This afternoon, we will check in for our monthly Shaman's Circle call. These complimentary calls for Supply Chain Leaders are designed to discuss a supply chain topic of choice.
I was speaking with the planning manager at one of our clients recently about a challenge they are working through, related to a massive increase in demand on one part of the business in the short term.
Of course, this type of challenge is not uncommon, or unwelcome, to many businesses but how this one originated reminded me of a particular issue I came across in one of my previous supply chain roles.
Speaking to Trufa this morning. Trufa is a new form of analytics to help drive insights from SAP data to show inferences and interrelationships between data elements.
I was having lunch with several supply chain leaders at the OM Partners event in Brussels last week, and we started a dicussion on how to measure planning effectiveness.
As I prepared today for my panel that I am facilitating at John Gattorna's conference in Athens Greece next week, I had several discussion on big data analytics (the redesign of analytical processe