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Prepare for Black Friday with OpsVeda’s Supply Management Solution

With Black Friday only a little over a month away, supply chain managers need to make sure their procurement teams are ready to handle the hundreds of orders and shipments that are coming their way. According to data from IMB, in 2014, Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday experienced record online retail sales and strong mobile … Read More »

Clearing Procurement Bottlenecks with Real-Time Supply Chain Analytics

For many years supply chain management (SCM) has served as the backbone for business organizations across a wide range of industry types, including retail, life sciences, technology and consumer goods. Any organization that purchases/extracts parts or raw-material from a supplier/source to produce a product, and then sells that product to businesses and consumers has a … Read More »

Navigating the Complex Landscape of Retail Supply Chains with Real-Time Analytics

Today, retail supply chains are longer and more complex than ever. Along with intricate data sets and the management of widespread suppliers, supply chain management teams must satisfy the high expectations customers have come to expect in terms of service and reliability. Supply chain managers have to continuously do a balancing act between controlling costs … Read More »

OpsVeda CEO Sanjiv Gupta speaking at SAP RETAIL FORUM 2015

Sunnyvale, CA. – October 20, 2015 – OpsVeda announced that their CEO Sanjiv Gupta will be speaking at the SAP Retail Forum 2015 at Eden Roc, Miami, FL. The forum is an annual event that showcases market leading practices and technologies for the retail industry. This year the focus is on digital customer journeys and … Read More »

OpsVeda Announces General Availability of Version 6.0 of its Business Execution Platform

OpsVeda today announced the release of version 6.0 of its cloud based Business Execution Platform. This is a generally available version and incorporates a holistically redesigned user interface, improved performance and new business content. Since its introduction, the OpsVeda platform has become an important tool for operations and supply chain teams to increase revenue and … Read More »

Operations defines User Experience

Last week, I was checking out two e-commerce platforms to buy a room freshener.  I use a lesser known (and less popular) brand.  So, I was not surprised when the first platform flashed an out-of-stock sign. The second one listed it as available – but strangely the seller was the same as in the first … Read More »

Real Time Operational Intelligence for Apparel, Footwear and Retail Companies

  Apparel, Footwear and Retail Companies execute in the backdrop of a fragmented supply chain, volatile demand patterns, and shifts to shorter product cycles. These trends together with traditional operational challenges of SKU combinations (style-color-size), and customer specific shipping requirements have made day to day operations incredibly cumbersome. Complex, time sensitive business decisions are still … Read More »

When Moore’s Growth isn’t Enough…

Over the last 2-3 years, a lot has been written about data growing faster than hardware capabilities. Computing power has largely progressed along what Gordon Moore had predicted half a century back, and that was enough to handle the increase in data volumes. But, with the advent of Internet of Things (IoT) that has changed. … Read More »

Simplify Operations with Real-Time Operational Intelligence Platform

Apparel Footwear and Retail Companies execute in the backdrop of a fragmented supply chain, volatile demand patterns, and shifts to shorter seasons. These trends together with traditional operational challenges of SKU combinations (style-color-size), large order volumes, and customer specific shipping requirements have made day to day operations incredibly cumbersome. Complex, time critical, business decisions are … Read More »

Simplification – Beyond user experience

    Last Friday’s Wall Street Journal’s Supply Chain bulletin talks about the likelihood of apps becoming a replacement for freight brokers.  The app could automate the process of looking for the best trucking deal through load-boards and freight brokers. This was yet another example of simplification I had run into in recent days. Suddenly … Read More »

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