Posts tagged as 'A&D supply chain'

Risk mitigation and rapid response: two sides of the same coin

JohnWesterveld

The heavy snowfall and freezing fog that closed airports and generally disrupted air travel in Europe the week before and during Christmas have me thinking about Donald Rumsfield and supply chain risk management. Why Donald Rumsfield? While speaking about the government of Iraq and weapons of mass destruction in a 2002 press conference, Rumsfeld, who […]

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Head in the ‘cloud’ or feet on the ground?

TrevorMiles

Image via Wikipedia There is an interesting debate taking place amongst the commentators of IT trends and enterprise applications, particularly ERP and supply chain management applications, about the suitability and adoption of cloud or software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution to this space.  This is exemplified by the article from Todd Morrison at SearchSap.com that appeared on Dec […]

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Coco Crum: The 7 differentiators between S&OP and IBP

LoriSmith

Welcome to the S&OP Experts Blog Series.  This series features a weekly Q&A with an industry thought leader on sales and operations planning trends and strategies. Follow-up ‘question and answer’ sessions are hosted in the S&OP section of the Supply Chain Expert Community.  Registered community members may submit their questions for the expert of the […]

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You get what you pay for: Is cost containment your main SCM goal?

BillDuBois

Is cost containment your main supply chain management goal? If so, do you think you’ve paid a price for taking that approach? Given today’s business climate, I believe those are two valid questions. What’s more, if you think your company–or supply chain–has suffered as a result of focusing primarily on cost containment, you aren’t alone. […]

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Steve Puricelli: S&OP Evolving into a powerful mechanism to manage and shape business performance

LoriSmith

Welcome to the S&OP Experts Blog Series.  This series features a weekly Q&A with an industry thought leader on sales and operations planning trends and strategies. Follow-up ‘question and answer’ sessions are hosted in the S&OP section of the Supply Chain Expert Community.  Registered community members may submit their questions for the expert of the […]

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