Tag: supply chain

The March of the Lemmings

Uncategorized

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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Head Scratcher

Uncategorized • One Comment

A discussion on the next evolution of supply chain planning and decision support technologies....

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Visibility: If Only I Could See

Network of Networks, New technologies

My phone rang. Consultants, technologists and ex-analysts called to challenge my position in my last post focused on control towers. I...

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Welcome 2019

Global Supply Chains, Market-Driven, Network of Networks, New technologies, Uncategorized

Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, shares insights on seven trends for the supply chain for 2019.

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Healthcare: A Call For Action

healthcare • One Comment

In 1960, when I was in the first grade, healthcare spending was 5% of the US economy. Today, it is 17.9%.  By 2025, the projection is...

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The Fight of the Titans

Supply chain excellence

In Greek mythology, there is a difference between a Titan and a God. A Titan was a primordial god born of Uranus and Gaea and ruled the...

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What Is Planning?

Demand, Supply Chain • 2 Comments

Cloud. Descriptive analytics. Prescriptive analytics. Machine learning. Collaborative workflow. What-if analysis. I find, as I attend...

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Dissecting the Headwinds and Tailwinds of Digital Transformation

Big data supply chains, Demand, digital supply chains

Headwinds: A force of resistance Tailwinds: A favorable force blowing in the same direction When I travel from company to company and...

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