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AI is coming! AI is coming!

Actually, AI is already in the supply chain, explains Gary Forger. “AI is in demand planning, operational software, robotics and predictive maintenance. Early adopters may be leading the way, but, as you will soon discover, AI is not an opt-in decision. Instead, it will co-opt you.” READ MORE at Supply Chain Management Review

By | 2019-04-25T23:21:35+00:00 April 25th, 2019|AI, Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beyond Cryptocurrency: Blockchain as a Value Creator and Connector

Most people recognize blockchain as the underlying technology for cryptocurrency. But for companies reliant on strategic partnerships or those seeking to increase the transparency of interactions between consumers or business partners, blockchain presents a world of possibilities, explains Vikrant Viniak, managing director at Accenture Strategy.READ MORE @ Supply Chain Management Review

By | 2019-03-15T19:53:20+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency, Uncategorized|0 Comments

JDA Software: Navigating the Digital Disruption of Supply Chain and Procurement

Digitization is what everyone is talking about and it's making companies ask how they can embrace digital in order to move forward, says Johan Reventberg, President, EMEA at JDA Software. “But … some companies aren’t normal retailers or manufacturers, they are IT companies with a very strong supply chain.”READ MORE @ Supply Chain Digital

Next-Gen S&OP: Profitability Through Embedded Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Risk Management

With the emergence of predictive analytics, big data and probabilistic modeling, the future looks bright for next-gen S&OP, says Gregory L. Schlegel. “The dilemma in S&OP is this: With Gartner’s four-stage maturity model, over the last 20 years, almost 70 percent of all companies have been operating in the first two stages—Reacting and Anticipating.”READ MORE [...]

By | 2019-03-15T19:52:16+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Predictive Analytics, S&OP, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Technology Benefits Sales and Operations Planning

Nearly 70% of the respondents in APQC’s recent survey of sales and operations planning professionals consider technology to be an extremely critical part of their S&OP process. However, about 37% of respondents state that their organization is just starting to use S&OP tools other than spreadsheets. READ MORE @ Supply Chain Management Review

By | 2019-03-15T19:51:52+00:00 March 15th, 2019|S&OP, Sales & Operations Planning, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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