Resources based on E2open's years of supply chain industry experience.

E2open's team includes industry experts with years of experience solving the most complex supply chain challenges for the largest and best companies in the world. We've worked with analysts and industry leaders to address today's issues and look at what's coming next for the global supply chain. Explore the resources below to see our viewpoint on complex industry topics and delve into customer successes with E2open.

Blog

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 and 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 and here

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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

According to KPMG’s 2016 Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind Survey, the use of predictive analytics will double by 2018, with 46% of companies…

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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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Webinars & Videos

Procurement and the Business Network

Cloud-based business networks are making it easier for procurement officers to collaborate in a simple and scalable way to drive value throughout their organizations. Turning payables into profit centers, tapping into a large community of global suppliers and vetting partners are some of the benefits that business networks offer.

Patrick Lemoine, VP, Product Marketing at E2open, explains how companies can take collaboration to the next level in this panel webinar. 

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Creating a Demand Planning System Worthy of the Digital Supply Chain

History is a poor predictor of future sales in today’s fast-moving world. However, many companies still rely on traditional demand planning systems that employ time-series analysis to create forecasts. Increased dependence on new products and promotions to drive growth further compounds the problem; new items lack the two years of data required for time-series analysis and promotions are by nature designed to ensure that history does not repeat itself.

There are, however, some bright spots with leading companies using new demand sensing technology capable of capturing and analyzing the abundance of real-time data in the digital supply chain.

In this webinar, Piet Buyck, VP of Sales, Forecasting Solutions at E2open, explores this new technology, barriers to change, and how it will affect the future supply chain.  

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