Supply Chain Data Management: Making Data Make Sense for Supply Chain Planning

Logility

Managing the data required for supply chain planning is a bit like raking leaves. The data keeps coming all year round. And just when you think you have clean and consistent data to work with, new internal and external data “blows into the yard.”.

How to use Master Data Management to Drive Transformation

The Network Effect

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Enterprise Labeling: Where Data Management Enters Physical Space

Loftware

How does enterprise labeling bridge the gap between ERP and the supply chain? Supply Chain SAP Oracle

What is Product (or Master) Data Management?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company! I had just inherited a new department into my organization, the Product Data Management (PDM) team. We were missing customer deliveries due to problems in getting the correct, and complete data, into the systems which enabled us to manage bills of material and manufacture products. Product Data Management (PDM).

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

A Dive Into Our Spend Data Management Solution

ITradeNetwork

Supply Chain Management

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. As a result, the topic of master data management features high on the agenda within many companies like cosmetic brand rituals – and ideally not only for the It department, but also for the management board.

Transportation Data Overload: How a TMS Enables Data Management

MercuryGate

The post Transportation Data Overload: How a TMS Enables Data Management appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Blog Posts

What Supply Chain Data Should I Track in 2020?

Cerasis

Supply chain data management requires attention to detail and a mechanism in place that provides analytics, or insights, to gain actionable knowledge. Risk exists around data when it is incorrectly or inaccurately collected and shared. To ensure your organization applies data correctly and generates meaningful KPIs, supply chain leaders must know the challenges of data tracking, how it improves.read More.

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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. . When customer data has duplicates, is incomplete, or just generally inaccurate, companies will experience problems in revenue recognition, risk management, marketing and customer loyalty.

Guiding Principles for Success in Your Enterprise’s Master Data Management

Vinculum

Look at most successful businesses, enterprises or retail stores; the leading reason behind their success is their master data management solutions. Data is known to be one of the valuable assets this 2020. All thanks to the technological revolution, there has been data generated at an unprecedented pace. What power does data hold? The reason being, it has abundant power; how powerful can master data management prove to be for enterprises like yours?

Is Your Supply Chain ‘Ready for Anything’?

ToolsGroup

Over the years we’ve built strong relationships with hundreds of global companies, and we hear the same challenges again and again: they can’t accurately plan for intermittent demand, they’ve got too much capital tied up in inventory, and their planners are overwhelmed by data management and complicated math. In an ever-changing global economy with all its unexpected twists and turns, supply chain leaders are looking for a way to be ready for anything the real world throws at them.

Why Master Data Management is Important in Trade Compliance

3rdwave

Product and Account data are foundations on which all organizational activity operate. In most organizations, the ERP is meant to be the repository of the organizations’ master data. That is, ‘important’ data is housed there. However, Master Data Management is seen as a challenge in most organizations. Important data is a matter of perspective. As a result, there is no single system of record for master data.

Put an End to Data-Management Woes in Your Supply Chain With MDM

Supply Chain Brain

As supply-chain design and management struggles to live up to modern-day business imperatives, enterprise decision makers have turned their gaze toward the inefficiencies plaguing it

The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spoke on the evolution of the digital supply chains and my vision for Supply Chain 2020 at the World Trade Group Event in Miami. These will be the foundation of digital supply chain thinking that will redefine business in the next decade. In five years, I believe that we will have supply chain planning systems that learn while we sleep. Master Data is No Longer a Barrier. Figure 1: Supply Chain 2020.

Building a Bimodal Supply Chain

Kinaxis

Your supply chain and S&OP process isn’t immune to the impacts. Keeping up with digitization, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) requires a supply chain that’s flexible, scalable and adaptable. It requires innovative new processes and approaches to data management. But driving that level of growth can’t be easily achieved if your supply chain is solely focused on efficiency. by Alexa Cheater Innovate to survive.

Procurement Can Prepare for  Supply Chain Risk

ivalua

Supply Chain Managers today have never been so reliant on suppliers to deliver goods and services to customers. Globalisation has made is much easier for UK businesses to trade across borders, allowing access to lower cost sources of supply and new markets. This drive has resulted in increasingly global and complex supply chains, which expose organisations to more supply chain risk than ever before.

What are the Five Key Business Processes for Supplier Master Data Management?

HICX Solutions

In order to deploy a successful centralized operational supplier master data management solution (that’s a mouthful) – which means covering 100% of all data and not just the 20 most important attributes – there are just five business processes you need to pay attention to. Related: what are the pros and cons of data democratisation? Key vendor master data management processes. The most important part of supplier / vendor data management.

Master Data Management is Essential for Process Integrity

Accelogix

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.

Three Mistakes Teams to Avoid in Selecting Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain planning user satisfaction is a flip of the coin. Satisfaction is low: one-in-two supply chain planning software users state satisfaction. Supply chain planing is now three decades old. Today over 82% of companies have some form of supply chain planning. The average is 2-3 demand and 3-5 supply chain supply planning solutions operating on 3-5 Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions. Mistakes happen.

