Navigating Global Supply Chain Disruptions with AI-based Solutions

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  1. Improve Background Process Design with Process Chain Scheduling

    The true value of any new algorithm or process implementation can be derived only when the batch process in which these functionalities are executed has been optimally designed. Learn the fundamentals of process chain scheduling and then walk through eight scenarios in which you can implement such scheduling using sample utilities to improve your process...…

  2. Manage Supply Chain Risks with SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0

    SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 offers extended performance and risk indicators in a number of key areas, including the Supply Chain Council’s Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model. Learn how to effectively map these key risk indicators to an enterprise risk management program using SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 and SAP Risk Management...…

  3. Use World-Class SOP Strategies to Balance Future Supply and Demand

    Having difficulty balancing supply and demand? Doing OK but want to do better? Learn the key strategies to put Sales and Operations Planning (SOP) to work for you. Key Concept One of the key activities in the area of supply chain planning is the periodic review of anticipated demand and available supply. This business process...…

  4. Navigating Global Supply Chain Disruptions with AI-based Solutions

    Reading time: 6 mins

    The global supply chain has faced significant upheaval due to various disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-related events, and geopolitical conflicts. These challenges have revealed weaknesses in traditional supply chain models and highlighted the need for resilience and agility. Businesses are dealing with logistical bottlenecks, fluctuating demands, and rising costs, necessitating innovative solutions. Artificial…

  5. Safety Stock: Which Method Is Right for You?

    Learn about various methods of safety stock supported by standard SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO), including a new method that provides a more cost-effective way of managing safety stocks in a supply chain. Key Concept Supply chains are exposed to multiple uncertain influencing factors, such as demand upsurges or production disruptions. Safety stock...…

  6. Use Down Payment Chain Functionality to Improve Efficiency of Tracking Contractual Events

    Track contractual events that occur in long-term projects with the down payment chain functionality in FI. Walk through the end-to-end configuration of the functionality supported by process steps with an example. Key Concept SAP’s down payment chains functionality groups all the accounting documents that belong to one contract. It also allows you to structure the...…

  7. IBM Practices What it Preaches in Supply Chain Transformation

    Modern supply chain management systems extend beyond conventional logistics, impacting factors like product and service excellence, delivery efficiency, expenses, customer satisfaction, and ultimately, overall profitability. This evolution has spurred global supply chain leaders to reevaluate traditional methods, recognizing that clinging to outdated practices poses significant risks amidst disruptions. However, despite progress, many supply chain operations…

  8. How to Control Process Chains Using Decision Variants

    Reading time: 12 mins

    Follow these step-by-step instructions for an alternative mechanism to stop process chains from running without having to remove them from meta chains or from the schedule. This solution helps avoid human error and data discrepancies in BI reports. Key Concept A meta chain links several process chains together and allows you to use every process...…

  9. Hyperscalers Focus on Supply Chain Platforms

    Supply chain planning solutions space has been a crowded and competitive segment for decades. As technology capabilities progress, we see more and more entrants in the segment, trying to compete with established players. However, a key fact of this space is that while bells and whistles may differ, the core features and functionalities remain the…

  10. Building a Digital Supply Chain Strategy for SAP S/4HANA

    Panelists: Martin Rowan and David Carroll from Reveal Date: Wednesday, August 22 Sponsor: SCM 2018 The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived, and the BIG question is… Is your business ready?  SAP S/4HANA is here to stay and other technologies that facilitate concepts like Machine Learning, AI, VR, Demand Sensing, etc., are moving fast.  Learn what to do when...…