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1. Supply Chain Drives Real Estate Choices
Prologis, a logistics real estate company based in San Francisco, has determined a correlation between the evolving supply chain and company’s real estate needs.   Read the articleon Supply Chain ...
Created on 16 July 2018
2. Toyota's Supply Chain Risk Approach
Company size has a strong correlation with the potential costs of supply chain disruptions. A recent issue at Toyota illustrates the challenges that large companies have in managing and mitigating risks.Pierre ...
Created on 13 February 2016
3. Get Rid of Vanity Metrics
I think we can all agree that metrics are a good thing. What if you have metrics that look good, but don't tell you what you need to know? 'Vanity metrics' are discussed by Kate Lee in an article on the ...
Created on 03 December 2015
4. Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking
Benchmarking is old hat in many areas of the supply chain. But planning is a different animal, since the self-reporting that typically drives benchmarks isn't usually available.The Supply Chain Shaman, ...
Created on 04 August 2015
5. Sustainability and Lean
... there are many correlations and opportunities.The need for sustainability is not going away, and using Lean to get there is a viable approach. Read her article HERE. ...
Created on 10 September 2014
6. Big Data Concerns
John Horgan, in a blog on the Scientific American site, warns us against getting too far ahead of ourselves on the Big Data hype. Although he agrees that correlation can sometimes yield usable results, ...
Created on 22 June 2014
7. Big Questions About Big Data
On the site, Tim Hartford asks some interesting questions about Big Data. Is the hype justified, or are we making rookie mistakes that will come back to haunt us?He looks at one of the early success ...
Created on 07 April 2014
8. All about B2B data (and Big Data)
...  analytics will improve decision-making. Correlation versus causation versus “what’s good enough for the job”One of the biggest complaints — or, in some cases, proposed facts — about Big Data is tha ...
Created on 30 December 2013
9. Combined Data and Visibility
... correlation of the data. Typically the data travels sequentially through the various systems but is not parallel meaning that many of the connections that could be possible by linking data are not possible. ...
Created on 03 September 2013
10. Big Data Explained
On the site, Damon Poeter writes about Intel's efforts to explain the concept of Big Data. It's a worthwhile endeavor, that's for sure.Read their explanation, as well as their identification ...
Created on 29 July 2013
11. Get Started with Big Data
Dr. Michael Watson has a good point: you don't have to make a huge investment to get into the 'big data' game. There are quick and easy analyses that can get you started.He provides 3 of them in his Supply ...
Created on 30 June 2013
12. 3-Way Matching (3 Way Correlation)
... (sometimes called three-way correlation)? For an expert accounting definition, I turned to the Accounting Coach for an explanation: In accounting, the three-way match refers to a procedure used when processing ...
Created on 21 June 2013
13. Big Data Predictions
With Big Data and advanced analytics, relationships that would be hidden in the past can often be revealed. That means better predictions, right?The well-known statistical guru Nate Silver doesn't think ...
Created on 15 May 2013
14. Invoice Troubles – Where’s the Error?
... tomate correlation between information from the warehouse and information from the vendor. All of the automation drives up efficiencies and accuracies, which ultimately save time and money. ...
Created on 30 March 2013