Some thoughts on the difference between ordinary demand planning and AI/ML-enabled demand understanding.
Demand management such as forecasting, customer analytics, demand generation, demand shaping, pricing, promotion, order management, etc.
Demand Planning in Uncertain Times
Demand planning is just not what it used to be…
End-to-End at E2open
At the recent E2open Leaders’ Forum, we learned more about their vision, approach, and roadmap to providing a comprehensive end-to-end platform and network. Recent acquisitions have punctuated the differences in strategy from other network platform providers.
E2open Merges with Steelwedge: Demand/Supply Network Meets S&OP
E2open recently announced their merger with Steelwedge. This brings together a synergistic combination of E2open’s multi-enterprise trading partner network, including its rich demand- and supply-side supply chain applications, with Steelwedge’s leading S&OP/IBP capabilities.
The Holidays Are Here. So Where Is Your Omni Strategy Now?: Part Two
Today’s customer is 24/7, so Omni-channel has to be responsive to this new reality. Solving the challenges of Omni-channel will require an always-on supply chain with new skills, talent and technology.
Beyond The Control Zone – Part Two: Controlling the Uncontrollable
In order to achieve visibility and control, supply chain managers will have to master new types of data and technologies.
Beyond The Control Zone – Part One
In an outsourced and virtual world many critical operations and data are outside our control. However, supply chain managers need to gain control in order to ensure better outcomes.
A Story of Vinyl
Digital Supply Chain Story in the Music Industry.
Playing the Beer Game with JDA
The Beer Game provides supply chain planners with the opportunity to see how Flowcasting can improve supply chain performance and increase their competitiveness in consumer markets.
Flowcasting – an Idea Whose Time Has Come
‘Forecasting still looms as the highest of challenges,’ declare supply chain organizations. Maybe our paradigm is wrong about how we do forecasting.
Google and JDA Team Up
For decades, Demand Management and Retail have been begging for smarter customer segmentation and analytics. That day may have come…