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1. Machine Learning Changes Supply Chain
According to Forbes, machine learning is bringing about innovations to the supply chain. The algorithms used allow patterns to be discovered in the supply chain. Once a pattern is discovered methods can ...
Created on 11 June 2018
2. 4 Easy Replenishment Ideas that Adapt to the Digital Age
... are only using two or three forecast algorithms.  While their forecasting 'may' include even 500 methods, the forecast errors are huge and slow down the movement of inventory to better locations when f ...
Created on 30 August 2017
3. The Strategy of Spend
Is there a magic algorithm to decide from which suppliers to source specific products and categories? Not according to Rick Long, in a guest blog on the Spend Matters site.Different approaches produce ...
Created on 30 April 2015
4. Implementing Supply Chain Analytics
... process can be troublesome. As users learn and ramp up to speed, they will easily discover any issues with the validity of all algorithms. Lets divide this into three areas and start with   (1) ...
Created on 03 December 2014
5. Supply Chain Intelligence: Using Your Visibility To Reduce Supply Chain Costs (Part 2)
...  can cut supply chain costs from consultant John Berry. There are plenty of sophisticated methods and algorithms out there to help calculate safety stock levels. However without good supply chain data ...
Created on 25 June 2014
6. All about B2B data (and Big Data)
...  you learn beyond what a clustering algorithm can tell you, the better you can connect with customers. What is HADOOP? HADOOP is an open source project from the Apache Software Foundation that provide ...
Created on 30 December 2013
7. How to Improve Forecasting
Robert Byrne, on the Supply Chain Digital site, has some ideas on how to improve forecasting. It starts with improved algorithms that take advantage of modern technology.There's a clear opportunity fo ...
Created on 20 June 2013
8. More Big Data
Big means better, right? If that's the case, then the bigger the data, the better the data. Not so fast, says Ari Zoldan in an article on the Wired site.There are problems that need to be addressed first ...
Created on 20 May 2013
9. Keeping Score for the Consumer
Have you ever wondered if you, the consumer, are really valued by the stores, service providers, and sites you frequent? Well, it looks like not only are you valued, but you also have a 'score' that ...
Created on 25 August 2012
10. EDI POS 852 Data: A Diamond in the Rough
... sales analysis - there is no easy mapping or translation. Rather the process involves scrubbing, synthesizing as well as adding business rules, proprietary formulas and algorithms. And the nature of this ...
Created on 06 June 2011
11. Watch for the sharks, they may be after your AS/2
... work security issues around AS/2. I'm working with highly sensitive data, and there are some serious security issues." I asked him for specifics, and he continued on. "Even though the encryption alg ...
Created on 05 July 2005