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ERP and supply chain management News
March 23, 2018
Blockchain is gaining ground in the supply chain and financial services, according to IDC, and other third-platform technologies are enabling the digitization of the economy.
March 12, 2018
SAP Ariba Live 2018 focused on the idea that businesses can use procurement technology to do good in the world; for example, by using supply chains to expose forced child labor.
November 13, 2017
At the CPO Rising Summit, procurement experts discussed how procurement and supply chain will involve technologies like blockchain and AI, but some are skeptical this will happen soon.
October 06, 2017
Oracle OpenWorld 2017 panelists describe moves from legacy systems and share lessons on what, for some, was first true use of ERP for integrated financials, sales and supply chain.
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Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is a process for better matching a manufacturer's supply with demand by having the sales department collaborate with operations to create a single production plan. Continue Reading
A transportation management system (TMS) is a subset of supply chain management (SCM) that deals with the planning, execution and optimization of the physical movements of goods. Continue Reading
The bullwhip effect is the magnification of demand distortion as it moves upstream in the supply chain from customer through to the manufacturing process. Continue Reading
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Changing consumer demand and supply chain disruptions are just two factors that might influence demand forecasting results. Here's a look at how AI can help. Continue Reading
In this Q&A, new SAP Ariba President Barry Padgett discusses the future of procurement and the experience he will bring to Ariba from his roles with the SAP SMB Group and Concur. Continue Reading
Are you driving toward the next industrial revolution? Industry 4.0 will transform the manufacturing landscape, according to experts. Here's how to get ready. Continue Reading
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The EDI standard format is the only option accepted by Walmart and other retailers. But as technology and data formats have changed over the years, is there a better way? Continue Reading
In this podcast, our editors discuss SAP's push toward 'procurement with a purpose,' which is the idea that procurement can be a driving force for good in a company. Continue Reading
SAP Ariba's Supplier Risk helps companies assess their suppliers in a number of risk categories, but building a responsible supply chain will take strong change management efforts. Continue Reading
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Sustainability is composed of social, environmental and economic pillars. That's why technologies focused on this market address different needs. Here's a narrow glimpse. Continue Reading
As with other process manufacturers, ERP software can help craft breweries maintain quality, while better managing growth and unexpected success. Here's a look. Continue Reading
Consumers care about corporate social responsibility, which means companies should, too. Here's what to know about boosting CSR efforts with supply chain sustainability software. Continue Reading