Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool

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Predictive Analytics: Promising or Scary?

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4 Big Benefits for the Use & Implementation of Predictive Analytics In Manufacturing

Cerasis

The predictive analytics of the past are becoming more apt and intellectual, powering a new age in manufacturing. Additionally, major manufacturers are working to prioritize predictive analytics and use them to improve production. Supply chain models are evolving.

How VR, 3D Printing & Predictive Analytics in the IOT are Currently Powering the Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

So, let’s take a look at how our predictions for the first four manufacturing technology trends (Predictive analytics, 3D Printing, and VR) to watch for in 2016 stacked up. Predictive Analytics Became Commonplace to Manufacturing. The use of predictive analytics has the potential to dramatically reduce expenses in the manufacturing sector, particularly with respect to proactive machine maintenance.

ArcelorMittal Optimizes Supply Chain Logistics with Predictive Analytics

Logistics Viewpoints

Michel Plourde, Systems Director at ArcelorMittal Canada, recently briefed ARC Advisory Group about the supply chain challenges surrounding the company’s decision in 2012 to expand its iron ore pellet production in Canada. These challenges largely involved eliminating logistics bottlenecks created by an inability to adapt quickly to disruptions and changes to plans.

Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Technology Continues to Make a Presence

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, Supply Chain Matters shared our initial impressions of PTC’s LiveWorx 2015 conference, which had a sole focus on the emergence of Internet of Things technology. For us, one of the more interesting notions of PTC’s IoT strategic portfolio was the announced acquisition of ColdLight. According to PTC’s briefing with press and analysts, the […].

Predictive Analytics Comes to the Logistics Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

In logistics, we have not seen all that many examples of Big Data analytics. Business Intelligence Logistics Technologies Big Data logistics ocean Predictive IntelligenceBut it is clear we will see many more solutions in the not so distant future.

Moving Beyond Key Performance Indicators

Supply Chain Matters

In our prior Supply Chain Matters posting we called attention to the evolving attraction for leveraging predictive analytics in supply chain decision-making practices which has added to the continued pent-up demand for data scientists. We highlighted a guest contribution indicating that big data and more predictive analytics capabilities can be non-effective if not preceded by […].

Top Ten Most Read 2015 Supply Chain Matters Content

Supply Chain Matters

This Editor had the opportunity to view our Supply Chain Matters readership analytics (thanks to Google Analytics) for all of 2015 and can now share our ten most popular 2015 commentaries during the year. In reverse order: Number 10 Highlights of the APICS Annual 2015 Conference held in Las Vegas in October, and specifically […].

Supply Chain Matters Interviews Irfan Khan- CEO of Bristlecone

Supply Chain Matters

We had the opportunity to speak with Irfan Khan, President and CEO of specialized supply chain and analytics business advisory and […]. Internet of Things Predictive Analytics Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Technology Bristlecone Inc. predictive analytics in supply chain planning specialized supply chain planning systems integrators specialty systems integrators focused on supply chain planning Supply chain Matters blog supply chain systems integrators

General Electric Embarks on New Footprint for the Future of Manufacturing

Supply Chain Matters

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Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Here are some tips on how to enable end-to-end visibility across your enterprise: Sense and respond are critical processes for supply chain visibility and can only be achieved through a collaborative network that is coupled with robust business process orchestration and advanced analytics.

Predictive Commerce as an Enabler of Distribution Sensitive Industry Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

The term Predictive Commerce has been brought forward in the context of connecting up and downstream, Omni-channel product demand sensing with an integrated, single-model, end-to-end supply chain planning and execution. In some sense, it can be viewed as an enhanced iteration of demand-driven supply chain response capability for complex distribution and long-tail product demand environments. […].

IBM Closes its Most Important and Far Reaching Acquisition- The Weather Company

Supply Chain Matters

If you have had the opportunity to view this author’s prior conference presentations on future technology trends in supply chain management you might have recalled my references to the technology-enabled data analytics services related to The Weather Company and its implications as to how industry supply chains can literally predict future product demand needs by […].

Articulating Supply Chain Needs in the Language of the C-Suite

Supply Chain Matters

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While Slowdown in China Attracts Attention- Focus on a Holistic and More Predictive Planning Perspective

Supply Chain Matters

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A Conversation with Tata Consultancy Services Global Supply Chain Practice and Center of Excellence

Supply Chain Matters

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Moving Beyond a Business Intelligence Approach to Support Timely Decision-Making

Supply Chain Matters

But more than ever, teams should now be turning their attention towards leveraging processes and technology anchored in prescriptive analytics. […]. Predictive Analytics Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Business Intelligence Supply Chain Technology differences in predictive and prescriptive analytics integrated business planning software River Logic Software sales and operations planning decision support tools Supply chain Matters blog

[Webinar] Using Predictive Analytics to Drive Sales and Delight Customers

Arkieva

In today’s data-driven world, we’ve become accustomed to companies predicting what we need even before we think we need them. Similarly, Netflix can predict the type of movies that you might enjoy based on your previous TV watching habits. Companies such as Netflix and Amazon take advantage of predictive and prescriptive analytics to increase customer engagement and sales. Events Predictive analytics webinar

Information Technology Considerations for Supply Chain Wide Visibility

Supply Chain Matters

Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Business Intelligence Supply Chain Technology Supply chain wide visibility considerations in implementing supply chain wide information visibility extended supply chain visibility Independent supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari's Blog LLamasoft Inc.

