Summer Reading 2018: Top 6 Blogs on Supply Chain Analytics

AIMMS

Could this have been prevented by using Prescriptive Analytics? . Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics – watch this webinar to find out how you can enrich your S&OP process with advanced analytics and get a demo of AIMMS S&OP Navigator. .

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

Cerasis

It is easy to make analytics the cornerstone of warehouse and distribution center management. While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. Siloed data and disparate systems skew analytics results. Analytics Integrate Inventory Management Into All Supply Chain Processes.

A Framework for Supply Chain Leaders to Understand Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

A strained request from a marketing director for a software company ensued, “You did not list us in your analytics report, and we want to know why.” Had I been clear in the taxonomy of the recent supply chain analytics report?” Types of Analytics.

Don’t risk falling behind: 3 things you can do to start mastering analytics

AIMMS

In today’s business environment, you can’t remain competitive without mastering analytics. S till, most companies are “not very far” when it comes to implementing analytics and garnering benefits from data, as a recent survey from CSCMP suggests.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

and advanced analytics. Supply Chain Analytics Maturity Model 2 The Stages Supply chain leaders are wanting their organizations to be data-driven. stage 1) to prescriptive and forward-looking analytics to drive meaningful. 3 Stage 1 Descriptive Analytics (What happened?)

Advanced Analytics versus Artificial Intelligence

ToolsGroup

Advanced Analytics is broader than Artificial Intelligence. As shown in the chart above, there are three types of advanced analytics technologies. The more basic, and most widely used, is predictive analytics which employs technologies such as statistical modeling and simulation.

3 Compelling Reasons to Start Using Prescriptive Analytics

AIMMS

If you’ve read up on the latest topics in the field of data analysis, then you’ve probably encountered the term Prescriptive Analytics. Prescriptive Analytics is a type of Advanced Analytics that results in a recommended action.

Advanced Analytics: The Ante into Today’s Business Game

Enterra Insights

Companies are always looking for a competitive edge and many organizations believe Big Data and advanced analytics can help them find one. The truth of the matter is so many organizations are now leveraging Big Data and advanced analytics that finding an edge is becoming increasingly difficult. Sam Ransbotham ( @Ransbotham ), David Kiron ( @DavidKiron1 ), and Pamela Kirk Prentice ( @pamelakprentice ) assert, “Competitive advantage with analytics is waning.

[Infographic] Prescriptive Analytics, Demystified

River Logic

As an employee of one of the major providers of prescriptive analytics software on the market, I've been dying to know: Do people even know what the hell prescriptive analytics is ? Prescriptive Analytics Advanced Analytics

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making

Supply chain inventory optimization – Beyond the analytics

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The focus with Inventory optimization is often on analytics, but that’s just the beginning. The post Supply chain inventory optimization – Beyond the analytics appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

Global FMCG Supply Chain Transformed by Analytics

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Customer service FMCG KPI Supply Chain Inventory Management & Stock Control Supply Chain AnalyticsThe Challenge A leading global FMCG company undertook an aggressive supply chain improvement programme across 150 markets.

FMCG – Hunkering down for Supply Chain Analytics

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Customer service FMCG CEO Inventory Management & Stock Control Supply Chain Analytics ITHave you ever “hunkered down”? I remember being asked to hunker down during a supply chain training course many years ago and I had no idea what I was supposed to do.

Enabling S&OP through Advanced Analytics

Logility

At the Informs Business Analytics Conference in Las Vegas last year, I spoke about the potential to enable S&OP / IBP through advanced analytics. There should be no mystery to analytics. What analytical tools is your company using to help transform your supply chain?

Offer 2-Day Shipping to Your Customers by Distributing Your Inventory

ShipBob, for example, offers advanced analytics tools that. AOffer 2-Day Shipping to Your. Customers by Distributing Your. Inventory 1INTRODUCTION One of the biggest challenges faced by every. business that deals with physical goods is the. creation and maintenance of a supply chain/logistics.

Using Prescriptive Analytics to Decrease Supply Chain Disruptions

River Logic

In this article, Nari discusses the fact that Supply Chain in particular has been slow to adopt advanced analytics capabilities, mainly due to their apprehensiveness around replacing existing systems. Prescriptive Analytics Supply Chain Management DigitizationAn article by Nari Viswanathan, Vice President of Product Management for River Logic, was recently featured on Supply Chain Management Review.

Five Steps to Navigating Supply Chain Analytics Data Challenges

Talking Logistics

Having been in the game of supply chain analytics for so long, we’ve noticed that data is the single biggest challenge our customers and consultants encounter. The post Five Steps to Navigating Supply Chain Analytics Data Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Gaining a Competitive Edge through Advanced Analytics

Enterra Insights

Gary Cokins ( @GaryCokins ), founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC, asserts, “Analytics is becoming a competitive edge for organizations. Once being a ‘nice-to-have,’ applying analytics is now becoming mission-critical.”[1] ”[1] He continues, “The use of analytics that include statistics is a skill that is gaining mainstream value due to the increasingly thinner margin for decision error. Descriptive Analytics.

