Posts tagged as 'On-demand (SaaS)'

Nimble Storage Inc. – End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: Dream or Reality? SupplyChainBrain & Kinaxis Video Series

MelissaClow
  • by Melissa Clow
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SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference, and while there, they completed a number of video interviews with customers, analysts, and Kinaxis executives. And, we’d like to share them!

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.

One top challenge that companies are facing today is the need to innovate the customer experience, with the help of new information technology, says Nadgouda. A second is the requirement for flexibility in responding to actual demand patterns, with the goal of “making our supply chains more predictive and proactive, instead of reactive.”

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SupplyChainBrain Video Series Part 5: How An Integrated Supply Chain Enables First Solar’s Business Goals

MelissaClow
  • by Melissa Clow
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In October, SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference. At our event they completed a number of video interviews with some customers, analysts, and Kinaxis executives. These videos are loaded with great information and we would like to share it with our readers. Each week for the coming weeks, we will be highlighting a clip. […]

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Another One Bites the Dust: RedPrairie

TrevorMiles
  • by Trevor Miles
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It is with great surprise that I read about the demise of yet another company focused on supply chain planning, namely the purchase of JDA by RedPrairie for $1.9B. Of course RedPrairie does not see it in this manner.  They see this as growth, as opportunity.  Equally interesting is that it is RedPrairie, with revenues […]

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The Late Late Supply Chain Show’s Panel Discussion At The Gartner Supply Chain Conference

MelissaClow
  • by Melissa Clow
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Gartner held their 2012 Supply Chain Executive Conference in Palm Desert, California a few weeks ago. We were lucky enough to host our “LATE LATE SUPPLY CHAIN SHOW” and record the panel discussion to share with our readers. We had a special host for the program, renowned supply chain thought leader Roddy Martin, Sr. VP Global Supply […]

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Has hyperbole in enterprise software marketing gone beyond the point of no return?

KirkMunroe
  • by Kirk Munroe
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I was recently reading an excellent blog post from Josh Greenbaum, where he had a great take on Larry Ellison undermining Oracle’s Cloud strategy (and execution) with his outlandish statements.  Although not explicitly the point Josh was making, it did make me think that the marketing of enterprise software may have gone too far to ever come […]

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Do you need to perform data backups on a SaaS provided service?

RobBell
  • by Rob Bell
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After you go through all the effort of assessing the reliability of a SaaS (software as a service) provider, do you need to implement your own data backups too? This is a question that I’ve pondered about more than once. Isn’t one of the principle value propositions of SaaS the fact that all the worries […]

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

TrevorMiles
  • by Trevor Miles
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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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Onsite vs. Offsite – can a project be successful if all team members aren’t together onsite 100% of the time?

MoniqueRupert

This blog post is the third in a series of implementation best practices. The way projects are run have changed significantly since I started consulting 19 years ago.  In those days, it was unheard of not to be onsite at the client Monday through Friday working on a project.  Even though during that time you may […]

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