How Can Manufacturers Avoid Supply Shortages?

May 05, 2020
Advanced analytics and S&OE can both help manufacturers leverage production and demand data into more resilient supply chains, and thus reduced shortages.

5 Pitfalls in S&OE Implementation

April 07, 2020
Can clearly defined roles and advanced analytics implementation can help prevent disruptions when it comes to sales and operations execution (S&OE)?

5 Key Tactics for Improving Your Demand Forecasts

March 26, 2020
Demand forecasting is at the heart of S&OP workflows--but what tactics can planners use to improve forecast accuracy and reduce disruptions?

5 Keys to Managing Costs in the Automotive Supply Chain

March 19, 2020
The automotive industry involves an incredibly complex supply chain. Learn how advanced analytics and S&OE can help reduce SCM costs for automakers.

S&OE in the Automotive Industry

January 30, 2020
The automotive industry offers a high level of complexity--S&OE processes can help planners to manage that complexity while increasing leanness.

How Should Planners Measure S&OE Success?

January 21, 2020
You've developed a sound S&OP process, now it's time to look at how your S&OE is supporting those goals.

How Industry 4.0 Will Improve Your Demand Forecasts

December 31, 2020
Industry 4.0 technology like advanced analytics and IIoT can help improve S&OP and S&OE via smarter demand forecasts.

Sales and Operations Execution 101

December 19, 2019
Sales and operations execution (S&OE) is a crucial complement to S&OP; but how do you implement it, and how does it relate to Industry 4.0?

5 Steps Toward Successful S&OP

August 13, 2019
S&OP depends on visibility and technology integration to drive value. What steps can businesses take to make S&OP processes successful?

5 Reasons to Adopt an S&OE Workflow in 2020

May 28, 2019
S&OE: the perfect complement to Industry 4.0 systems.

Can Smarter Order Planning Reduce Production Hiccups?

May 21, 2019
Make to order or make to stock? This question has a new set of answers in the Industry 4.0/S&OE era.

5 Ways S&OE Can Impact Modern Manufacturing

April 11, 2019
Learn how S&OE can empower smarter inventory management, improved transport planning, bolstered visibility, and reduced manufacturing costs.

How (and Why) to Improve Your Forecasts with Demand Sensing

December 04, 2018
The introduction of real-time technology into the supply chain has led to the rise of demand sensing in modern forecasting workflows. But what is demand sensing, and why should you care?

5 Key Benefits of Supply Chain Analytics

November 06, 2018
How is supply chain analytics like the Moneyball revolution in modern baseball statistics? Read on to find out.

Optimize Your Inventory Management with These 3 Strategies

September 20, 2018
When it comes to inventory management, every decision you make has an effect on the rest of the process, just as each new factor adds complexity. Luckily, there are some tactics that manufacturers and others can employ to better manage their stock levels and warehouse or container usage.

4 Surprising Uses for Real-time Information in the Supply Chain

August 30, 2018
In recent years, real-time information has become a key value-added proposition for bolstering efficiency and decreasing waste in modern supply chains. Is this technology being utilized to its maximum effect, or are there still new use-cases for real-time information?

Ignoring S&OE Is Increasing Your Risk

August 23, 2018
As Gartner defines it, S&OE is tasked with making small daily and weekly adjustments to inventory restocking, transport logistics, and other matters that require real-time monitoring, making it an ideal workflow for managing risk.
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