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Tuesday 23 May 2017

Realizing Value from Order Promising

Sudy Bharadwaj
Sudy Bharadwaj, Senior Director, Value Engineering, E2open

Turning Your CFO into a Supply Chain Fan

Value measurement for solving supply chain problems has been a challenge in the past. However, the emergence…

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Monday 17 April 2017

S&OP as an Organizational Decision-making Process

Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open
Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open

"S&OP is dead," the caller said. This unsettled me – “Are lead-times dead, too?” I wondered. I had to find out.

Work is changing –…

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Monday 3 April 2017

E2open Holds User Forum on New On-time In-Full (OTIF) Package

Will Thomas, VP of Sales, E2open
Will Thomas, VP of Sales, E2open

Effective February 2017, Walmart is requiring its suppliers to meet either a same-day or two-day shipping window instead of its previous four-day window. It has also…

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Thursday 30 March 2017

E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces: Analyst Reaction to our Vision for Collaborative S&OP

E2open
E2open

It has been a little over a month since E2open acquired Steelwedge and the media and analyst receptions to the announcement have been extremely strong. It’s…

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Friday 17 March 2017

How E2open’s Scalable DSR Platform Delivers a Competitive Advantage for CPG Companies

Will Thomas, VP of Sales, E2open
Will Thomas, VP of Sales, E2open

In late 2016, E2open acquired Orchestro, a leading provider of Demand Signal Repository (DSR) technology and preemptive analytics for retail and omnichannel fulfillment. Orchestro’s data,…

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Tuesday 31 January 2017

A Moment of Reflection for the New Year

John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

Each January, the pundits are abuzz with talk about the new food trends for the year. Whether it’s antibiotics, sugar levels, food waste, GMO-labeling or cauliflower…

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Friday 20 January 2017

The Journey to a Customer-Driven Supply Chain

Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

A Challenging Planning Environment

For consumers, the world of electronics is full of exciting new gadgets. For the companies involved in designing, manufacturing, and bringing…

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Monday 12 December 2016

Removing the Bullwhip Effect Across the Network

Pawan Joshi, Senior Vice President, Products & Strategy, E2open
Pawan Joshi, Senior Vice President, Products & Strategy, E2open

In 1961, Jay Forrester formalized the recognition of the bullwhip effect in his book titled, Industrial Dynamics. 55 years later, companies still struggle to…

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Wednesday 9 November 2016

A Better Approach to Managing Your Extended Supply Chain

Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

Outsourcing various parts of manufacturing started in the high tech industry a few decades ago. Today, outsourcing is now the new norm in most industries today.…

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Thursday 13 October 2016

In Pursuit of Productivity

John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

Does planner workload affect productivity? Can technology help companies achieve a step-change in productivity? The answer to both of these questions is yes. Here are

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Tuesday 30 August 2016

The Power of Predictive Analytics

John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

The use of predictive analytics is rising

According to KPMG’s 2016 Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind Survey, the use of predictive analytics will…

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Wednesday 20 July 2016

How to Build an Agile Supply Chain – Lessons From the Best Companies

Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

One of the top priorities for executives is to improve the agility of their company. It is not hard to understand why: competition is more…

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Monday 11 July 2016

Turning Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain Into a Competitive Advantage

Michael Farlekas
Michael Farlekas, CEO, E2open

Today’s modern supply chains are multi-enterprise, starting with consumers, retailers, distributors; and flowing through an extended network of suppliers, contract manufacturers, and other third parties.…

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Tuesday 24 May 2016

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

Robert Byrne
Robert F. Byrne, VP and GM, Forecasting Solutions, E2open

This is probably not a surprise but supply chains are inherently multi-enterprise. Despite this, companies have tried to manage their supply chain with ERP systems which…

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