How Advanced Analytics Technology Addresses the Gender Gap

Feeling and logic. Throughout corporate history, these primary behaviors have been respectively assigned to women and men, although we know these labels aren’t always accurate. Take Steve Jobs. Most would probably remember him as a feeling kind of person, whereas, Meg Whitman may be viewed as a person of logic.

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Gartner's 8 Supply Chain Planning Trends You Can't Ignore

Gartner recently identified the top eight disruptive technologies most likely to impact organizational supply chains in 2018. Keep in mind, these trending technologies are scattered throughout the various stages of the Gartner Hype Cycle, which charts the development of technologies from concept to maturity and adoption. Starting with those closest to commercial viability, here are the eight supply chain trends that you can't ignore when it comes to the S&OP process.

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S&OP Process: What does it mean to Integrate with Finance?

Whether it’s referred to as Integrated Business Planning, Profit Sales & Operations Planning (PS&OP), “Strategic” S&OP or another name, the market is looking for the next generation of the S&OP process to include financials as an integral part of the process. 

However, through my conversations with customers, management consultants, industry analysts, and other software providers it has become clear there isn’t a commonly understood definition of what this means. One thing is clear, with fluctuating input costs, constantly changing promotional campaigns, wide portfolios of products, and shifting constraints in the supply chain, adding financials to S&OP is needed more than ever.

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Transform Your Supply Chain or Lose Out to Competitors

The business world is in a state of flux as new technologies continually change the way companies operate. The pace of innovation is fast. Those in the lead respond to changing market demands quickly and efficiently, leaving behind those who rely on inflexible and dated supply chains.

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River Logic to Attend NASCES 2017 in Chicago

 

 

 

 

DALLAS, TX — August 15, 2017 — River Logic will be exhibiting at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit September 11-12th in Chicago.

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What can Gartner’s 2017 CSCO supply chain survey tell you about your business?

More than likely, you’re going to be making significant investments in your supply chain over the next several years (or perhaps you’ve already started). If so, it’s worth looking at the recent findings from the 2017 CSCO Supply Chain survey by Gartner.

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Gartner Announces the Top 25 Supply Chains

The past decade has seen a sea change in the way supply chains are organized and instituted in the best companies. While most companies recognize the need to improve their supply chain infrastructure, the best ones realize that optimizing this portion of their business is one of the easiest and most effective ways to increase the bottom line. Here is a quick rundown on how the best companies that truly “get” the message properly manage their supply chains.

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How Should Supply Chains Handle the New US Administration?

The new U.S. administration has signaled an intention to reverse the trend towards globalization due to a belief that these policies have hurt the U.S. economy. In particular, there's a view that low import duties allowed under various trade agreements directly harm the U.S.

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Ten Best Supply Chain Blogs in 2016

If you make and keep just one resolution in 2017, we recommend you choose to read and learn more from industry experts. To help you achieve this, we’ve collected a list of our top ten best supply chain blogs from 2016, along with a few recommendations of posts you should have read but might have missed.

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The Top Supply Chain Trends in 2017

2016 saw the rise of big data as a key tool in the quest for efficiency, internet of things (IoT) technologies being used in vehicles to improve fleet management, and a reshaping of supply chains to meet demand for same-day and same-hour deliveries.

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