Tag: supply chain management

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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Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

Supply Chains to Admire • One Comment

Five months of analysis. Lots of heated debates. It is now over. This morning we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and...

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Are You Putting Lipstick on a Pig? Or Creating New Value?

New technologies

During the spring I get to spend a lot of time in airplanes attending and speaking at technology conferences. I have done this for a...

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Building Outside-In Processes

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, market-driven value chains, Market-driven value networks, Supply Chain visibility • 3 Comments

This past weekend I decompressed and turned off my cell phone. The concept of being on and available all the time– 24/7– wears...

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Three Reasons Why I Love Hadoop, and You Should Too!

Big data supply chains, Demand, Demand driven, Demand shaping • 2 Comments

The elephants are coming! They will soon change your supply chain. In time, you will come to love them. I think that they will be a game...

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My Take: LLamasoft Buys Barloworld Supply Chain Software

demand driven, Inventory Management

Today LLamasoft announced the acquisition of the Barloworld CAST and Optimiza assets for an undisclosed sum of money. This announcement...

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