Articles 2017-11-30T02:50:29+00:00

Insights by Larry Lapide, S&OP Psych 101

According to Dr. Larry Lapide, “A major factor in achieving optimized supply-demand decision-making is the successful implementation of effective 'bridging' processes between customer-facing managers from sales, marketing, and customer service and supply-facing managers from manufacturing, [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Planning|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Blockchain is Vastly Overrated; Supply Chain Cybersecurity is Vastly Underrated

Cyberattacks are on the rise, especially in the supply chain. In recent years, 69% of firms experienced an attempted or realized loss of data due to a breach, according to Accenture, and only 24% of [...]

Innovation Strategies: Upcycling Can Take Sustainable Supply Chains Beyond Recycling

In 2018, British fashion house Burberry faced severe criticism when it burned approximately $37 million worth of unsold clothes, accessories and perfumes. In 2015 more than 16 million tons of textile waste was generated in [...]

How Machine Learning is Transforming the Demand Planning Process

JDA research reveals that excess inventory is a growing problem for companies across all industries, and the associated costs of insufficient forecasting accuracy are staggering. “According to IHL Group, a research firm, in 2015 the cost to [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|Categories: forecast, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

New JDA and KPMG Survey Says Artificial Intelligence is the Most “Impactful” SCM Technology

The second annual survey from JDA Software, Inc. and KPMG LLP reveals that real-time visibility is driving digital supply chain investments enabled by artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive analytics. This survey details the key innovation investments across retail, manufacturing and [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain Management|Tags: |0 Comments

Digital Marketplaces – Great Opportunity for Procurement or Governance Nightmare?

As digital marketplaces grow in popularity and number, challenges occur for procurement. “On the less regulated platforms, unknown suppliers that haven’t been thoroughly vetted, can sit alongside household names. It can be hard, therefore, for buyers [...]