Supply Chain Analytics: Is your data providing information & actions?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Supply Chain Inventory Management & Stock Control Supply Chain Analytics ITWho coined the term “Big Data”? How did we get there without tiny data, ordinary data, slightly larger data, chubby data and bordering on big data?

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

CHAIN DATA CLEAN STRUCTURE PREDICTION & SIMULATION ClearMetal.com | Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions in Predictive Logistics 3 Barriers to Predictive Logistics Today, three barriers remain in global supply chain analytics: 1. such as cloud, analytics and big data.

From import tariffs to the next tsunami: how Prescriptive Analytics can help you build agility and resilience into your Supply Chain Network

AIMMS

You should be able to model unforeseen disruptions, understand their impact, and use prescriptive analytics to put a plan in place that mitigates the negative impact on your bottom line. Leverage our 30 year track record in prescriptive analytics.

[Infographic] Big Data Analytics in Supply Chain

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Derrick Rehn with FusionOps who shows us how big data analytics can benefit you in your supply chain. . In areas of big data analytics for enterprises, the answer is inevitable – use the cloud. . Implementing Advanced Analytics .

Gartner’s Five-Stage Maturity Model for Supply Chain Analytics

ToolsGroup

Gartner measures supply chain analytics maturity across seven different dimensions. There are supply chain and demand analytics models that describe the type of analytics being deployed (e.g., Excel spreadsheets dominate, providing limited analytics.

Analytics and the Digital Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

“By the end of 2020,” asserts the editorial staff at Material Handling & Logistics (MH&L), “one-third of all manufacturing supply chains will be using analytics-driven cognitive capabilities, thus increasing cost efficiency by 10% and service performance by 5%.”[1] ” Advanced Supply Chain Analytics. Excel spreadsheets dominate, providing limited analytics.” Analytics support new business models and demand shaping.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

analytics via a cloud-based application that. 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM". Given the macroeconomic cl imate and the. Amazon effect," many companies are. looking to digital ly transform their. businesses. For decades, businesses have largely.

Question and Answer – Accelerate Supply Chain Performance Using Advanced Analytics

Logility

On the recent webcast, Accelerate Supply Chain Performance Using Advanced Analytics , I had the pleasure to speak with a leading authority in analytics, Bill Panak, Vice President, Data Science, Halo Business Intelligence.

Analytics for better decision making: removing the barriers for supply chain teams

AIMMS

For us, it was a special occasion because we had the opportunity to give the event’s audience a preview of AIMMS SC Navigator – our new analytics solution for supply chain teams. Still, companies struggle to adopt advanced analytics for supply chain.

Perspective: The New Uber of Analytics and Moving Along the Analytics Powered Decision-Making Curve

Supply Chain Matters

This Supply Chain Matters posting is a continuation of our market education series related to approaches towards enterprise optimization and analytics applied to critical decision-making needs. The Wall Street Journal recently published a report: Uber Should Share More Data with Cities, (Paid subscription required) which for this author, provides a further example for moving beyond […].

Is Prescriptive Analytics really going to disrupt how Supply Chains evolve?

AIMMS

I’m a big fan of Prescriptive Analytics but does this mean I dump ERP? I’m going to build a supply chain analytics center of excellence. I’m going to use a Prescriptive Analytics technology that I can leverage to build my own applications quickly.

5 Steps to a Smart Supply Chain

times more likely to take advantage of analytics. Industry leaders are 3.5 This drive toward intelligent business is redefining how organisations need to operate if they hope to be successful

Supply Chain – regular IT to Supply Chain Analytics

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Performance Improvement ERP/SAP Forecasting & Demand Planning Supply Chain AnalyticsI am an App-free zone. I have to admit I am not a big App fan but at least I now know what an App is after a lengthy period of ignorant denial.

Supply Chain Analytics: Sprouts, Imodium & Harry Potter

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Dave Jordan CEO Humour Supply Chain Supply Chain Analytics ITChristmas and new year holidays seem a long way behind. The decorations have been squeezed back into their boxes for another year and Slade, Cliff, Bing, Bowie and others are safely back in their CD cases.

Internet of Things (IOT), Cost-to-Serve, Segmentation and Supply Chain CoEs are unable to deliver promised business value without Prescriptive Analytics

AIMMS

As a Gartner recognized Prescriptive Analytics software company, we’re most interested in all things digital that have analytical flavor by nature. This requires Prescriptive Analytics, a type of advanced analytics that results in a recommended ACTION.

Supply Chain Analytics: The birth of a new Dawn, or Daniel

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

CEO Forecasting & Demand Planning Supply Chain Analytics ITAnyone expecting their first child has probably been told by a gloating-doting grandparent-to be that their lives are about to change dramatically.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

use of supply chain analytics so everyone is self-enabled to make. supply chain analytics & optimization - you are leaving major revenue. S&OP has so many false starts is that, without powerful analytics. using analytics. Advanced analytics is. Using analytics for.