3 Reasons why Retailers need an Operational Intelligence Platform

The supply chain is a complicated beast. From warehouse fulfillment through to the point of sale, there are a number of processes that can break down at any time and impact your business. Supply chain management monitors the flow of goods and services so you save time, reduce costs and provide better customer service. Here … Read More »

The needle in the Operations’ haystack

Recently I was scanning my mail when I noticed solicitation from a reputed retailer trying to sell me a conditioner that promises “tangle-free hair”. Now, even from a mile away one can make out that entangled hair should be the least of my worries. I scrolled down and surprisingly there was another mail from the … Read More »

The Anatomy of a Real-time Prescriptive Analytics System

In the last post Sanjiv discussed about the 4 types of Analytics and the way Real-time Prescriptive Analytics is helping organizations become operationally agile. But what goes on inside such a prescriptive system? To discuss that, we will leverage the OODA framework developed by military strategist Colonel John Boyd. Though developed for achieving success in … Read More »

Business Agility – No longer about reacting fast

Agility is generally associated with flexibility and nimbleness in quickly adapting to a rapidly changing environment. In business, agility has been traditionally referred to as the ability of an organization to adapt to rapid market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effective ways. This traditional reference to business agility does not consider what organizations can … Read More »