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Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management: New math, big data
Across the supply chain, manufacturers and retailers are exploiting the
vital raw material of the information economy.

Analyze This!: ‘Shareholder engagement’ keys analytics teams’ success at Cisco

Roundtable Profiles: The Schneider Enterprise

International Operations Research: Renault Speeds Up Delivery
Analytics help French automaker overhaul its supply chain from a built-to-inventory to a built-to-order perspective.

Roundtable Profiles: A Story of Excellence at Hewlett-Packard

Serving the Services Industry
T
he emerging science of service management opens opportunities for business analytics.

Was It Something I Said: The Bullwhip Effect

Career Development: Inside H-P
Hewlett Packard’s internal consulting group offers perspectives on practicing analytics at a big company.

Supply Chain Management: Humanitarian Logistics
Uncertainty, damaged infrastructure, politics highlight top-10 challenges facing analysts during a disaster.

Viewpoint: Economic Recovery Through Supply Chain Reasoning

Edelman Award: Less is More for HP
Hewlett-Packard earns coveted analytics practice prize by transforming management of massive product portfolio.

Real Value of I.T.
Rather than a cost center, compare information technology to other business investments.

Executive Edge: Seeing the Future in Value Chain Management
Cisco’s strategy: Bring together formerly “silo-ed” teams around a shared nucleus of governance, metrics and culture.

Practice Preview: World-class Analytics Conference
‘Game-changing Analytics: A Disney Perspective’ Plenary Kicks Off More Than 80 Presentations.

Advanced Analytics for Sales & Operations Planning
Effective S&OP decision-making can’t be achieved without insights from analytics.

Driving Value Chain Resiliency Through Analytics
How Cisco’s dedicated SCRM team helps tame large, complex, global supply chain.

Business Intelligence & Modeling Systems Synergy
Integrating often-competing methodologies helps analyze and solve particularly tough problems.

Relief Operations: How to Improve Humanitarian Logistics
Conference addresses major challenges and identifies 10 as a part of a strategic model for successful humanitarian relief operations.

Risk Management: The Agile Enterprise
Integrated business planning for mitigating risk.

Headlines

Grocery store data speeds early detection of food-borne illness

Foodborne illnesses, like salmonella, E. Coli and norovirus infections, are a major public health concern affecting more than one out of six Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During a foodborne illness outbreak, rapidly identifying the contaminated food source is vital to minimizing illness, loss and impact on society. Read more →

Gartner: Top 25 North American Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs

Gartner, Inc. recently released the findings from its biennial Top 25 North American Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs report. Fifty-one institutions participated in the report that is intended to support chief supply chain officers (CSCOs), heads of supply chain strategy and supply chain HR partners in building a strong portfolio of university recruiting and internship partners. Read more →

Study: Tweets better than Google Trends at forecasting TV ratings

How well does the emotional and instantaneous content in tweets perform relative to the more deliberate searches recorded in Google Trends in forecasting future TV ratings? In a massive big data analysis using data from Twitter, Google Trends and other widely used websites for entertainment information, a forthcoming article in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science finds that mining Twitter content is significantly more effective than Google Trends in its ability to predict future TV ratings. Read more →

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INFORMS Annual Meeting
Nov. 13-16, 2016, Nashville, Tenn.

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Foundations of Modern Predictive Analytics
Nov. 17-18, 2016, Nashville, Tenn. 

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The Arithmetic of Uncertainty: A Cure for the Flaw of Averages
A one-day (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) workshop with optional hands-on computer lab
Sept. 14: Washington, D.C. (Crystal City)
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