Posts by Dan Eyre

5 steps to connected supply chain planning

Supply chain planning has changed quite a bit since its early days. Years ago, companies primarily used enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for collaboration and data tracking across the entire business. Today, many companies do their planning with a mix of spreadsheets and ERP systems. Those options work for business planning—but only up to a… read more →

How Sonos improved supply chain visibility

To succeed in its ongoing quest to re-invent home audio for the digital age—yes, do try this at home!—global home sound–system leader Sonos first had to accomplish another daunting task: achieve end-to-end visibility across its global supply chain. And like Sonos, you can try this in your business, as well.For inspiration, here’s a brief overview… read more →

Anaplan enables business readiness for the supply chain of tomorrow

Industry experts and companies at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Summit, held in Phoenix in late May, made the next few years sound like a science fiction novel for the supply chain community. A variety of technologies will converge—including artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, planning, business networks, design, 3D printing, machine learning, and self-driving vehicles—to revolutionize… read more →