The Corporate Planning and Performance Management technology market space is quickly growing, with many niche players and newcomers continuing to develop solutions in the space. Unlike Supply Chain solutions, which are still largely dominated by a few major players (despite their often inferior solution offerings), the corporate planning software market is not dominated by the typical large software vendors like SAP, Oracle and IBM.
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This year, we are proud to announce that we will be a Platinum Sponsor at Gartner's Supply Chain Executive Conference, held May 23-25, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. Join seven of our team members — including our President, VP Partners and VP Sales — for three days of supply chain technology innovation!
DALLAS, March 27, 2017 -- River Logic today announced its new partnership with Barkawi Management Consultants (Barkawi), a specialized strategic and management consulting firm focusing on helping clients improve the performance of their supply chain and aftersales service operations. Barkawi's client base includes global blue chip companies such as Daimler, Siemens, Coca-Cola, and Lufthansa.
Figure 1. Role of Prescriptive Analytics in Next Generation Decision Support
There is a new technology revolution in the making with the explosion of Internet of Everything, Machine Learning, self-driving cars, etc. This conjures an image of large scale automation of decisions based on real-time information. This is a vision that is applicable to the supply chain world as well. However, one important aspect has to be understood by everyone: the brain behind the success of a self-driving car is really the algorithms behind it that determine the best route to follow and if there are hurdles along the way (accidents, detours, etc.). The ability to recalculate the best route becomes crucial. In other words, algorithms are a key enabler of this utopian vision of high levels of automation.
We welcome Ashutosh Bansal, Founder and CEO of GitaCloud, as a guest blogger for this two-part series on IBP in Pharma.
This is a blog post to evaluate the Pharmaceutical Industry. Specifically, we’ll be discussing its challenges in managing high complexity levels and recommended strategies to deal with them. In part one of this two-part series, I’ll review:
- Current supply chain performance benchmarks in the Pharmaceutical industry
- Pharmaceutical Supply Chains, in general
- Key issues in the Pharmaceutical industry