Tag: Sales and operations planning

Is S&OP Excellence Slip Slidin’ Away?

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 3 Comments

At what point does erosion cause the side of a mountain to give way? It is usually the small shifts….over time, there is degradation....

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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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Yowza! A Nine-Step Decision Process to Help Guide Supply Chain Planning Selection

Demand, demand driven, Digital Supply Chain, Global Supply Chains, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply chain excellence, Supply chain planning

Yowza: Excitement or approval Get a cup of coffee. This is a long post. <Bear with me….> Here I share a nine-step process in an...

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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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E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 4 Comments

This morning E2open announced the acquisition of Steelwedge for an undisclosed sum of money. Founded in 2000, Steelwedge was an innovator...

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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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