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The complexity of the global economy is a powerful motivation for companies to look for new ways to increase efficiency and productivity. That’s why companies must have the ability to transform information into meaningful, accurate insights. Most importantly, these insights must be systematically interconnected, to align business strategy with tactics through a seamless integration of analytical, transactional, and collaborative processes.

extend visibility  have the ability to extend response processes to key customers and key suppliers. This requires a common information framework that enables increased visibility across the entire supply network. Alerting and Event Resolution Companies need to continue moving toward real-time event alerting and away from stodgy manual methods. Gone are the days when companies could rely on processes in which managers read through piles of disparate, disconnected, incompatible reports looking for red flags - numbers Read More

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This partnership provides SAP with the opportunity to further extend its reach within its large corporate customer base by serving the needs of its distant smaller plants and divisions dispersed around the globe. Thus, SAP should hereby have the wherewithal to defend its major accounts from encroachment by vendors touting low-cost, astute plant systems that "happily co-habit" with SAP.

extend visibility  the opportunity to further extend its reach within its large corporate customer base by serving the needs of their distant smaller plants and divisions dispersed around the globe. Thus, SAP should hereby have the wherewithal to defend its major accounts from encroachment by the above vendors touting low-cost, astute plant systems that happily co-habit with SAP. For more food for thought on this topic, see Standardizing on One ERP System in a Multi-division Enterprise . There should also be interest in Read More

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extend visibility  more significance, as enterprises extend their focus from solely cost control to opportunistic revenue generation. For this to happen, enterprises must anticipate and respond to pull demand generation signals, which requires alignment with trading partners further up and down the demand chain. Adaptive supply chain networks must coordinate supply and demand chains. The business issue is that current supply and demand chains break under the pressure of unexpected events. Adaptive supply networks must Read More

Using Visibility to Manage Supply Chain Uncertainty


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extend visibility  collaborative transportation planning to extend visibility beyond the edge of the enterprise. They are also mobile and can exploit new technologies like global positioning systems (GPS), active radio frequency identification (RFID), information exchanges, and satellite communications. As a result, global visibility is now reality, thanks to these and other technological advances. Although many independent SCEM vendors have disappeared, supply chain offerings still include visibility software licensed Read More

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