Archive – October 2017

Needle In the Haystack: How Do You Know Where to Look for Supply Chain Data?

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  • Oct. 30, 2017

Achieving complete supply chain visibility is becoming a top priority for improving supply chain health.

Research performed by Aberdeen Group on business capacity planning reveals that 29 percent of businesses believe their top IT challenge is lack of visibility into how their systems are operating—and that business owners who achieve end-to-end visibility into their IT infrastructure consistently have superior performance, reliability, and productivity.

But to achieve these benefits in a supply chain environment, operators have to know where to look.

My Supply Chain Is a Mess, But Who Knows Where?

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  • Oct. 9, 2017

In the early days of supply chain logistics, the typical supply chain was small and confined enough that visibility wasn’t a concern. If you wanted to know what was going on, you could often do that just by walking around a factory or warehouse.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? I Mean, My Sales Order?

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  • Oct. 2, 2017

In the mid-eighties, children (and adults) from around the world became entranced with a single question: Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? The idea behind the franchise (an educational game series wrapped in a detective narrative) was to encourage exploration as a cornerstone concept of education.

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