Showing posts from September, 2009

Maven's in Supply Chain

It’s now almost a cliché that the supply chains are growing longer and more complex. The increased activity and the resulting complexity in supply chains is attempted to be optimized using contemporary processes and / or technology solutions. Supply Chain Processes have also evolved into leaner practices leading to make organizations more responsive and flexible. Advanced Planning and Optimization techniques have digitized most of planning processes using business rules and business intelligence solution which can simulate multiple scenarios. The central nervous system of Supply Chain across the industries and geographies still seem to be individuals who posses knowledge. It’s not too difficult to find a typical scenario on the shop floor where some machine has just gone down. All digital solutions have run their simulations to find the solution to the problem. But its intelligence still falls short of finding the solution. Then one person who knows the machine and the functioning