Deep Learning for a Deep Supply Chain

It was early 2004 and I was catching up with a friend from my college days.  He was the regional head for a Consumer Goods major in India, and told me about changes they were making to streamline operations. That included consolidating the number of stockists and wholesalers. I was puzzled because the company was known … Read More »

Gartner on Visibility for Supply Chain Planning and Collaboration

Since the advent of BI, organizations of all sizes have pushed to broaden their spectrum of analytical insights.  Of course, a key motivator for this effort was to improve operational efficiency. In many organizations, these efforts did not deliver to the management’s expectation. The root causes for the failure in most cases are information latency … Read More »

Many Millions are lost – all for want of a nail

  Last weekend our neighbors left their 4-year old son with us since both of them had something urgent at work.  He came with his big bag of Lego blocks and assiduously started off on his next big project the moment he walked in. Throughout the day he would build, dismantle and build again. In … Read More »