The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. The Regulation and Data Management. However, in today’s information-driven supply chain, data often flows in parallel with the passage of freight.

Master data management should be higher on the agenda

Supply Chain Movement

The ever-advancing digitisation of business processes is raising the demand for high-quality data and making it increasingly important, because the success of supply chain collaboration is inextricably linked with the exchange of usable data. But what exactly is master data?

Master data management and the hidden costs of customer service

The Network Effect

CWCS Managed Hosting/Flickr. Note this the second installment in a series of posts on how master data management affect a company’s financial health. In my first post, I explored whether Wall Street should care about your master data management strategy. .

Channel Data Management Application: Build or Buy?


The right Channel Data Management (CDM) system will unlock the value of your channel sales and inventory data. The post Channel Data Management Application: Build or Buy?

The Financial Impact of Master Data Management

The Network Effect

Today I wanted to summarize the various topics we’ve explored regarding the connection between master data management and your company’s financial health. Remember that your master data is a subset of all the data used across your applications.

Master Data Management is Essential for Process Integrity


Master data management preserves the integrity of critical master data at the foundation of your automated business system, whether it is a WMS or any other transaction-centric application. Even though master data is established once and centrally maintained, it is constantly used to validate many of the elements of a given transaction. In complex business models, it is common to find master data maintained on one application and introduced to a downstream application.

Should wall street care about your master data management strategy?

The Network Effect

Yet is today’s standard practice of merely maintaining master data across our various and disconnected transactional systems achieving this mission? The post Should wall street care about your master data management strategy? Analytics Big Data The Network Effect

The High Performance Data Management Channel

Supply Chain 24/7

This paper details why channel data management (CDM) is a fast-growing discipline among large manufacturers that increases visibility into the fine details of what is happening within their sales and distribution channels

Welcome in the Big Data Opportunity

Supply Chain Shaman

The term big data is moving up the charts as a “hot topic.” We wanted to understand where companies are at in the adoption of big data concepts and we had a good time writing the report on the research. It requires change management.

Forecast Accuracy: Keep Your Demand Management Process Honest


by Alexa Cheater Our partner Celestica recently published the following article, ‘ Are you keeping your demand management process honest? ’ You also need measurement and accuracy reports to determine the effectiveness of the entire demand management process. Data Management.

10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series

Supply Chain Movement

There are still obstacles on the way including internal buy-in, poor master data management, supplier behaviour and more. Benchmark change management challenges. AzkoNobel data, technology and the P2P GPO. 10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series.

The Benefits of Breaking Down Silo Walls

The Network Effect

Big Data Multiparty Network Technology The Network Effect agility digital transformation master data managementAdapting to a changing world is a business necessity. Leaders must challenge the status quo in order to stay competitive.

Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Supply Chain Movement

Forecasting is about managing risks. Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for supply chain management. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

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Roberto Crippa: “If you try to manage new business with old rules you fail”

Supply Chain Movement

The business is getting tougher as more and more professional buyers at Customer’s site are managing procurement and purchasing. 1) Demand Management (demand forecasting, scarcity management and part of sales back office).

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TIBCO Insight Platform enhances intelligent business operations with data management and analytics logic

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

a global provider of integration, API management, and analytics solutions, has announced its TIBCO Insight Platform solution for facilitating faster and more informed decisions and actions on the business TIBCO Software Inc.,

Modeling Brewing Capacity to Drive Cost Savings at HEINEKEN

Supply Chain 24/7

AIMMS's supply chain analytics solution helps HEINEKEN streamlines data management

Personal Data and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

Enterra Insights

The massive Equifax data breach once again hammered home the importance of protecting personal data from hackers. The post Personal Data and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Big Data Business Compliance digital enterprise Master Data Management Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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Dave Christensen: A Spirited Approach to Supply Chain Management

Inbound Logistics

oversees demand planning, replenishment, logistics, and master data management Dave Christensen, vice president, supply chain with Glazer’s, Inc.,

Chainsaw Maker Massacres Supply Chain Inefficiencies

Inbound Logistics

It found that the correct application of the right data management technology provided and maintained by the right partner was the solution to the problem Oregon-based manufacturer Blount International was bleeding money from leaks all across its supply chain.

