IBM Practices What it Preaches in Supply Chain Transformation

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    IBM Practices What it Preaches in Supply Chain Transformation

    Reading time: 6 mins

    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This evolution has spurred global supply chain leaders to reevaluate traditional methods, recognizing that clinging to outdated practices poses significant risks amidst disruptions.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…

  2. 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...…

  3. Creating Value Through End-to-End Supply Chain Planning

    Increasing supply chain complexity, coupled with rapidly evolving customer demand, has given rise to a set of challenges supply chain leaders have not encountered before. What extenuates these challenges for many organizations is the siloed approach to planning and tackling supply chain challenges. This content is for SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider…

  4. 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...…

  5. Achieving Resilient Supply Chain Networks with Accenture

    There are countless opportunities to apply generative AI across end-to-end supply chain networks. Performance gains are waiting to be tapped in everything from sourcing and planning, through manufacturing and fulfilment, to aftersales and service. There’s also significant cross-functional value to be gained in areas like sustainability, customer-centricity, supply chain resilience and supply chain data analysis.…

  6. ifm Supply Chain for Planning and Execution Transformation

    Extending the core ERP capabilities with additional solution functionality can be approached in two ways, namely "add-on" and "add-in" solutions. When it comes to add-on solutions, integration of data, people, and processes is required, which can be a costly and time-consuming process. On the other hand, add-in solutions are natively embedded in the ERP system,…

  7. 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...…

  8. Delivering on the Digital Supply Chain Promise

    The drones are taking over. If not the drones, then artificial intelligence (AI) will take over and make decisions on our behalf. We will just lean back, and our jobs (if we still have them) will amount to pushing some corrective buttons, occasionally. Whatever the spin, and whatever people imagine, parts of the digital supply…

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    Building Cognitive Supply Chains with Bristlecone

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Digital transformation is not only optimizing but revolutionizing supply chain operations, enhancing adaptability to unforeseen challenges. The adoption of AI and ML is on the rise, not just for their automation capabilities, but for their capabilities in managing the ever-increasing big data. As AI takes the lead, digitized processes, efficient workflows, and precise data operations…

  10. 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...…