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Tips, tricks, and musings from the supply chain universe

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Our innovative blog & video series on making the most out of your supply chain includes SAP IBP release reviews, S&OP tutorials, thoughts on supply chain technology, and more.


SCM Connections experts explore the latest trends and topics in supply chain, featuring conversations with supply chain industry leaders and the challenges they face today.

Why Bother With An Optimizer

(By Mike Raftery) There seem to be two main camps on the topic. Group one thinks there’s a problem that exists that can’t be solved by an optimizer. The other camp would not touch the optimizer with a 10 foot pole and sees it

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The CIF 101

(By Claudio Gonzalez) We recently delivered a webinar on CIF implementation and tools for troubleshooting. For those of you that are new to the CIF concept, here is some preliminary information to get us up to speed.

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3 Reasons Why APO is Outdated and 1 Why it is Not

(By Mike Raftery) As APO enters the twilight of its product lifecycle, its age is definitely showing. The latest generation of planning applications can use buzzwords like cloud, big data and mobile while APO (SCM?) is chugging along with a 15 year old design,

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