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Ken Fordyce
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Capturing the Supply Chain Holy Grail: Community Intelligence
Ken Fordyce  
6/12/2019   Post a comment
The past few years have made artificial intelligence a favorite buzzword. However, the technology has to evolve in a few ways to be hugely helpful to the supply chain.
Lots of Zeroes: Digging Deeper into Managing Intermittent Demand
Ken Fordyce  
5/23/2019   Post a comment
In the face of intermittent demand, we need to turn to the nuts and bolts of creating a demand estimate. The good news is that it's not as hard as you might think.
Lots of Zeroes: Basic Guidelines to Managing Intermittent Demand
Ken Fordyce  
4/10/2019   Post a comment
By understanding the basics of intermittent demand, and following a few guidelines, itís possible to manage the issue of shifting demand.
Beyond the Maturity Buzz: Journey, Agents of Change & Real Optimization
Ken Fordyce  
7/9/2015   Post a comment
Identifying agents of change and understanding real optimization are the two critical factors in improving organizational responsiveness.
Getting Beyond the Buzz: Analytics and S&OP
Ken Fordyce  
5/14/2015   Post a comment
More than just a buzz word, analytics can be a critical part of sales and operations planning--and can be a real boon to the supply chain.
Solving the Complexity of Demand Management
Ken Fordyce  
3/26/2015   Post a comment
Demand planning can be a difficult and complex undertaking, but it's also critical to the success of the modern supply chain.
A Guide to the Core Components of Supply Chain Management
Ken Fordyce  
2/3/2015   (17) comments
Supply chain planning can be broken down into a hanful of activities. This handy guide offers a quick glance into the basics.




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EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
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Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.