Month: December 2015

Harvest great ideas from your company’s best assets

In particular, the initial state of the company’s sales and operations planning capabilities limited their ability to account for demand variability or raw material lead times in production and distribution. Improve sales and operations and production planning.

Competitive research Uncategorized

Three Social Media Hacks for the Busy Entrepreneur

The teams focused their efforts on a few of the highest-value S&OP levers in order to review the current planning process, identify gaps in the planning infrastructure and analytically understand demand and supply variability.

Innovation Uncategorized

Stick with Your Concept but Do Your Homework

With hundreds of medications in the market, Pharm Ltd. needed a proper method to predict and manage their inventory. Using a mean absolute percentage analysis (MAPE), the teams defined appropriate levels for raw materials and finished products by mapping.

Economics Uncategorized

Narrow Your Focus to Prevent Overanalysis

What is this highly valuable asset? Its own people. Says Morgan Fraud, the author of The Thinking Corporation, “Given that we are all capable of contributing new ideas, the question becomes how do you successfully generate, capture, process and implement ideas?”

Franchising Uncategorized