• Commerce 2.0 Cloud Collaboration

    The cloud provides a stable and robust platform to support the collaboration of your extended network in planning, forecasting and especially big data analysis.  The technology expansion and improvements that are...
    Tom Brouillette
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  • Commerce 2.0 Cloud Analysis

    Data analysis in the new Commerce 2.0 environment brings many challenges with it due to the nature of the collaborative network and also the partner culture to protect their intellectual property.  These challeng...
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  • Growing Takata airbag recall has an impact on worldwide automotive industry, consumers

    As the scope of the Takata airbag recall expands, it now seems its impact is broader and deeper than expected. Some automotive experts now predict it will take at least two years, and as many as five, to replace poten...
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  • The Supply Chain Dilemma – Do I Make House Repairs or Do I Redesign the Home?

    by Lori Smith I live in a 40 year old house and in some ways it is certainly showing its age. When there is something that isn’t working, not meeting my needs, or simply has gotten out of date, I find myself a...
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  • Missing Inventory Management and Supply Chain Fundamentals

    I was speaking with a client recently, and their director of procurement asked me something along these lines: “Is there any way that our ERP system can set our inventory minimums, maximums and reorder points?&r...
    Richard Cushing
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  • Top 25 Supply Chains Pt. 1: Masters category

    by CJ Wehlage On May 29, 2014, I posted a blog about the Top 25 Supply Chains predictions for 2015.   “All that being said, here’s my early 2015 “Not So” Bold Predictions: #5 P&G, #...
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  • Commerce 2.0 Data Analysis

    Commerce 2.0 and the demands of continuously changing consumer shopping demands makes the data analysis both extremely important and very complicated at the same time.  The importance, I think, is clear because o...
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  • Trouble continues for automotive airbag maker Takata, as well as automotive industry

    Automotive airbag maker Takata Corp. has agreed today to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective. The announcement basically doubles the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. ...
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  • Leverage Systems for Growth

    Lately I’ve been talking with many clients and potential clients who are interested in growth. Although rapid growth is exciting, it can also be one of the most challenging to navigate. Systems can provide the p...
    Lisa Anderson
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  • Where Should I Start to Ensure Demand Planning Success?

    80% of companies are not in front of their demand. How can you decide what to plan for if you don’t know where you are going? You don’t! Thus, it makes sense to spend time upfront to determine your best es...
    Lisa Anderson
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  • Consumers Priorities Driving Major Supply Chain Changes

    by Alexa Cheater Most of you have probably heard the old saying ‘the customer is always right.’ In terms of making sure you have a host of happy customers, that’s probably good advice, but how far ...
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  • Commerce 2.0 Collaboration Data

    Retailers must take into account the vast amounts of data required to maintain the social collaboration network across the consumer to the suppliers.  This data will become the determining factor for the success ...
    Tom Brouillette
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  • How Supply Chains & Non-Profits Can Work Together

    I interviewed Debby Clement who discussed How Supply Chains & Non-Profits Can Work Together.             How does what you do in your non profit world relate to the supply chai...
    Dustin Mattison
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  • Commerce 2.0 Social Collaboration

    The social and mobile technology changing the retail consumer shopping is also changing the collaboration capabilities and practices.  This is extending the desire for collaboration into an opportunity for retail...
    Tom Brouillette
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  • Commerce 2.0 Collaborative Change

    The social and mobile technology changes that are driving new consumer shopping demands are driving discontinuous change demands in the retail and extended supply chain at an ever increasing rate.  You may not&nb...
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  • Driverless cars to spur widespread changes to automotive supply chain

      Last week driverless 18-wheel trucks made news, now it’s time for driverless cars to be in the spotlight. Google announced today in a blog post that several of its self-driving cars are leaving the corp...
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  • Digital manufacturing and design institute opens in Chicago

      I was interested to see that UI Labs’ new Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute opened earlier this week on Chicago’s Goose Island. Also known as DMDII, the institute is the first ...
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  • Continuous Transformation

    I interviewed Chris Armbruster who discussed Continuous Transformation.             It’s great to speak with you today, Chris. I’m looking forward to hearing your views...
    Dustin Mattison
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  • Do You Have Enough Female Leaders?

    I attended the compelling Renaissance Executive Forums All Member meeting last week in the Inland Empire, and it got me thinking about female leaders. One of the keynote speakers discussed this topic. Who would think ...
    Lisa Anderson
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  • Pioneer of Supply Chain Employment

    I recently attended the Southern California Logistics & Supply Chain Summit hosted by the Center for Supply Chain & Logistics of the Drucker School of Management and the Inland Empire Economic Partnership. The...
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