Demand volatility

Thursday 1 March 2018

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 2)

Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open
Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open

Part 1 of this blog focused on Walmart’s® motivations for introducing the on-time, in-full (OTIF) mandate, but how does that affect your organization? The pace

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Wednesday 21 February 2018

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1)

Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open
Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open

Partners are central to the supply chain strategy at Walmart®, and Walmart has clear expectations of them. Those expectations just went up. The Bentonville, Arkansas,…

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Thursday 30 November 2017

Top Myths Around Demand Sensing

John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

Demand sensing technology has been around for more than 15 years, yet there are still many myths around just what it is, what it does

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Thursday 31 August 2017

Your Forecast Isn’t Accurate – Is Your Inventory Optimization Solution Making Things Worse?

Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open
Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open

Inventory buffers can counteract the effects of inaccurate forecasts. But, are you setting wrong inventory targets because your inventory optimization solution doesn't understand how bad…

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Tuesday 31 January 2017

A Moment of Reflection for the New Year

John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

Each January, the pundits are abuzz with talk about the new food trends for the year. Whether it’s antibiotics, sugar levels, food waste, GMO-labeling or cauliflower…

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Monday 12 December 2016

Removing the Bullwhip Effect Across the Network

Pawan Joshi, Senior Vice President, Products & Strategy, E2open
Pawan Joshi, Senior Vice President, Products & Strategy, E2open

In 1961, Jay Forrester formalized the recognition of the bullwhip effect in his book titled, Industrial Dynamics. 55 years later, companies still struggle to…

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Tuesday 30 August 2016

The Power of Predictive Analytics

John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
John Lash, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

The use of predictive analytics is rising

According to KPMG’s 2016 Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind Survey, the use of predictive analytics will…

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