Tag: S&OP

Time to Take Out the Pen

Demand, Market-Driven

When you get asked the same question over and over again it is time to take out the pen and write a blog post. Here it goes… Last...

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What Makes a Mature Planning Organization? (Part 2)

Big data supply chains, Demand, Market-Driven, New technologies, Open Content Research, Supply Chain • 2 Comments

Yesterday, I finished a post on supply chain planning maturity.  A client had asked me, “How do I know if we have a mature supply...

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Demand, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply sensing

epitaph n.  An inscription on a tombstone in memory of the one buried there.  A brief literary piece commemorating the deceased. A final...

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Raise a Glass to the Smell of INK!

Bricks Matter, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Insights Community

My soul craves a holiday. Like many of you, I’ve sat in one too many airline seats, hustled for one too many cabs and slept in too...

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So Proud…

Demand, Demand driven, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence

   To drive S&OP excellence, we need to be bilingual.  Companies need to speak both the language of “volume” and...

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Rock, Scissors, Paper. Pitfalls and Potholes of Integrated Business Planning

Demand, Market-Driven, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 3 Comments

Tonight, as I flew back from SAP Insider, three blog posts danced around in my head. I thought about the looming deadline on my book and...

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