Routing Software Separates Losers from Weiners

Inbound Logistics

It found that the correct application of the right data management technology provided and maintained by the right partner was the solution to the problem Oregon-based manufacturer Blount International was bleeding money from leaks all across its supply chain.

2018 Prediction Deep Dive- A Shifting of Priorities for Digital Transformation and Supply Chain Tech Investments

Supply Chain Matters

In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Five: A Shifting of Priorities for Supply Chain Digital Transformation, Data Management, and Technology Enhanced Business Relationships. Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December.

Supply Chain Matters Features This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog reintroduces our This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech column, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news that has occurred over the past two weeks. . .

Why Is Blockchain Not Hotter?

Supply Chain Shaman

It is critical to define the publish/subscribe mechanisms, the data architecture, and think through the nodes. The nodes enable replication and authentication of the data. I was sitting with a representative from the United Nations on my way back from Colombia.

Supply Chain Metrics - Gaining Visibility in a Data-rich World


The late consultant, educator, and author, Peter Drucker, is often quoted as saying "you can't manage what you can't measure.” In the field of supply chain management, we have created an abundance of metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs).

Big Data Analytics: A Key to a Successful Supply Chain in the Next 5 Years?


Big data utilization is the wave of the future for all aspects of business including supply chain management. The problem is that not every company has the resources to begin the process of big data management and have yet to see the extent of benefits it can provide to analyze and use such data management. There are several direct and indirect benefits to using big data analytics for your supply chain. Immediate Benefits of Big Data Analytics.

IBM Watson Intelligent Supply Chain Workshop Brings Executives Together to Share Thoughts on Deployment


We also shared results from the recent report completed by IBM and NC State on the current state of data analytics and Artificial Intelligence. It begins by laying the soil, which is equivalent to establishing a good data governance foundation.

Accelerating Value for Existing SAP APO Planning Teams: Intrigo Systems

Supply Chain Matters

The blessing comes from the structural design rigor that often underpins SAP applications and underlying master data management, along with the rather tight transactional linkages among the various SAP Business Suite applications. Many manufacturers and services providers elected SAP as their ERP backbone because of its rigor and designed enterprise data integration. Utilization of SAP applications can be both a blessing and sometimes a curse.

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Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Supply Chain Shaman

At the session, we discussed why companies have not made more progress on inventory management. We share this data in Figure 3. To do this companies need to use channel data to decrease demand latency, and then use pattern recognition and advanced analytics to define buffer strategies.

Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

Bear markets drive heightened interest in supply chain management. Companies cannot save their way to supply chain excellence with cost-cutting and inventory management — customer back capabilities. Machine learning will redefine master data management.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

EDI is too cumbersome, and SAP Ariba’s focus, despite the marketing hype, is primarily on managing indirect spending. (My Suitable and instrumental for contract management and supply chain finance? Master data management and standards are the bane of B2B connectivity.

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Three Mistakes Teams to Avoid in Selecting Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Differences exist in data models, planning hierarchies, and data definitions. As a result, it is difficult to roll-up planning data for decision-making across the company post merger. The right data model can make or break a decision for production planning, Fallacy #2.

A Focus on Hospital Supply Chain Management Challenges and Opportunities

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights an interview with the CEO of Management Health Systems , now rebranded as Syft , and the particular supply chain managements of hospital supply and patient demand networks. .

SCM – It’s All About Data

SCM Research

The volume, variety and velocity of business and supply chain data are increasing dramatically. Ernst & Young has recently published an interesting report, titled Digital Supply Chain: It’s All About That Data. The authors make one thing very clear: “Companies must act now to focus, simplify and standardize big data through an enterprise data management strategy.” Practice Information Technology Report Supply Chain Management

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What is Big Data?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Who could ever need to store that much data? That was “Big Data” Let’s fast forward to today. quintillion bytes of data are generated every day. That is a lot of data … That is Big Data! How Big is Big Data? So What is Big Data?

Supply Chain Planning Predictions for 2019 and Beyond


Data is the New Oil. Supply chain data has become the new oil lubricating a company’s ability to quickly sense, analyze, and optimally respond to unplanned events. Near real-time and accurate data can be used to create a digital representation or twin of the supply chain.