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Effective Supply Chain Analytics

Posted by Tor Hough on 19 Oct 2010
Build a cross-functional teams unbounded by department, division, business unit or company

Identify how decisions are made and what data is used in support of decisions. Look for patterns of success and failure.

Use available resources to build tools that promote better decision making.

Tools should integrate risk data from global business units even if the underlying systems are discrete.

Get good at small-scale experimentation. Test for usefulness before global implementation.

Reward teams for failing early and often.

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