Tag: Supply chain planning

Be Careful What You Ask For

Global Supply Chains • One Comment

Companies asked for integrated supply chain planning. They got it. It does not work so well. Now what? Sharing A Story Last week, I met a...

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Forecasting: Let’s Start by Asking the Right Questions

Supply Chain, Supply chain planning • 2 Comments

Ten calls.  They are all starting to sound the same. Here is the storyline: “We implemented SAP APO, and we now know its...

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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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What About Them Apples?

Demand • One Comment

Today hurricane Nate’s north winds are pushing against the bayous of Louisiana. In offices across the United States, demand planners...

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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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Getting Ready for 2017: Reflections on Telling Lies

Demand, Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Supply Chain

The streets below me today are icy and wet. It is a dark and dismal day. However, not for long. The gloomy streets will soon be alive with...

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