Forecasting

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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Wednesday 26 July 2017

Why an Integrated Business Planning Process Cannot Be Effectively Managed Using ERP and Spreadsheets

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

Breaking free of spreadsheets is an important milestone in the journey to a mature integrated business planning process.

Excel is a natural starting place because…

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Thursday 30 March 2017

E2open and Steelwedge Join Forces: Analyst Reaction to our Vision for Collaborative S&OP

E2open
E2open

It has been a little over a month since E2open acquired Steelwedge and the media and analyst receptions to the announcement have been extremely strong. It’s…

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Friday 17 March 2017

How E2open’s Scalable DSR Platform Delivers a Competitive Advantage for CPG Companies

Will Thomas, VP of Sales, E2open
Will Thomas, VP of Sales, E2open

In late 2016, E2open acquired Orchestro, a leading provider of Demand Signal Repository (DSR) technology and preemptive analytics for retail and omnichannel fulfillment. Orchestro’s data,…

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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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Friday 20 January 2017

The Journey to a Customer-Driven Supply Chain

Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open
Patrick Lemoine, Vice President, Product Marketing, E2open

A Challenging Planning Environment

For consumers, the world of electronics is full of exciting new gadgets. For the companies involved in designing, manufacturing, and bringing…

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Thursday 13 October 2016

In Pursuit of Productivity

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

Does planner workload affect productivity? Can technology help companies achieve a step-change in productivity? The answer to both of these questions is yes. Here are

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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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