Tag Archives: Sales and Operations Planning

Do you feel as if you are running faster and faster just to keep up?

Do you feel as if you are running faster and faster just to keep up?
I just finished a book on the swirling times we are in, called Thank you for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman.  In it Mr. Friedman pauses to reflect on the forces currently reshaping our world. With the tumultuous, confusing, threatening, forces of advances in technology, (due to Moore’s Law), Globalization of the Market, and Climate …
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Why is S&OP important in 2014 and beyond?

The economy has been slow to recover after the Great Recession of 2008, however, many economists believe that 2014 and 2015 will be strong years for the US and Global economies.  How accurate will your forecasting model be in projecting the supply needed from your business?  Since forecasting models typically use two to three years …
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Is Your Organization Developing Big Data Analytics Capabilities?

The primary goal of Big Data Analytics is to help companies make better business decisions by enabling analysts or other users to analyze huge volumes of transaction data as well as other data sources that may be left untapped by conventional business intelligence programs. Ask yourself, does your company: Use advanced analytical techniques (e.g., simulation, …
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