Data, Analytics, and Automation for Resilient and Agile Supply Chains

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  1. Descriptive Analytics as a Foundation for Advanced Supply Chain Analytics

    Descriptive analytics has been considered foundational analytics type in most analytics’ maturity models. While many attribute it to this method being one of the oldest one used, since the advent of business intelligence (BI) tools, there are additional aspects as well. This article discusses some of the key reasons why you must master descriptive analytics,…

  2. Five Stages of Achieving Supply Chain Analytics Maturity

    Supply chain analytics has rapidly evolved in the last few years, supported by progress in technology and computing power. This evolution can also be attributed to increasing supply chain complexities, and challenges companies are increasingly running into. SAPinsiders have consistently highlighted their increased focus on leveraging analytics and automation in the supply chain in our…

  3. Value Based Supply Chain Analytics Through Solution Integration

    In our life, everything is defined by value. And that holds for the world of supply chain management as well. The concept of value stream mapping is to understand which activities within certain processes or a specific process are not adding value to the final deliverable. When we think about analytics or how we need…

  4. Eliminating Data Silos for Supply Chain Analytics

    Fragmentation of data remains a key obstacle on the path of integrated supply chain planning. Many organizations have invested in point systems for planning various elements of supply chains over the years, have legacy systems, and also have data pertaining to supply chain residing in enterprise systems like ERP, CRM etc. With the advent of…

  5. 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…...…

  6. An Introduction to SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0 and SAP HANA Predictive Tools

    In this exclusive report by Hillary Bliss, take a walk into the world of the SAP suite of predictive tools with an in-depth tour of the new SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0 and how it ties into SAP HANA and SAP Lumira. Learn the importance of general predictive modeling concepts, and then apply those concepts as…...…

  7. 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…...…

  8. SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics

    Panelists: Dmitry Kuznetsov, BI Consulting; Andrei Zhakhavets, Independent Consultant Sponsor: BI & HANA 2018 Read this Q&A transcript to learn about the embedded BI content delivered in SAP S/4HANA, such as analytic models and SAP Fiori tiles.  If your organization is considering, evaluating, or planning the move to SAP S/4HANA, get answers to key topics, such…...…

  9. Infuse Accuracy and Speed into your Supply Chain Planning

    Supply chains remain vulnerable to shocks and disruptions, making planning and execution challenging. Demand is difficult to forecast as the bullwhip effect continues for those contending with supply side shortages and logistic capacity constraints. Consumer expectations are driving increased pressure for end-to-end planning solutions to improve supply chain performance. Companies are working hard to build…

  10. 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…...…