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Overcoming Challenges in Intel's Hybrid Planning System

Overcoming Challenges in Intel's Hybrid Planning System

An outdated planning system had to be completely revamped to coordinate demand, supply and procurement planning, says Zane D. Rakes, Boards & Systems Planning, Intel, and Sean P. Cunningham, Manager, Analytics Consulting, Intel. [Run (Min.): 9:51][more]


Coping With Complexity in Life Sciences Supply Chains

Ramji Mani, assistant vice president of supply chain with Cognizant, discusses the challenges that supply-chain executives are coping with today in the life sciences industry. [Run Time (Min.): 11:30][more]


What Stands in the Way of Supply-Chain Efficiency Today?

When it comes to dealing with the huge number of challenges facing supply-chain managers today, it's a jungle out there. Michael Ciatto, vice president with Barkawi Management Consultants, tells how companies can hack through the underbrush. [Run Time (Min.): 13:00][more]


A Numbers Game: The World of Supply-Chain Analytics

A Numbers Game: The World of Supply-Chain Analytics

More and more, supply-chain management is coming to rely on the power of analytics to streamline operations and meet changing customer needs. Chris Gordon, vice president North America with AIMMS, explains the growing power of numbers, as well as the top obstacles that stand in the way of using...[more]


A.I. in the Supply Chain: A Progress Report

A.I. in the Supply Chain: A Progress Report

Guy Courtin, vice president of solutions and products with Infor, offers his view of how artificial intelligence is transforming global supply chains, and whether A.I. will eventually supplant the role of humans. [Run Time (Min.): 10:12][more]


How A.I. Is Transforming Supply Chains

How A.I. Is Transforming Supply Chains

Artificial intelligence is becoming an increasingly vital part of supply-chain management - even though many companies aren't ready for it. Adam Compain, founder and chief executive officer of ClearMetal, talks about what they must do to come up to speed with this innovative technology. [Run Time...[more]


How Whirlpool Serves Niche Markets and Low-Velocity Products

How Whirlpool Serves Niche Markets and Low-Velocity Products

How does a major appliance manufacturer serve the needs of niche markets and low-velocity products? Aesha Browne, manager of supply and logistics with Whirlpool Corp., explains how her company solved the conundrum. A finalist in the Supply Chain Innovation Awards competition at CSCMP EDGE 2017....[more]


How A.I. Is Transforming Supply Chain Planning in High-Tech

How A.I. Is Transforming Supply Chain Planning in High-Tech

Not surprisingly, high-tech companies are keenly interested in the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning to aid in supply-chain management and demand planning. But is the technology sufficiently advanced to fill that role? A SupplyChainBrain Power Lunch discussion. [Run Time...[more]


Jabil: Excelling in the Changing World of Contract Manufacturing

Contract manufacturers are subject to intense demands from customers, with little room for error and perilously thin profit margins. Lizet Tymon, director of advanced planning with Jabil, tells how that industry leader has met the challenge of thriving as a highly diversified maker of high-tech...[more]


How Merck Is Building an End-to-End Supply Chain

The pharmaceutical giant Merck is making significant progress toward total visibility throughout its global supply chain. Mark Talens, executive director of enterprise solutions, relates the challenges the company has faced along the way, and what it hopes to achieve in future. [Run Time (Min.):...[more]


Schneider Electric: A Veteran Company at Technology's Cutting Edge

The venerable Schneider Electric is actively involved in deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning in its global supply chain. Brian Tessier, vice president of global supply chain innovation, separates hype from reality, describes the progress of the technology, and speculates on its...[more]


Solving the Problem of 'Too Much Data'

Solving the Problem of 'Too Much Data'

In the era of big data, how do we make use of a flood of information without drowning in it? Experts weigh in on strategies for using data to improve all aspects of the supply chain. A SupplyChainBrain "In the Know" presentation. [Run Time (Min.): 14:29][more]


Ashley Furniture Focuses on Inventory Optimization

Ashley Furniture Focuses on Inventory Optimization

Ashley Furniture was determined to improve its ability to meet customer demand, cut the cost of safety stock and "right-size" inventory. Maegan Huber, supervisor of supply chain planning, outlines the challenge. [Run Time 6:59] [more]


ChemPoint Cuts Inventory, Boosts Service: A Case Study

ChemPoint Cuts Inventory, Boosts Service: A Case Study

ChemPoint set out to revamp its sales, inventory and operations planning (SIOP) process. SIOP manager Lisa Bowie explains how the company slashed safety stock and slow-moving inventory, while maintaining a high level of customer service. [Run Time (Min.): 9:16] [more]


Accelerating Global Visibility, Velocity and Value

Accelerating Global Visibility, Velocity and Value

Karin Bursa, executive vice president of Logility, recounts her customers' major "pain points," and lays out the supply and demand planning challenges for companies in the age of Big Data and the omnichannel. [Run Time (Min.): 8:43] [more]


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