OpenText Announces Availability of New Cognitive AI Platform

Supply Chain Matters

Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics Supply Chain Technology cognitive computing platforms OpenText Inc. Enterprise Information Management (EIM) technology provider OpenText held its OpenText Enterprise World 2017 customer conference in Toronto earlier this month, and the most significant takeaway was the announced release of the company’s new AI cognitive platform. OpenText Magellan Supply chain Matters blog

Deep Dive on 2017 Prediction Seven: Enhanced Supply Chain Intelligence Capabilities Among B2B Network Platform and Managed Services Providers Will Pay Dividends for Industry Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog is part of our ongoing series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast […].

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 […].

Empowering Self-Service Business Intelligence and Analytics for SAP Environments

Supply Chain Matters

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New Acquisitions Occurring Involving Integrated Supply Chain Planning and Execution Technology

Supply Chain Matters

Acquisition interest focused on integrated supply chain planning and execution technology has indeed re-energized during this Q3 period. We previously alerted our Supply Chain Matters readership to last week’s published report indicating that Honeywell was in talks to acquire JDA Software. Also last week, mid-market ERP technology provider Plex Systems announced that it had acquired […].

The Journey Toward Integrated Business Planning

Supply Chain Matters

Included within our Supply Chain Matters 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains (Available for complimentary download in our Research Center) there is our prediction that sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes will morph into broader forms of integrated business planning and product management.

Sales and Operations Planning as a Decision-Making Process

Supply Chain Matters

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Business Process Foundations for Supply Chain Wide Visibility

Supply Chain Matters

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Market Education Series- The Future of Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Matters

Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Technology concurrent supply chain planning future of supply chain planning Kinaxis Supply chain Matters blogSupply Chain Matters explores changing needs in supply chain planning, what is termed concurrent supply chain planning, and why it is becoming a more important capability to support today’s multi-industry supply chain business environments.

Describing an Exponential Organizational and Supply Chain Capability

Supply Chain Matters

In prior Supply Chain Matters blog coverage of the Oracle Modern Supply Chain technology conference we did not have the opportunity to share a compelling keynote describing an exponential organizational and supply chain capability. After additional reading and reflection, we do so now.

Supply Chain Matters Update on Analytics Services and Software Provider Lokad

Supply Chain Matters

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Expert Insights on Predictive Analytics

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Predictive Analytics in the area of Equipment Reliability has been a subject of key focus within Enterprise Asset Management(EAM) practice at Infosys. Read on as Yuri take us through some traversed areas within in the domain of Predictive Analytics.

Report Card for Supply Chain Matters 2015 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

Supply Chain Matters

While industry supply chain teams wrap-up their various 2015 strategic, tactical, and operational line-of-business business and supply chain focused performance objectives, we continue with our series of Supply Chain Matters postings looking back on our 2015 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains that we published in December of 2014.

Friends with Fitbits: Fitness Tracking and Taking Supply Chain Planning to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

The system should provide the opportunity to look forward and offer predictive analytic guidance about what likely could take place, as well as prescriptive guidance on what actions would be best to take. It’s been a busy week and I forgot to charge my Fitbit.

A Path Towards Internet of Things Enabled Service Management- Service Parts Planning Realities

Supply Chain Matters

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Highlights of Supply Chain Matters Interview with Jabil

Supply Chain Matters

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JDA Software Announces Next Step in its Collaboration with Google

Supply Chain Matters

Inventory Management Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Technology Google Cloud Platform Google Cloud Platform in supply chain management Independent supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari's Blog JDA FOCUS 2015 Conference JDA Software predictive analytics in retail supply chain management Supply chain Matters blogThis past April, this Editor attended JDA Software’s annual Focus customer conference.

The Rush to Internet of Things Platform Dominance- General Electric Opens its Predix Technology Platform

Supply Chain Matters

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Added Perspectives to the LLamasoft Acquisition of IBM LogicTools Application Suite

Supply Chain Matters

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Predictions on Predictive Analytics in Procurement

NC State SCRC

What is predictive analytics? 5 predictions on the impact that predictive analytics will have on the future of procurement. What procurement leaders should be thinking about as they consider building greater data and analytic capabilities. I was recently interviewed by Phillip Ideson of the “Art of Procurement” webcast. I met Phillip at the ISM Global Procurement Tech Summit about a month ago, and he invited me to join the show.