Supply Chan Resilience Blog

Manage Disruptions with a Resilient Supply Chain

In global manufacturing, disruptions are everywhere.  Obviously, we are in uncharted waters with the outbreak of the Coronavirus.  But prior to this crisis, disruptions to manufacturing and the supply...
Real-time supply chain orange soda

Real-Time Supply Chains and the Quest for More Orange Soda

The notion of real-time supply chains that dynamically serve the needs at points of demand with waste-free, precise planning and execution is certainly the goal of every B2B manufacturer. The legacy...
Great tools are essential for the S&OP process

Your Trade War (and COVID-19) Survival Secret: S&OP – Part 2

When we left our account of mid-market manufacturer Superior Thermodynamics (ST), the company was weathering a tremendous escalation of the US-China trade war and faced the following questions: 
Trade War S&OP Part 1 Blog Article

Your Trade War (and COVID-19) Survival Secret: S&OP – Part 1

It’s May 2020 (flash forward). As in every May in the Northern Hemisphere, flowers bloom, trees bud, and warm breezes predict the coming summer. But the global trade regime...
Oliver Wight SOP IBP

Transitioning From S&OP to IBP and the Non-Negotiables Needed to Make it Happen

Sales and Operations Planning was originated by Oliver Wight in the 1980s and evolved into Integrated Business Planning in the early 2000s to give organisations the ability to keep...

The Evolution of a Supply Chain Planning Support Team

From a small local player …  When I joined “DynaSys SA”, 16 years ago, the company was an independent French provider of Supply Chain software.
Supply Chain Trends 2020 Blog Article

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for 2020?

Are you prepared for the future? 2020 is no longer in a science fiction movie. It is now. We are facing a volatile economic environment...
Data Science Supply Chain Blog Article

Data Science and Supply Chain: It’s a Match!

We are back with Dr. Diadie Sow for the third and final part of our series dedicated to Data Science. The first part was dedicated to the story of...
Data Sciences Blog Article Part 2 QAD DynaSys

A Day With a Data Scientist

We are back with Dr. Diadie Sow for the second part of our series dedicated to Data Science. In the previous post, he discussed the rise of the data...
Data Science Part 1 Blog Article

Data Science: The Story Up To Now

In recent years, enterprise technology has grown and developed enough to allow companies to fully industrialize data processing activities. The exponential growth of data generation inevitably leads us to...