP technologies. Seeking the next sequel in technology...

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Trust, But Verify

Demand, demand driven, Digital Supply Chain, planning benchmarking

When I joined the world of software as a business analyst from manufacturing, I was naive. How so? I never fathomed the amount of money...

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Lassoing S&OP

customer-centric supply chains, Demand, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent, Supply Chains to Admire

A lasso is what supply chain leaders would like to have. Why? To align S&OP. The processes are out of control. Let me explain. As...

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S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index, Supply chain planning • One Comment

It is Sunday. Today I assume a familiar position. Now a ritual, with coffee in one hand and country music blaring, I sit in my faded green...

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Trying to Throw a Light on Supply Chain Excellence

Demand, Sales and Operations Planning • 2 Comments

Yesterday morning I was sick. In the early morning, in a hotel room in Antwerp, I crawled to the bathroom and groaned as my body expelled...

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