Why Master Data Management is Important in Trade Compliance

3rdwave

Product and Account data are foundations on which all organizational activity operate. In most organizations, the ERP is meant to be the repository of the organizations’ master data. That is, ‘important’ data is housed there. However, Master Data Management is seen as a challenge in most organizations. Important data is a matter of perspective. As a result, there is no single system of record for master data.

What is Vendor Master Data Management and Why is it Important?

HICX Solutions

Gaining a better understanding of who your vendors are allows you to improve all aspects of vendor management, such as sourcing, category management and payment. As such, it should be a high priority for organisations to focus on improving their vendor master data management processes in order for them to gain that greater understanding. Why organisations struggle with Vendor Master Data Management. What are the benefits of Vendor Master Data Management?

Why Master Data Management is Important in Trade Compliance

3rdwave

Product and Account data are foundations on which all organizational activity operate. In most organizations, the ERP is meant to be the repository of the organizations’ master data. That is, ‘important’ data is housed there. However, Master Data Management is seen as a challenge in most organizations. Important data is a matter of perspective. As a result, there is no single system of record for master data.

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms. The last thing you want to do is spend time and resources collecting data and business intelligence, only to lose or misplace that information.

12 Ways To Get Control Over Supplier Master Data

ivalua

Jarrod McAdoo, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua. Procure-to-pay (P2P) automation and analytics won’t work very well without accurate supplier master data. This Gartner report, “Gain Control Over Your Supplier Master Data Before It’s Too Late,” has lots of ideas for improvement.

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2020 The Year To Address The Elephant in Every Room – Data

ivalua

North Carolina State Poole College of Management recently produced this 28 page report entitled “ 2019 Supply Chain Data Quality and Governance Study ”. Getting Data right is an imperative. Source: 2019 Supply Chain Data Quality and Governance Study.

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Gartner releases new Supply Chain Planning Magic Quadrant

ToolsGroup

Gartner Research just released its new Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR). In essence, the SCP SOR helps to establish a single version of the truth for the supply chain plans, regardless of what the underlying ERP landscape looks like.”.

Understanding the Issue of Supply Chain Fragmentation

Shipchain

Global supply chains are growing and transcending traditional borders. As businesses continue to expand, outsource, and enter new markets, supply chains will continue to increase in complexity. While there are several noteworthy benefits associated with globalization , the downside is the difficulty in ensuring that all supply chain functions and partners are working together harmoniously. How To Decrease Supply Chain Fragmentation with New Technologies.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ). Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target.

Procurement Technology – What it can and can’t replace in a Manufacturer’s Journey Towards Supply Chain Resilience and Agility

ivalua

A review of the key elements in supplier management for manufacturers and how Source-to-Pay procurement technology can support the journey towards supply chain resilience and agility in times of crisis. As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts global supply chains, procurement organizations around the world are scrambling to react. There are many supply chain management lessons to learn from the Covid-19 crisis. Risk & Performance Management.

Master Data Management: the value of one source of truth (vs. multiple sources)

HICX Solutions

To understand what is meant by describing a Master Data Management (MDM) solution as the single source of truth, it’s probably easier to start by looking at the multiple sources of truth that many businesses currently try (and struggle) to manage – namely Supply Chain Management (SCM), Enterprise Resource Planning ( ERP ) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). The answer is, by implementing a Master Data Management ( MDM ) platform.

Supply Chain Analytics: The Times They Are A-Changin’

Supply Chain Shaman

My focus in this post is to highlight changes in supply chain analytics, and what this can mean for your business. Today, if you ask a supply chain leader about analytics, their response is all about reporting. The terms supply chain and analytics mean very different things to different constituents within the organization, but I have a Point of View (POV) that investment in analytics can make the difference in supply chain performance.

Not the Jetsons: 10 Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I was having breakfast with a CEO of a leading software supply chain management company. “Lora, you write about cognitive computing often stating that it will usher in the Third Act of Supply Chain Planning. Today’s supply chain is like the Flintstone era. The example I used is RuleX/ToolsGroup partnership and the evolution of the self-correcting supply chain. It is difficult to map data from one to the other.

COVID-19 & SCM – Importance of Operations Management to Overcome the Limitations of Data-Driven

Arkieva

An often-heard theme in supply chain management (SCM) and COVID-19 is “data-driven” – being data-driven is the path to success. COVID-19 & SCM – Importance of Operations Management to Overcome the Limitations of Data-Driven was first posted on May 20, 2020 at 8:47 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Planning at SKF

ToolsGroup

The company is moving from location-based planning to a global planning model, including a complete revamp of its supply chain planning operations to processes organized by product and factory. As Jörg Schlager, SKF's Business Transformation Manager - Demand Chain, describes it, the company is looking around and seeing disruption everywhere. This prodded SKF to a new demand chain vision. Jörg Schlager describing SKF's Integrated Planning (Source: Optilon).