• Collaboration Experimentation

    Collaboration provides the background and the conceptual framework for the community to work together and the members of the community provide the drive to experiment.  This is the starting point for the collabor...
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  • Collaboration Test Bed

    Every organization strives to develop and maintain an applications and technology test bed that allows new releases, modifications and systems patches to be validated prior to migration to the production, or ‘li...
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  • Step Four: Stage Five Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR)

    by Carol McIntosh Collaborative Management is Step Four to a Stage Five Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR) Supply chain collaboration. What is it and why is it so important?   Today there is a fo...
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  • How much money should you commit to an improvement project?

    I have been implementing PC-base technologies in small-to-mid-sized business enterprises since the mid-1980s, shortly after the introduction of the IBM Personal Computer (PC) in 1983.  In those more than  ye...
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  • Integrate Cloud Technology

    A major reason, or benefit, for integrating cloud technologies and services into your consumer collaboration community is the opportunity to experiment in a sandbox environment with the consumer.  The community p...
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  • Hackers, cybersecurity and airplanes

      Hackers and cyber-terrorists present an evolving threat to airlines, and, consequently, experts must constantly test for new vulnerabilities. To address the growing challenges, some advocates now call for an ...
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  • Is Supply Chain Management Really a Balancing Act?

    I recently came across an article entitled “Visibility Is Key when Driving Supply Chain Performance” at Supply & Demand Chain Executive. If you are a regular reader, you know that I am a real hound for...
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  • Live Q&A with Jeff DeGraff “The Dean of Innovation”

    by Alexa Cheater   Join us on July 7 at 1pm EDT as we sit down with “The Dean of Innovation” Jeff DeGraff for a live Q&A.   Jeff’s creative and direct take on innovation has made h...
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  • Amazon may create Uber-like courier service

      Amazon reportedly is considering a plan in which it will launch an Uber-like courier service using crowd-sourced drivers to pick up packages and deliver them to customers.   The Wall Street Journal re...
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  • Inventory Management: Technology Enablers

    by Andrew Dunbar The modern day inventory manager described in this series is the backbone of your company’s inventory planning process. She has a strong understanding of supply chain fundamentals and is an ex...
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  • Severe Talent Shortages as Baby Boomers Retire

    I interviewed Bronwen Hann who discussed Severe Talent Shortages as Baby Boomers Retire.             I live in Canada, in Toronto, and I’ve been in the recruitment field for ...
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  • Encouraging Community Involvement

    The reason for a retailer to develop a collaborative community as an integral part of the retailer’s online presence is to ensure the participation of the members which in turn will encourage the members to purc...
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  • Community Governance Framework

    A successful program requires a strong governance program and a successful governance program requires a strong and flexible framework that defines guidelines and practices.  A collaboration community is no diffe...
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  • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) in the NOW, is happening NOW!

    by Matt Benson As I was presenting at the European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit last week, the overriding memory I’ll take away was the number of people that were nodding and pointing at the screen when I...
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  • The Circular Economy

    I interviewed Oliver Campbell who discussed The Circular Economy.             It’s great to speak with you again, Oliver, and I’m looking forward to hearing your views ...
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  • The Weak Link

    The challenge of today’s ever growing supply chains is the incomplete understanding of the impact that disruptions to your operations befell one supplier’s site.  To help address this issue there is a...
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  • Standard functionality for generating an attach rate

    Hi, wondering if anyone out there knows if Rapid Response has some sort of standard functionality that will allow a software attach rate to be generated based on a hardware unit forecast? Example: - Product X has a ...
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  • Collaboration Community Governance

    The development and encouragement of the collaboration community by retailers will require a flexible governance that encourages participation in a safe and secure environment.  We’ve found over and over th...
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  • Step Three: Stage Five Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR)

    by Carol McIntosh Step Three – Connecting the Dots How many of you are familiar with the game Simon? While Simon is really a memory game, what I really want to emphasize is that it is unpredictable. You start ...
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  • Inventory Metrics: From Insight to Action

    by Andrew Dunbar Over the last several weeks, this blog series on Inventory Management has explored the objectives and roles of inventory managers and outlined several of the improvement levers available to them. Th...
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