Demand Management/Forecasting

Demand management such as forecasting, customer analytics, demand generation, demand shaping, pricing, promotion, order management, etc.

Agile Demand-Supply Alignment – Part 1C

There are specific capabilities that help companies excel at demand-supply alignment. Here we look at some examples such as In-Season Re-ordering, Agile Compliance with Customer Mandates, Channel and Market Flexibility, and Leadtime Reduction.

Getting Demand Right – This is Serious!!!

Across industries, companies falter due to lack of insight into their changing markets and today’s customer demographics. There is a lot at stake—their whole ecosystem of suppliers, neighborhoods in which they operate, with employees and customers, who are at risk, when companies stumble.

With so much change in how we buy, who is doing the buying, new forms of competition, and the changing social and economic dynamics, companies can’t rely on past successes or past data to chart their way forward. What can they do about it?

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.

Manhattan Momentum in Supply Chain and Stores

At Manhattan’s annual Momentum conference, we saw the fruits of years of architectural investments, culminating in their ‘Manhattan Active™ Solutions.’ As well, their continued progress to a complete, unified store solutions footprint, integrated with the supply chain backend, strengthening their position as a leader in the dynamic and hotly contested bricks and mortar retail/omni-channel space.

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.

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