Demand Planning

Supply constraints? Demand-shaping revisited

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Larry Lapide
Supply chain managers working with sales and marketing can ensure products in demand match with available supply to maximize profits.

Preparing for the demographic change wave

Thursday, January 4, 2024 · Ken Cottrill
Supply chains need to start adjusting strategies to meet the demands required of older generations whose buying influence will grow in future years.

Success in Volatile Markets: How High Tech Companies can Optimize Their S&OP Process

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 · Brian Straight
Join our webinar, hosted by Adrian Wood and Robert Oliver from Dassault Systèmes, to discuss an integrated approach to S&OP and how advanced modeling and optimization capabilities allow you to achieve key results:

The Rebound Podcast: Behavioral economics, or are your biases impacting your planning?

Friday, July 8, 2022 · Bob Trebilcock
On this episode of The Rebound, we talk to Jonathan Karelse about how the biases we all bring to the job can lead out best laid plans astray.

Demand planning / Demand management: Winning the battle for improved forecast accuracy

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 · Dorothea Grimes-Farrow and Michael Conley
With a few simple but important metrics and process steps, your company can reap the benefits of better forecast accuracy within a few months.

A chance to give forecasting a little help

Monday, February 14, 2022 · Lynn Torrel
The electronic supply chain is living with mixed signals, but now has an opportunity to improve the accuracy of demand information.

Are you certain about your investment intuition under uncertainty?

Monday, December 27, 2021 · Jimmy Rose and Matthias Stolz
Beyond intuition in medical device supply chains

Unlocking the value of demand sensing

Thursday, November 11, 2021 · Hemant R. Bonde and Allison Ahdieh
The six factors critical to the successful implementation and adoption of demand sensing.

Getting Over the Bar: A training guide for winning customer gold

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 · Stanley E. Fawcett, A. Michael Knemeyer, Amydee M. Fawcett and Sebastian Brockhaus
Supply chain managers aiming to deliver unbeatable customer value can learn a lot from winning the decathlon.

Demand Planning in a Crisis

Monday, August 31, 2020 · Knut Alicke and Kai Hoberg
In many industries, demand has never been more volatile and unpredictable than during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are seven actions to drive demand planning despite an unprecedented crisis.

Demand disruption and channel-based supply chain flexibility

Monday, May 18, 2020 · Daniel Taylor, Alan Pritchard, Dale Duhan and Shashank Mishra
There's much to learn from the shortages of spring 2020

The supply chain planner of the future

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 · Knut Alicke, Kai Horberg and Jürgen Rachor
New technologies could revolutionize planning and radically change the role of the supply chain planner. Here is how to prepare your organization.

S&OP psych 101

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 · Dr. Larry Lapide, lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and an MIT research affiliate
Note: This “Insights” is a reprint of my April 2007 column. While written 12 years ago it is quite possibly even more relevant today. In 2007, S&OP was not as widely used, but

The Common Pitfalls of Demand Planning

Friday, December 7, 2018 · Richard J. Sherman
Effective demand management is critical to the financial performance and health of an organization. However, to be successful companies must overcome the common pitfalls that have evolved from decades of insufficient demand planning and management.

New Attitudes for S&OP / IBP to Keep Pace with Evolving Markets

Friday, August 11, 2017 · SCMR Staff
Have you ever wondered why so many companies struggle to implement an effective S&OP strategy? In this webinar we'll examine why it's time to view S&OP as an evolutionary process that is flexible, adaptable and forward thinking



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