It's been about a decade since companies began talking about the dream of a truly "demand-driven" supply chain. How far have we come? Roddy Martin, managing director of Accenture Supply Chain Strategies, provides a progress report. [Run Time (Min.): 11:43]
Alain Huillet, program director with Schneider Electric, relates his company's journey toward achieving true end-to-end supply-chain visibility. [Run Time (Min.): 9:29]
Companies are desperate for new talent to help them achieve supply-chain excellence, as they grapple with ever-larger volumes of data and increasing unpredictability in consumer markets. A SupplyChainBrain Roundable discussion with Benji Green, director of global supply chain operations with Avaya;...
With consumer markets more volatile and unpredictable than ever before, companies need to make up for a lack of forecast accuracy with supply chains that can rapidly respond to changing demand, says Chris Vosse, business systems analyst with Teradyne. [Run Time (Min.): 9:09]
Sagar Nadgouda, service logistics manager with Nimble Storage, Inc., offers his view on how far companies have come in crafting supply chains that are truly transparent and demand-driven. [Run Time (Min.): 10:51]
Avaya, a major player in the telecommunications manufacturing sector, is reaping the results of an extensive transformation initiative. Benji Green, director of global sales operations, outlines the successes that the company has achieved -- and the direction it intends to take next. [Run Time...
The sales and operations planning process brings great value to an organization, but companies need to take a fresh approach in order to ensure more efficient planning cycles, says Kathyleen Beveridge, director of sales operations with Qualcomm. [Run Time (Min.): 11:03]
The world of contract manufacturing has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. Jeff Murphy, director of supply chain managed services with Celestica, describes how the company has improved forecast accuracy and demand visibility, against this backdrop of industry transformation. [Run Time...
Fundamental shifts in supply-chain management have significantly altered the planning paradigm. JP Swanson, global supply chain analyst with Dow AgroSciences, talks about how his company has adapted to the change, and improved planning across multiple levels of its supply network. [Run Time (Min.):...
In the age of the Internet of Things, how can companies extract meaningful insights from the mass of data that is available to them today? We get answers from Yogesh Amraotkar of the Innovation and Solutions Group of Cognizant. [Run Time (Min.): 12:00]
Dave Stenfort, director of operations with Anritsu, talks about how the company achieved visibility of inventory and improved control over critical parts in its manufacturing supply chain. [Run Time (Min.): 12:54]
In this Power Lunch session, Joe White, Motorola Solutions; Padraig Regan, B2M Solutions; and David Clement, Health Qlix Inc. discuss business analytics, business intelligence and the mix of hardware, software, apps stores and mobile platforms. [Run Time (Min.): 23:59]
Data collection isn't done in a vacuum, says Shane Snyder, president of Barcoding Inc. There are definite value adds to be realized through analytics. [Run Time (Min.): 12:10]
The complexities of business are such today that there often is a need to use both RFID and barcoding, says Chris Jackson, president of Savant Software. [Run Time (Min.): 7:16]
Martin Jack, chief technology officer at Barcoding Inc., details how data analytics helps manage mobile platforms. [Run Time (Min.): 9:25]