It’s more important than ever for supply chain managers and leaders to have full visibility across the supply network to make decisions quickly. This is especially vital in supply, demand, and sales and operations planning as organizations move toward a continuous planning cycle.
Supply chain managers spend a lot of time handling disputes, anticipating, or reacting to fluctuating costs and coordinating complex operations across supply chains. Their customers never see or think about supply chains but if something goes wrong, they will be the first to give negative feedback or lose trust in your brand. Having visibility across supply chains, both deep and wide, is essential for introducing new innovative services and products, monitoring them...
Time is money. Knowledge is Power. These simple truths remain constant – not recognizing change in business conditions promptly can cost a business in many ways, and this is especially true for supply chain planning professionals.
Working as a Business Intelligence (BI) practitioner during the 90s and early 2000s drove home how decisions are made across areas of businesses and what information is required to make them. It also brought into stark contrast the various siloes of data in organizations and the difficulty of bringing it all together in a way that speeds and improves decision-making quality.
In the fast-paced world of tech, new technology innovations can be challenging to assess. Keeping informed of advanced technologies while running your supply chain operations is a challenge. But one trend that continues to surface is that over time, packaged applications tend to win out over custom projects.